Residents within the quiet rural residential area of Brooklands have had to endure continual disruption to their peaceful lifestyle. In the general meeting held 15th February 2017, Councillors voted to allow an operator to run a truck depot from his residential address. The owner was finally forced to lodged a material Change of Use (MCU)… Read More Rural Residents quiet lifestyle still being disrupted.
At the Council meeting held on Wednesday 15th Feb, South Burnett Regional Councillors once again showed their disdain towards ratepayers concerns and ignorance over their own Shire Planning Scheme and Regional Codes/Policies that we all have to abide by. After 7 years of a business that was being labeled ‘illegally operating’ and continuous complaints being… Read More Council Ignoring their own Shire Planning Scheme and Codes?
Wednesday 15th Feb, 6pm, Mayor Campbell and Cr Jones (Div 2) held a public meeting in Blackbutt to advise and update residents on related topics for their local area. Despite the choice of what some would consider an inappropriate location, the bar at the Blackbutt Golf Club, and the meeting not advertised all that well,… Read More Blackbutt meeting Mayor Campbell & Div 2 Cr Jones
The SBRC Listening Tour stumbled into Nanango on Wednesday night with a massive turnout of around 10 audience members. Appreciation and a hearty congratulations for endeavouring to provide a grassroots Council service such as a meet and greet. The full unedited 2 hr version will be available on YouTube shortly, but this is an exert… Read More Heavy vehicle access within the Sth Burnett
Latest update about the Coopers Gap wind farm project and the presentation from their June meeting in Bell. Questions and answers relating to the project and its requirements. The presentation from the meeting is available here: (pdf) Meeting Presentation June 2016 The path of community infrastructure designation for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm (CGW),… Read More Coopers Gap Wind Farm update
It has been absolutely confirmed that B-Doubles are not permitted access within the South Burnett along the Maidenwell Bunya Mountain Road. These heavy vehicles have been photographed illegally running along the Kumbia Brooklands Rd, Nanango Brooklands Rd, Maidenwell Bunya Mountains Rd and others within the district. The South Burnett Regional Council and the Division 2… Read More CONFIRMED – B-Doubles not permitted
What a crock ! So how do you feel knowing that you have some elected representatives that campaigned to try to have this extra levy on your rates removed, yet they folded like a pyramid of cards when someone sneezed on them? Good Governance is not telling the population ‘to put up and shut up.’… Read More Ratepayers shafted over $200 road levy
Several residents have recently lodged official complaints with Deputy Premier Jackie Trad (Minister for Local Government) and the Ombudsman concerning the continued malpractices and non-compliance of the South Burnett Regional Council employees (Mayor, Councillors and Management staff) regarding local issues raised with their office. “There are many concerns being raised about the actions of council… Read More Complaints lodged against Sth Burnett Council