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Bruce Hwy Closed Both Ways Due To Car Fire

The Bruce Highway is closed both ways north of Maryborough on Wednesday after a car caught alight.   Emergency crews have headed to the scene of the blaze 10km north of the Maryborough turn off. TRAFFIC: Both north and south bound lanes of Bruce Highway, 10km north of the Maryborough turn off are CLOSED...

Wide Bay Cops Its Fair Share Of Rain Ahead Of Warm Change

Parts of the Wide Bay have received a welcome drenching overnight.   The Bureau of Meteorology's Dean Narramore said we have seen some pretty nice falls around the place. He said the Sunshine Coast has had in that 10-20mm in many areas on top of all that heavy rainfall we already saw on...

STAY INFORMED | Vegetation Fire Sparks Near Childers

STAY INFORMED | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is still a vegetation fire alight in South Isis. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 10.30am Tuesday, 1 October a vegetation fire is burning near the Bruce...

Grass Fire Sparks North Of Childers

A grass fire has sparked at North Isis, north of Childers. Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near Knockroe Road and Lynwood Road. This fire broke out around 9.30AM on Tuesday and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working...

Police Launch Trial Targeting Petrol Drive-Offs

Image Credit: RACQ The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has launched a one-month SMS and email trial targeting vehicles involved in a suspected fuel drive-off, as prices at the bowser soar above $1.70 a litre across Brisbane. On the Sunshine Coast, motorists should be able to fill up with Unleaded for around $1.30...

Thunderstorms, Possibly Severe, Forecast

Image Credit: BOM A severe thunderstorm is possible in areas including Capricornia, western Darling Downs, south Central Highlands and the Burnett coast. Heavy rain is possible along the coast, while inland damaging winds are also a risk. An upper trough over southern Queensland is combining with plenty of onshore moisture, and a southeasterly...

International Flicks Coming To Bundy

The Biggest Little Farm.  Image Supplied  The Travelling Film Festival is on its way to Bundaberg. We will be able to watch several films which were shown at the Sydney Film Festival and international film festivals. The Biggest Little Farm.  Image Supplied  Catch heartwarming documentary The Biggest Little Farm, which follows filmmaker John Chester's...

Salvos Help Us Get Finances Back On Track

Image Credit: Pixabay  As part of ‘Anti-Poverty Week 2019’ The Salvation Army’s Moneycare financial counselling and capability service is again holding a free information day to help people on the road to financial wellbeing. The head of Moneycare, Tony Devlin, is encouraging anyone interested or needing help managing their finances to come...

DUMPED|| CEO Of Wide Bay Hospital Service Stood Down

  The Health Minister Steven Miles said a decision for the Wide Bay Hopsital and Health Service to axe its chief was entirely up to the board.  Adrian Pennington's role as the head of the service was terminated yesterday afternoon, due to 'personality clashes' Debbie Carroll, from the Bundaberg Hospital Redevelopment, will assume the...

Wet Weather Shifting Over Wide Bay Burnett

As the Sunshine Coast continues to recover from the bushfires that swept through last month, there has been a slightly early start to the storm season.   The Bureau Of Meteorology's Dean Narramore said "impressive showers and storms really blew up last night season and we're starting to get those south easterly...

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