What's On In The South Burnett Today?
South Burnett Regional Council News Updates
2017 Roadshow
September 1, 2017: Various businesses and community groups throughout the region, with support from Council, will be hosting a Roadshow during the month of September.

The Roadshow will be hosted by business and community groups across the region and features presentations from Council on the pre-qualified supplier list, contractor management system, the 2020 South Burnett Economic Development Strategy and an update of Council activity from the 2016/17 Annual Report.

The Roadshow will be hosted in the following locations:

Kumbia Hall
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Thursday 7 September

Nanango Cultural Centre
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Tuesday 12 September

Wondai Town Hall
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Monday 18 September

Blackbutt RSL
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Tuesday 19 September

Murgon Town Hall
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Thursday 21 September

Kingaroy Town Hall Reception Room
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Monday 25 September

Durong Hall
12.00 noon for a 12.30pm start on Tuesday 26 September

Proston Hall
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Tuesday 26 September

Maidenwell Hall
5.30pm for a 6.00pm start on Wednesday 27 September

A BBQ lunch/dinner will be available for purchase at each Roadshow event to enable fundraising for some of the South Burnett's valuable community organisations.

For any further information or queries regarding the Roadshow, please contact Council’s Project Support Officer Kristy Board on (07) 4189 9100.
RADF Funding
September 1, 2017: Council’s Regional Arts Development Fund Committee encourages applications under Round One (1) of the 2017/18 RADF Program.

Round One (1) opened on Friday 1 September and closes on Friday 29 September 2017.

Application forms and information packs can be obtained from Council’s Customer Service Centres or may be downloaded from Council’s website.

For further information please contact Council’s Community Development/Grants Officer Kimberley Donohue on (07) 4189 9100.
Rate Notices Issued
September 1, 2017: Council advises all ratepayers that rate notices for the period 1 July to 31 December 2017 were issued on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

If you have not received your rate notice by the end of August, please contact your local Customer Service Centre for a copy to be mailed or emailed to you.

Payments may still be received in person at Nanango, Kingaroy, Murgon, Wondai & Blackbutt Customer Service Centres by EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard, cash or cheque.

Payments can also be made through Australia Post and B-Pay. Discounts will be available up to 4.30pm on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

If you are experiencing difficulties in paying your rates, please contact Council’s Rates Section on (07) 4189 9100 to discuss the options available.
Nominations Now Open
For 2018 Australia Day Awards

September 1, 2017: Nominations are now open for the region's annual Australia Day Awards for 2018.

These awards provide the community with an opportunity to acknowledge and reward outstanding groups and individuals committed to improving the lifestyle experience in our region.

The award categories that have been chosen give our individual communities equal opportunity to nominate those who have made special contributions to their local community.

Award categories are as follows:
• South Burnett Citizen of the Year
• South Burnett Young Citizen of the Year
• South Burnett Community Organisation of the Year
• South Burnett Lifetime Achievement Award
• South Burnett Volunteer of the Year
• South Burnett Junior Cultural Award
• South Burnett Senior Cultural Award
• Local Achiever Award (Town & Rural)
• South Burnett Junior Sportsperson
• South Burnett Senior Sportsperson
• South Burnett Sports Administrator/Coach/Official Award

The official awards ceremony will be held on the eve of Australia Day, Thursday 25 January 2018 at the Murgon Town Hall.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from Council's website.

The closding date for nominations is Friday 10 November 2017.
Request For Tender SBRC - 17/18 - 02:
Cleaning Of Public Conveniences -
Blackbutt and Nanango Areas

August 25, 2017: Council is seeking tenders from individuals or companies who are interested to complete regular, programmed cleaning of public conveniences in the areas of Nanango and Blackbutt.

Tender documents may be obtained by downloading from Council's website.

Submissions are to be suitably endorsed, marked and lodged as per Tender documents no later than 2:00pm Tuesday 12 September 2017.

For further information, contact Council's Manager Natural Resource Management and Parks, Greg Griffiths on (07) 4189-9100.
Employment Opportunities
August 21, 2017: Council currently has vacancies for:

• Relief Treatment Operator - closing date 5.00pm on Monday 4 September     2017

• Library Services Officer (Fixed Term, Part Time) - closing date 5.00pm on       Wednesday 6 September 2017

For more information visit Council's website.
Hivesville Landfill Closure
July 7, 2017: Users of the Hivesville Landfill are advised that as of Monday 10 July 2017 the landfill is no longer available due to it reaching capacity.

