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Fire Weather Warning Current For Wide Bay

UPDATE | A Fire Weather Warning is current for the Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts. Issued at 4:40 am EST on Friday 6 December 2019. Weather SituationSevere fire danger is forecast for the Southeast Coast, Darling Downs andGranite Belt, and Wide Bay and...

Buxton (Part of Woodgate) Bushfire

UPDATE | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain at the scene of a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Jarretts Road and Devils Elbow Road, Woodgate. This fire is contained and posing no threat to property at this time. Crews are currently consolidating containment lines. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke...

Police Officer Stood Down - Intelligence & Covert Services Command

A Police Officer has been stood down within the Intelligence and Covert Services Command. The 40-year-old female Senior Constable has been stood down from official duty. The officer was served with a Stand Down Notice regarding allegations of improper access and release of information. In keeping with our commitment to high standards of...

STAY INFORMED| Buxton Blaze

STAY INFORMED UPDATED 8:25AM 5/12/19 | The warning for the Buxton (part of the Woodgate fire) bushfire is Advice.  There is a separate warning for residents in Woodgate (Jarretts Road). You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 8.25am Thursday 5 December,...

Police Want To Know If You Know This Person, Bundaberg Central

Image Credit: QPS Police from the Bundaberg Beat Office would like to speak to the man pictured about several property damage complaints. The buildings damaged on Saturday November 23 are located on Quay and Targo Streets, Bundaberg Central. If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the...

Emergency Response Bolstered In Moore Park

Moore Park Beach residents experiencing an emergency are set to receive pre-hospital care even quicker with the formation of the Moore Park Beach First Responder Group. Comprising of volunteers from within the community, the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) utilises first responder groups across the state in rural and sometimes isolated communities...

New Election Watchdog To Keep Bundaberg Candidates In Check

District Court and Planning and Environment Court Judge John Robertson.  Image Supplied  The conduct of candidates standing for Bundaberg Regional Council will be under the microscope with a new, Australian-first watchdog to expose fake news in the lead up to Queensland’s local government elections in March. The Independent Council Election Observer (ICEO)...

Woodgate Fire

UPDATE | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Woodgate Road and Woppis Road, Woodgate. This fire is contained and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will continue to monitor the area throughout the coming days. Nearby areas may be affected...

Vegetation Fire South Of Biggenden

UPDATE | Crews remain at the scene of a vegetation fire at Boompa, south of Biggenden. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are monitoring a vegetation fire burning south of Mount Walsh National Park, in the vicinity of Whoop Whoop Road and Indahlia Range Road, Boompa. There is no threat to property at...

DRUG BUST | 47 Charged From Sunshine Coast To CQ

Image Credit: QPS  There has been a major drug bust, taking in several regions including the Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay and Capricornia districts.   Police have charged 47 people on 163 drugs and weapons offences as part of ongoing operations by the State Crime Command’s Drug and Serious Crime Group targeting the production and...

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