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Work to go ahead on Paradise Dam

Work will still go ahead on Paradise Dam Monday 25 May despite pleas for it not to. The spillway will be reduced by 5.8 metres to shore up structural stability following revelations engineering on the dam was not up to scratch. Burnett MP Stephen Bennett says work should be halted immediately as...

New solar for some Bundaberg schools

Some Bundaberg schools will have new solar panels installed and other energy saving measures implemented, as the State Government’s Advancing Clean Energy Schools (ACES) program...

Inquiry finds range of issues with Paradise Dam

An independent Commission of Inquiry has confirmed structural and stability issues with Paradise Dam near Bundaberg. Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham tabled the 563-page Commission report in Parliament,...

Car crash, Isis River

 A man was taken to hospital fighting for life after a crash in Queensland's Wide Bay Burnett region.   Two vehicles collided near Isis River, south of...

Fatal car crash, O'bil Bil

A man's died in a single vehicle crash at O’Bil Bil, south of Eidsvold, on Wednesday afternoon. Preliminary investigations indicate around 1.35pm a Holden Commodore sedan...

Armed robbery, Bundaberg

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a grocery store on McLean Street, Bundaberg Wednesday afternoon. At about 4.35pm, two males have entered the store wearing...

Pedestrian hit by a car, Burnett Heads

A man has suffered multiple injuries  after a car hit a pedestrian at Burnett Heads.   Emergency crews were called to the corner of Moore and Campbell...