What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Emergency Water Restrictions Cancelled

Council crews have successfully restored the majority of the water supply networks across the South Burnett Region.

Mystery Egg Will Hatch Tomorrow

Mystery Egg Will Hatch Tomorrow

A mysterious egg discovered at Meandu Mine last October will finally unveil its secrets at tomorrow’s Nanango Markets.

Agriculture MP Checks
Out Flood Devastation

Agriculture MP Checks<br> Out Flood Devastation

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh dropped into Kingaroy today to check out the region’s flood woes

Workers Tackle Bridge
Damage At Cherbourg

Workers Tackle Bridge<br> Damage At Cherbourg

The Australia Day floods have caused an estimated $800,000 to $900,000 damage to Cherbourg infrastructure

Flood Loans Available For Small Business

Flood Loans Available For Small Business

Queensland small businesses affected by flooding are encouraged to check if they are eligible for government financial assistance to help get their business back on track.

Back To One Lane …

It’s back to one lane again … the Department of Transport and Main Roads has advised that from tomorrow (February 1) there will be single lane closures on the D’Aguilar Highway through the Blackbutt Range.

Miner Granted Permit To Explore

Miner Granted Permit To Explore

Mining Projects Group Limited has been granted a permit to explore for coal on one of the two prospective exploration permits for coal (EPC) it holds in the South Burnett.

Mini Hack Back In February

The South Burnett Equestrian Group will be holding its first competition for the year on Sunday, February 24, ie the day after the Cooyar Show.

Support Available For Primary
Producers and Small Business

Support Available For Primary<br>Producers and Small Business

A range of State Government supports, including concessional loans and freight subsidies, are now available for producers and small business operators impacted by the floods.

Flood Aid For Gympie Shire Residents

Flood Aid For Gympie Shire Residents

Immediate Australian Government financial assistance is available to assist people who have been adversely affected by flooding in the Gympie local government area.

Ron’s A Top Citizen

Ron’s A Top Citizen

Toowoomba councillor John Gouldson travelled to Yarraman on Saturday to present the town’s Australia Day awards at a community brekkie held at Memorial Hall.

Koys Honoured At Murgon

Koys Honoured At Murgon

Saturday’s rain forced the Queensland Dairy and Heritage Museum team to shift their annual Australia Day event from the museum grounds to the Murgon PCYC … but it didn’t stop the celebrations.

Fun And Games At Nanango

Fun And Games At Nanango

Wet weather failed to dampen spirits at Nanango’s official 2013 Australia Day celebrations on Saturday.

Hall Packed At Wondai

Hall Packed At Wondai

They’re a hardy bunch at Wondai … the rain may have been pelting down outside, but the Wondai Town Hall was still full on Saturday for the town’s annual Australia Day celebration.

Latest Flood Updates

Latest Flood Updates

Latest updates from Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and the South Burnett Disaster Management Committee

Local Road Updates

Local Road Updates

Our latest round-up of local road closures

Water, Water Everywhere …

Water, Water Everywhere …

Ironically water – or the lack of it – is one of the major concerns now for the South Burnett Regional Council in the wake of the weekend flooding.

Floods Leave Huge Damage Bill

Floods Leave Huge Damage Bill

As the rain eases, the South Burnett is facing a massive repair bill. Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says initial reports indicate damage is worse than the 2011 floods