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Wondai Airport Dispute Close To Solution

Wondai Airport Dispute Close To Solution

A long-running dispute over access to the main terminal building at Wondai Airport seems close to resolution after the South Burnett Regional Council voted today to grant licences to three different flying groups to share the facility in common.

Council Supports Purchase Of Parkland

Council Supports Purchase Of Parkland

St John’s Lutheran School today received the endorsement of the South Burnett Regional Council to expand its school grounds by purchasing approximately 40 per cent of the adjoining Adermann Park

Road Works: Is Your Road On The List?

Road Works: Is Your Road On The List?

The South Burnett Regional Council will spend more than 58 per cent of its 2012-13 Budget repairing and upgrading the region’s roads, water supply and waste water infrastructure.

SBRC Meeting On Wednesday

The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 18.

Community To Manage Units

Community To Manage Units

Members of the Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association met recently with Council representatives to discuss opportunities for the association to take over the management of the “Scott” Haven Units.

SBRC’s 2012 Budget: What You’ll Pay

SBRC’s 2012 Budget: What You’ll Pay

Most South Burnett ratepayers will be paying less than $4 a week extra over the coming year after the South Burnett Regional Council handed down its 2012-13 Budget today. And almost one in four will be paying an increase of less than $2 a week.

SBRC Announcing Budget On Wednesday

The South Burnett Regional Council will bring down its 2012-13 Budget at a public meeting at the Glendon Street Council Chambers this Wednesday, July 11 at 9:00am

Get Active This Winter

Get Active This Winter

The South Burnett Regional Council’s Healthy Communities Project “Discover the Benefits of Healthy Communities” is once again conducting an Active Parks Program to encourage Kingaroy residents to shake off the winter chill by getting outside and getting active

Detours To Allow Intersection Upgrade

Detours To Allow Intersection Upgrade

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that more work on upgrading the D’Aguilar Highway/Peterson Drive intersection at Coolabunia will start next Wednesday (July 11).

Councils Told ‘To Think Outside The Square’

Local Government Minister David Crisafulli has urged councils to find new ways to fund community infrastructure and services in the face of Queensland’s crippling debt.

Toowoomba Council To
Get Mining Boom Boost

Toowoomba Regional Council will receive a cash injection from the State Government’s new Royalties to the Regions program.

Working Bee At Community Garden

A second working bee and planning meeting have been organised for later this month at the Pound Street Community Garden site in Kingaroy.

Gordonbrook Dam Re-Opens

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that Gordonbrook Dam re-opened to the public on Monday.

August Deadline To Seek De-Amalgamation

Queensland councils have until August 29 to apply to de-amalgamate following the appointment today of former Mackay Mayor Colin Meng as Boundaries Commissioner.

Local Residents Appointed To Health Board

Local Residents Appointed To Health Board

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has named South Burnett councillor Cheryl Dalton and former Kingaroy Shire councillor Terry Fleischfresser to the new Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.

Gympie Rate Rise Lowest Since Merger

Gympie Rate Rise Lowest Since Merger

Rates in Gympie will rise by 3.5 per cent after the Gympie Regional Council adopted its 2012-13 Budget yesterday.

Upgrade To Hivesville Road

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the Hivesville Road Culvert Upgrade Project will begin on July 16.

Community Takes Over Hall

Community Takes Over Hall

The Blackbutt and Benarkin Community Council Inc will take over the management of the Blackbutt Hall