A small plaque attached to a bench in Drayton Street, Nanango has marked the end of one of the South Burnett Regional Council’s most extraordinary infrastructure naming decisions.
The Local Government Association of Queensland is funding an independent fact-checking watchdog in a bid to expose fake news in the lead-up to the March Council elections.
A breakfast on Tuesday, December 17, will help raise funds for a Kingaroy family whose child suffers from a rare genetic disorder.
These days Rocky Hill is just a small rise beside Rocky Creek on the highway between Nanango and Yarraman … but in 1924 it was the site of the Rocky Hill School.
Nanango’s new $2 million Customer Service Centre will re-open next week after a six-month overhaul of the former Nanango Shire Council building.
The much-discussed Inland Rail project – linking Melbourne to Brisbane – took a major step forward on Friday with the signing of an agreement between the Federal and Queensland governments.
The first Native Title land claim in the South Burnett area was decided on Monday when the Federal Court recognised the rights of the traditional custodians of more than 330ha of country between Chinchilla and Glencoe.
Toowoomba Regional Council was only informed the night before a media release went out about a State Government feasibility study to use its infrastructure to supply water to Warwick, Cr Nancy Sommerfield has claimed.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has defended a decision by Council to charge Swickers’ a lesser rate for water used at their Kingaroy abattoir.
Toowoomba Regional Council’s water team will be visiting 11 communities across the region during December and January to explain the current water restrictions.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell and CEO Mark Pitt have an intense week of political lobbying planned in Brisbane and Canberra.
Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has called for further consultation on a feasibility study to pump water from Wivenhoe Dam to supply towns in the Southern Downs Region.
The 200 or so people who packed into Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday for the South Burnett Mayor’s Christmas charity lunch took home some key messages … be grateful and cherish community.
Two councils announced their 2020 holidays this week, and the SBRC its Christmas closure times.
The Go Getta Girls running club have been given a licence to occupy the old croquet shed in Kingaroy’s Memorial Park after councillors set aside conflict of interest declarations by two of their number.
South Burnett Regional Council has agreed to permanently close a 3.3km section of Ridge Road at Neumgna to allow Meandu Mine to expand
South Burnett ratepayers will continue to subsidise Swickers’ water supply by $150,000 a year after Councillors voted to extend a discount on water supply charges to June 2020.
Cherbourg Council has called for tenders for major upgrades to the community’s water supply infrastructure.
South Burnett Regional Council graded 500 unsealed roads during the past year, and each of them will be receiving a second patrol grade in 2020.
There are still seats available for this year’s Mayor’s Community Luncheon at Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday (November 22).
South Burnett Regional Council reduced its debt by $5.5 million and increased its cash reserves to $48 million in 2018-19.
Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio confirmed on Tuesday morning that he would be restanding at the March 2020 Local Government elections.
The devastating bushfire in the Pechey area over the past few days has affected Toowoomba’s water supply.
Families and communities across Queensland’s 33 fully drought-declared and four partially drought-declared council areas will be supported with a new State Government grant package.