SHINE BRIGHT: Businesses across the Central and North Burnett are getting into the Christmas spirit.Photo Anastassia Perets / Central and North Burnett Times
SHINE BRIGHT: Businesses across the Central and North Burnett are getting into the Christmas spirit.Photo Anastassia Perets / Central and North Burnett Times Annie Perets

2015 North Burnett Christmas Lights Competition is on

GET out your Christmas lights and decorations - it's time to start preparing for the 2015 North Burnett Christmas Lights Competition.  

Residents and local businesses in the North Burnett are invited to decorate their homes, windows and gardens in the spirit of Christmas.  

In partnership with various community organisations, Council has opened nominations to this free community event.   North Burnett Regional Council sponsors all six townships equally in the competition.  

Partnered community organisations:

Biggenden: Apex Club Biggenden

Eidsvold: Eidsvold Show Society

Gayndah: Gayndah Rotary Club

Monto: Monto Magic Tourism Association

Mt Perry: Mt Perry Sport & Rec

Mundubbera: Mundubbera Enterprise Association (MEA)  

Prizes include:

Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto and Mt Perry: Best Residence: First $100 Second $50 Third $25 Best Business: First $100 Second $50  

In Mundubbera, MEA will provide winners with gift vouchers to be used in local Mundubbera businesses: Residence - 1st $120 voucher, 2nd prize $90 voucher, 3rd prize $60 voucher, Incentive award - Christmas lights valued at $25; Business: Best display wins a trophy.  

Biggenden Apex Club will also provide additional sponsorship for the Biggenden competition Displays are judged according to visual appeal, overall impact, uniqueness, variety of decorations used, safety and tidiness.  

How to enter:

To be part of this year's Christmas Lights Competition, residents from Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, and Mt Perry are requested to nominate their residence or business by 4.30pm Thursday, December 10.  

Nomination forms are available online at the council's website on www.northburnett.qld.gov.au or at any of the council's six administration centres  or libraries.  

In Monto and Mundubbera, nominations are not necessary.  

In Mt Perry, nominations close on Tuesday, December 15   All entrants must adhere to the terms and conditions stated on the nomination form - where applicable.    


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