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Man Charged Over Break-In

Man Charged Over Break-In

Police have charged a man over an alleged break-and-enter at Tablelands last week.

Seven More COVID Deaths

Seven More COVID Deaths

Seven more deaths from COVID-19 – the highest one day total so far during the pandemic in Queensland – were announced by Health Minister Yvette D’Ath on Monday.

Truck Driver Injured

Truck Driver Injured

A truck driver suffered head injuries after a B-Double rolled on the Bunya Highway near Wondai in the early hours of Saturday.

COVID Number Hits 500

COVID Number Hits 500

The number of recent COVID-19 cases in the South Burnett and Cherbourg areas is now likely to be greater than 500.

Deadliest Day In Queensland

Deadliest Day In Queensland

Queensland has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic so far with six deaths added to the tally.

Man Charged Over SES Break-In

Man Charged Over SES Break-In

A 22-year-old Wondai man has been charged with the theft of a 4WD and items from the Wondai SES shed last week.

Kingaroy Celebrations Cancelled

Kingaroy Celebrations Cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another event, with the announcement that Kingaroy’s Australia Day celebrations in Memorial Park have been scrapped.

Man Injured In Crash

Man Injured In Crash

Paramedics assessed two men and a teenage boy after a single-vehicle crash at Benarkin in the early hours of Wednesday.

Case Numbers Climb Slightly

Case Numbers Climb Slightly

Reported new cases of COVID in the South Burnett and Cherbourg regions appear to be slowing, with just three announced by Cherbourg Council on Tuesday.

Man Charged Over Graffiti

Man Charged Over Graffiti

A 29-year-old Kingaroy man faces multiple charges after a spate of graffiti sprung up around Kingaroy at the weekend.

Woman Hurt In Crash

Woman Hurt In Crash

A woman aged in her 60s was transported to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries after a single-vehicle crash on the D’Aguilar Highway on Tuesday morning.

Hardship Payments Now Available

Hardship Payments Now Available

A range of disaster assistance measures are now available in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and Fraser Coast council areas following the devastating heavy rainfall and flooding associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth.

COVID Numbers Still Rising

COVID Numbers Still Rising

There have been now almost 350 confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in the South Burnett and Cherbourg areas since December 29.

Omicron Delays Term 1

Omicron Delays Term 1

Changes to the 2022 school year have been announced to avoid the start of Term 1 clashing with the projected peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19.

Falling Branch Crushes Driver

Falling Branch Crushes Driver

Two people were injured – one seriously – after a large tree snapped suddenly, crushing their car on the Bunya Mountains Road on Sunday morning.

Teenager Still Missing

Teenager Still Missing

Police hold very grave fears for the safety of a 14-year-old girl who is still missing after being washed away in floodwaters near Booubyjan at the weekend.