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Fire Ban In Yarraman, Cooyar

Fire Ban In Yarraman, Cooyar

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have imposed a local fire ban for residents in the Toowoomba Regional Council area – which includes Yarraman and Cooyar.

QAS Called To Two Crashes

QAS Called To Two Crashes

Emergency services were called to two potentially serious traffic crashes in the South Burnett region on Wednesday morning.

Crews Control Grass Fire

Crews Control Grass Fire

Fire crews have contained a grassfire burning near the intersection of Haly Creek Road and Flagstone Creek Road at Haly Creek.

Fire Ban In Somerset Region

Fire Ban In Somerset Region

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have imposed a local fire ban for some south-east Queensland areas, including the Somerset Regional Council area.

TRC Calls For Nominations

TRC Calls For Nominations

Toowoomba Regional Council is calling for nominations to fill positions on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee (ATSIAC).

Boy Hurt In Quad Bike Crash

Boy Hurt In Quad Bike Crash

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a boy to hospital after a quad bike crash on a private property, north of Crows Nest.

Water Security ‘Fake News’

Water Security ‘Fake News’

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the Labor Government’s announcement last week that Barambah Creek farmers now have water security is nothing but fake news.

Samantha Awarded For Caring

Samantha Awarded For Caring

Senior Constable Samantha Giles has done something no other police officer has done before in the South Burnett  . . . been nominated for the prestigious Joy Kite Award.

Chopper Called To Crash

Chopper Called To Crash

A teenage girl was reportedly trapped in her vehicle for more than 30 minutes after it rolled on Silverleaf Road, west of Murgon, on Monday afternoon.

Border Exemption Extended

Border Exemption Extended

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has extended the class exemption for farmers and agribusiness workers who need to move between Queensland and NSW to perform essential agribusiness services or farming activities, such as tending to livestock or crops.

ANZ Sign Sparks Fears

ANZ Sign Sparks Fears

Kingaroy residents were concerned when they found the doors to the town’s ANZ Bank branch closed last week.

Wondai Races Will Be Patron-Free

Wondai Races Will Be Patron-Free

The South Burnett Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup meeting at Wondai racecourse as planned on Saturday, October 17, but the public won’t be able to attend.

Watchhouse Officer Suspended

Watchhouse Officer Suspended

An assistant watchhouse officer in Brisbane has been suspended from duty following the death in custody of Sherry Fisher Tilberoo.