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Grants To Boost Recycling

Grants To Boost Recycling

Regional councils and businesses will have greater access to recycling thanks to a new $6 million State Government Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package (RRTAP).

Council One-On-One In Kingaroy

Council One-On-One In Kingaroy

Kingaroy residents turned out in force – well, at least 11 of them did – on Wednesday afternoon to take part in the South Burnett Regional Council’s “listening tour” meeting.

LNP Wants Poll Plan Scrapped

LNP Wants Poll Plan Scrapped

The LNP is warning that Council elections across Queensland cost more if Labor doesn’t abandon its plan to introduce compulsory preferential voting in local government polls.

Cherbourg Holiday Declared

Cherbourg Holiday Declared

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has declared Friday, October 18, a public holiday within the shire to mark “Cherbourg Day”.

Listening Tours This Week

Listening Tours This Week

South Burnett councillors are getting ready for a big week of Listening Tours with eight events scheduled over the next four days.

TRC Seeks Feedback On Sport Plan

TRC Seeks Feedback On Sport Plan

Yarraman and Cooyar residents have been invited to comment on a new Sport, Active Recreation and Healthy Living Plan for the Toowoomba Regional Council area.

Forum To Focus On Growth

Forum To Focus On Growth

Local businesspeople have been invited to attend the sixth annual Wide Bay Burnett Regional Economic Development Growth Forum in Gympie on November 7.

Vandals Target Water Standpipes

Vandals Target Water Standpipes

Vandals have been blamed for knocking the Nanango high-flow water standpipe out of action recently.

Ex-Mayor To Head Pay Panel

Ex-Mayor To Head Pay Panel

Former Sunshine Coast mayor Bob Abbot will chair the new Local Government Remuneration Commission.

Developer Fees To Be Made Public

Developer Fees To Be Made Public

Proposed amendments to the State planning system mean ratepayers will get clearer information about how councils spend developer infrastructure charges.

High Praise As Library Opens

High Praise As Library Opens

Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe lapped up plenty of local government praise when he officially opened Wondai’s renovated library and customer service area on Friday morning.

Kingaroy Recycling Depot Ready To Go

Kingaroy Recycling Depot Ready To Go

Kingaroy’s new Container Refund Point – the spot where you can drop off cans and bottles for a 10 cent refund – will open on Tuesday.

Water Works In Nanango

Water Works In Nanango

Nanango residents have been advised that South Burnett Regional Council is beginning water main replacement works in the town.

Farmers Urged To See Centrelink

Farmers Urged To See Centrelink

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell is urging more South Burnett farmers to apply for the Farm Household Allowance.

Council Acts On Rail Trail Magpies

Council Acts On Rail Trail Magpies

The South Burnett Regional Council has acted quickly to alert Rail Trail users to swooping magpies.

Aunty Shirley To Fill Council Role

Aunty Shirley To Fill Council Role

Well-known local resident Shirley Law has been selected to fill the vacancy on Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council caused by the recent death of Cr Alana Purcell

Group Seeks Magpie Warning Signs

Group Seeks Magpie Warning Signs

The South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association (SBRTUA) will ask South Burnett Regional Council to erect signs on the Rail Trail next year warning users about swooping magpies.

Summer Rains Key For Dams

Summer Rains Key For Dams

If summer rains don’t occur, SunWater may be forced to cut South Burnett Regional Council’s “100% high priority” water allocation from Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma dams.

Council Backs FASD Awareness

Council Backs FASD Awareness

South Burnett Regional Council has launched a campaign to raise awareness about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the local community.

Council Roads Schedule ‘On Track’

Council Roads Schedule ‘On Track’

South Burnett Regional Council seems to be on track to make good on its promise to grade every unsealed road in the region at least once a year.

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Almost two years after it was officially opened, the South Burnett Rail Trail still does not appear to have reliable traffic counters in operation.

Kingaroy Signs Will Be Pork-Free

Kingaroy Signs Will Be Pork-Free

Kingaroy’s new entry signs will be pork-free because the town is better known for peanuts.

Swimming Pools To Open Soon

Swimming Pools To Open Soon

Summer’s just around the corner, so it’s time to start break out the togs!

Nominations Open For Awards

Nominations Open For Awards

Nominations are now open for the South Burnett Regional Council’s annual Australia Day Awards.

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