Our Towns Under Threat

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Evacuations continue this morning across the Whitsundays, Burdekin and in some parts of Townsville as thousands move to higher ground ahead of the inundation expected from Tropical Cyclone Debbie across the next 48 hours. Debbie is expected to be a cat. 4 when she crosses the Coast tomorrow … [Read more...]

Storms Signal a Severe Weather week

Storm Goondiwindi Plus More

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services together are urging residents throughout parts of South West and Central Queensland through to the south-east to prepare for several days of severe weather. The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has forecast severe thunderstorms with heavy rain, damaging winds and … [Read more...]

So, What’s Goin’ On with This Weather?

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The Blistering summer heat wave we’re experiencing is not just with us, but is Australia wide...and it’s not going anywhere for us, any time soon. Today in Goondiwindi will be hot and sunny with a top temp of 39 and light winds. And then tomorrow will be an absolute scorcher with a top temp of … [Read more...]

ASIC Warns of Scam E-mails

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The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is warning its Registry customers to be vigilant of scam emails purporting to be from ASIC. The Regulator says some customers have received emails containing attachments or links to fake invoices. ASIC Commissioner John Price says the … [Read more...]

It’s Hot…REALLY Hot!!


As those in the South-East brace for a four-day heat wave, and whine about temps in the mid 30’s in the State’s capital, across the South West we’re facing the brunt of it. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, residents of south-west Queensland will be hit with temperatures expected to soar … [Read more...]

Don’t Let the Damp Confuse You


The Queensland Fire and Emergency Service remains extremely concerned about fire risk across the region, despite recent rains and showers. The start of the school holiday season makes that risk even worse. Rural Fire Service (RFS) Assistant Commissioner Tom Dawson says fire activity usually … [Read more...]