February 2020

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 3:27 PM

The Andrew Nixon Bridge at St George will be closed to traffic later today as the Balonne River is expected to flow over the bridge deck.

Bridge to close as river continues to rise

The Andrew Nixon Bridge at St George will be closed to traffic later today as the Balonne River is expected to flow over the bridge deck.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 1:56 PM

The Balonne River was practically dry two months ago, now St George is preparing for it to peak at a level not seen since 2011.

Balonne hits peak ‘just in the nick of time’

The Balonne River was practically dry two months ago, now St George is preparing for it to peak at a level not seen since 2011.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 11:56 AM

The Balonne River is expected to peak in St George between 12.3-12.5m, meaning power will be cut to some properties.

‘Power will be cut’: Residents urged to plan ahead

The Balonne River is expected to peak in St George between 12.3-12.5m, meaning power will be cut to some properties.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 10:01 AM

Emergency declaration covers  the Balonne River between E J Beardmore Dam to the Queensland/New South Wales border in relation to flooding.

EMERGENCY: Police make flood declaration

Emergency declaration covers the Balonne River between E J Beardmore Dam to the Queensland/New South Wales border in relation to flooding.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 8:17 AM

Major flooding is occurring along parts of the Balonne and Maranoa rivers, and the river is still rising.

IN PHOTOS: River still rising as residents leave

Major flooding is occurring along parts of the Balonne and Maranoa rivers, and the river is still rising.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 8:14 AM

Residents in lower St George have been urged to prepare to leave, with more rain expected later today.

Major flood levels expected this morning

Residents in lower St George have been urged to prepare to leave, with more rain expected later today.

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 5:14 PM

A Mitchell-based helicopter pilot has captured incredible photos of rising flood waters as he saves cattle and transports stranded residents.

INCREDIBLE VIDEO: Chopper pilot saves cattle from floods

A Mitchell-based helicopter pilot has captured incredible photos of rising flood waters as he saves cattle and transports stranded residents.

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 1:39 PM

Whether you’re looking for a causual, customer service job or a full time managerial position, here’s 10 roles currently up for grabs in Roma.

LOOK WHO’S HIRING: 10 jobs in Roma

Whether you’re looking for a causual, customer service job or a full time managerial position, here’s 10 roles currently up for grabs in Roma.

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 11:02 AM

Warrego MP wants speed limit reinstated, promises LNP will if re-elected.

‘Revenue raising’: LNP fighting speed limit

Warrego MP wants speed limit reinstated, promises LNP will if re-elected.

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 9:59 AM

In just 24 hours, rain gauges throughout the Maranoa caught up to three times their February average.

BIG WET: More rain in 24 hours than 2019

In just 24 hours, rain gauges throughout the Maranoa caught up to three times their February average.

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