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Cultural Centre Timeline

Cultural Centre Timeline

Work on Murgon’s new $1.59 million Cultural Centre in Macalister Street is planned to start within the next three months.

Land Tax Deadline Extended

Land Tax Deadline Extended

The application deadline for State Government land tax rebates will be extended four months to help COVID-affected Queensland businesses.

TRC Seeks Biosecurity Members

TRC Seeks Biosecurity Members

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking nominations from community members who are interested in serving on Council’s Biosecurity Advisory Committee.

Otto Promises Price Review

Otto Promises Price Review

A Council decision to raise standpipe water prices from $4.10 to $10 per kilolitre will be reconsidered, South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto promised on Monday.

Free Lung Checks For Miners

Free Lung Checks For Miners

Current and former mine and quarry workers in Queensland will now have access to free lung checks to test for mine dust diseases such as silicosis.

LEQ Rejects Union Claims

LEQ Rejects Union Claims

Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ) has denied union claims that working conditions will be cut or job security threatened in proposed new enterprise agreements at its 26 Queensland schools.

4WD Crashes Into Shop

4WD Crashes Into Shop

It was a miracle no one was badly injured when an out-of-control 4WD crashed through plate glass at the Lifeline Furniture shop in Kingaroy Street

Special Person Wanted At Council

Special Person Wanted At Council

Cherbourg Council CEO Chatur Zala is looking for a special person to fill an important vacancy … and he really would like that special person to be already living in the South Burnett.

New Papers Vie For Readers

New Papers Vie For Readers

The South Burnett looks set to be at the centre of a mini newspaper “war” with two new print options set to launch next month.

$19m Cherbourg Budget

$19m Cherbourg Budget

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has handed down its 2020-21 Budget – a $19.92 million package which includes five new houses for the community.

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.

Jesse’s A Cut Above The Rest

Jesse’s A Cut Above The Rest

How did you spend “iso”? If you’re like young Jesse you did Year 12 assignments, studied at TAFE, worked AND completed a body-piercing course.