Police are reminding residents to adhere to social distancing principles and new restrictions in relation to indoor venues.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned that scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears about COVID-19.
Blackbutt axeman Mitch Argent just missed out on another national title when he came third in the prestigious Stihl Timbersports 2020 Australian Trophy competition at the weekend.
A new plan to improve access to mental health, suicide prevention and drug treatment services in the local region has been developed by the Darling Downs and West Moreton Primary Health Network.
World Day of Prayer – an interdenominational Christian celebration – will be celebrated in the South Burnett on Friday, March 6.
Rural firies and SES volunteers will receive a suite of upgrades and new equipment thanks to more than $3.1 million donated during the 2019-20 bushfire season.
A new support service for current and former mine and quarry workers exposed to dust in Queensland will be available from March 2.
A quarterly community forum to gather feedback and set priorities for the future of the Wide Bay-Burnett and Fraser Coast region was held in Cherbourg on Monday.
Farmers affected by bushfires in the Gympie, Somerset and Toowoomba local government areas now have access to grants of up to $75,000 to assist with their recovery.
The State Government has admitted that an exotic pest, Fall Armyworm, is likely to have spread across northern Australia meaning eradication is no longer possible.
The Reserve Bank released the design of Australia’s new $100 banknote on Monday, the final denomination to be redesigned as part of a program to increase security as well as assist people who are blind.
The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils (WBBROC) has expressed concerns over proposed rises in irrigation water charges.
One of the largest grid-connected wind farms in the southern hemisphere is a step closer for the Wide Bay-Burnett region, with the State Government granting development approval for Forest Wind.
Emergency services were called to a single-vehicle crash at Wooroonden on Friday night.
Redgate youngster Harrison Sippel’s cricketing career is continuing to attract notice.
African Swine Fever has now been detected in Greece, prompting the State Government to warn Queenslanders again to be aware of this very real biosecurity threat to the local pork industry.
A young boy seriously injured during a clean-up after wild storms swept across the South Burnett in October 2018 is this year’s Sunshine Coast LifeFlight Ball ambassador.
Agriculture Minister and Member for Maranoa David Littleproud is confident the Royal Commission investigating this summer’s devastating bushfires will “give us the answers”.
Murgon Crusaders have finished on top of the Gympie Regional Cricket Association’s A Grade table after 20 rounds of keen competition.
The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation will be holding a workshop next week in Kingaroy to discuss current issues in the industry.
Sunwater announced on Wednesday that water from Paradise Dam will be made available for irrigators and other users at no charge from Thursday (February 13).
The Queensland Dairy Farmers Organisation has called on the State Government to match NSW drought payments to farmers.
About 8500 people passed through the gates of the Kingaroy Speedway over the weekend … the biggest Kings Royal event yet!
A 16-year-old Meringandan boy critically injured after falling from a ute at Bowenville in the early hours of January 12 has died in hospital.