Police face 30 domestic violence calls in just four days

The Bundaberg Patrol Group responded to more than 30 DV incidents over Easter.

May to shine a light on domestic and family violence

Man airlifted after escaping from sinking boat

RESCUE: One person had to be airlifted by RACQ Lifeflight after escaping a sinking boat from Fraser Island.

Emergency services respond to sinking boat

Pub has 'free beer' for Aussie diggers

FREE BEER: Pam and Dennis Corliss from the Grand Hotel in Childers will be offering a free schooner of beer to ex-servicemen and women and currently enlisted members of the Australian armed forces entering their premises and who are wearing their medals on Anzac Day.

Grand Hotel serves up Anzac Day bonus

South Grafton Cenotaph

In March 2017 the South Grafton Cenotaph was relocated for the fourth time in its 94-year history. An Anzacs of Greece Commemorative marble plaque placed at the...

The Anzac Legacy

Why is Anzac Day so important to us?

History of the Railway Workshops War Memorial

Ipswich Railway Sub-Branch treasurer Ian 'Spike' Dainer talks about the significance of the North Ipswich Railway Workshops war memorial and how workmen paid money...

Man, 29, pleads guilty to two alcohol-fuelled incidents

A MAGISTRATE has reserved her decision to consider just how long a man should spend behind bars for assaulting and obstructing police.

Burnout driver caught on camera ... by himself

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police found footage of Liam Andreas McIlroy's hooning on a GoPro he used to record his driving.

Cops found "stupid” driver changing shredded tyre

Magistrate tells hoon dad to grow up

HOONING: A large amount of smoke from Jason Christopher Coyne's tyres filled the closest house when he did a burnout.

Driver initially denied doing burnout

Meth addict commits crime spree weeks after jail release

LOCKED UP: Justin Anthony Dodd, 37, will be eligible for parole in 2019.

Female police officer seriously assaulted by ice user

Man becomes co-offender in IGA toilet roll theft

Toilet roll was top of a couple's shopping list.

Court hears girlfriend told him to 'get in and drive'

Bargara businessman guilty of taking $6k meant for debt

DEBT HIDDEN: After receiving payments meant for a debt, Graeme Healy failed to pass on the money and subsequently provided false documentation to the administrator claiming the funds had been paid in full.

Car finance company director hid debt from administrators

New light on Bargara Dawn Service

THE Bargara Anzac Day Dawn Service will be reaching new heights and new people this year with numerous changes including live streaming to France.

Bundy prodigy comes back for eisteddfod

CENTRE STAGE: Bundaberg's Jack McGovern in Rent, a rock musical. Jack will be adjudicating this year's speech and drama eisteddfod.

Welcome to this year's speech and drama eisteddfod

Cat in the Hat EsCarpade

FUNDRAISING: Geoff and Debbie Knowles will be participating in this year's Camp Quality Escarpade in a VW Beetle with A Cat In The Hat theme.

Cat in the Hat EsCarpade

Men's shed opens with a positive outlook

NOW OPEN: Paul Dare in front of the new Men's Shed which opened up in Mundubbera.

Mundubbera Men's shed opened up this month.

Wide Bay mental health cases highest in Australia

The Wide Bay has the highest rate of mood disorders in Australia, and the third highest in depression rates.

Our region has highest rate of mood disorders.

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Blast from the past at weekend's Antiques Fair

HUNDREDS of tables holding thousands of antiques are on display at the Multiplex for tomorrow's Rum City Antiques and Collectables Fair.

WHAT'S ON: Thursday, April 20

GET CRAFTY: Make a tiny terrarium at a BRAG workshop tonight.

Five things you need to know in Bundy today

What gigs are on this week?

GIG: 8 Ball Aitken will play this weekend.

Find out where all the gigs are in Bundaberg.

Fair Work to audit Bundaberg businesses

FAIR GO: The Fair Work Ombudsman will audit time and wage records at randomly selected businesses across a variety of industries in Bundaberg.

Fair Work Ombudsman to audit time and wage records at businesses

Red caps to the race track: Mason Barbera's double life

SWITCHING LANES: Mason Barbera says he loves to come back to the farm in Bundaberg after a weekend in the high pressure world of motor sport.

"In 15 years when old farmers are retiring, who will grow our food?”

Juicy fruit! Bundy region leads citrus export explosion

JUICY FRUIT: Packing imperial mandarins at Abbotsleigh Citrus.

Exports jumped in value by 30% last year to $67 million

NBN: all you need to know at local forum

END IS NIGH: Parts of Bundaberg's copper network will be shutdown in June and July.

Info session ahead of copper network shut-down in Bundy

Big Easter weekend chock-a-block for Bundy traders

EASTER AT WOODGATE: Holiday crowds enjoying the day at the fair.

Slow start ends with a big boost

REVEALED: Why our fruit and vegie prices are about to rise

Hal's Fruit World lessee Mark Watson is afraid he won't be able to compete against major supermarkets when wholesale produce prices increase.

The headache from Cyclone Debbie is likely to continue for sellers

Logies 2017

Stars flock to the red carpet for the 59th Annual TV Week Logie Awards

Bargara Triathlon 23 April 2017

MORNING SWIM: Racers at the start line for the Lions Centennial Bargara Triathlon.

A selection of photos from the Lions Centennial Bargara Triathlon on the 23rd April...

