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Cancelled & Postponed Events

PINNED POST: Many events in the South Burnett have been affected by COVID-19 precautions. We will continue to update this list as we receive more information

Sport Clubs Urged To Prepare

Sport Clubs Urged To Prepare

The State Government is encouraging sporting organisations to start planning for the potential re-start of sporting activities through the “Queensland Return to Play” initiative.

Drive-Thru Testing At Hospital

Drive-Thru Testing At Hospital

A drive-thru testing clinic is available at Kingaroy Hospital so people can be tested for COVID-19 without leaving their cars.

Pandemic Upsets Heritage Schedule

Pandemic Upsets Heritage Schedule

The schedule for Heritage Nanango’s annual community grants program will be altered slightly this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Toll Rises To Seven

COVID-19 Toll Rises To Seven

Queensland’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to seven following the death of a 30-year-old man in Blackwater on Tuesday.

$20,000 RACQ Grants Open

$20,000 RACQ Grants Open

The RACQ Foundation has announced that community groups hit by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for grants of up to $20,000.

Chilly Return To Almost-Normal Life

Chilly Return To Almost-Normal Life

It was more than a little chilly but patrons at Wondai’s markets were keen to enjoy a small return to “almost-normal” life on Saturday morning.

Toolkit To Help Sport Clubs Get Back

Toolkit To Help Sport Clubs Get Back

A “toolkit” has been launched which aims to help community sporting clubs and associations develop a path to competition as COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

‘Cherbourg Is Ready!’

‘Cherbourg Is Ready!’

There’s been huge sacrifices made by local residents in a bid to keep COVID-19 out of Cherbourg. But what if the worst did happen and there were positive cases identified?

Council Centres To Reopen Monday

Council Centres To Reopen Monday

South Burnett Regional Council libraries and Customer Service Centres will reopen on Monday, May 25 – with some changes

GPs Warn Against COVID ‘Cures’

GPs Warn Against COVID ‘Cures’

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged Australians not to seek out or use hydroxychloroquine to “cure” or “prevent” COVID-19.

Brochure Lists COVID-19 Supports

Brochure Lists COVID-19 Supports

South Burnett Regional Council is mailing out a brochure with information about where to get help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wondai Markets Ready For Action

Wondai Markets Ready For Action

It’s a small step along the pathway back to normal life … but the Wondai Markets say they will be back in action this weekend!

COVID-19 Grants For Small Businesses

COVID-19 Grants For Small Businesses

Eligible small businesses in Queensland can now apply for a up to $10,000 under a new $100 million package to help them counter the impact of COVID-19.

Two New COVID-19 Cases

Two New COVID-19 Cases

Two new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Queensland during the past 24 hours, taking the State’s total since the pandemic began to 1057.

Study Maps COVID-19 Risks

Study Maps COVID-19 Risks

A new study has found that Wondai residents would be at the greatest risk of suffering severe symptoms if the South Burnett had an explosion of COVID-19 cases.

Rocky Case Sparks Concern

Rocky Case Sparks Concern

No further cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at a Rockhampton aged care facility where a nurse tested positive to the disease during the past 24 hours.

Schools Back On May 25

Schools Back On May 25

Students at Qld schools – public, independent and Catholic – will return to on-site learning on May 25

Playgrounds, Parks To Reopen

Playgrounds, Parks To Reopen

South Burnett Regional Council will begin a staged reopening of facilities this weekend.

MP Calls For Eased Restrictions

MP Calls For Eased Restrictions

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has called on the State Government to accelerate the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in regions without any active cases to protect local jobs and restart the economy.

TRC To Reopen Playgrounds

TRC To Reopen Playgrounds

Toowoomba Regional Council is reopening playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms and barbecue areas from Saturday – but gathering restrictions will apply.

18 Active Cases In Qld

18 Active Cases In Qld

Six cases have been added to Qld’s COVID-19 tally but there has actually been no new cases reported

Burnett Faces ‘Slight’ COVID-19 Impact

Burnett Faces ‘Slight’ COVID-19 Impact

The South Burnett may miss the worst economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, according to modelling by economic research firm SGS Economics and Planning.

Llew Backs COVIDSafe App

Llew Backs COVIDSafe App

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has overcome his initial doubts and downloaded the Federal Government’s COVIDSafe app – and he’s encouraging other local residents to do the same.

Premier Unveils COVID-19 Cabinet

Premier Unveils COVID-19 Cabinet

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk unveiled a new Cabinet on Sunday, with Steven Miles appointed Deputy Premier.

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