What's On In The South Burnett Today?

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.

Man, 73, Dies In Crash

Man, 73, Dies In Crash

Police believe a medical episode led to the death of an elderly man involved in a single-vehicle crash near Cooyar on Friday evening.

Yarraman Students Miss Out … Again

Yarraman Students Miss Out … Again

Tertiary students in Yarraman and Cooyar will again miss out on the opportunity of applying for a $5000 Council scholarship, thanks to guidelines that stipulate they must have graduated from a high school within the boundaries of the Toowoomba Regional Council area.

TRC Funds Business Courses

TRC Funds Business Courses

Small and medium business owners and managers in Yarraman and Cooyar have been invited to take advantage of subsidised training courses starting in December designed to improve business skills and digital marketing expertise.

TRC Seeks Oz Day Volunteers

TRC Seeks Oz Day Volunteers

Toowoomba Regional Council is keen to hear from volunteers willing to have a go at planning Australia Day celebrations in their town.

Fire Ban In Yarraman, Cooyar

Fire Ban In Yarraman, Cooyar

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have imposed a local fire ban for residents in the Toowoomba Regional Council area – which includes Yarraman and Cooyar.

Show Society Grants Announced

Show Society Grants Announced

The Show Societies Grants Program provides financial support for operating costs associated with conducting annual agricultural shows, and costs towards the construction and maintenance of showground assets.

New Uni Scholarship Opens

New Uni Scholarship Opens

First year uni students from Yarraman and Cooyar will be eligible to apply for a new scholarship next year at the University of Southern Queensland.

Speed Limit Slashed On Range

Speed Limit Slashed On Range

The speed limit on the notorious Cooyar Range stretch of the New England Highway – the site of multiple accidents over the years – will drop from 100km/h to 60km/h this week.

Youth Committee Seeks Members

Youth Committee Seeks Members

Yarraman and Cooyar residents with a passion for working with young people have been invited to nominate for positions on Toowoomba Council’s Regional Youth Advisory Committee (RYAC).

Four Injured In Crash

Four Injured In Crash

Four people were injured when two vehicles collided on the New England Highway, south of Cooyar, on Sunday afternoon.

TRC Campgrounds Reopen

TRC Campgrounds Reopen

Toowoomba Regional Council is reopening campgrounds from Friday (June 5) in line with the State Government’s Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 restrictions.

$430,000 Grant For Cooyar

$430,000 Grant For Cooyar

Cooyar Agricultural Society will receive more than $430,000 from the Federal Government to build a new multipurpose facility at the showgrounds.

TRC Grants Aid Local Communities

TRC Grants Aid Local Communities

Yarraman and Cooyar community groups are among 47 organisations which will receive grants under Round 2 of Toowoomba Regional Council’s 2019-20 Community Grants program.

TRC To Adopt Flood Risk Standards

TRC To Adopt Flood Risk Standards

Toowoomba Regional Council’s Planning and Development Committee has recommended Council adopt a Planning Scheme amendment which could affect some property valuations in Yarraman and Cooyar, as well as five other “high-flood risk” towns in the region.

Winning Team Ready For Show

Winning Team Ready For Show

The annual show season is just around the corner … and Cooyar has kicked it off again with a special High Tea to select its showgirls.

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