Residents are now directed to the Hivesville Transfer Station to dispose of their waste.

For disposal arrangements of bulk and commercial waste, please contact Council’s Waste Services on 4189 9100.
Change To Operating Times Of
Wondai And Murgon Landfills

June 16, 2017: Council advises residents that as of Saturday, 1 July 2017, new operating hours for the Wondai and Murgon Waste Facilities will come into effect.

* From September to April the operating hours will be 6:00am to 6:00pm

* From May to August the operating hours will be 8:00am to 5:00pm

These changes have been implemented in order to accommodate changes in seasonal weather conditions.

Should you have any concerns or questions in relation to this matter, please do not hesitate to contact Council's Waste Services section on (07) 4189-9100.
Change Of Date For Council General Meetings
March 31, 2017: Notice is hereby given of a change of date for Council's General Meetings in June and October.

Council's General Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 21 June 2017 will now be held on Wednesday 14 June 2017, and Council's General Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 18 October 2017 will now be held on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

All other meetings will continue to be held at the previously advertised times unless otherwise notified.

Council meetings are held in the Warren Truss Chamber, Glendon Street, Kingaroy commencing at 9:00am. Residents are welcome to attend the meeting as part of the public gallery.
Council Ordinary Meeting Dates For 2017
March 15, 2017: Council would like to advise that in accordance with Section 277 (1) of the Local Government Regulation 2012, the Ordinary Meetings for 2017 have been scheduled as follows:

* Wednesday 18 January 2017
* Wednesday 15 February 2017
* Wednesday 15 March 2017
* Wednesday 19 April 2017
* Wednesday 17 May 2017
*Wednesday 14 June 2017
* Wednesday 19 July 2017
* Wednesday 16 August 2017
* Wednesday 20 September 2017
* Wednesday 11 October 2017
* Wednesday 15 November 2017
* Wednesday 13 December 2017

Ordinary Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month (except the June, October and December meetings. which will be held on the second Wednesday) commencing at 9:00am in the Warren Truss Chamber, Glendon Street, Kingaroy unless stated otherwise.

Residents are invited to attend the meetings as members of the public gallery.
Level 3 Water Restrictions
July 12, 2017: Level 3 water restrictions are now in place throughout the South Burnett Region.

Residents are advised that sprinklers are not to be used, and hosing of paved or concreted areas is not permitted.

Hand held watering is permitted from 7:00am to 8:00am, and 5:00pm to 6:00pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for odd numbered houses and Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays for even numbered houses. No residential watering is permitted on Mondays.

Further details are available on the Council website or by contacting Customer Contact on (07) 4189 9100.
Next Council Meeting
August 17, 2017: The next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at the Warren Truss Chamber in Glendon Street, Kingaroy.

Meetings commence at 9:00am and are open to the public.

Depending on the volume of business that needs to be processed, they can conclude at any time up to 2:00pm in the afternoon. If so, morning tea will be provided.

Copies of any meeting's agenda can be downloaded from Council's website 24 hours before each meeting date.
Get More Information
You can obtain more news and information from the South Burnett Regional Council's website, or by contacting Council on (07) 4189 9100 during office hours.
Note: All content on this page is supplied by the South Burnett Regional Council
Your Councillors

Your Councillors are here to represent your interests. If you have a problem you think Council can assist you with, please contact your Divisional councillor by phone or email.
South Burnett Mayor, Cr Keith Campbell
South Burnett

Keith Campbell
Ph: 0439 708 553
Email: Click here
Division 1 Cr Roz Frohloff Division 4 Cr Terry Fleischfresser
Division 1
Cr Roz Frohloff
Ph: 0417 767 444
Email: Click here
Division 4
Cr Terry Fleischfresser
Ph: 0475 007 705
Email: Click here
Division 2 Cr Gavin (Spud) Jones Division 5 Cr Kathy Duff
Division 2
Cr Gavin (Spud) Jones
Ph: 0419 769 994
Email: Click here
Division 5
Cr Kathy Duff
Ph: 0437 020 705
Email: Click here
Division 3 Cr Danita Potter Division 6 Cr Ros Heit
Division 3
Cr Danita Potter
Ph: 0409 490 175
Email: Click here
Division 6
Cr Ros Heit
Ph: 0477 010 743
Email: Click here