Despite a petition circulating requesting that the locks on the gate be removed, McCauley Weir Road at South East Nanango will remain blocked to public traffic for the time being.
Nanango’s CBD will undergo a major transformation over the next 12 months as the South Burnett Regional Council invests almost $1.4 million into an ambitious streetscaping project.
Round 2 of the annual Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program will open for applications on Monday (September 2).
It’s amazing how much good a few morning teas can do … staff from the South Burnett Regional Council have raised more the $815 for Angel Flight just by holding a few morning teas at work and via some books sales at libraries. And they’re hoping by the end of the week this figure could top $1000!
Better telecommunications, training courses that lead to real jobs, creating a “South Burnett brand”, building better transport services for fly-in fly-out workers and taking more local control of tourism promotion are five key objectives for the region’s new economic development body over the coming year.
Two pilots who have been visiting 44 towns in 17 days as an awareness raiser for Angel Flight will touch down at Kingaroy Airport tomorrow afternoon (August 27).
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has congratulated the South Burnett’s “Tractor Tattoo” which has been announced as one of the winners at the biennial Arts Queensland Regional Arts and Culture Awards for 2013.
South Burnett councillor Damien Tessman said the “standard feedback” he had been getting so far about the South Burnett show holiday date was to keep it “as it is”.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann disputes the fact the debate over changing the Ekka Show Holiday is over … in fact, he believes the discussion has barely begun.
The South Burnett Regional Council will start work soon to replace the Thompson Street timber bridge in Murgon with a concrete culvert.
An idea to move the South Burnett’s Ekka Show holiday has “gone over like a lead balloon”
A crowd of almost 600 school children thronged to the Murgon Skate Park in Gore Street on Friday afternoon to witness the new facility’s official opening by former Murgon resident Leah Purcell
Nanango’s murals will be refreshed as part of ambitious plans to improve the town’s streetscapes.
Boondooma Homestead will become home to the South Burnett’s western-most caravan park.
The South Burnett’s 2013-14 swimming season will kick off soon with warmer pools.
Cherbourg is moving towards having people own their businesses in town.
The South Burnett Regional Council’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee has announced the successful applicants for Round 1 of the latest Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants.
The South Burnett Regional Council will rationalise road names and rural property numbers on several roads that intersected – or were adjacent to – the boundaries of the South Burnett’s old shires to improve residents’ safety.
The South Burnett Regional Council has called for a debate on moving the annual Ekka holiday
Gympie Regional Council has been given $75,455 from the State Government to help manage wild dogs in the region.