TRC Welcomes Water Move

TRC Welcomes Water Move

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to include the Darling Downs as one of three regional water assessment projects.

Barlil Weir Earns Phase 2 Tick

Barlil Weir Earns Phase 2 Tick

Phase 2 of the $2 million Burnett Water Feasibility Study – the “Options Analysis” – has been released, inching forward the eventual construction of the much-discussed Barlil Weir on Barambah Creek.

Developers Must Build To Get Discounts

Developers Must Build To Get Discounts

A rural residential estate developer who said their development would generate $50 million worth of business for the local economy has been refused an exemption from paying Operational Works application fees.

Council Updates Kumbia Plans

Council Updates Kumbia Plans

Kumbia’s much-promised street upgrade was the subject of a wide-ranging discussion led by Mayor Brett Otto with local residents last Thursday night in Kumbia.

TRC Launches Youth Grants

TRC Launches Youth Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council has launched a Youth Grant scheme for the first time as part of its Community Grants program.

‘Temporary’ Standpipe Prices Stay

‘Temporary’ Standpipe Prices Stay

Fees for using the South Burnett’s standpipes will remain fixed at the current rate despite a plea by Mayor Brett Otto to his fellow Councillors to show compassion for some of the region’s most disadvantaged residents.

Exhibition Raises Art Questions

Exhibition Raises Art Questions

Half a century ago the South Burnett’s councils began accumulating an art collection that is now so big that just a third of it almost completely fills Wondai’s Regional Art Gallery.

Streetscape Ceremony Postponed

Streetscape Ceremony Postponed

South Burnett Regional Council announced on Friday afternoon that the planned turning-of-the-sod ceremony for the Kingaroy Transformation Project won’t be going ahead as planned on Monday.

Changes Coming For Council Grants

Changes Coming For Council Grants

The South Burnett Regional Council will make changes to its Community Grants program next year, but whether they will be in place by the February grants round is undecided.

Health Summit Aims For Change

Health Summit Aims For Change

A Health Summit which aimed to bring agencies and the people they serve face-to-face to thrash out solutions to entrenched issues has been hosted by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.

Council Targets Response Times

Council Targets Response Times

Poor communications from Council are the single biggest source of complaints amongst residents, Mayor Brett Otto told Wednesday’s SBRC Standing Committee meeting.

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