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Gympie Plan To Lure Developers

Gympie Plan To Lure Developers

Gympie Regional Council will give developers in Goomeri and Kilkivan a substantial discount on infrastructure charges to encourage more construction in both towns.

Cup Meeting Draws A Big Crowd

Cup Meeting Draws A Big Crowd

The South Burnett’s Ekka long weekend and the threat of wet weather had no effect on attendances at the region’s first meeting of the new racing year on Saturday.

Qld Hospitals In Crisis: LNP

Qld Hospitals In Crisis: LNP

Kingaroy hosted the LNP’s 20th “health crisis” public meeting on Tuesday morning, attracting a crowd of almost 200 residents to St John’s Lutheran School Hall.

Seven Charged After $40m Drug Raid

Seven Charged After $40m Drug Raid

Police have charged seven men with drug offences and seized cannabis allegedly worth nearly $40 million after a drug raid on a Boondooma property.

Digital Art Brings Janagatha To Life

Digital Art Brings Janagatha To Life

Blackbutt artist and author Janet Skinner has brought her “Janagatha” illustrated children’s story to the big screen thanks to a unique partnership between local artists and a videographer.

Producers Urged To Stay Alert

Producers Urged To Stay Alert

The threat of Foot and Mouth Disease is serious but it’s Lumpy Skin Disease and African Swine Fever which has Biosecurity Queensland senior inspector John Higgins most worried at the moment.

$250,000 Upgrade For Rest Area

$250,000 Upgrade For Rest Area

South Burnett Regional Council will spend $250,000 on upgrades to the Tipperary Flat rest area as a contribution towards Nanango’s 175th birthday celebrations in 2023.

Hungry Jacks Coming To Town

Hungry Jacks Coming To Town

The 1373 members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Hungry Jacks” social media group should be celebrating … their dream has come true!

Upgrade Approved For Wondai IGA

Upgrade Approved For Wondai IGA

Peries IGA supermarket in Wondai will be refurbished and expanded after the South Burnett Regional Council approved the company’s plans on Wednesday.

Fingers Crossed For Road Funding

Fingers Crossed For Road Funding

South Burnett Regional Council will submit 35 road improvement projects to the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) in the hope of securing “betterment” funding for some or all of them.

Council Dream Gets Stage 1 Funding

Council Dream Gets Stage 1 Funding

Years of lobbying by Cherbourg councillors to visiting government officials has paid off, with $248,929 funding approved this week to allow planning to start for a new Community Centre and Council Office complex.

‘Catastrophe’ If Bali Travel Continues

‘Catastrophe’ If Bali Travel Continues

The South Burnett Regional Council has called on the Federal Government to “act quickly and decisively” to ban travel to and from Bali to protect the national economy from foot and mouth disease.

Thrashers Pack In Celebrations

Thrashers Pack In Celebrations

The South Burnett Thrashers have taken delivery of a scrum machine which should make their on-field performances this year in the Darling Downs rugby union competition even more devastating.

Water Charges To Rise 60pc

Water Charges To Rise 60pc

South Burnett ratepayers connected to a town water supply scheme will be charged an extra 6 per cent a year for the next 10 years under a plan adopted by the South Burnett Regional Council.