More than 50 farmers along Barambah Creek have been issued with new groundwater licences allowing them to irrigate their crops and water their stock.
The Coverty Creek Community Development group has launched a campaign to extend the South Burnett Rail Trail from Murgon to Proston.
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.
Record floods and widespread damage weren’t enough to stop the Windera Music Muster from going ahead
In State Parliament, local MPs Deb Frecklington and Jeff Seeney recount the flood devastation.
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.
The farmers around Byee and Silverleaf are hurting … their crops, and more importantly, their topsoil was washed away during the Australia Day weekend floods.
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.
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 Minister John McVeigh dropped into Kingaroy today to check out the region’s flood woes
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
An emergency helicopter was to be called in to evacuate a family of six stranded in a house surrounded by water at Silverleaf
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 Hivesville Road Culvert Upgrade Project will begin on July 16.