What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Ergon Posts Online Survey

Ergon Posts Online Survey

Ergon Energy, Energex and Powerlink are seeking participants for the Queensland Household Energy Survey – and the incentive is the chance to win a $100 gift card!

Medical Users Urged To Register

Medical Users Urged To Register

Ergon Energy is urging customers who rely on advanced medical equipment to have a plan in place for unexpected power outages, especially with a severe storm season predicted. 

Ergon Warning After Near Misses

Ergon Warning After Near Misses

Ergon Energy is pleading for all heavy machinery operators to take care and stay “line aware” after four separate incidents of equipment hitting powerlines during the past 48 hours.

Safety Trip Causes Blackout

Safety Trip Causes Blackout

Tuesday morning’s blackout across the South Burnett was triggered by safety equipment cutting in.

Power Pole Sparks Grassfire

Power Pole Sparks Grassfire

An electricity pole has been blamed for sparking a grassfire on a property in Birt Road, north of Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon

Stay Outside Or Get Fried

Stay Outside Or Get Fried

Ergon Energy substations have high fences, danger signs and security around them for a reason – the high voltage equipment inside can kill instantly.

Stay Line Aware With Trees

Stay Line Aware With Trees

Ergon Energy says a number of home gardeners in Queensland are lucky to be alive after the trees and vegetation they were cutting recently came into contact with powerlines.

Ergon Launches SMS Power Alerts

Ergon Launches SMS Power Alerts

Ergon Energy has launched a free SMS notification service to keep customers informed about power outages – whether it’s an emergency outage or for critical network maintenance.

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,.

The Lights Will Stay On …

The Lights Will Stay On …

Queensland’s publicly owned power and water businesses have extensive measures in place to ensure ongoing power and bulk water supplies during the coronavirus emergency, the State Government assured citizens on Tuesday.

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

Blackouts in the Blackbutt and Benarkin areas at the weekend were caused by trees coming down on powerlines, an Ergon Energy spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

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