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Water Meter Reading

Water Meter Reading

Water Meter Reading North Burnett Regional Council advises residents that Council staff will commence reading water meters for the period to 30 June, 2022 from Monday 30 May, to Thursday 30 June, 2022. To ensure your meter is read, residents are advised to: 1. Ensure...

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Council Facility Updates and Closures

Council Facility Updates and Closures

Closures and Updates: Lister Street Toilets are closed until further notice, due to plumbing and maintenance issues. Alternative toilets can be found at the following locations: Jaycee Skate Park, Cnr Dalton and Lister Streets Lions Park, Flinders Street (Burnett Hwy)...

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Public Notices

Mundubbera Warning Siren Test – Friday 1 July 2022

The Warning Siren at Mundubbera will be tested on Friday 1 July 2022, at 12:00 PM, as part of the bi-annual testing procedure. It will be tested again on 1 December 2022. The purpose of the Warning Siren is to alert residents of possible threats to life, such as...

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Illegal Camping

Illegal Camping

Under the North Burnett Regional Council Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Area, Facilities and Roads) 2011, camping is not permitted on all local government-controlled areas and roads (i.e. public land, parks, reserves, roadsides) unless otherwise signed....

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Update of Barram and Abercorn Road Intersection Works

Council commenced work on the Abercorn and Barram Road intersections on Tuesday, 3 May 2022.  This project is expected to take approximately 8-10 weeks to complete. Due to recent weather events, the following restrictions have been placed on Abercorn Road. No trucks....

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Wandering Livestock on Local Roads

Wandering Livestock on Local Roads

North Burnett Regional Council is aware that there have been instances of wandering livestock on local roads, during recent days. Council strenuously recommends that all motorists take extreme care and caution on the roads.  Council’s CEO Margot Stork stated that...

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Weekly Update from Mayor Hotz

KEEPING LOCAL GOVERNMENT LOCAL WEEKLY UPDATE – 28 JUNE 2022

On Monday 27 June, North Burnett Regional Council adopted a 2022-2023 Budget, according to requirements of Section 104 of the Local Government Act 2009 (Qld) and Section 169,170 and 171 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 (Qld). North Burnett Regional Council...

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Keeping Local Government Local Weekly Update – 21 June 2022

On Monday 13 June, Councillors Melinda Jones, Councillor Dael Giddins, CEO Margot Stork and I had a discussion with Queensland Tourism.  The discussion related to tourism pursuits, synergies, promotion and Regional Tourism Organisations, throughout the broader state....

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Keeping Local Government Local Weekly Update – 14 June 2021

Keeping Local Government Local Weekly Update – 14 June 2021

During the past two weeks, Councillor Melinda Jones, Chairperson of the Local Disaster Management Group and Councillor Dael Giddens, Deputy Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group, CEO Margot Stork and some staff have participated in Disaster Management training....

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Keeping Local Government Local Weekly Update – 7 June 2022

Federal Assistance Grants Mr Paul Bell AM visited Gayndah Wednesday 1 June.  Mr Bell is the Chairperson of the Queensland Local Government Grants Commission.  He had a conversation with Council regarding Federal Assistance Grants; the methodology for allocation of...

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North Burnett Regional Council

The North Burnett region takes its name from the Burnett River that flows through the area. The region has a picturesque environmental beauty and an abundance of natural resources that support the diverse agricultural industries and a healthy country lifestyle.

Our region covers 19,708 square kilometres with the topography of the region being diverse from fertile farmland to rugged geographical formations.