somerset region

GUIDE: Complete list of the Australia Day activities

GUIDE: Complete list of the Australia Day activities

Looking for something to do this Australia Day? Here’s a comprehensive list of...

Strange phenomenon: Pair saves more than 100 turtles

premium_icon Strange phenomenon: Pair saves more than 100 turtles

TURTLEY WEIRD: Dozens of shelled creatures inundate holiday park after rain.

Road works to begin on unsafe highway

premium_icon Road works to begin on unsafe highway

Upgrades will soon commence on one of the region’s worst highways but motorists are...

Car up in flames after suspected hooning gone wrong

premium_icon Car up in flames after suspected hooning gone wrong

A blazing car in Bryden in the early hours of New Year’s Day sparks a police...

Six business announcements set to shape region in new year

premium_icon Six business announcements set to shape region in new year

Developments, sales, new owners … The region has had it all this year

Somerset businesses struggle in year of ‘flat’ economy

premium_icon Somerset businesses struggle in year of ‘flat’ economy

Businesses have faced a challenging year, with many owners working overtime to...

Baby makes lucky escape from two-car collision

premium_icon Baby makes lucky escape from two-car collision

Five patients were treated at the scene, including an infant.

FIRE BAN: Another week of fire danger prompts continued ban

FIRE BAN: Another week of fire danger prompts continued ban

A fire ban remains in place for the Lockyer Valley and Somerset regions next...

REVEALED: what’s on in your area this weekend

premium_icon REVEALED: what’s on in your area this weekend

From shooting stars to Santa Claus, there’s plenty of spectacular sights to see...

FIRE BAN: Conditions ‘perfect’ for fires to spread fast

FIRE BAN: Conditions ‘perfect’ for fires to spread fast

With temperatures soaring and winds gusting, a local fire ban has been extended for...

LIST: 10+ events to keep you busy this week

premium_icon LIST: 10+ events to keep you busy this week

With the holiday season now well and truly underway, read on to find out what’s...

Industry support needed to ensure fire ant eradication

Industry support needed to ensure fire ant eradication

The fire ant eradication program is calling for industry support to ensure the ants...

State of fire emergency stays as fires continue to burn

State of fire emergency stays as fires continue to burn

The state of fire emergency has lifted in some areas, but conditions in the region...

LIST: Local activities, events to boost your weekend fun

LIST: Local activities, events to boost your weekend fun

Despite dry, firey conditions, a busy weekend still lies ahead. Read on to find out...

BUSHFIRE: Ravensbourne fire contained, threat remains

BUSHFIRE: Ravensbourne fire contained, threat remains

A fire burning near Esk remains at a watch and act level, with fire fighters...

ALERTS: Redbank Creek issued prepare to leave message

ALERTS: Redbank Creek issued prepare to leave message

Updates and alerts for the Ravensbourne, Pechey and Esk fires

ESK: Esk residents return home after scary night

ESK: Esk residents return home after scary night

Esk residents have been given the go-ahead to return home

Pub set to recreate 109-year-old  historical photograph

Pub set to recreate 109-year-old historical photograph

109 years after the first train arrived, a little Somerset town is getting ready...

What’s happening around the region this weekend

What’s happening around the region this weekend

Read on to learn more about the events and activities happening this weekend.

Has the Linville loo dispute finally been flushed?

Has the Linville loo dispute finally been flushed?

A long-running dispute between a remote community and Somerset Regional Council...

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