What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Two More Crashes

Two More Crashes

A patient was transported to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition after a single-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway on Monday.

$1.5m Upgrade For Fire Tower

$1.5m Upgrade For Fire Tower

The historic Jimna Fire Tower – the subject of multiple protests by local residents for more than a decade – will have $1 million spent on it by the State Government during 2018-19.

One Nation Backs Jimna Tower

One Nation Backs Jimna Tower

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party has joined the protest to save the Jimna Fire Tower from demolition

Elderly Driver Injured

Elderly Driver Injured

An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital after a head-on collision on the Kilcoy-Murgon Road near Jimna on Tuesday.

Last Chance For Fire Tower

Last Chance For Fire Tower

The group trying to save the Jimna Fire Tower say “people power” is the key to its preservation

Jimna Fire Tower Supporters Quiz DAF

Jimna Fire Tower Supporters Quiz DAF

The Jimna Forest Action Group (JFAGI) – who are agitating for the restoration of the Jimna Fire Tower and its eventual re-opening to the public – claim there are “serious anomalies” in the current assessment process for the tower.

Jimna Tower ‘In Danger Of Collapse’

Jimna Tower ‘In Danger Of Collapse’

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is seeking community feedback on the latest structural report into the Jimna Fire Tower.

Father, Daughter Hurt
In Motorbike Accident

Father, Daughter Hurt<br> In Motorbike Accident

A father and his young daughter, both injured in a motorbike accident, were flown in separate helicopters from Murgon Hospital on Thursday evening.

Fire Tower Supporters Feel Hopeful

Fire Tower Supporters Feel Hopeful

The Jimna Fire Tower Action Group Inc – the group agitating to have the 47m tall wooden fire tower reopened as a tourist attraction – believes the project may be back on track.

Action Group Plans To
Press MP To Save Tower

Action Group Plans To<br> Press MP To Save Tower

JFAGI plans to approach Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne to save Jimna’s fire tower from demolition

Fire Tower Action Group
Points To Mt Allan Repairs

Fire Tower Action Group<br> Points To Mt Allan Repairs

The action group fighting to have the Jimna Fire Tower repaired and re-opened to the public say that “new information” has come to light which should help their cause.

Have You Seen This ATV?

Have You Seen This ATV?

Officers from the Kingaroy Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad are appealing for help from the public to find an ATV stolen from near Jimna last year.

$1m Upgrade For Camping Area

$1m Upgrade For Camping Area

The State Government is spending more than $1 million on upgrades to the Peach Trees camping area in the Jimna State Forest.

Fire Tower To Stay Closed

Fire Tower To Stay Closed

The 47m tall Jimna Fire Tower – which was built in 1977 and is claimed to be the tallest man-made wooden fire tower of its type in the southern hemisphere – is continuing to attract controversy.

Chopper Locates Lost Man In Bushland

Chopper Locates Lost Man In Bushland

A man lost in bushland for several hours near Jimna was located and rescued by the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter yesterday.