Five medical students who have signed up to take a “long look” at the South Burnett received a warm welcome at a community meet’n’greet held in Kingaroy this week.
Jazz trumpeter James Morrison and his Motown Band will be starring at the Mayoral Charity Gala Ball
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and Deputy Mayor Keith Campbell went to Brisbane today to lobby Local Government Minister David Crisafulli to extend the period for emergency flood funding.
Donate local, support local, shop local, sustain local and deliver hope … that’s the message being delivered by the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal.
The South Burnett Regional Council is asking residents to “be prepared” as it is says the region may receive more rain over coming days.
One lucky person will be driving away in a new car … while flood-affected South Burnett residents will be getting some much-needed assistance, all thanks to Huston Motors and the Mayor’s Red Earth Flood Appeal.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has praised the State Government for allowing individual councils to decide whether water tanks should remain compulsory in new developments in their areas.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has received a letter of support from Prime Minister Julia Gillard assuring him that the Federal Government is “absolutely committed” to supporting the South Burnett after the Australia Day weekend floods.
Fundraising for the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal is starting to ramp up.
South Burnett Regional Council has extended the discount period for this quarter’s rates to help people affected by the Australia Day weekend floods.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says it was heavy local rainfall rather than the overflow from Gordonbrook Dam which sent a torrent through a Wilkesdale woman’s house last Sunday.
Agriculture Minister John McVeigh dropped into Kingaroy today to check out the region’s flood woes
As the rain eases, the South Burnett is facing a massive repair bill. Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says initial reports indicate damage is worse than the 2011 floods
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and his council team have done “an amazing job” handling the flood crisis.
Although the rain has been easing, the road situation is still extremely dangerous in the South Burnett and residents have been urged to stay at home and off the streets
“What a bloody idiot!” These were the words of Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington as they watched a 4WD traverse flooded Alford Street in Kingaroy this morning.
Nanango show society president Les Schloss was named the 2013 South Burnett Citizen of the Year at the council’s Australia Day Awards ceremony held in Blackbutt this evening.
Patient bathrooms in the South Burnett Private Hospital will be upgraded thanks to a $15,000 donation
South Burnett Regional Council today formally adopted a new purchasing policy which gives preference to suppliers located within the council’s boundaries.
Council workers have removed a massive tree blocking a back road in the Brooklands – Maidenwell area