The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that all landfills / waste facilities throughout the region are closed until further notice due to flooding.
Flood damage to infrastructure has forced the South Burnett Regional Council to extend Emergency Water Restrictions across the region, effective immediately.
Disaster relief arrangements have been activated for residents in the Gympie and North Burnett shires.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and his council team have done “an amazing job” handling the flood crisis.
Although the rain has been easing, the road situation is still extremely dangerous in the South Burnett and residents have been urged to stay at home and off the streets
The South Burnett Regional Council has activated the Emergency Action Plan for Gordonbrook Dam.
The heavy rain overnight has led to most major roads in the South Burnett region being closed and towns isolated
The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the Murgon and Wondai tips are closed until further notice due to flooding.
Southern Queensland Country Tourism – the regional organisation formed last year charged with marketing the South Burnett – has launched a new video and website in a bid to attract more visitors to the region.
The weather has forced the South Burnett Speedway Club to cancel its three-day Kings Royal Australia Day Weekend meeting.
Time is running out for the bid to open a Bendigo Community Bank branch in Nanango.
South Burnett Regional Council in partnership with Wondai Swimming Pool will be conducting an Adult Water Fitness and Water Confidence Program during Term 1 of the school year.
A five-month study surveying more than 700 fly-in fly-out workers in the Wide Bay Burnett has identified the challenges to expanding this sector of the local economy.
Speedway is a real family affair if nominations for this weekend’s massive three days of racing in Kingaroy are any indication … there’s at least a dozen families who’ll be testing each other out on the track.
Kingaroy’s Rustixs 16s futsal team has ended up in third place in the national championships played in Sydney earlier this month.
A large low-intensity grass fire is currently burning on Stretton Drive, Teelah, near Yarraman and Blackbutt.
Long-term council employee Kerry Mercer received praise at the South Burnett Council meeting this week for work he has done over the past 30 years.
All current shareholders of the Bendigo Bank’s Nanango Community Bank Project have been invited to attend an information and update evening about the project.
A newspaper report this morning that Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls believes asset sales, including electricity infrastructure, may be recommended in Costello Committee of Audit report has angered the Electrical Trades Union.
An outbreak of listeria which health authorities believe may be linked to soft cheeses manufactured in Victoria has prompted Kingaroy Cheese to conduct a voluntary recall of seven products.