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Third Solar Farm For Woolooga Area

Third Solar Farm For Woolooga Area

A subsidiary of global energy company BP has submitted a development application to Gympie Regional Council to build a solar farm at Lower Wonga.

Confusion Prompts Road Complaints

Confusion Prompts Road Complaints

Confusion over the difference between State and Council-owned roads is causing South Burnett Regional Council to get blamed for some road maintenance issues that are out of its control

No Change To Ekka Holiday

No Change To Ekka Holiday

South Burnett residents can mark down August 10 as the date for the 2020 Show Holiday following a unanimous vote at the July Council meeting on Wednesday.

Roy Emerson Way Campaign Revived

Roy Emerson Way Campaign Revived

The South Burnett Regional Council will ask the Department Of Transport and Main Roads to rename a section of the D’Aguilar Highway “Roy Emerson Way”.

GRC To Review Planning Process

GRC To Review Planning Process

Gympie Regional Council will begin a “stakeholder engagement program” next month in a bid to allay local business concerns about its planning processes.

Mayor Joins SunWater Protest

Mayor Joins SunWater Protest

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has added his voice to growing opposition to plans by SunWater to force steep water price increases on South Burnett irrigators.

George St To Become One-Way

George St To Become One-Way

Kingaroy’s George Street looks set to become one way on the Haly Street end within the next few months to improve safety.

Water Costs Blowout Feared

Water Costs Blowout Feared

South Burnett farmers could be hit with steep rises in water costs for the next 18 years … and they might not be the only ones facing massive hikes.

Funding To Build Resilience

Funding To Build Resilience

The State Government has announced disaster mitigation funding of $9.5 million to be shared across 62 projects in regional Queensland.

TRC Takes DAs Online

TRC Takes DAs Online

Toowoomba Regional Council is encouraging the community to submit development applications via a new online customer service portal

Councils Query Drought Funding

Councils Query Drought Funding

The Federal Government’s Joint Agency Drought Taskforce was wound up at the end of last month, a situation that has left local councils across Australia querying a possible $1.1 billion discrepancy in future funding.

Pop-Up Service Coming To Yarraman

Pop-Up Service Coming To Yarraman

Toowoomba Regional Council is encouraging Yarraman area residents to have a chat at a Yarraman Customer Service pop-up centre being run at Yarraman Library on Thursday (July 11).

Feedback Invited On Youth Strategy

Feedback Invited On Youth Strategy

Toowoomba Regional Council is inviting comments from residents on a draft strategy which aims to provide a blueprint for “recognising, engaging and supporting” young people aged 12 to 24.

Residents Warned To Boil Water

Residents Warned To Boil Water

Cherbourg Council issued a “boil water alert” on Thursday for the township following increased turbidity in the town water supply.

Complaints Cost Council $1m

Complaints Cost Council $1m

Toowoomba Regional Council has revealed it spent almost $1 million investigating 122 complaints about misconduct against staff and councillors since the March 2016 Council elections.

Survey To Assess Gravel Roads

Survey To Assess Gravel Roads

Work to determine the true condition of Gympie Regional Council’s gravel road network began on Tuesday.

Council Divisions Set To Change

Council Divisions Set To Change

Residents have until 5:00pm on Monday, July 8, to lodge objections to a realignment of the South Burnett Regional Council’s six divisions.

TRC Community Grants Open

TRC Community Grants Open

Applications for Toowoomba Regional Council’s next round of community grants open on Monday (July 1).

Rural Revolt Against Gympie Budget

Rural Revolt Against Gympie Budget

Three Gympie councillors – all representing rural divisions – voted against Council’s 2019-20 Budget on Wednesday, but it was adopted unchanged anyway.

Outback Boogie On The Way!

Outback Boogie On The Way!

Kingaroy Library will be hosting an extra special Story Time next Tuesday (July 2) at Kingaroy Town Hall.

Desex Now: Save Money … And Lives

Desex Now: Save Money … And Lives

South Burnett vets are again taking part in RSPCA Queensland’s statewide desexing campaign, dubbed “Operation Wanted”.

Bid To Freeze Rural Rates Fails

Bid To Freeze Rural Rates Fails

A bid to freeze the South Burnett’s rural rates at last year’s level failed to win majority support at Monday’s Council Budget meeting

Solar Farm Gets Green Light

Solar Farm Gets Green Light

The Planning and Environment Court has removed a major obstacle to the proposed construction of a 130ha solar farm on the outskirts of Kingaroy.

Council To Rehabilitate Crash Site

Council To Rehabilitate Crash Site

Work will start this week to rehabilitate the site of last month’s tragic Bunya Highway crash.

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