What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Stanwell Focuses On COVID-19 Safety

Stanwell Focuses On COVID-19 Safety

A range of COVID-19 measures have been implemented at Tarong and Tarong North power stations and Meandu Mine to ensure the safety of workers, their families and the community.

A Girl Can Do That!

A Girl Can Do That!

 Cherie Baldacchino’s father would often say, “a girl can’t do that” … but he had a cheeky grin and an ulterior motive.

Downer Signs Five-Year Deal

Downer Signs Five-Year Deal

Downer EDI will continue mining coal at Meandu for the next five years after the successful negotiation of a new contract with Stanwell

South Burnett Says Thank You!

South Burnett Says Thank You!

Most people in the South Burnett wouldn’t recognise her name … but Jenny Gregg has touched the lives of thousands of local residents.

New Role At Stanwell

New Role At Stanwell

Former chair of the Australian Energy Council, Jennifer Tarr, has been appointed general manager at Stanwell Energy, the retail arm of Stanwell Corporation.

‘Economic Boost’ From Shutdown

‘Economic Boost’ From Shutdown

The $29.9 million overhaul of Unit 4 at Tarong Power Station currently under way will provide an economic boost to the local region, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said on Thursday.

CleanCo Headache For Stanwell

CleanCo Headache For Stanwell

Stanwell Corporation is facing a potential PR problem at the end of this month when ownership of its low and no-emissions power stations is transferred to the new State Government-owned entity CleanCo.

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.

Rolling Stoppages At Tarong

Rolling Stoppages At Tarong

Contractors involved in the current shut-down work being carried at Tarong Power Station are conducting a series of rolling stopworks as part of prolonged negotiations over a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

Shutdown Boost For Economy

Shutdown Boost For Economy

The $35 million maintenance works currently under way at Tarong Power Station will provide a boost to the South Burnett economy, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham told State Parliament on Thursday.

Info Night For Apprentices, Trainees

Info Night For Apprentices, Trainees

An information night will be held at the Kingaroy TAFE campus next Wednesday (September 19) for people interested in applying for apprenticeships and traineeships with Stanwell and Downer.

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

The confusion in Canberra has created confusion in the power industry, and this frustration was apparent on Thursday morning at Stanwell’s regular community update held at Tarong Power Station.

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