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Sun 19 Aug 2018

Junior football heats up

Junior football heats up

Players are stepping it up a gear on the pitch with the end of the junior season and grand final day within reach.

Hundreds of South Burnett residents lose power

Hundreds of South Burnett residents lose power

DAMAGE requiring emergency repairs has left hundreds of South Burnett residents without power.

Bushfire blazes in Binjour

Bushfire blazes in Binjour

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have warned North Burnett residents to stay alert as a bushfire burns in Binjour.

STAY INFORMED: Crews still on scene at Teelah bushfire

STAY INFORMED: Crews still on scene at Teelah bushfire

FIRE crews are fighting a bushfire at Teelah, near Blackbutt.

STAY INFORMED: Crews still monitoring Kingaroy bushfire

STAY INFORMED: Crews still monitoring Kingaroy bushfire

QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Kingaroy.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Nanango fire being treated as suspicious

Nanango fire being treated as suspicious

Ten crews are on scene at the fire.

15 reasons you have to come to BaconFest

15 reasons you have to come to BaconFest

LET'S be real: this list could just be the word "bacon" 15 times in a row.

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

FIRE permits from Bundaberg to the Sunshine Coast have been suspended.

Queensland technology targets drought resistance in crops

Queensland technology targets drought resistance in crops

A Queensland startup has developed plant-breeding technology that could make many of the world's crops drought and virus resistant.

Drought troubles doubled by weed in fodder

Drought troubles doubled by weed in fodder

When many farmers are facing drought, an AgForce representative said the same aid that farmers are receiving could be detrimental to crops and cattle.

Coming together to find a solution

Coming together to find a solution

Irrigators came together today to discuss options for the future.

Rescue helicopter lands on highway

Rescue helicopter lands on highway

Traffic was stopped in both directions yesterday to allow the Rescue helicopter to land.

Town goes green and gold for local team

Town goes green and gold for local team

The main street of Gayndah is a wash of green and gold today.

Parade of role models

Parade of role models

Gayndah Gladiators showed their community spirit today.

Firefighters brace for adverse conditions

Firefighters brace for adverse conditions

Firefighters are bracing for another challenging period over the coming days due to an escalating bushfire risk.

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

FIRE crews are on standby as 20 blazes burn around Queensland and dry, windy conditions escalate the bushfire risk.

Weekend weather elevates fire risk

Weekend weather elevates fire risk

A very dry air mass will approach Queensland over the weekend with a low humidity.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Fire reported in Kingaroy as bushfire continues

Fire reported in Kingaroy as bushfire continues

ANOTHER grass fire in Kingaroy has been reported while a major bushfire continues to burn.

What does the Boondooma dam cut off really mean?

What does the Boondooma dam cut off really mean?

A survey conducted by BIEDO looks at Boyne River Irrigators.

Very high fire danger all weekend

Very high fire danger all weekend

Several towns across the South Burnett have been listed with the fire danger warning.

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