What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Premier Pinpoints Sites For Dams

Premier Pinpoints Sites For Dams

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has stressed no decision has been made yet by the State Government to build any or all of the proposed dams announced yesterday by Premier Campbell Newman.

New Signs For Towns

Cooyar and Yarraman are to get new entry signs as part of a re-branding of the Toowoomba Regional Council area.

Dirt Bike Riders Hurt

Motor sports in the South Burnett have been keeping the RACQ CareFlight chopper crews busy this weekend.

MX Rider Injured

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at Cooyar today to treat a motocross rider with a serious leg injury.

Cooyar Showers Settle The Dust

Cooyar Showers Settle The Dust

A couple of welcome showers of rain settled the dust at Saturday’s Cooyar Show but weren’t enough to get show organisers worried or local farmers excited.

Choppers Kept Busy

Choppers Kept Busy

RACQ CareFlight helicopters were kept busy in the South Burnett region at the weekend.

Rollover At Cooyar

Rollover At Cooyar

Traffic on the New England Highway was briefly reduced to one lane this morning after a single-vehicle traffic accident near Cooyar.

Having A Ball At Cooyar

Having A Ball At Cooyar

Cooyar’s celebration of its 65th annual show got off to a big start on Saturday night with the annual Show Ball

Motocross Rider Hurt

Motocross Rider Hurt

The RACQ CareFlight helicopter rescue team has flown to the aid of a rider who crashed while taking a jump at Motocross Mountain, Cooyar, this morning.

Swinging Bridge Closed For Repairs

Swinging Bridge Closed For Repairs

Toowoomba Regional Council has advised that the Cooyar Suspension bridge, across Cooyar Creek, will be temporarily closed later this month.

TRC Gives Grants To Community Groups

TRC Gives Grants To Community Groups

Community groups in Yarraman and Cooyar have gained assistance under the latest round of community grants announced by Toowoomba Regional Council.

Choppers Fly Out Injured Riders

Choppers Fly Out Injured Riders

Motor sports have kept the RACQ CareFlight helicopter busy today with two medevacs from different ends of the South Burnett.

A Diamond Celebration

A Diamond Celebration

Cooyar couple Terez and Michael Kaponay celebrated their Diamond wedding anniversary on Saturday

Man Dies In Grass Fire

An elderly man is fighting for his life in a Brisbane hospital after suffering burns to 90 per cent of his body near Cooyar this afternoon.

$7m Work To Begin On Oakey-Cooyar Rd

Flood repair works worth $7 million will start next week on Oakey-Cooyar Road to fix an 8.5km stretch and realign a 400m stretch around a landslip.

Runaway Wheel Destroys 4WD

Runaway Wheel Destroys 4WD

A Nanango family has been lucky to escape injury – although their 4WD is a write-off – after a freak accident which occurred on the New England Highway just south of Cooyar.

$3m Boost For Sports Clubs

$3m Boost For Sports Clubs

Toowoomba Regional Council sport and recreation officers have assisted sports clubs in the shire gain more than $3 million of external grant money over the past two years.

$15.6m Flood Repairs Begin

A $15.6 million project to rebuild flood-damaged sections of the Bunya Highway and Dalby-Cooyar Road began yesterday.

Biker Dies In Forest Crash

Biker Dies In Forest Crash

A 41-year-old Maroochydore man died when he lost control of his motorbike while riding in the Mt Binga State Forest near Cooyar yesterday.

Hot Action At Cooyar

Hot Action At Cooyar

The annual Cooyar Campdraft was reduced from two days to one this year but that didn’t stop a good field competing strongly at the weekend.