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Mayor's Community Charity Breakfast
March 28, 2018: The next Mayor's Community Charity Breakfast will be held at Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 6:45am to 8:30am on Thursday, May 3.

Actor and author William McInnes will be a special guest speaker, and all proceeds will be donated to Relay For Life.

Tickets are $30 per head and can be booked by an RSVP to Bronwyn Barry on (07) 4189-9155 or by email.

For catering purposes, RSVPs should be made by Thursday, 26 April 2018.
2018 National Council of
Women of Queensland Bursaries

April 20, 2018: Applications for the 2018 National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. (NCWQ) bursaries for Queensland women are now open.

This is the tenth year of the bursaries with 33 bursaries available, include the $1,000 South Burnett Mayor's Bursary

All details are available on the NCWQ website.
Free Individual Property
Management Plan Workshop

April 20, 2018: Council, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and the South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium are hosting a workshop to assist you in developing a Fire Management Plan for your property, and measures to balance fire safety with the conservation of bushland plants and animals.

Attendees will receive free property maps, a property fire planning kit, tools to draft the plan and personalised property fire management advice. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

The workshop will be held at the Kingaroy Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Tuesday, May 22 and 9:00am to noon on Wednesday, May 23.

Please RSVP no later than Tuesday 8 May to Council’s Administration Officer for NRM & Parks, Regina Sloper, on (07) 4189 9100.

Bookings are essential to ensure you receive your personalised maps of the property/area where you intend to develop a Fire Management Plan.
Surplus Goods Auction
March 28, 2018: Council advises that a surplus goods auction will be held on Saturday 19 May 2018 at 9.00am (gates open at 8.00am) at the Nanango Council Depot in Dalby Street, Nanango.

Payment is by cash or cheque, and Photo ID is required to obtain bidders card.

Items available include furniture, trailers, mowers, building materials, pavers, ladders, stretchers, medical aid equipment, computers, drums, tanks, pumps, a donga and lots more. A forklift will be available at completion of sale to assist loading larger items.

All enquiries should be made to Council’s Workplace Health & Safety Advisor, Sarah Saxer on (07) 4189 9100.
Wild Dog & Feral Pig
Baiting Program May 2018

March 28, 2018: Council in conjunction with Biosecurity Queensland are participating in a coordinated Wild Dog & Feral Pig Baiting Program.

Failure to control wild dogs and feral pigs can result in livestock losses, attacks on domestic pets and the loss of native fauna.

Landholders have a legislative responsibility to control these pests on their land and participation in this program is an effective way to help meet this responsibility.

Baiting stations will be held throughout the South Burnett from Monday 21 May to Friday 25 May 2018.

For further information and to register your intention of attending a baiting station please contact Council’s Stock Route & Pest Officer, Kerry Hayes on (07) 4189 9312.

All participants must register their intention to conduct baiting no later than Friday 11 May 2018.

Owners of domestic and working dogs are advised to restrain and or muzzle their dogs during the baiting program to minimise the risk of dogs wandering and coming into contact with poison baits
Change to Waste Collection Days:
Wooroolin & Tingoora

March 28, 2018: Council’s Waste Collection Contractor has identified some efficiency savings to be made by changing waste collection times for a number of existing 240L wheelie bin services.

As of Friday 27 April 2018 residents in Wooroolin and Tingoora will have their 240L wheelie bin collected in the morning instead of the afternoon.

Residents of Wooroolin and Tingoora are therefore advised to ensure that their 240L wheelie bin is placed at the kerb for servicing by 6:00am on Fridays.
Change to Waste Collection Days:
Proston, Hivesville & Mondure

March 28, 2018: Council’s Waste Collection Contractor has identified some efficiency savings to be made by changing the waste collection day for a number of existing 240L wheelie bin services.

The waste collection day is changing for residents of Proston, Hivesville and Mondure. Friday 20 April 2018 will be the last collection on a Friday.

The new collection day will change to Wednesday. Wednesday 25 April 2018 will be your first collection on this new arrangement.

Please have your bin placed on the kerb for servicing by 6:00am from Wednesday 25 April 2018 onwards.
Kingaroy Town Revitalisation Project:
Community Consultation Feedback

March 28, 2018: Council held community consultation sessions in March to provide an update on the draft concept for the Kingaroy Town Revitalisation Project.

This project encompasses the Kingaroy CBD which includes Haly Street, George Street, the Rail Corridor, Kingaroy Street, Alford Street, Short Street, Markwell Street, Youngman Street and Glendon Street.

This project will review elements including open space within the CBD, roads, kerb & channel, footpaths, landscaping, pedestrian crossings, pram ramps, car parking, traffic movements, road medians, road furniture, signage, lighting and park furniture.

It is proposed that the Kingaroy CBD will be a safer, more inviting and visually rewarding place for business to be conducted while allowing residents and visitors to enjoy what is on offer in the Kingaroy CBD.

Click here to download the presentation from the Consultation sessions (PDF).

To download the feedback form please click here (PDF).

Feedback closes on 30 April 2018.

For further information, please contact Council on (07) 4189 9100.
Notice Of Road Access Closure
March 16, 2018: Council advises that the access to the northern end of Boggy Creek Road, Wooroolin, via the Bunya Highway will be closed permanently.

Access to Boggy Creek Road will still be available via Sportsground Road, Wooroolin.

The road closure will come into effect as of Thursday 22 March 2018.
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
February 21, 2018: 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
April 19, 2018: The next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 16 May 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.
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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
Mayor

Keith Campbell
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Division 1 Cr Roz Frohloff Division 4 Cr Terry Fleischfresser
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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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Division 3 Cr Danita Potter Division 6 Cr Ros Heit
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Cr Danita Potter
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