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Somerset Regional Council Meeting Highlights - 13 September 2019

Published: September 13th 2019

Speed limit changes for Clarendon Road

The speed limit along two sections of Clarendon Road will be lowered following a review by Somerset Regional Council.

The section of road between Wyatts Road and west of Watson Bridge will become a 70km/hr zone, down from 80km/hr.

A 40km/hr school zone will be enforced either side of Clarendon State School from 7am to 9am and 2pm to 4pm, replacing the 60km/hr zone.


New playground coming to Coominya

A new playground will be installed at Coominya Railway Park, replacing the existing facilities.

The playground on Bunney Road will include a post swing with a rope basket, climbing webs, see saw, orbs and talk tubes.

Work is expected to start in November.


Groups share rates remission funding

Eleven community groups have shared more than $15,000 from round one of Somerset Regional Council’s rates remission Community Assistance Grants.

Funding recipients were the Brisbane Valley Pony and Hack Club, Esk RSL Sub Branch, Folk Art Cooperative Society, Glamorgan Vale Tennis Club, Hopetoun Masonic Lodge, Linville Hall Committee, Lowood and District Memorial Bowls Club, Moore Soldiers Memorial Hall Association, Lowood RSL Sub Branch, St John Biarra Lodge and Lowood and District Golf Club.

For more on Community Assistance Grants, visit


Council awards four community grants

Four Community Assistance Grants have been awarded in the latest round of funding from Somerset Regional Council.

The Kilcoy Returned Services League received a grant to support its centenary celebrations, while Jimna Sporting Club was acknowledged ahead of next month’s Jimna Spring Festival and Reunion.

Soccer player Hannah Rattey and cross country runner Blake Anderson also received Somerset Excellence Grants.

For more on Community Assistance Grants, visit


Somerset Regional Council held its meeting in the Simeon Lord Room at the Esk Library on Wednesday, 11 September at 9am.

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