Regional councils and businesses will have greater access to recycling thanks to a new $6 million State Government Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package (RRTAP).
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.
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 Aboriginal Shire Council has declared Friday, October 18, a public holiday within the shire to mark “Cherbourg Day”.
South Burnett councillors are getting ready for a big week of Listening Tours with eight events scheduled over the next four days.
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.
Local businesspeople have been invited to attend the sixth annual Wide Bay Burnett Regional Economic Development Growth Forum in Gympie on November 7.
Vandals have been blamed for knocking the Nanango high-flow water standpipe out of action recently.
Former Sunshine Coast mayor Bob Abbot will chair the new Local Government Remuneration Commission.
Proposed amendments to the State planning system mean ratepayers will get clearer information about how councils spend developer infrastructure charges.
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’s new Container Refund Point – the spot where you can drop off cans and bottles for a 10 cent refund – will open on Tuesday.
Nanango residents have been advised that South Burnett Regional Council is beginning water main replacement works in the town.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell is urging more South Burnett farmers to apply for the Farm Household Allowance.
The South Burnett Regional Council has acted quickly to alert Rail Trail users to swooping magpies.
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
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.
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.
South Burnett Regional Council has launched a campaign to raise awareness about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the local community.
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.
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’s new entry signs will be pork-free because the town is better known for peanuts.
Summer’s just around the corner, so it’s time to start break out the togs!
Nominations are now open for the South Burnett Regional Council’s annual Australia Day Awards.