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Funding Boost for Vital Community Events and Projects

Funding Boost for Vital Community Events and Projects

Six North Burnett community organisations will receive a funding boost from two of Council’s important funding programs. At its General Meeting Council endorsed recommendations to support vital events and projects through its Major Events Policy and Small Halls...

Shade Sails for kids Playgrounds!

Shade Sails for kids Playgrounds!

Council has set the dates for construction of four (4) Shade Sails over Playgrounds in Biggenden and Monto. The installation process will kick off Wednesday, 3 June 2020. Playgrounds will be closed to the public while these works take place. Work is expected to be...

LGAQ’s Battleplan for Queensland Local Communities Announced

LGAQ’s Battleplan for Queensland Local Communities Announced

North Burnett Regional Council has joined forces with other Queensland councils and the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) to present a Battleplan to the Queensland Government, designed to see the local and state economy get up and running again....

Gayndah Residents Urged to Immediately Conserve Water

Gayndah Residents Urged to Immediately Conserve Water

Council advises residents connected to the Gayndah Reticulated Water Supply (town water) to immediately conserve water due to a technical issue at the Gayndah Water Treatment Plant. Here’s a couple of ways you can help immediately: Take shorter showers. Turn off...

Council Services and Facilities to Re-Open from Saturday, 16 May 2020

Council Services and Facilities to Re-Open from Saturday, 16 May 2020

Playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor gyms will be the first of Council facilities to re-open from Saturday, 16 May as Stage 1 of the Queensland State Government’s Roadmap to easing COVID-19 restrictions is introduced. Council would like to remind residents that social...

Mt Perry reduced to level one (1) water restrictions

Mt Perry reduced to level one (1) water restrictions

Council endorsed a resolution to ease Mt Perry’s water restrictions at a General Meeting held 29 April 2020.  Effective from Monday, 4 May 2020 level two (2) water restrictions will be reduced to level one (1) for premises connected to the reticulated water supply in...

Green Light Given for Drought Community Projects

Green Light Given for Drought Community Projects

Drought Communities Programme - Update 2  The North Burnett Regional Council has given the green light to $1 million worth of projects under the Drought Communities Program. At a General Meeting held 29 April 2020, Council endorsed the town renewal projects which were...

Caution Urged as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

Caution Urged as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

Although some home confinement restrictions are being eased from midnight, Friday 1 May, North Burnett residents must continue to comply with the social distancing requirements and other national public health directions ahead of the Labour Day long weekend, this...

North Burnett News 30-04-2020

North Burnett News 30-04-2020

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