Council News

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Eliminate mosquito breeding sites today!

Council are encouraging residents to clean up your yards to eliminate mosquito breeding sites.The Aedes aegypti mosquito breeds in containers and is capable of transmitting the dengue virus. A recent outbreak of dengue fever has been reported in Rockhampton,...

Community Update: Footbridge Eidsvold

Released earlier this month, the Queensland Budget 2019-20 (https://budget.qld.gov.au/) includes an allocation to upgrade the Harkness Walkway Bridge in Eidsvold in the new financial year.The walkway will reinstate direct and safe pedestrian and bicycle access to the...

RADF Round 3 – Creative grant funding available!

Round 3 closes 5pm, 22 July 2019 The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Committee have opened up a third round of funding for 2018/19 with over $12,000 available.  Round 3 closes 5pm, 22 July 2019. This is only a short round, so don’t delay in getting those...

Seniors, get tech savvy

North Burnett Seniors can improve their digital literacy for FREE as the Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland program returns to North Burnett Regional Council Libraries this month. The program is giving Queensland Seniors the opportunity to develop skills and confidence to...

Works for Queensland boost for the North Burnett

Council are pleased to announce the successful allocation of funding through the Queensland Government’s 2019-21 Works for Queensland (W4Q) Program.The program supports regional Councils to undertake job-creating maintenance and minor infrastructure projects.  Of the...

Waste Management Facilities Closure – 26-06-19

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Residents and businesses are advised that all North Burnett Regional Council Waste Management Facilities will be closed on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 for staff training purposes. All the Council Waste Management Facilities will resume normal hours...

Mundubbera Waste Management Facility Closure 19-06-19

Wednesday, 19 June 2019. Residents are advised that the Mundubbera Waste Management Facility will be closed on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 for building works and will resume normal hours of operation Friday, 21 June 2019. Council apologises for any inconvenience this may...

Temporary Closure – Eidsvold Aerodrome

Residents are advised that the Eidsvold Aerodrome will be closed to air traffic from 8am to 5pm on Thursday, 6 June 2019 due to geotechnical investigations being undertaken on the airstrip.All pilots are asked to seek alternate destinations on Thursday.For further...

Temporary Road Closure Extended – Philpott Rd

Please be advised that the temporary closure of Philpott Road, Philpott has been extended until Friday, 28 June 2019 weather permitting. This closure is part of the North Burnett Regional Council’s Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) program, for...

Mt Perry Community Meeting – Town Entry Signage 23-05-19

Thursday, 23 May 2019 Council invites residents and business owners of Mt Perry to a community meeting to discuss design elements of new town entry signs.The meeting will commence 6pm Thursday, 23 May 2019 at the Mount Perry Community Hall.Community input will guide...

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