February 2020

Published a story 29th Feb 2020 11:42 AM

The Andrew Nixon Bridge has reopened to local traffic as crews begin the clean-up process.

River recedes in St George as recovery begins

The Andrew Nixon Bridge has reopened to local traffic as crews begin the clean-up process.

Published a story 29th Feb 2020 11:29 AM

A group of volunteers have headed south to help clean up after recent flooding.

Volunteers head south to help flood recovery

A group of volunteers have headed south to help clean up after recent flooding.

Published a story 28th Feb 2020 4:31 PM

Today, February 28, is National Red Balloon Day, a day aimed to honour and thank Australia’s brave and courageous fire fighters.

No days the same in life of a firey

Today, February 28, is National Red Balloon Day, a day aimed to honour and thank Australia’s brave and courageous fire fighters.

Published a story 28th Feb 2020 12:56 PM

POLICE are investigating after unidentified skeletal remains were uncovered in floodwaters.

Unidentified skeletal remains found in floodwaters

POLICE are investigating after unidentified skeletal remains were uncovered in floodwaters.

Published a story 28th Feb 2020 7:58 AM

The Balonne River is expected to drop slowly over the weekend, while the Andrew Nixon Bridge will remain closed until Sunday.

Flooding river to slowly drop over weekend

The Balonne River is expected to drop slowly over the weekend, while the Andrew Nixon Bridge will remain closed until Sunday.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 3:10 PM

Giant cod spotted enjoying the flooding Balonne River, police fine others for breaking rules.

Fish in flood waters off hook, $1000 fine for filming driving

Giant cod spotted enjoying the flooding Balonne River, police fine others for breaking rules.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 12:03 PM

Houses in St George have escaped inundation after the Balonne River peaked at 12.22m this morning, as the flooded region prepares for the aftermath.

River hits peak as town prepares for mozzies

Houses in St George have escaped inundation after the Balonne River peaked at 12.22m this morning, as the flooded region prepares for the aftermath.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 8:23 AM

Flood waters have reached Dirranbandi days earlier than expected, with the Castlereagh Highway expected to be closed this morning.

Flood waters reach Dirranbandi early

Flood waters have reached Dirranbandi days earlier than expected, with the Castlereagh Highway expected to be closed this morning.

Published a story 27th Feb 2020 7:54 AM

Shop local incentives high on priority list of former small business owner running for Council.

Thinking local the key to growing Maranoa

Shop local incentives high on priority list of former small business owner running for Council.

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 3:52 PM

The $5.7 million St George flood levee is ‘unlikely to get a workout’ when the Balonne River peaks in the town tomorrow.

$5.7M flood levee will ‘hardly get a workout’

The $5.7 million St George flood levee is ‘unlikely to get a workout’ when the Balonne River peaks in the town tomorrow.

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