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Public Notices

Have Your Say on Council’s Wandering Livestock Policy

Have Your Say on Council’s Wandering Livestock Policy

The Wandering Livestock Policy and procedure will be advertised for public exhibition and community feedback is welcomed until close of business Friday 23 December 2022. View the draft Wandering Livestock Policy here. Written or electronic submissions are invited...

Community Consultation Regarding Hedges in Gayndah

Community Consultation Regarding Hedges in Gayndah

One of our Parks and Open Spaces officers recently swapped their large 4WD vehicle for a smaller more compact vehicle and this changed the way that they saw road safety around the region.  As a result, they have identified that while the hedge growing in the centre...

Notice of Sale of Land for Overdue Rates

Notice of Sale of Land for Overdue Rates

 Local Government Regulation 2012 (Section 142)  Date:  25 October 2022 North Burnett Regional Council hereby gives notice that, unless all overdue rates and expenses of sale owing in relation to this land (which land is more particularly described in the Schedule...

Bridge Closures and Load Limits Due to Safety Issues

Bridge Closures and Load Limits Due to Safety Issues

Bridges maintained by Council across the region are periodically inspected to identify any maintenance or repair works and to ensure that they are safe to use. Following recent inspections, restrictions need to be placed on some bridges.  In some cases, potential...

Remembrance Day Services in the North Burnett – 11 November 2022

Remembrance Day Services in the North Burnett – 11 November 2022

Local RSL branches have advised that Remembrance Day will be observed throughout the North Burnett region this Friday 11 November 2022, at all townships, except Biggenden. All scheduled services will be open to the public. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th...

On the Hunt for Chinee Apple or Indian Jujube

On the Hunt for Chinee Apple or Indian Jujube

North Burnett Regional Council’s Land Protection Officers have been on the hunt for Chinee Apple, Ziziphus mauritiana in recent months, in historically known locations along the Burnett River, with the aim of eradication as part of NBRC’s Biosecurity Plan 2019-2024....

Reading of Water Meters – 31 October 2022

Reading of Water Meters – 31 October 2022

North Burnett Regional Council advises residents that Council staff will commence reading water meters for the period to 31 December 2022, from Monday 28 November to Friday 23 December 2022. To ensure your meter is read, residents are advised to: Ensure the area...

Be Aware of Flying Foxes

Be Aware of Flying Foxes

Flying foxes are currently present in a number of North Burnett communities. Disturbing flying foxes will increase health risks to the community, so it is important for residents to be aware of flying foxes nearby, keep a safe distance from them and do not touch bats...

Gayndah Cemetery Footpath Construction

Gayndah Cemetery Footpath Construction

As part of the Gayndah Number Two Cemetery Upgrade, Council will be constructing a pedestrian footpath to link the new and current sections of the cemetery. Access to other parts of the cemetery will remain open to the public throughout the duration of the works....

Notice of Auction – Properties for Sale due to Unpaid Rates

Notice of Auction – Properties for Sale due to Unpaid Rates

Council held an initial Sale of Land for Overdue Rates Auction on the 06 September 2022 with five properties being sold, and nine remaining unsold.  Council has resolved to conduct a further Auction (with reduced reserve prices) on 11.00 am Tuesday 29 November 2022 @...

Weed Biosecurity Alert

Weed Biosecurity Alert

Fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis) is a restricted invasive plant that has been located for the first time in the North Burnett region. Council’s Land Protection Officers (LPO) have confirmed that Fireweed was located in the Woowoonga area, north of Biggenden with...

Keep an Eye Out for Our Disaster Dashboard Promo!

Keep an eye out for Council's Disaster Dashboard tv advertisement on Channel 7, from this weekend through to Get Ready Week, 10 - 16 October! This project was jointly funded by the Get Ready program in conjunction with Fraser Coast, Gympie and Bundaberg Regional...

Sewer Manhole Spraying

Sewer Manhole Spraying

North Burnett residents are advised that sewerage manholes throughout the townships of Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto and Mundubbera will be sprayed by a local contractor from Monday, 24 October 2022 through to Thursday 10 November 2022, between the hours of 7am...

Councillor Public Session in Monto Today – 28 September 2022

Councillor Public Session in Monto Today – 28 September 2022

Come and meet your Councillors at a Public Session following the Council General Meeting in Monto today. Bring your ideas and questions and take the opportunity to share what's important to you and your community. The informal meet and greet will take place from...

Council Waste Audit on Kerbside Bins

Council Waste Audit on Kerbside Bins

Council’s  Environment Team have engaged a private contractor, Envirocom to conduct a waste audit on our kerbside bins.  The study is being completed to gather data which will assist in determining the volumes and types of waste generated by households across the...

Council Auction of Plant and Equipment

Council Auction of Plant and Equipment

Council routinely conducts auctions of plant and equipment which is no longer suitable, due to age or utilisation. This year, the plant auction will be conducted through Pickles Auctions, commencing Friday 7 October 2022 at 10:30 am and finishing Tuesday 11 October...

