The South Burnett Regional Council’s budget will receive an extra boost next year after the State Government announced it will fast-track its Works For Queensland grant program.
The State Government, in partnership with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), will spend $3 million to extend a successful training program which has been running in Indigenous communities in Queensland.
Complaints about animals, gripes about water supply and grumbles about roads still top the list of things residents complain about to the South Burnett Regional Council.
The South Burnett Regional Council has given the thumbs up to a plan to connect the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail to the South Burnett Rail Trail via Nanango.
A proposal to build a 130ha solar farm on a light grazing property 3km east of Kingaroy is not entirely dead.
The South Burnett Regional Council may call in a consultant to examine its tourism marketing activities.
Tourism operators have urged the South Burnett Regional Council to consult with them before spending any more ratepayers’ money on tourism promotion.
Tenders closed this week for construction of Gympie Regional Council’s proposed $2 million equestrian centre at Kilkivan.
Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio may appeal a Local Government Regional Conduct Review Panel finding that he engaged in misconduct in his dealings with the Melbourne-to-Brisbane Inland Railway project.
The annual South Burnett Mayor’s Christmas Charity Lunch attracted about 160 diners to the Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday, all eager to help the region’s disadvantaged
After breaking the $10 billion mark for the first time last year, the Toowoomba Region’s economy grew to $10.81 billion as of June 30, 2018.
South Burnett Regional Council has detailed new “industry engagement opportunities” ahead of Thursday night’s tourism “crisis meeting” at Wooroolin Hall.
South Burnett Regional Council has scheduled work to begin this week on the replacement of a water main in Reen Street, Kingaroy.
A consultant with proven expertise in scoping water projects could be engaged to examine future water security options for the South and North Burnett.
The new Office of the Independent Assessor began work on Monday to receive, assess, investigate and prosecute complaints about councillors’ conduct in Queensland.
An informal “South Burnett Water Users Group” was formed on Thursday following a forum called by South Burnett Regional Council to gather ideas for future water projects in the region.
Nominations are closing soon for Toowoomba Regional Council’s new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee.
The number of inquiries at South Burnett visitor information centres dropped by more than 5 per cent during the latest quarter.
Contractors and South Burnett council staff will begin the task of reading water meters around the region on Friday.
Kumbia’s Lutheran congregation has secured a concession from Council over the removal of the Peace Lutheran Hall from its former home at Benair.
Cherbourg Aboriginal Council’s corporate services manager Chatur Zala has been named 2018 Queensland Finance Professional of the Year.
The Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association will no longer have to pay full rates to manage Blackbutt’s Memorial Hall.
South Burnett Regional Council will be holding a meeting on Thursday (November 29) to discuss future water infrastructure needs in the region.
Fishing competitions at the region’s two dams gave bookings at Council’s lakeside tourist parks a substantial lift last month.