SES groups in the South Burnett are expected to be using a secure digital communication network within the next two years.
Rural firefighters and State Emergency Services volunteers gathered in Nanango’s Pioneer Park on Saturday morning to enjoy a family day with friends and supporters.
Rural firefighters and State Emergency Service members are inviting the public to come along to Pioneer Park in Nanango on Saturday to celebrate National Volunteer Week.
The State Emergency Service is urging residents to be storm savvy and finalise household preparations before severe weather strikes over summer.
The State Emergency Service says new figures point to a rise in the potential for severe weather in the Wide Bay Burnett region.
Ergon Energy is inviting State Emergency Service groups to apply for grants to buy vital emergency equipment.
Wondai SES Group – which was on its last legs just a year ago – has been named the North Coast Region’s 2017 Regional Group of the Year.
At least 40 vehicles on South Burnett roads will now be foiling would-be number plate thieves after a morning’s work by volunteers on Saturday.
NRMA Insurance will extend its 10-year partnership with Queensland’s SES volunteers for a further two years.
Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio has praised the work of the region’s SES units – and the role they play in the local community – at the handover of 10 new 4WDs to SES units.
Nanango SES will get a new office and training facility thanks to a $192,000 Government grant
A Memerambi resident was lucky to escape injury when a large tree suddenly fell across his driveway
The South Burnett Southern SES Unit has won a major award at SES Week celebrations held in Gympie
There’s going to be no excuse for South Burnett residents not to be prepared during the upcoming storm and bushfire season with the launch of a handy new guide on Friday.
Seven new SES members achieved a personal goal in their development recently as highly qualified operators.
SES groups will be able to access vital new emergency equipment thanks to a $200,000 joint sponsorship deal supported by Ergon Energy, Energex and Powerlink Queensland.
The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is urging Queenslanders right across the State to prepare for thunderstorms later today (Friday) and during the weekend.
The Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report makes sombre reading on this fifth anniversary of the 2010-11 floods.
The SES is urging Queenslanders to get “tech savvy” and start using the SES Assistance smart phone app.
Storms that have whipped through the South Burnett over the past few days have caused major blackouts, pelted crops with rain and hail, and kept SES volunteers, council workers and Ergon Energy repair crews run off their feet.
More than 10,000 homes lost power as a string of storms crossed the South Burnett on Saturday afternoon
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is urging residents in parts of the Dalby and South Burnett Council areas, including Boondooma and Lake Boondooma, to prepare for thunderstorm activity in the coming hour.