Council

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Big Peanut” committee met South Burnett Regional councillors and Council staff on Thursday morning to discuss possible locations for a planned sculpture.

Council Rejects Saleyard Offers

Council Rejects Saleyard Offers

South Burnett Regional Council will maintain its ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but will draw up a five-year plan aimed at reinvigorating the facility.

Festive Hampers For Sale

Festive Hampers For Sale

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.

Bonus Round For Australia Day

Bonus Round For Australia Day

The South Burnett might not celebrate Australia Day with its usual gusto in January unless more community groups apply for Council funding.

Have Your Say On Waste Upgrade

Have Your Say On Waste Upgrade

Toowoomba Regional Council is urging Yarraman residents to have a say about a concept design for an upgraded waste management facility for the town.

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.

Council Boost For BIEDO

Council Boost For BIEDO

BIEDO has entered into new partnerships with its two member organisations: the South Burnett and North Burnett councils.

Leo Bishop: 1930-2020

Leo Bishop: 1930-2020

Former Kingaroy Shire Council Deputy Mayor – and Murilla Shire Chairman – Leo Bishop died on October 30 after a long illness.

Who Wants To Run Ringsfield?

Who Wants To Run Ringsfield?

South Burnett Regional Council is again urging community groups and organisations to consider taking over the management of the historic Ringsfield House in Nanango.

Councils Lobbied Over Blackspots

Councils Lobbied Over Blackspots

South Burnett Regional Council met with Bunya Mountains community stakeholders on November 5 to discuss mobile communication shortfalls in the area.

Historic Day As Murgon Hoists Flag

Historic Day As Murgon Hoists Flag

An historic moment occurred in Murgon on Thursday morning when the Aboriginal flag was hoisted for the first time in a small park near the Murgon RSL Club.