Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington was ejected from State Parliament during Question Time on Wednesday morning after querying the level of mental health services planned at the new Kingaroy Hospital.
The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest challenge South Burnett CTC has faced in many years, according to chairman John Box.
Queensland will be reopening its borders to all of Victoria from December 1, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed on Wednesday.
Darling Downs Health’s mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting the South Burnett next month to provide free and confidential health clinics.
South Burnett Regional Council is urging residents to take action to reduce the breeding of mosquitoes.
Several boxes of toiletries and other household essentials will be going to help some of the most vulnerable young people after a donation drive at Stanwell sites in the South Burnett.
South Burnett Care is putting a callout to local young people … the group is looking to recruit 10 trainees to start work in January.
Adelaide has been declared a COVID-19 “hotspot” by the Queensland Government following the confirmation of a novel coronavirus outbreak in South Australia.
The “Pinking Up the South Burnett” promotion to promote the McGrath Foundation received a helping hand earlier this week through the generosity of local residents’ efforts to recycle.
Health authorities fear there could be undetected COVID-19 cases in the Ipswich area after viral fragments were found in a wastewater treatment plant.
An investigation into the hidden histories of Aboriginal nurses and midwives is the focus of a new research project being led by University of Southern Queensland historian Prof Odette Best.
Queensland Health expanded its public health alert on Thursday after a Townsville woman tested positive to COVID-19 earlier this week in Melbourne.
Cherbourg residents gathered together on Wednesday after a tough year in the community to pause, yarn and “heal”.
Ergon Energy is urging customers who rely on advanced medical equipment to have a plan in place for unexpected power outages, especially with a severe storm season predicted.
The months-long efforts of South Burnett residents to collect more than 1500 signatures in support of the re-instatement of a specialist cancer nurse in the region have come to nothing.
CSIRO researchers have shared some good news about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Queensland’s COVID-19 restrictions will ease further during November and December … provided there are no cases of “unlinked” community transmission of the disease.
Queensland border restrictions eased on Thursday, allowing all Queensland residents to travel to the defined NSW border zone and return into Queensland.
The Heart Foundation is urging whichever party wins the upcoming State Election to make fighting heart disease in regional and remote Queensland a priority.