From the Mayor

Working towards a well informed region, I’ll keep you up to date.

Rachel Chambers

Rachel Chambers

Mayor

Councillor Rachel Chambers brings a positive and enthusiastic  approach to the North Burnett. Rachel is well skilled in business and education and passionate about people.

Committed to leading a proactive council she is excited about the opportunity to encourage the people of the region and the region itself to reach their full potential.

Rachel welcomes any suggestions, advice, complaints and ideas from the public as she is your voice and works for you.

 

The Mayor’s Blog

‘A-ha’ It’s National Reconciliation Week

This week (27th May – 3rd June) is National Reconciliation Week and I’d like to speak quite frankly about something. Over the years both in and out of this job, I have heard statements such as, “it wasn’t me who made those decisions”, “what do I have to be...

Balancing the Budget

It’s getting to the pointy end of our budget period, with the budget due for release 17 July. I would really love to share an understanding of the effort that goes into each Council budget and anticipated outcomes, but to do so would take me many hours, a bunch of...

Let’s Talk Wuruma Dam

An extract from the 'North Burnett News' published in the Central and North Burnett Times on Thursday, 7 March 2019. Let’s talk Wuruma Dam. The North Burnett region encompasses many idyllic nature spots and camping reserves, including those owned or administered by...

Lets Talk Water…

An extract from the North Burnett News, which appeared in the CNBT on 7 February 2019 Let’s talk water. In particular urban and irrigation water.Urban Water. One of the most vitally important jobs we have as your council is the supply of safe potable water to our...

Happy ALL Year!

Extract from the North Burnett News which appeared in the Central and North Burnett Times, 24 January 2019. Happy ALL year everyone! Yes, you read it right, happy ALL year. I’ve decided Happy New Year just isn’t long enough and shouldn’t we all be striving for...

My Top 5 things to do in the region this Christmas

An extract from the 'North Burnett News' 13/12/18.And just like that, it’s Christmas (only 12 days for those who are counting) and soon we’ll all be enjoying some down time to spend with family and enjoy the Christmas cheer. There are lots of things to do in the...

Mayors Desk – Bush Fire Advice

With the unprecedented fire and heatwave conditions along with high winds across a wide area, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are urging people to stay up to date with fires in their area over the coming days. To ensure as many people within the...

Are you familiar with the Emergency Management Dashboard?

An extract from the North Burnett News which was featured in the Central and North Burnett Times on 19 October 2018. With all the wild weather around lately, last week was a great week to release our new Emergency Management Dashboard. For those of you who haven’t had...

Deep Creek Bridge Project

An extract from the 'North Burnett News' featured in the Central and North Burnett Times, 4 October 2018. When I signed on to do this job, one of my promises made to community was to make sure we brought about a high level of transparency, honesty and trust in the...

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