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Vegetation Fire South Of Mount Perry

A vegetation fire has sparked south of Mount Perry.   It is burning near Gayndah Mount Perry Road and Kalliwa Connection Road, Mingo. Crews are working with heavy machinery to construct containment lines. There is no threat to property at this time. Smoke is affecting the area, so residents should close windows and doors, and...

STAY INFORMED | West Kinkuna/Goodwood Bushfire

STAY INFORMED UPDATED 10:30AM 9/12/19 | The warning for the West Kinkuna/Goodwood bushfire is Advice. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire burning in Burrum Coast National Park – Kinkuna West Section at Goodwood. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take...

Woman Airlifted From Agnes

A woman has been airlifted out of Agnes Water by the RACQ Capricorn Rescue crew. The victim, aged in her 70's, suffered complications from a cardiac episode. After receiving initial medical treatment from the QAS at Agnes Waters, the on board Rescue 300 medical crew further assessed the patient before transporting the patient to...

Police Shoot Man Dead, Tiaro

A man has been fatally shot by Police in Tiaro.  It comes after Officers were called to Tiaro at around 8:30PM on Saturday night amid reports a man armed with a rifle was firing at vehicles and members of the public. Multiple police units, including specialist officers and Polair searched for the...

Fatal Plane Crash, Captain Creek

Two men have been killed in a plane crash at Captain Creek, near Agnes Water on Sunday.   Around 7.00AM, police and emergency services were called to a property on Round Hill Road, after reports of a plane crash. Initial investigations confirm a light plane had crashed and the two men on board died...

Two Bushfires Spark At Lowmead

UPDATE | Crews have been tackling two bushfires burning near Clarkes Lane, Lowmead. These fires have been contained and crews will remain on scene overnight to monitor the area. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep...

Locals Urged To Get Across 5G Technology As Inquiry Resumes

Image Credit: CC0  An inquiry into 5G mobile technology in Australia resumed with a hearing in Canberra on Friday. It heard from regulators, researchers and industry leaders from a range of fields but some say it won't go far enough. Vic Leach from the Oceania Radiofrequency Scientific Advisory Association (ORSAA) said 80 or 85...

PREPARE TO LEAVE: West Kinkuna/Goodwood Bushfire

Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Burrum Coast National Park – Kinkuna West Section at Goodwood and conditions could get worse. You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have a plan, or...

Severe Storm Warning

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for damaging winds and large hailstones has been issued for people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts. Severe storms developing inland from Bundaberg. Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the...

FIRE WARNING | Tiaro Blaze

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Owanyilla (north of Tiaro) bushfire as at 5pm Thurs 5 Dec 5th December 2019 5:00 PM Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Owanyilla and conditions could get worse.You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If...

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