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

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...

Transport in the region – we need your help!

Extract from the Central and North Burnett Times, 20 September 2018. We all have a ‘gut feel’ through our experiences that regional areas such as ours don’t get their fair share of care. Gut feel however is not enough to argue with when it comes to getting our point...

Introducing Gary Reinhart, Chief Executive Officer

Extract from the Central and North Burnett Times, 6 September 2018. This week I’ve turned the tables and have become the journo for just a brief moment in time, to interview our new CEO (on your behalf). Gary Rinehart started as our new CEO only last Thursday and I...

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