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Waterbombers Target Chahpingah Fire

Waterbombers Target Chahpingah Fire

Four waterbombing aircraft and a helicopter were called in on Monday afternoon to target a bushfire burning near Chahpingah.

Safety Message For Year 12s

Safety Message For Year 12s

Murgon emergency services joined together recently to deliver a sobering message about road safety to Year 12 students at Murgon State High School.

Peer Support Plan For Proston

Peer Support Plan For Proston

A meeting is being held in Proston on Wednesday (December 11) to discuss the possible formation of a mental health peer support group in the town.

Water Meter ‘Slug For Farmers’

Water Meter ‘Slug For Farmers’

The LNP claims the State Government is planning to slug farmers to install new water meters, while much of the State is in drought.

Four Escape Injury In Crash

Four Escape Injury In Crash

Four people escaped injury when their vehicle rolled on the Burrett Highway near Booubyjan on Monday afternoon.

TRC Pushes For Passenger Rail

TRC Pushes For Passenger Rail

Toowoomba Regional Council plans to work with key local stakeholders and neighbouring councils to build a business case for a passenger rail service to Toowoomba.

Six To Face Charges

Six To Face Charges

Six people – four men and two women – will face a variety of charges following an incident on Friday in Murgon.

Littleproud Calls For Coles Boycott

Littleproud Calls For Coles Boycott

Drought Minister David Littleproud has called on shoppers to boycott Coles in the wake of the revelation that it held back millions of “drought dollars” from dairy farmers.

Did You See This Crash?

Did You See This Crash?

Police are calling for witnesses to a motorbike crash in Kingaroy on November 19 in which a NSW man was seriously injured.

Man Critically Injured In Crash

Man Critically Injured In Crash

A 31-year-old man has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after a head-on collision on Kingaroy-Burrandowan Road at Chahpingah on Sunday afternoon.

Multiple Fires Still Burning

Multiple Fires Still Burning

Several bushfires were still burning around the South Burnett region on Sunday.

Seven Hurt In Crashes

Seven Hurt In Crashes

Seven people have been injured in separate road crashes in the South Burnett region at the weekend.

Wind Whips Roofs Off Stables

Wind Whips Roofs Off Stables

A willy willy ripped the metal roofs off horse stables at the Blackbutt Showgrounds on Friday.

Girl Missing From Kumbia

Girl Missing From Kumbia

UPDATE: The girl reported missing from Kumbia overnight has been located safe and well.

Coolabunia To Farewell Murray

Coolabunia To Farewell Murray

A farewell is being held on Sunday afternoon for much-loved Coolabunia State School principal Murray Johnston who is retiring next week after 33 years at the school.

Extra Money For South Burnett Roads

Extra Money For South Burnett Roads

South Burnett Regional Council will receive an extra $3,288,930 from the Federal Government’s Roads To Recovery program following a top-up to the program announced in the Federal Budget.

Eileen Thanked For Years Of Service

Eileen Thanked For Years Of Service

A special presentation was made to a local resident at the Murgon RSL Sub-Branch Citizens Auxiliary’s community Christmas lunch on Thursday.

‘Sad Day For Agriculture’

‘Sad Day For Agriculture’

Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd said the closure of the Longreach and Emerald Ag Colleges on Friday was “the end of an era”.

Urgent Call To Replace Burnt Bridge

Urgent Call To Replace Burnt Bridge

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the State Government to replace Running Creek Bridge urgently.

‘Disturbance’ Closes Streets

‘Disturbance’ Closes Streets

A disturbance in a house in Taylor Street East in Murgon – which tied up police resources for several hours – was resolved without incident on Friday afternoon.

Inquiry To Probe Tree<br> Laws Link To Bushfires

Inquiry To Probe Tree
Laws Link To Bushfires

An inquiry into past and current vegetation and land management policy, practice and legislation and their effect on the intensity and frequency of bushfires has begun in Canberra.

Hope For Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Hope For Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Australian researchers say peanut allergies could become a thing of the past if breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically new way to vaccinate people against the potentially life-threatening condition.

Mt Stanley Bushfire: Update

Mt Stanley Bushfire: Update

A fire which broke out more than a month ago at Mt Stanley, north-east of Nanango, escalated on Friday with authorities telling campers at Landcruiser Mountain Park they should leave now.

Do You Recognise Them?

Do You Recognise Them?

Kingaroy police never forget – or give up – which is why they’re currently trying to identify two¬†women caught on security cameras more than two years ago.