Hazard Reduction Burning – 21 September 2022

Hazard Reduction Burning – 21 September 2022

Spring is the perfect time to undertake hazard reduction burning. Hazard reduction burning is an important environmental management procedure, but it comes with certain risks. Here are all the facts you need to know: A hazard reduction burn is a controlled or...

Gayndah Cemetery Works – 13 September 2022

Gayndah Cemetery Works – 13 September 2022

On Wednesday 14 September 2022, work will begin on the Gayndah Lawn Cemetery irrigation upgrade. Due to this work, a section of Downing Street will be closed, so that there will be no thoroughfare, with limited access to residential traffic only, from 7am to 3pm....

Tree Maintenance on Wetheron Road, Ginoondan – 6 September 2022

Tree Maintenance on Wetheron Road, Ginoondan – 6 September 2022

Council has engaged Global Tree Works contractors to remove multiple trees along Wetheron Road, Ginoondan from 8-9 September 2022. All trees in question are posing a safety risk and will be removed to ground level. Debris will be stock piled, sheered and processed in...

Civil Works Update  – 6 September 2022

Civil Works Update – 6 September 2022

Council maintains a network of 829 kilometres of sealed and 3318 kilometres of unsealed roads within the region. In addition to this, we maintain Queensland Government roads, consisting of another 671 kilometres of sealed and 56 kilometres of unsealed roads, under a...

Coordinated 1080 Baiting Program

Coordinated 1080 Baiting Program

Council will be conducting a coordinated 1080 baiting program for the control of wild dogs and feral pigs in Spring, 2022. This is a free service for landholders. To take advantage of this baiting program all participants must pre-register with Council before close of...

Coordinated 1080 Baiting Program – 1 September 2022

Coordinated 1080 Baiting Program – 1 September 2022

Council will be conducting a coordinated 1080 baiting program for the control of wild dogs and feral pigs in Spring, 2022. This is a free service for landholders. To take advantage of this baiting program all participants must have pre-registered with Council before...

Civil Works, Parks and Open Spaces Update – 30 August 2022

Civil Works, Parks and Open Spaces Update – 30 August 2022

Council maintains a network of 829 kilometres of sealed and 3318 kilometres of unsealed roads within the region. In addition to this, we maintain Queensland Government roads, consisting of another 671 kilometres of sealed and 56 kilometres of unsealed roads, under a...

Water Mains Repairs – Mt Perry Showgrounds Water Interruption

Water Mains Repairs – Mt Perry Showgrounds Water Interruption

Council has had to isolate the water supply to the Mt Perry Showgrounds this afternoon due to urgent water mains repairs. It is expected that the water will be turned back on tomorrow (30/08/22). At this stage, no other residents or businesses are affected. We...

Monday 8 August Public Holiday – Royal Queensland Show

Monday 8 August Public Holiday – Royal Queensland Show

North Burnett residents and visitors to the region are reminded that Monday, 8 August 2022 is the Royal Queensland Show public holiday for the North Burnett Region in Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto and Mount Perry areas. Council’s Customer Service and Library...

Varroa Mite Warning for Beekeepers

Varroa Mite Warning for Beekeepers

Attention Beepers!  Following the detection of varroa mite (Varroa destructor) in New South Wales, we're calling on all Queensland beekeepers for support. Here's what you can do to help: Conduct surveillance on your hives as soon as practicable, in the form of sugar...

Change of Date – July Council General Meeting

Change of Date – July Council General Meeting

At Council’s General Meeting held Monday, 27 June 2022, it was resolved to reschedule the General Meeting of Council from Wednesday, 27 July 2022 to Thursday, 21 July 2022. The General Meeting will be held in the Council Boardroom, 28 Lyons St, Mundubbera commencing...

Footpath Upgrade Program – Eidsvold and Biggenden

Footpath Upgrade Program – Eidsvold and Biggenden

Works for a new footpath in Edward Street, Biggenden and on the Burnett Highway, between Moreton Street and Esplanade Street, Eidsvold will commence on Monday, 18 July 2022. These works will continue for approximately two weeks with completion by Monday 1 August,...

Public Toilets Temporarily Closed – Dallarnil

Dallarnil toilets have been closed indefinitely due to vandalism. Alternative toilets can be found in Biggenden. Lister Street Toilets in Monto are currently being repaired, due to plumbing and maintenance issues. Alternative toilets can be found at the following...

Mundubbera Warning Siren Test – Friday 1 July 2022

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...

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....

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....

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...

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...

Weather Situation Update from the Local Disaster Management Group

Weather Situation Update from the Local Disaster Management Group

At approximately 9:30pm Friday,13 May 2022, the Bureau of Meteorology cancelled the severe weather warning for the Burnett region.  This, combined with local observations the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) has moved from Stand Up, back to Alert.  Despite a...

Council Facility Updates and Closures

Council Facility Updates and Closures

Closures and Updates: Facility Updates Biggenden Waste Facility will make the following temporary changes to its opening hours: Tuesday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Friday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Sunday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm The temporary changes will be effective from 28 November 2022...