Council

Health Summit Aims For Change

Health Summit Aims For Change

A Health Summit which aimed to bring agencies and the people they serve face-to-face to thrash out solutions to entrenched issues has been hosted by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.

Council Targets Response Times

Council Targets Response Times

Poor communications from Council are the single biggest source of complaints amongst residents, Mayor Brett Otto told Wednesday’s SBRC Standing Committee meeting.

Waste Disposal Fees To Rise

Waste Disposal Fees To Rise

Fees for the disposal of commercial, industrial and construction waste at South Burnett Regional Council tips will rise on January 1.

Roads Funding Released

Roads Funding Released

The latest round of funding under the Federal Government’s Roads To Recovery program has been released to local councils.

Extra Staff To Handle Complaints

Extra Staff To Handle Complaints

Deputy Premier and Local Government Minister Steven Miles says more staff have been hired by the Office of Independent Assessor (OIA) to help keep up with the level of Council complaints.

WDRC Tightens Water Restrictions

WDRC Tightens Water Restrictions

Western Downs Regional Council has tightened water restriction levels across parts of the region due to soaring water use during the current hot spell.

Council To Hire Arts Officer

Council To Hire Arts Officer

The South Burnett Regional Council will hire an Arts Development Officer to help set the direction of the region’s future Arts Policy.

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.

Dinner Plus Straight Talking

Dinner Plus Straight Talking

Mary O’Brien is a straight-talking ag consultant who knows a lot about spray drift and nozzles … but it’s her outreach to country blokes that is now turning heads.

TRC Launches Photo Competition

TRC Launches Photo Competition

Toowoomba Regional Council is giving residents and visitors the opportunity to win a share of $500 in prizes by entering the “Love Your Local Landscapes” photography competition.

GRC Hikes Standpipe Charges

GRC Hikes Standpipe Charges

Standpipe users in the Gympie Regional Council may soon be singing the same tune as their counterparts in the South Burnett: “You’ve put up the water much more than you oughta!”

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Aussie Land & Livestock director James Bredhauer says he has accepted the decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to retain ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but he now hopes Council will work with his company to improve the facility.