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Council Hires 10 Trainees

Council Hires 10 Trainees

The South Burnett Regional Council welcomed 10 trainees on board this week, thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.

Bollards Help Protect Trail

Bollards Help Protect Trail

Visiting caravanners will be prevented from accidentally driving over the South Burnett Rail Trail thanks to two upgrades installed this week.

Proposal Isn’t ‘Done And Dusted’

Proposal Isn’t ‘Done And Dusted’

South Burnett councillor Ros Heit has urged any residents concerned about proposed cuts to Council support for community groups to speak out.

Mayor Responds To Cutback Claims

Mayor Responds To Cutback Claims

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has submitted the following response to southburnett.com.au in the wake of recent reports about proposed Budget measures which will affect local community groups.

Work To Start On War Memorial

Work To Start On War Memorial

Toowoomba Regional Council plans to begin work next Monday on a revamp of the historic Goombungee War Memorial which will spell the end of the surrounding garden bed.

Tourism Season Is Ready To Roll

Tourism Season Is Ready To Roll

The frosts start arriving after Anzac Day … and so do the tourists, especially the grey nomads from down south searching for warmer climes.

Council Subsidises Pumpkin Festival

Council Subsidises Pumpkin Festival

The South Burnett Regional Council has given the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival a $6000 subsidy to attend an event marketing course run by Toowoomba consultants.

Blackbutt Greets Its New Supermarket

Blackbutt Greets Its New Supermarket

Blackbutt’s Coulson Street was a hive of activity on Wednesday morning as eager Timbertowners rushed to take a look inside the town’s long-awaited – and much-debated – new supermarket for the first time.

Missing Plan Derails Trail Improvements

Missing Plan Derails Trail Improvements

The lack of a Master Plan for the future development of the South Burnett Rail Trail is causing difficulties for the South Burnett Regional Council.

Deferred Road Projects Now Underway

Deferred Road Projects Now Underway

The need to obtain cultural heritage approval to realign a section of Memerambi Barkers Creek Road had thrown that project’s schedule into disarray, Roads portfolio chair Cr Gavin Jones told Wednesday’s Council meeting.

Local Tourism Marketing Falls Flat

Local Tourism Marketing Falls Flat

A new Council study has found the number of visitors from regions surrounding the South Burnett has fallen over the past decade.

Olivia Wants Your Ideas ASAP

Olivia Wants Your Ideas ASAP

South Burnett artist Olivia Everitt is planning another mural project in Murgon – and she’s seeking feedback from the local community about the project.

TRC Supports Community Groups

TRC Supports Community Groups

Fifty-seven groups across the Toowoomba region have received a total of $248,000 for future projects thanks to the latest round of community funding from Toowoomba Regional Council.

Mayor Provides More Detail About Cuts

Mayor Provides More Detail About Cuts

Further details about how proposed cuts to the South Burnett Regional Council’s community support program will affect community groups were released by Mayor Keith Campbell on Tuesday.

Councillors To Fight Cutbacks

Councillors To Fight Cutbacks

southburnett.com.au got wind of the proposed cutbacks to community groups at the weekend and invited all South Burnett councillors to share their opinion.

Council To Cut Community Funds … Again

Council To Cut Community Funds … Again

The South Burnett Regional Council has announced plans to make even deeper cuts to community funding in a bid to find more money for road maintenance.

Council Joins Yurika Power Trial

Council Joins Yurika Power Trial

Toowoomba Regional Council has become the first council in Queensland to join a trial to optimise electricity use with the eventual aim of saving ratepayers’ money.

More RV Parking Spaces Needed

More RV Parking Spaces Needed

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has laughed off rumours he doesn’t want a free camping area in Kingaroy because he is related to one of the town’s caravan park operators.

Mayors Call For Rethink On Tree Laws

Mayors Call For Rethink On Tree Laws

The Council of Mayors Darling Downs & South West Queensland is backing the Queensland Farmers’ Federation call for a rethink of the proposed changes to Queensland’s vegetation management laws.

Kumbia Water Disruption

Kumbia Water Disruption

Kumbia residents connected to the town water supply will be disconnected for a short time on Wednesday (April 11) to allow routine maintenance to be conducted on the network.

May Deadline For Park Residents

May Deadline For Park Residents

The two remaining residents of the Wondai Caravan Park have until the end of May to find alternative accommodation following a decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to close the facility permanently .

Adermann Park: Round 2 Begins?

Adermann Park: Round 2 Begins?

Residents living near Adermann Park in Kingaroy are gearing for Round 2 of a stoush with St John’s Lutheran School over the future usage of the park … but the school insists they have nothing to worry about.

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