The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils Inc (WBBROC) was formed in 1999 to represent the interests of all councils within the Wide Bay Burnett region. 

WBBROC lobbies Federal and State Governments on behalf of members Councils on matters of common interest and is often the point of contact for other levels of Government seeking the views of Councils on a broad range of issues. 

WBBROC is committed to developing the great potential of the region.  

WBBROC’s key goals are to:

  • Deliver improved economic outcomes for the region
  • Drive infrastructure development and investment in the region
  • Facilitate planning at a regional level
  • Provide collaborative leadership for the region.

Wide Bay Burnett Regional

Economic Development Growth Forum

The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Economic Development Growth Forum is the region's premier economic development showcase. This year's event will take place on 7 November 2019 at the Gympie Civic Centre.

Once again, this major event will be co-delivered by the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils, the Department of State Development, Infrastructure & Planning and Regional Development Australia (Wide Bay Burnett).

This FREE event will highlight industry achievements from leading regionally based businesses and provides an excellent opportunity for business, industry and leaders to come together and showcase the region's achievements with a focus on innovation, exports, emerging opportunities and networking.

Tickets are available via Eventbrite:


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The organisation is made up of:

  • Bundaberg Regional Council
  • Cherbourg Community Council
  • Fraser Coast Regional Council 
  • Gympie Regional Council
  • North Burnett Regional Council
  • South Burnett Regional Council

The Mayor, CEO and one Councillor from each Council form the membership of the organisation. 


Our vision is to:

“Make the Wide Bay Burnett an attractive, affordable and progressive region to live, work and invest.”

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