Irrigators using the Barker-Barambah Water Supply Scheme could face a 48.5 per cent rise in Part A fixed charges over the next five years if the State Government accepts a recommendation from the Queensland Competition Authority
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).
Gympie Mayor Mick Curran announced on Wednesday he will stand for re-election as Mayor at the March 28 local government elections.
The South Burnett Regional Council will spend $11.1 million on the transformation of Kingaroy’s CBD if its latest application to the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions fund succeeds.
Ergon Energy has taken on 102 new apprentices this year who will be placed at depots across regional Queensland.
Only two of the targets set in the Federal Government’s Closing The Gap strategy are on track
An exotic pest moth which could decimate Australian agriculture has been found in the Torres Strait.
The South Burnett’s Local Disaster Management Group met in Kingaroy on Tuesday morning to discuss the predicted weather conditions in the region.
A workshop to explain Bipolar Disorder – and describe the early warning signs – will be held in Proston next week.
The State Government’s decision on the future of New Hope’s Acland Stage 3 coal mine is still awaiting the outcome of legal action.
AgForce Qld has slammed last week’s abolition of the Queensland Agricultural Colleges Act “without any vision or plan for replacing the institutions”.
Toowoomba Regional Council has activated its Local Disaster Management Group after recent heavy rain and predictions of more to come.
Toowoomba Regional Council’s Planning and Development Committee has recommended Council adopt a Planning Scheme amendment which could affect some property valuations in Yarraman and Cooyar, as well as five other “high-flood risk” towns in the region.
Telstra has responded to complaints from residents in the Benarkin area about lost mobile phone coverage, particularly during storms.
Moreton Resources has withdrawn its application to mine coal at Taabinga, just outside Kingaroy.
The State Government has released a $1 million emergency package for Queensland’s beekeeping industry.
A man last seen with a car in floodwaters near Nanango on Monday night has been located safe and well
Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien – who announced on Monday he would no longer be part of the Nationals party room in Canberra – has been elected Deputy Speaker in Federal Parliament
A dropped cigarette has been blamed for causing a crash in Kingaroy in which a 79-year-old man was taken to hospital.
QFES issued Emergency Alert flood messages for Bell, Kaimkillenbun, Jandowae and Dalby residents at 4:50pm on Monday.
Blackouts in the Blackbutt and Benarkin areas at the weekend were caused by trees coming down on powerlines, an Ergon Energy spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
Wondai’s weekly parkrun group celebrated two milestones on Saturday when one of the group’s members helped them complete their first run around world, and another celebrated her 50th day of volunteering.
The State Opposition has again called for the State Government to review its decision to award a Queensland Health dairy supply contract to Lactalis.
The State Government has received a set of recommendations from the independent panel investigating a Treaty process with Indigenous Queenslanders.