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STAY INFORMED | Byfield Fire

STAY INFORMED: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Byfield. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 10.20am, Saturday 7 September, this fire is contained. Conditions have eased, however multiple QFES crews will...

PREPARE TO LEAVE - Byfield fire

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Byfield bushfire as at 5pm Fri 6 Sep The previous bushfire has changed. Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Byfield and conditions could get worse.You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have...

Anti Adani Protest Group Fighting Back

Activists from Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC) will formally pursue assault charges against an Adani employee following an incident on Wednesday morning by the Gregory Highway on the site of Adani’s rail corridor.  They will allege that with no provocation, the employee tackled and wrestled people engaging in non-violent protest. One...

Anti Adani Protesters Charged Over Assault

The protesters, charged with assaulting an Adani contract worker, appeared in the Mackay Magistrates Court on Thursday. An Adani Mining spokesperson said “Three individuals have appeared in the Mackay Magistrates Court following protest activity earlier this week on our rail site north of Clermont. “Two individuals were charged with assault occasioning bodily harm...

Local Fire Ban North Coast Region

UPDATE | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has extended a local fire ban. It will remain in place until 11:59PM Sunday, 8 September for residents in the Gympie, Bundaberg, Maryborough, North Burnett, South Burnett and Cherbourg Local Government Areas. Severe fire danger conditions are perfect for bushfires to ignite and spread quickly. Under...

Bushfire Flares At Yeppoon

UPDATE | Crews are keeping an eye on a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Farnborough Road and Woodwind Valley Road, Farnborough. This fire is contained and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will continue to monitor the blaze in the coming days. Smoke may affect the area. Residents are asked...
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