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New COVID-19 Case In Health Region

New COVID-19 Case In Health Region

Darling Downs Health has confirmed one new case of COVID-19 coronavirus in the health service area.

Six COVID-19 Cases In Health Region

Six COVID-19 Cases In Health Region

Darling Downs Health confirmed on Saturday there are four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the health region, taking the total to six.

Gympie Suspends Volunteer-Run Services

Gympie Suspends Volunteer-Run Services

Gympie Regional Council will suspend all volunteer activities in an effort to safeguard health and help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Beware Of COVID-19 Scams

Beware Of COVID-19 Scams

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned that scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears about COVID-19.

40 More COVID-19 Cases

40 More COVID-19 Cases

Queensland Health announced on Friday afternoon there are 40 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, raising the State total to 184.

Council Events Shut Down

Council Events Shut Down

South Burnett Regional Council has decided to postpone, cancel or suspend any gatherings that could be conducive to the spread of the COVID-19 virus until further notice.

50 More COVID-19 Cases In Qld

50 More COVID-19 Cases In Qld

Queensland Health announced on Thursday there were 50 new confirmed cases of  COVID-19, raising the State’s total to 144.

Keep Buying Local!

Keep Buying Local!

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging South Burnett residents to Buy Local and Keep Buying Local to help small business.

More Options For Voters

More Options For Voters

The March 28 local government election date won’t be changed but voters now have more options.

Ergon Won’t Cut You Off

Ergon Won’t Cut You Off

Ergon and Energex won’t disconnect power for householders experiencing hardship due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.

Heavy Fines Back Up COVID-19 Laws

Heavy Fines Back Up COVID-19 Laws

The State Government has strengthened the powers of health and emergency officers in response to COVID-19 – and people who flout their directions could face heavy fines.

Premier Releases COVID-19 Statement

Premier Releases COVID-19 Statement

Premier Annastacia Palasczczuk released a statement on Wednesday to brief Queenslanders in the wake of Tuesday night’s National Cabinet meeting.

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”.

Nanango Races To Be ‘Patron-Free’

Nanango Races To Be ‘Patron-Free’

Nanango will be holding a patron-free race meeting on Easter Saturday as Queensland struggles to keep its racing industry alive during the COVID-19 crisis.

Duff Fears Impacts Of Virus On Region

Duff Fears Impacts Of Virus On Region

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.

Police Suspend Multi-Vehicle Stops

Police Suspend Multi-Vehicle Stops

The Queensland Police Service has suspended static, multi-vehicle roadside breath and drug tests to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

‘Only One COVID-19 Case’

‘Only One COVID-19 Case’

There are no further confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the South Burnett, Mayor Keith Campbell emphasised on Monday afternoon.

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.

USQ Cancels Graduation Ceremonies

USQ Cancels Graduation Ceremonies

The University of Southern Queensland has cancelled its first semester graduation ceremonies scheduled for April and May.