February 2020

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 while 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.

Published a story 26th Feb 2020 11:48 AM

Major flooding is occurring along parts of the Maranoa and Balonne Rivers, with a major flood peak of 12-12.5m possible in St George during Thursday.

Highway closed as major peak expected tomorrow

Major flooding is occurring along parts of the Maranoa and Balonne Rivers, with a major flood peak of 12-12.5m possible in St George during Thursday.

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.

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