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South Burnett Regional Council News Updates
Council's Christmas Operating Hours
December 12, 2017: All Customer Service Centres will be open from 8:30am to 4:30pm until Friday, December 22 when they will close at 12:00 noon.

All Council's Customer Service Centres will be closed from Monday, December 25 to Monday, January 1, but will reopen at 8:30am on Tuesday, January 2.

Council Libraries
Council's Library facilities will close early on Friday, December 22 and re-open on Tuesday, January 2.

Visitor Information Centres
Council's Visitor Information Centres will be closed on Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day (January 1) but will be open on other days, though operating times may vary - please check your local centre for details.

Council Waste Facilities
Blackbutt, Kingaroy, Nanango, Wondai, Murgon and Wattlecamp waste facilities will be closed on Christmas Day, but wheelie bin collections will take place on normal pickup days, including Christmas Day.

Council Saleyards - Coolabunia
Council's Saleyards at Coolabunia will close from Friday 22 December and re-open on Monday, 8 January.
Invitation For Expressions Of Interest: SBRCEOI-17/18-02 -
Lease Of The Wondai Railway Building

December 22, 2017: Expressions of Interest are invited for the lease of the Wondai Railway Building which is situated on the South Burnett Rail Trail, Haly Street, Wondai.

Expressions of Interest must be lodged no later than 3:00pm Monday 29 January 2018 and can be emailed to Council.

All enquiries are to be directed to Council's Property Section on (07) 4189-9100.
Request For Tender
December 22, 2017: Council is seeking tenders for the following:

SBRC-17/18-09 - Supervision and Maintenance of the Nanango Waste Facility

SBRC-17/18-10 - Provision of Security Services for Council Buildings and Facilities at Murgon and Wondai

SBRC-17/18-11 - Provision of Security Services for Council Buildings and Facilities at Kingaroy, Nanango and Blackbutt

Information packages specific to each of the above mentioned tenders can be obtained in person at any Council Customer Service Centre, by phoning (07) 4189 9100, by emailing Council or by downloading from Council's website.

Tender submissions are to be suitably endorsed and must address the criteria as listed in the information pack.
Community Grants Program
Opening In February 2018

December 22, 2017: Council's Community Grants Program will open 1 February and close on Tuesday, 28 February 2018 in the following categories:

  • • Community Events Sponsorship
  • • Community Regionally Significant Events Sponsorship
  • • Community Hall Public Liability Insurance Grant
  • • Healthy Communities Sponsorship
  • • Project/Program One-off Sponsorship

The Community Grants Program Policy and application forms are available for download from from Council's website or collection over the counter at Council's Customer Service Centres.

Council encourages any not-for-profit organisations wishing to apply to contact Council's Community Development/Grants Officer Kimberley Donohue on (07) 4189 9100 for more information.
Approved Inspection Program For Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Surveillance And Treatment
November 7, 2017: In accordance with the Public Health Act 2005, notice is hereby given that the South Burnett Regional Council intends to conduct an Approved Systematic Inspection Program for Mosquito Surveillance and Treatment.

Inspections will be carried out by authorised persons from Thursday 23 November 2017 to Wednesday 28 February 2018 between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm weekdays. This program permits authorised persons to gain access to private land for the purpose of inspecting for and treating mosquito breeding.

This is an attempt to achieve the early detection and control of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is a known vector for Dengue Fever, Zika Virus and Chickungunya, in order to limit the spread of this designated pest throughout the South Burnett Regional Council area.

This inspection program includes properties within the Blackbutt, Kingaroy, Kumbia, Murgon, Nanango, Proston, Tingoora, Wondai and Wooroolin township areas.

A copy of the approved inspection program is available for inspection at the South Burnett Regional Council Kingaroy Customer Service Centre located at 45 Glendon Street, Kingaroy.

For more information, please contact Council's Environment and Waste Services Branch on (07) 4189-9100.
Change Of Hours: Blackbutt And
Wondai Customer Service Centres

October 27, 2017: Council wishes to advise that effective Monday 6 November 2017 the office hours of the Blackbutt and Wondai Customer Service Centres will be changed as follows:

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (closed between 12 noon and 1:00pm)

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (closed between 1:00pm and 2:00pm)
South Burnett Regional Council
Planning Scheme 2017:
Adoption of the Planning Scheme

October 1, 2017: Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and Statutory Guideline 01/16: Making or amending local planning instruments, that by resolution on Wednesday 20 September 2017 the South Burnett Regional Council adopted the South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme 2017.

The South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme 2017 will replace the Kingaroy Shire IPA Planning Scheme, Nanango Shire IPA Planning Scheme, Murgon Shire IPA Planning Scheme and the Wondai Shire IPA Planning Scheme and will take effect from Monday 2 October 2017.

A copy of the South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme 2017 can be viewed on Council’s website.

For further information, or to inspect or purchase a copy of South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme, visit Council’s Customer Service Centres or phone 4189 9100.
Council Ordinary Meeting Dates For 2018
December 22, 2017: Council would like to advise that in accordance with Section 277 (1) of the Local Government Regulation 2012, the Ordinary Meetings for 2018 have been scheduled as follows:

* Wednesday 17 January 2018
* Wednesday 21 February 2018
* Wednesday 21 March 2018
* Wednesday 18 April 2018
* Wednesday 16 May 2018
* Wednesday 13 June 2018
* Wednesday 18 July 2018
* Wednesday 15 August 2018
* Wednesday 19 September 2018
* Wednesday 10 October 2018
* Wednesday 21 November 2018
* Wednesday 12 December 2018

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
December 22, 2017: The next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 17 January 2018 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.
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Your Councillors

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South Burnett Mayor, Cr Keith Campbell
South Burnett

Keith Campbell
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Division 1 Cr Roz Frohloff Division 4 Cr Terry Fleischfresser
Division 1
Cr Roz Frohloff
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Cr Terry Fleischfresser
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Division 2 Cr Gavin (Spud) Jones Division 5 Cr Kathy Duff
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Cr Gavin (Spud) Jones
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Cr Kathy Duff
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Division 3 Cr Danita Potter Division 6 Cr Ros Heit
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Cr Danita Potter
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Cr Ros Heit
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