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North Burnett COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

North Burnett COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Latest Council UpdatesResources for BusinessesThere is significant and evolving information being distributed regularly by Federal, State and Local governments in response to the unfolding Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Please refer to BIEDO's Hand Up: COVID-19...

COVID-19 Our Response

COVID-19 Our Response

At this stage, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the North Burnett. A key message for our community is to protect yourselves and others from infection by practicing good hand and respiratory hygiene including: Cleaning hands with soap and water or...

Biggenden reduced to  level one (1) water restrictions

Biggenden reduced to level one (1) water restrictions

The North Burnett has received some very welcome rainfall over the past few weeks and as a result a resolution was passed at Council’s General Meeting in Eidsvold on Wednesday, 4 February 2020 that effective from Tuesday, 10 March 2020 level three (3) water...

North Burnett Transport Service  Not-For-Profit Sponsorship

North Burnett Transport Service Not-For-Profit Sponsorship

The North Burnett Transport Service is giving not-for-profit organisations within the North Burnett the opportunity to access bus transport at minimal to no cost.  The sponsorship will include an accredited driver in one of Council’s 9 or 18 seater air-conditioned...

Drought Communities Programme – Update #1

Drought Communities Programme – Update #1

Drought Communities Programme - Update #1 - 4 March 2020 North Burnett Regional Council was successful in its application for funding of $1 million under the Drought Communities Programme - Extension.  This program provides funding to eligible drought-affected...

Burnett HWY rehabilitation – Binjour

Burnett HWY rehabilitation – Binjour

 The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will soon commence works to rehabilitate a section of the Burnett Highway west of Binjour, between Church Road and Fox Creek. Works involve strengthening and stabilising the existing pavement to make the road safer for...

Powers Rd Closure – Three Moon Creek Crossing – Monto

Powers Rd Closure – Three Moon Creek Crossing – Monto

The North Burnett Regional Council will undertake rectification work to the damaged concrete culvert at Powers Road - Three Moon Creek Crossing, Monto. Work will commence Tuesday, 10 March and continue through to Tuesday, 7 April 2020. Powers Crossing will be closed...

Monitoring Mozzies  Mt Perry & Mundubbera

Monitoring Mozzies Mt Perry & Mundubbera

North Burnett Regional Council and Queensland Health are working together to deliver a Rapid Surveillance of Vector Presence (RSVP) Program.  This program has now commenced in Mount Perry and is scheduled to begin in March in Mundubbera. The aim of this program is to...

Drought Communities Programme – Have Your Say

Drought Communities Programme – Have Your Say

  North Burnett Regional Council was successful in its application for funding through the Drought Communities Program.  The Drought Communities Programme provides $1 million funding to eligible councils for drought-affected regions of Australia. The program supports...

Kroombit Tops National Park closure – 8-13 March 2020

Kroombit Tops National Park closure – 8-13 March 2020

Kroombit Tops National Park will be closed to public access between Sunday, 8 March until Friday, 13 March 2020 (inclusive) due to a feral animal control programme being carried out in the park during that period. Members of the public are advised not to enter the...

Channel 9 Television Services Restored in Eidsvold

Set page tagline or intro here. Council advises that Channel 9 services in Eidsvold have now been restored. Technicians will continue to monitor the services closely over the coming days. Eidsvold residents who are still experiencing issues with Channel 9 services are...

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