Council News

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Monto Waste Management Facility Closure 01-09-19

Monto Waste Management Facility Closure 01-09-19

Monto residents are advised that due to operational issues the Monto Waste Management Facility will be closed this Sunday, 1 September 2019.The Monto Waste Management Facility will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, 3 September 2019.  Please refer to the table...

2020 Science and Innovation Awards  grant applications now open

2020 Science and Innovation Awards grant applications now open

Applications are now open for the Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, a competitive annual grants program recognising and supporting young Australians aged 18-35 by funding projects that will benefit Australia's...

African Boxthorn Response Project – Monto Area

African Boxthorn Response Project – Monto Area

African Boxthorn (Lycium ferocissimumu) is a spiny shrub from South Africa introduced to Australia as a hedge.  Since its introduction, it has since spread to pastures, neglected areas, roadsides, railways and waterways.  It forms impenetrable, sharp spined thickets,...

Gayndah Lions Park Set for Improvements

Gayndah Lions Park Set for Improvements

On 7 June 2010, Sapper Jacob Moerland was tragically killed in action in Afghanistan whilst deployed on Mentoring Task Force – 1.Members of Jacob’s unit, the 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment, of the 7th Combat Brigade (2 CER) continues to honour his sacrifice through...

Rachel Cooper appointed to Lead NBRC as Chief Executive Officer

Rachel Cooper appointed to Lead NBRC as Chief Executive Officer

Growing up in regional South Australia, on the Nullarbor Plain and just south of the Birdsville Track newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Rachel Cooper is innately aware that rural communities are all about people.Deputy Mayor, Cr Faye Whelan explained, the task...

Interruption to water supply – Biggenden 13-08-19

Interruption to water supply – Biggenden 13-08-19

Edward, Victoria & George Streets, Biggenden  Council advises that the water supply to premises connected to the Biggenden Reticulated Water Supply in Edward, Victoria and George Streets, Biggenden will be interrupted on Tuesday, 13 August between the hours of...

Garage Sale Trail 2019 – Registrations Open Soon!

Garage Sale Trail 2019 – Registrations Open Soon!

Register:www.garagesaletrail.com.auJoin the conversation:#garagesaletrailwww.facebook.com/garagesaletrailwww.instagram.com/garagesaletrail/twitter.com/GarageSaleTrail/ Be part of something bigger, join 400,000 Australians putting secondhand first. North Burnett...

Monto Waste Management Facility Closure 01-09-19

Monto Waste Management Facility Closure 06/08/19

Tuesday, 6 August 2019. Residents are advised that the Monto Waste Management Facility will be closed today Tuesday, 6 August 2019 for training purposes and will resume normal hours of operation Wednesday, 7 August 2019.  Council apologises for any inconvenience this...

Kroombit Tops National Park Closed 1-6/09/19

Kroombit Tops National Park Closed 1-6/09/19

Residents and visitors to the North Burnett are advised that the Kroombit Tops National Park will be closed to public access Sunday, 1 September through to Friday, 6 September, 2019 (inclusive) due to a feral animal control programme being carried out in the park...

Show Holiday – Monday 12 August 2019

Show Holiday – Monday 12 August 2019

 Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Mount Perry and Monto Areas. North Burnett residents and visitors to the region are advised that Monday, 12 August 2019 has been declared a public holiday for the North Burnett Region - Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto and Mount Perry...

Ross River Virus – Mosquito Management

Ross River Virus – Mosquito Management

There has been an incidence of Ross River Virus in the North Burnett in the last month.Ross River Virus is a disease caused by a virus which is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and occurs widely in Australia. Everybody who becomes infected with Ross River...

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