ON THE OFFENSIVE: North Burnett mayor Rachel Chambers.
ON THE OFFENSIVE: North Burnett mayor Rachel Chambers. Alex Treacy

Mayor to Sunwater: 'Show us the money'

NORTH Burnett's mayor says she "fully expects" Sunwater to reimburse the council for any infrastructure costs incurred by the decision to lower Paradise Dam's spillway by 5m.

Mayor Rachel Chambers said two council facilities, Mingo Crossing Caravan and Recreation Park and Paradise Dam Caravan Park and Campground, were already feeling the "immediate effects" of the State Government decision, announced last month on the grounds of safety concerns.

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