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Airshow rising to new heights after postponement

Premium Content Airshow rising to new heights after postponement

A local council has debated whether to maintain its partnership with the Brisbane...

Council’s plan to bring Christmas cheer to the region

Premium Content Council’s plan to bring Christmas cheer to the region

It’s not Christmas in July, but a plan to ensure cheer at the end of the year.

Council irate over flushing funds down trashed toilets

Premium Content Council irate over flushing funds down trashed toilets

The latest bout of senseless vandalism of public toilets has left local councillors...

Funding divide for river projects ‘disproportional’

Premium Content Funding divide for river projects ‘disproportional’

A rural council has questioned the amount it invests into the Resilient Rivers...

Former refuse site to be reborn as native habitat

Premium Content Former refuse site to be reborn as native habitat

A dump will be turned into a blossoming environmental area.

Grant portal to end funding confusion

Premium Content Grant portal to end funding confusion

A new online portal will streamline access to grant and funding opportunities for...

‘Compassionate grounds’ rates cuts given to businesses

Premium Content ‘Compassionate grounds’ rates cuts given to businesses

'As councillors we can also make decisions on compassionate grounds'

Council pushed to increase ratepayers’ rural fire levy

Premium Content Council pushed to increase ratepayers’ rural fire levy

Fire brigades asking for more funding after severe fire season

DEVELOPMENT: New petrol station reluctantly given approval

Premium Content DEVELOPMENT: New petrol station reluctantly given approval

The development plan ticked all the boxes, but councillors fear its negative...

Mandatory water testing remains for poultry farm neighbours

Premium Content Mandatory water testing remains for poultry farm neighbours

COUNCILLORS have argued specific testing needs to stay, following the poultry...

Grandstand, dining facilities wanted for popular Esk track

Premium Content Grandstand, dining facilities wanted for popular Esk track

RACETRACK users are calling for a grandstand with amenities to improve the...

How council's plan to give park away for free could cost you

Premium Content How council's plan to give park away for free could cost you

Kilcoy's Anzac Park park gift plan may hit ratepayers.

Council condemns rushed Koala conservation plans

Premium Content Council condemns rushed Koala conservation plans

'Rushed' State Government koala draft plan slammed

Half-a-million dollars spent propping up ageing bridges

Premium Content Half-a-million dollars spent propping up ageing bridges

A regional council is planning to commit $600,000 to renewing and restoring...

Library upgrade delayed by cost blowout

Library upgrade delayed by cost blowout

Planned refurbishments at a regional library have been delayed after the project’s...

Kids to benefit from new after-school skate club coaching

Premium Content Kids to benefit from new after-school skate club coaching

A skateboarding coach will be on-hand for after school coaching in a new pilot...

Mystery surrounds impacts of Somerset Dam safety upgrade

Premium Content Mystery surrounds impacts of Somerset Dam safety upgrade

Unanswered questions, undated letters and unconfirmed commitments

New pavilion brings price rise to local showgrounds

Premium Content New pavilion brings price rise to local showgrounds

The installation of a new dining pavilion at a local showgrounds has led to an...

Controversy and confusion over plan to rename street

Premium Content Controversy and confusion over plan to rename street

A simple plan to rename a troublesome road in a small town has met with a mass of...

Abattoir expansion approved, but won’t increase production

Premium Content Abattoir expansion approved, but won’t increase production

A major facility extension will soon be under way at an abattoir in the Somerset...

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