Have your say – Council’s Corporate Plan

Given my love of quotes, the theme of todays Mayors desk is based around Benjamin Franklin wise words “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Every 5 years council must, by law, release a corporate plan. This plan is to explain the vision of...

Dry Times…

Mayors Desk – 9 March 2017 It will come as no surprise to any of us that we have just experienced one of the hottest summers on record. Our first 40 degree day happened in mid November and the heat relentlessly continued until very recently. This heat combined...

Famil Tours

Mayor’s Desk – 23 February 2017 As I write this weeks mayor’s desk I’m sitting on a bus returning from our second successful Famil tour. Famil tours are a council initiative where bus loads (there were two today) of people interested in tourism from all...

Stronger together

Mayor’s Desk – 9 February 2017 People have often asked me if I have a favourite town, and are bewildered, if not even a little distrusting, when I tell them I don’t. Yet it is the truth. I was trying to explain to someone the other day how I see the region...

Australia Day

Mayor’s Desk – 26 January 2017 I grew up loving Australia Day as it meant I got an extra day off school, not that I probably needed one after 6 weeks off. It was a day my parents also stayed home from work and we got together with friends and family for a...

Population in the North Burnett

Mayor’s Desk – 12 January 2017 Population… With the unsolicited debate over Syrian refugees raging in many households in the North Burnett this week, I feel I need to set the record straight. Media has latched onto this story as it’s controversial,...

Supply of Concreting Services

Tender – 2909/2016-17/TTB/27- Supply of Concreting Services Closes: Friday, 7 April 2017, 2:00 PM Location: Region-wide Please complete the form below to request information: Tender - 2909/2016-17/TTB/27 - Supply of Concreting Services Name Company Name Email...

Merry Christmas from the Mayor

I love this time of year. Not just because of the shiny decorations which indulge my addiction for all things “bling”, not just because it means holiday time for many but because it’s the only time of year we collectively and deliberately  stop and...