What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Boost For Barambah Irrigators

Boost For Barambah Irrigators

More than 50 farmers along Barambah Creek have been issued with new groundwater licences allowing them to irrigate their crops and water their stock.

Cherbourg Alcohol Ban Being Reviewed

Cherbourg Alcohol Ban Being Reviewed

Cherbourg’s alcohol ban may be lifted depending on community attitudes and the result of a joint application by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council and the South Burnett Regional Council.

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Record floods and widespread damage weren’t enough to stop the Windera Music Muster from going ahead

Local MPs Tell Flood Tales

Local MPs Tell Flood Tales

In State Parliament, local MPs Deb Frecklington and Jeff Seeney recount the flood devastation.

Road Closed For Repairs

South Burnett Regional Council has advised that Mondure-Wheatland Road will be closed from 6:00am today to 6:00pm tomorrow to install new pipes and repair road damage.

Please Don’t Forget Us!

Please Don’t Forget Us!

The farmers around Byee and Silverleaf are hurting … their crops, and more importantly, their topsoil was washed away during the Australia Day weekend floods.

Rain Brings Some Smiles

Rain Brings Some Smiles

There’s no doubt that last weekend’s rain caused millions of dollars damage, and brought pain and grief to many Queenslanders … but even the darkest clouds can have a silver lining.

Gordonbrook ‘Not To Blame’ For Flood

Gordonbrook ‘Not To Blame’ For Flood

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says it was heavy local rainfall rather than the overflow from Gordonbrook Dam which sent a torrent through a Wilkesdale woman’s house last Sunday.

Agriculture MP Checks
Out Flood Devastation

Agriculture MP Checks<br> Out Flood Devastation

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh dropped into Kingaroy today to check out the region’s flood woes

(Most) Schools Back Tomorrow!

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.

Floods Leave Huge Damage Bill

Floods Leave Huge Damage Bill

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

Chopper Called In For Evacuations

Chopper Called In For Evacuations

An emergency helicopter was to be called in to evacuate a family of six stranded in a house surrounded by water at Silverleaf

South Burnett Road Closures

South Burnett Road Closures

The heavy rain overnight has led to most major roads in the South Burnett region being closed and towns isolated

Upgrade To Hivesville Road

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the Hivesville Road Culvert Upgrade Project will begin on July 16.