The State Government has made Emergency Assistance Grants available for residents living in 21 shires affected by flooding caused by ex-tropical cyclone Oswald.
Our latest round-up of local road closures
The Boots’n Bulldust crew from Nanango are looking for volunteers to join their “Mud Army”.
Ironically water – or the lack of it – is one of the major concerns now for the South Burnett Regional Council in the wake of the weekend flooding.
Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek has confirmed the majority of Queensland State Schools will re-open tomorrow … but there’s nine schools in the South Burnett that will stay closed.
As the rain eases, the South Burnett is facing a massive repair bill. Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says initial reports indicate damage is worse than the 2011 floods
The Boondooma Dam Fish Stocking and Management Association announced today they’ll be postponing this year’s Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition, which was due to be held on February 9 and 10.
An elderly driver was injured – and fined $660 – when he drove past Road Closed signs
The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that all landfills / waste facilities throughout the region are closed until further notice due to flooding.
Premier Campbell Newman has launched the Queensland Flood Appeal 2013, a State Government/Red Cross partnership to help Queenslanders impacted by recent floods and storms.
Flood damage to infrastructure has forced the South Burnett Regional Council to extend Emergency Water Restrictions across the region, effective immediately.
Disaster relief arrangements have been activated for residents in the Gympie and North Burnett shires.
Many parts of the South Burnett remain without power this morning following yesterday’s flooding
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and his council team have done “an amazing job” handling the flood crisis.
Although the rain has been easing, the road situation is still extremely dangerous in the South Burnett and residents have been urged to stay at home and off the streets
An emergency helicopter was to be called in to evacuate a family of six stranded in a house surrounded by water at Silverleaf
Former Wondai Mayor Percy Iszlaub says flooding has been worse than the 2011 floods
South Burnett Disaster Management Centre: (07) 4189-9104
“What a bloody idiot!” These were the words of Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington as they watched a 4WD traverse flooded Alford Street in Kingaroy this morning.
What to do in case of a flood warning … Queensland Police shared the following advice this morning.
The South Burnett Regional Council has activated the Emergency Action Plan for Gordonbrook Dam.
The heavy rain overnight has led to most major roads in the South Burnett region being closed and towns isolated
The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the Murgon and Wondai tips are closed until further notice due to flooding.
Ergon Energy will continue damage assessments of the electricity network across the Wide Bay and Burnett districts today as heavy weather and rising flood levels continue to impact power.