Bundaberg Surf Girl Dinner

SOCIAL EVENING: Jess Rodgers, John Wayne and Kate Baldry attend the Bundaberg Surf Lifesaving Clubs Black and White Cocktail Evening for surf girl entrant Gemma Henricksen at the Brothers Sports Club.

A selection of photos from the Bundaberg Surf Lifesaving Club Black and white...

Weekend Sport 22 April 2017

PUSHING THROUGH: Daniel Gardner moves in for the Bulls at the Win Stadium in Bundaberg.

A selection of photos from sporting events in the Bundaberg region on the 22nd...

Weekend Football 22 Apr 2017

FULL SPEED: The Waves Brendan Davies plays at The Waves Sports complex in Bundaberg.

A selection of photos from the Bundaberg regions Football games on the 22nd April...


TWINKLING STAR: Hailee Anastasi performs for the Bundaberg Eisteddfod at the Playhouse Theatre.

The Bundaberg Speech and Drama Eisteddfod

Teen parents admit they're bludgers

Teen parents to have baby number two.

Cheyanne Eastment-Cameron and her partner Brendan Nelson conceived their healthy...

Blaze engulfs home

The scene of the blaze at South Kolan.

Crews battle wind and smoke to put out the fire.

South Kolan house fire

The blaze ripping through the home.

A home at South Kolan is destroyed by flames.

The dark history of honeymoons

AH, the honeymoon. A once-in-a-lifetime chance to get away with your new husband or wife and bask in wedded bliss in an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora.

There's a right way to sleep on a plane

There are several ways to keep good posture on a plane

Mercedes points to its compact future with Concept A sedan

SMOOTH: Concept A is basically an A Class four-door sedan, and looks like an attractive evolution of the current CLA shape.

Merc boosts its compacts with Concept A

Invest in lasting pieces for comfort

A bed featuring stone-washed, pure Irish linen sheets and accessories by Miss Molly.

What are the best ways to buy for long-term style?

WINE REVIEW: A toast to the fallen for Anzac Day

Paying homage to the wines of Australia, NZ and Turkey

Baby Leo's life saved by liver transplant

Leo’s parents Kimberly and Matthew have passed on their thanks to everyone involved in helping to save him.

Leo Nairn has had his liver transplant and is bubbling with life

The soldiers with a feather in their cap

An example of the colour patches sewn onto the sleeves of Australia's overseas-serving soldiers' uniforms in 1915.

How small parts of the First World War uniform became legendary

Logies 2017: Dave Hughes roasts Channel Seven CEO

Logies host Dave Hughes takes aim at Channel Seven CEO, Karl Stefanovic, George Calombaris, and Grant Denyer among others in his opening address.

Logies 2017: Stars are dazzling as the night begins

Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinnson hit the red carpet.

Melbourne's rolled out the red carpet for tonight's Logie Awards

Logies 2017: Karl stays sober to keep his body a temple

After famously being accused of being a little worse for wear at previous Logies, Karl Stefanovic reckons he is staying sober because his "body is a temple".

He's laying off the booze because his body is a temple, he said.

Logies 2017: She's in white but they aren't in jackets

She's still claiming ownership of white, apparently.

What dodgy real estate ads really mean

This dilapidated house was described as an ‘Edwardian timber home, open to your imagination’. That’s a nice way of putting it.

Real estate writing is just outsourced lying, says one writer

SOLD: Iconic M'boro pub set to be transformed

Shane Muller from Maryborough Motorcycles will be opening up a showroom and café at the Shamrock Hotel.

The Shamrock Hotel is set to be transformed in the next two months.

A few home truths when purchasing

THINK AHEAD: Buying a property is likely to be one of the biggest financial commitments most people will make in their life.

Buying your first property can be exciting but also quite daunting.

Coast developer looks to prime real estate's future

MANY OPTIONS: Sunshine Coast developer Graeme Juniper is considering what to do with a prime piece of real estate he owns on Radical Bay on Magnetic Island, near Townsville.

Radical Bay is World Environment Heritage-listed.

This small box of a unit just sold for $1 million

Elizabeth Bay unit has charming views to Sydney Heads.

If this doesn't scream 'housing bubble', nothing does.

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'Screw it': 640 job applications but still no work

THAT'S A NO: Joshua Mitchell has applied for 640 jobs and had just two interviews.

Is this Queensland's unluckiest job seeker?

Eight jobs going in the Bundaberg region right now

EMPLOYMENT: Here are just some of the jobs going in Bundy right now.

Car washing, baking and everything in between

Plenty of jobs for tradies in wake of Cyclone Debbie

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

An army of tradies is expected to head to cyclone-ravaged regions

Two of 10 new Bundy jobs up are for grabs

HIRING: Jobs are becoming available as BUSHkids opens an early intervention centre in Bundy.

Organisation is hoping to employ locals

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Mazda2 facelift road test and review: a safe bet

REVISED MAZDA2: Prices remain the same but facelift delivers welcome technology updates to popular compact.

Chart-topper Mazda2 even safer bet

Dodge creates a tyre-smoking road legal drag car

WEAPON: Supercharged 6.2-litre Hemi Demon V8 produces 626kW and 1044Nm, hits 60mph (97kmh) in 2.3 seconds and sprints the quarter-mile in just 9.65 seconds.

Nine-second street legal drag car breaks host of records

New Skoda Octavia and Octavia RS arrives

NICE RS: Fresh styling, added kit, simplified range and hotter RS model for Skoda's Octavia range

Facelifted Octavia range in showrooms

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