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COVID-19

Cherbourg Council Closes Shire

Cherbourg Council Closes Shire

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council says travel to Cherbourg will now be limited “to those people involved in the provision of essential services in the community”.

Duff Fears Impacts Of Virus

Duff Fears Impacts Of Virus

Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff told Wednesday’s South Burnett Council meeting that she feared the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the local community.

All USQ Classes Go Online

All USQ Classes Go Online

The University of Southern Queensland is shifting all on-campus course offerings online to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

VSB Fears Tourism Meltdown

VSB Fears Tourism Meltdown

The Visit South Burnett (VSB) local tourism organisation is concerned event cancellations due to COVID-19 could devastate the region’s tourism operators.

COVID-19 Loans For Business

COVID-19 Loans For Business

The State Government will create a new $500 million loan facility, interest-free for the first 12 months, to support businesses to keep people in work during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Lights Will Stay On …

The Lights Will Stay On …

Queensland’s publicly owned power and water businesses have extensive measures in place to ensure ongoing power and bulk water supplies during the coronavirus emergency, the State Government assured citizens on Tuesday.

COVID-19 Update From Mayor

COVID-19 Update From Mayor

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell held a media conference on Tuesday afternoon to update residents about the COVID-19 issue after the latest Local Disaster Management Committee meeting.

RSL Cancels Anzac Day Services

RSL Cancels Anzac Day Services

RSL Queensland advised its Sub-Branches on Monday afternoon to cancel Anzac Day commemorations in light of the emerging COVID-19 public health emergency.

Cherbourg On Alert

Cherbourg On Alert

The Cherbourg Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) is now on “Alert” status in the wake of COVID-19.

Candidates Dump How-To-Vote Cards

Candidates Dump How-To-Vote Cards

South Burnett council election candidates have been urged to abandon handing out How-To-Vote cards for the safety of both volunteers and voters during the COVID-19 crisis.

Cancelled & Postponed Events

Cancelled & Postponed Events

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

Cancellations Hit South Burnett

Cancellations Hit South Burnett

Many South Burnett event organisers have heeded Federal Government advice and cancelled events in a bid to slow the transmission of COVID-19 within the local community.

South Burnett Mayor Calls For Calm

South Burnett Mayor Calls For Calm

South Burnett Regional Council held a special media conference on Saturday afternoon to update local residents via live video about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Kingaroy

RL Centenary Dinner Postponed

RL Centenary Dinner Postponed

The South Burnett Rugby League Centenary Dinner – due to be held at Kingaroy Town Hall on April 4 – has been postponed due to COVID-19.