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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.

Profits Power ‘Secret Tax’

Profits Power ‘Secret Tax’

The State Government has squeezed an extra $333 million in profits from electricity customers, according to the LNP.

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.

$353m Upgrade Planned At Tarong

$353m Upgrade Planned At Tarong

Stanwell Corporation is now officially “investigating options” in regards to the construction of a new fly ash plant at Tarong Power Station.

New Faces Join Tarong Team

New Faces Join Tarong Team

Stanwell had some good news and some bad news at its community update held at Tarong Power Station on Wednesday morning.

New Recruits Start At Stanwell

New Recruits Start At Stanwell

Seven South Burnett locals are honing their skills as apprentices and trainees after joining the Tarong Power Stations team recently.

Three-Year Warning Before Axe Falls

Three-Year Warning Before Axe Falls

South Burnett residents will get at least three years’ warning of any planned closure of Tarong or Tarong North power stations.

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.

Careers Day Steers Students’ Futures

Careers Day Steers Students’ Futures

Almost 1000 people explored the annual South Burnett Careers Market at TAFE Queensland’s Kingaroy campus on Thursday.

Stanwell Digs Deep For Heritage House

Stanwell Digs Deep For Heritage House

Heritage House in Yarraman threw a special celebration on Monday morning to thank Stanwell for their help in giving the historic building a new lease on life.

Powerful Display At Nanango

Powerful Display At Nanango

Organisers of the third annual Power Up Car Show & Shine And Swap Meet are “rapt” with the results – with 50 cars and 17 motorbikes taking part in the display.

More Power, More Emissions

More Power, More Emissions

Emissions from Tarong Power Station have increased over the past five years because the station has been generating more electricity … 

Calling All Ex-Tarong Workers …

Calling All Ex-Tarong Workers …

Do you recognise these blokes? If so, you’ve probably worked at Tarong Power Station at some time over the past 40 or so years.

LNP & ALP Both Saying<br> They Won’t Close Tarong

LNP & ALP Both Saying
They Won’t Close Tarong

MP Deb Frecklington has defended a report which warned Tarong Power Station could close in 2018-19

MP Demands Guarantee On Stanwell

MP Demands Guarantee On Stanwell

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has demanded that Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk guarantee before the next State Election that Stanwell won’t close its Tarong power stations.

Stanwell Wins Safety Award

Stanwell Wins Safety Award

Tarong Power Station has won a major award at the 2017 WorkCover Queensland awards, announced on Wednesday morning.

Union Marks Anniversary With Attack

Union Marks Anniversary With Attack

The Electrical Trades Union has marked the fifth anniversary of the announcement of the mothballing of two units at Tarong Power Station with a strident – if confused – attack on the LNP.

Local Finalists In Safety Awards

Local Finalists In Safety Awards

Stanwell Corporation and Toowoomba Regional Council have been named as finalists in different categories at the 2017 Workplace Health and Safety Queensland “Safe Work and Return to Work Awards”.

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