Council News

Council regularly issues releases to the general public and media outlets. You can get these sent straight to you by subscribing to our RSS feed with your favourite reader. For comments or clarification on information published on this page, please contact Mayor Rachel Chambers on 0458 696 272.

Join the celebration… North Burnett celebrates Australia Day 2019

Saturday, 26 January 2019...  Australia Day is the perfect opportunity for residents of the North Burnett to come together to celebrate what's great about Australia and being Australian. It's a day for reflection on our achievements and taking pride in our great...

Would you like to be involved?

EOI’s required for caterers, entertainers and volunteers for ‘Reconnecting Communities’ community events…   North Burnett Regional Council is planning a series of humorous, light hearted and ‘extraordinary’ events in each North Burnett community.  These exceptional...

North Burnett News 10-01-19

Click here to view the latest North Burnett News as featured on page 4 of the Central and North Burnett Times 10-01-19.

2019 Queensland Reconciliation Awards now open

Nominations close 5pm, Monday 25 February 2019The 2019 Queensland Reconciliation Awards are open for nomination. These Awards are a wonderful opportunity to recognise the commitments being made toward reconciliation in the North Burnett — by local businesses,...

Christmas lights winners shine

The winners of the 2018 North Burnett Christmas Lights competition have been determined. North Burnett Regional Council Mayor Cr Rachel Chambers advised this year’s competition saw some outstanding and imaginative displays, which many families had enjoyed viewing. "I...

Mingo Crossing Caravan Park & Recreational Area business as usual

North Burnett Regional Council has engaged GSD Maintenance (Gary Dundas and Belinda Hawes, current caretakers at Paradise Dam Caravan Park and Recreational Area) as short term interim Managing Caretakers of the Mingo Crossing Caravan Park and Recreation Area,...

North Burnett residents urged to be prepared…

With the storm season now well and truly upon us, now is a timely reminder for residents to be prepared. Make sure your emergency kits are stocked, including at least three (3) days worth of food and water (Including long-life food products and baby supplies / pet...

Christmas Hours of Operation – Pools

North Burnett Regional Council advises that all Council Pools will be closed Tuesday, 25 December 2018. For further information on Council’s swimming pool opening hours during the Christmas period please see the table below or visit Council’s...

Christmas Hours of Operation – Waste Management Facilities

North Burnett Regional Council advises that all Council Waste Management Facilities will be closed Monday 24, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January 2019. Kerbside rubbish collection services will operate as per normal collection days. For...

Reading of water meters

From Wednesday, 19 December 2018 through to Friday, 11 January 2019.    North Burnett Regional Council advises residents that Council staff will commence reading water meters for the period to 30 December, 2018 on Wednesday, 19 December, 2018 and expect to complete...

Cost savings to be delivered through W4Q solar project

Round 2 of the State Government’s ‘Works for Queensland’ (W4Q) program will see significant cost savings to Council with the commencement of the ‘NBRC Solar Project’. W4Q funding, to assist regional councils to help stimulate growth and improve minor infrastructure...

Stay alert and be prepared

As Tropical Cyclone Owen crosses the coast and starts to move in a south easterly direction it’s a timely reminder for people to stay alert and be prepared. “The Local Disaster Management Group are monitoring the path, intensity and duration of the event as it tracks...

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