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Road To Stay Closed … For Time Being

Road To Stay Closed … For Time Being

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.

Meet The Future Face Of Nanango

Meet The Future Face Of Nanango

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.

RADF Round 2 Opens

Round 2 of the annual Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program will open for applications on Monday (September 2).

Staff Help To Keep The Angels Flying

Staff Help To Keep The Angels Flying

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!

SB Directions Selects Top Projects

SB Directions Selects Top Projects

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.

Pilots Fly For The Angels

Pilots Fly For The Angels

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).

Tractor Tattoo Wins Award

Tractor Tattoo Wins Award

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.

Feedback ‘Keep It As It Is’

Feedback ‘Keep It As It Is’

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”.

Holiday Debate Not Over Yet

Holiday Debate Not Over Yet

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.

Bridge To Be Replaced

The South Burnett Regional Council will start work soon to replace the Thompson Street timber bridge in Murgon with a concrete culvert.

Leah Scoots Back For Some Fun

Leah Scoots Back For Some Fun

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 Murals To Be Refreshed

Nanango Murals To Be Refreshed

Nanango’s murals will be refreshed as part of ambitious plans to improve the town’s streetscapes.

Warmer Start To Swimming Season

Warmer Start To Swimming Season

The South Burnett’s 2013-14 swimming season will kick off soon with warmer pools.

Round 1 RADF Grants Announced

Round 1 RADF Grants Announced

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.

Roads To Be Renamed, Renumbered

Roads To Be Renamed, Renumbered

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.

Grants Target Wild Dogs

Gympie Regional Council has been given $75,455 from the State Government to help manage wild dogs in the region.