South Burnett residents owe millions in SPER debts

SOUTH Burnett residents owe more than $7million in outstanding debts with the State Penalties Enforcement Registry.

In the Kingaroy postcode alone, 1081 people owe $2,113,000 to SPER according to a Queensland Treasury report dated up to November 30, 2015.

Murgon and Cherbourg residents living in the 4605 postcode are the most in debt to the government body with more than $3million owed.

SPER is responsible for the collection and enforcement of unpaid infringement notice fines, court-ordered penalties, offender debt recovery orders and offender levies.

Debtors who do not pay their fine can have their licence suspended, vehicle immobilised, property seized or imprisoned.

SEE THE DEBT LEVELS FOR EVERY MAJOR SOUTH BURNETT TOWN BELOW

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