What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Apprenticeships … Apply Now!

Apprenticeships …  Apply Now!

It’s that time of the year … Stanwell, Ergon and Energex are inviting applications for apprenticeships and traineeships at these government-owned enterprises.

Chopper Clips Powerlines

Chopper Clips Powerlines

About 30 Ergon Energy customers in the Maclagan and Peranga areas lost power for almost five hours on Tuesday after an Army helicopter clipped powerlines.

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

Fallen power lines have been blamed for a blackout which affected almost 1600 Ergon Energy customers in the Gympie Regional Council area for more than seven hours on Tuesday morning.

Power Costs To Drop Slightly

Power Costs To Drop Slightly

Many residential and small business customers in regional Queensland should enjoy a small drop in power prices following the release on Friday of the Queensland Competition Authority’s latest determination.

Ergon Lends A Helping Hand

Ergon Lends A Helping Hand

Solar panels have been installed on the roof of the South Burnett Pantry in Kingaroy, thanks to a grant from the Ergon-Energex Community Fund.

Storms Cause Blackouts

Storms Cause Blackouts

Storm cells that crossed the South Burnett on Thursday afternoon caused widespread blackouts, although power was restored within half an hour in most locations.

$5000 Grant Scheme Opens

$5000 Grant Scheme Opens

Community groups have been invited to apply for grants of up to $5000 for worthy projects under the Ergon-Energex Community Fund.

Blackouts Hit Wondai

Blackouts Hit Wondai

Two power outages in the Wondai area on Saturday afternoon left about 420 Ergon Energy customers without power for several hours.

LNP Promises Cheaper Power

LNP Promises Cheaper Power

The LNP has vowed to bring competition into regional electricity markets to save consumers up to $356 per year if they win the next State election.

MP Promises Cheaper Electricity

MP Promises Cheaper Electricity

Household power bills could drop by about 10 per cent next year if proposals by Energy Queensland are accepted by the Australian Energy Regulator, according to the State Government.

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

About 6300 Ergon Energy customers in an area stretching from Booubyjan to Boondooma lost power on Wednesday morning due to fallen powerlines.

Ergon Invokes Dog Ban

Ergon Invokes Dog Ban

Ergon Energy meter readers will no longer enter yards where dogs are not securely restrained as part of new safety measures to be introduced next week.

LNP Urges PM To Slash Power Bills

LNP Urges PM To Slash Power Bills

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has told Prime Minister Scott Morrison that if the Coalition wants to win Queensland at the upcoming Federal Election, he should slash Queenslanders’ power bills.

Life Support? Be Prepared: Ergon

Life Support? Be Prepared: Ergon

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