What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Woman Injured In Crash

Woman Injured In Crash

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash at Widgee on Thursday afternoon.

Widgee Fire: Update

Widgee Fire: Update

A bushfire broke out late on Wednesday afternoon near Golden Hills and Reinke roads at Widgee.

Thornside Fire Update

Thornside Fire Update

Residents of the Thornside locality, near Widgee, were advised on Friday morning that it was now safe to return to their homes.

Three-Wheel Commodore Stolen

Three-Wheel Commodore Stolen

Gympie Police are asking residents to keep a lookout for a 1996 black Holden Commodore SS sedan stolen at some time between May 6 to 20.

Three Charged With Drug Offences

Three Charged With Drug Offences

Gympie detectives are continuing to investigate how a 31-year-old man received a gunshot wound

Camper Trailer Stolen

Camper Trailer Stolen

Police are looking for fully loaded camper-trailer which was stolen near Widgee recently.

MP To Meet With Residents

MP To Meet With Residents

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien will be bringing his mobile office to the South Burnett at the end of the month for another round of interviews with local residents.

Camper Trailer Stolen

Camper Trailer Stolen

Gympie police are hoping the public may have spotted a camper-trailer reported stolen from Widgee earlier this month.

Fire At Widgee

Fire At Widgee

Four fire crews were called to a grass fire which broke out about 1:10pm on Gympie-Woolooga Road at Widgee, near Upper Widgee Road.

Widgee Diggers To Be Honoured

A Federal Government grant of $5560 will help publish a series of commemorative books and presentations honouring the contributions of World War I diggers from the Widgee region.

Driver Cut From Wreck

Driver Cut From Wreck

Emergency crews had to cut an injured woman free from her wrecked car after a single vehicle crash near Widgee yesterday afternoon.

Rider Slides Into Barbed Wire

A motorcyclist has suffered multiple injuries after his bike hit a wallaby overnight.

MP Fights For Widgee Phones

MP Fights For Widgee Phones

Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss has again called on the Federal Government to extend mobile telephone coverage to Widgee.

Rural Firies Hold Open Day

Rural Firies Hold Open Day

Saturday is Rural Fire Service Day in Queensland, an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and commitment of the 34,000 men and women who volunteer in local brigades to help keep Queensland safe.

Man Jailed For Cattle Slaughter

Man Jailed For Cattle Slaughter

A Gympie man has been sentenced to four months jail – suspended for two years – after pleading guilty in Gympie Magistrates Court to the illegal slaughter of two Droughtmaster cows near Widgee in March.

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