What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Five Hurt In Crash

Five Hurt In Crash

Five people were taken to Kingaroy Hospital after a collision involving three vehicles on Kingaroy-Cooyar Road between Tarong and Maidenwell on Monday evening.

‘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.

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.

MP Calls For Tarong Extension

MP Calls For Tarong Extension

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has called for the life of Tarong Power Station to be extended beyond its projected closure date in 2030

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 … 

‘No Effect On Power Stations’

‘No Effect On Power Stations’

The re-starting of the mothballed Swanbank E Power Station near Ipswich is not expected to have any effect on Stanwell’s activities at Tarong and Tarong North.

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