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Protest Song Targets Water Hike

Protest Song Targets Water Hike

Nanango businesswoman Jane Erkens has released a video protesting the South Burnett Regional Council’s recent decision to lift standpipe water charges by 150 per cent.

Council Policy Aims To Cut Discounts

Council Policy Aims To Cut Discounts

The South Burnett Regional Council has called for public comment on a new policy that could mean some community groups will have to pay full Council fees if they have received government funding to help with an infrastructure project.

No Lockdown For Cherbourg

No Lockdown For Cherbourg

COVID-19 restrictions introduced on Monday will not see the Cherbourg community go into lockdown again, but visitors from pandemic hot spots are not being encouraged.

LGAQ Unveils Election Wishlist

LGAQ Unveils Election Wishlist

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) – the peak body representing all Queensland councils – has unveiled its wishlist for the upcoming State Election.

Roofing Contract Causes Concern

Roofing Contract Causes Concern

Gympie Regional Council will spend an extra $89,000 to re-roof Imbil’s water reservoir after discovering the original estimate for the roofing was 60 per cent below what was needed.

‘Eye Opening’ Visit For WBBROC

‘Eye Opening’ Visit For WBBROC

The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils met in Cherbourg on Thursday – the first time the organisation has held an official gathering in the town.

Council To Trial Arts-Led Revival

Council To Trial Arts-Led Revival

Toowoomba Regional Council will partner with Renew Australia in a Queensland-first trial to revitalise Toowoomba’s CBD and fill empty shops with creative projects.

Ballet Invitation To Seniors

Ballet Invitation To Seniors

Ever dreamt of becoming a ballet dancer? Well, it’s never too late to learn a few moves – and improve your poise, core strength and mobility.

Council Approves Expansion

Council Approves Expansion

Murgon’s Men’s Shed will have their grounds enlarged so two railway carriages displayed next to the former Murgon Railway Station can be moved.

Council Cancels Chat Sessions

Council Cancels Chat Sessions

South Burnett Regional Council has postponed all its scheduled “Chat With The Mayor” and “Rates Information” sessions in the wake of the latest COVID-19 cluster.

Kim Wins Seniors Award

Kim Wins Seniors Award

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival co-ordinator Kim Boyter has been named one of Gympie Region’s two 2020 Senior Citizens of the Year.

Councillors Hear Water Plea

Councillors Hear Water Plea

A petition sponsored by Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington and signed by 656 residents opposing a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water charges was delivered to the South Burnett Regional Council on Wednesday.