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Police To Enforce COVID-19 Orders

Police To Enforce COVID-19 Orders

Police are reminding residents to adhere to social distancing principles and new restrictions in relation to indoor venues.

Disaster Groups Target COVID-19

Disaster Groups Target COVID-19

There are currently no positive cases of COVID-19 in Cherbourg or the South Burnett, a joint Local Disaster Management Group meeting held in Cherbourg on Monday was told.

Unions Push For School Closures

Unions Push For School Closures

Queensland schools will remain open for the foreseeable future, Education Queensland repeated on Monday, although union officials are hopeful this position could change soon.

Business Closures Now Law

Business Closures Now Law

The business closures foreshadowed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday night to slow the spread of COVID-19 became law in Queensland at noon on Monday.

Shop Local, Seek Help: KCCI

Shop Local, Seek Help: KCCI

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry is urging local businesses to seek as much assistance as they possibly can to get through the COVID-19 crisis.

Tingoora Man To Face Court

Tingoora Man To Face Court

A 46-year-old Tingoora man will face multiple drug charges after police searched a home on Chinchilla-Wondai Road on March 17.

Handy Guide To COVID-19 Supports

Handy Guide To COVID-19 Supports

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has put together a list of handy links to various Fact Sheets to explain the Federal Government’s COVID-19 stimulus package of supports.

It’s Safe To Vote: MP

It’s Safe To Vote: MP

Voting continues in Queensland during the final week of early polling for the 2020 local government elections.

NATSILS Calls For Early Release

NATSILS Calls For Early Release

The peak national body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services has called called for urgent action to protect Indigenous inmates from COVID-19.

Think Before You Flush

Think Before You Flush

Some social media suggestions during this time of toilet paper shortages have our local councils worried.

Community Fund Deadline Extended

Community Fund Deadline Extended

The deadline for applications to the 2020 Ergon-Energex Community Fund has been extended as so many community groups are currently focused on their response to COVID-19,.

Take Care At Bowsers: RACQ

Take Care At Bowsers: RACQ

RACQ has urged drivers to take precautions at petrol stations with concerns filling up at the bowser could spread COVID-19.

60 More Cases In Qld

60 More Cases In Qld

Queensland will be moving to restrict access to the State, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Monday afternoon.

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.

Elderly Couple Dies In Crash

Elderly Couple Dies In Crash

An elderly Wondai couple has died after a single vehicle crash on the Bunya Highway near Ficks Crossing on Sunday afternoon.

Saints Ready To Kick Off … Whenever

Saints Ready To Kick Off … Whenever

South Burnett Saints AFC officially launched their 2020 season on Saturday with the distribution of guernseys to their senior men’s and women’s teams.

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.

Reunions Draw Crowds To Ringsfield

Reunions Draw Crowds To Ringsfield

Nanango enjoyed what could well be the town’s last carefree day for awhile last Saturday when two reunions were celebrated in the grounds of Ringsfield House.

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.

Fours Years Of Growth: Councillor

Fours Years Of Growth: Councillor

The South Burnett Regional Council has enjoyed four years of back-to-back growth, Council’s final meeting for this term was told on Wednesday.

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.

Dam Inquiry Moves Into Final Phase

Dam Inquiry Moves Into Final Phase

The next hearings for the Paradise Dam Inquiry, scheduled for April 6-7, will focus on final submissions but will be held in Brisbane, not Bundaberg as first planned.

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.