UPDATE: Fire under control despite strong wind

FIRE FIGHT: Multiple fire crews are at Raines Rd where grass fires have broken out.

Local farmers and firies battling blaze

BMW driver twice the limit after downing 20 stubbies

BIG NIGHT: Paten told police he'd been drinking the previous evening - having 20 stubbies of beer between 2pm and 1am.

Man pays for big one the night before

Centrelink fraud blames depression, house burning down

GUILTY PLEA: Tanya Lillian Hennessy, 50, fronted Bundaberg Magistrates Court on one count of obtaining a financial advantage of $11,968.

Court orders woman to repay almost ten grand

Driver's licence needed for shop, says woman

MS NHUNG Thuy Pham told a Bundaberg court she would not have driven if she'd known her licence had been suspended because of demerit points.

Mum caught out on road

Suzannah Hosler, 38, pleaded guilty in Bundaberg Magistrates Court to driving unlicensed when SPER suspended on July 31.

Woman 'unaware' licence had been suspended

Hot roof drinks ends in court

Thomas Bellis, 41, pleaded guilty in a Bundaberg court to drink driving on July 28 along the Gin Gin-Mt Perry Rd

Extra beer after work proves costly

Footy player punched, strangled girlfriend

Chris Rose.
Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Jail for Boxing Day violence

'Dead man' charged over dope 'cure'

SEARCH WARRANT: Some of the drugs seized by police in a raid at Eureka.

Eureka drug bust accused fronts court

Gun-toting Harley rider jailed

A man riding a Harley Davidson has been found guilty of causing fear on the Bruce Hwy.

Magistrate considers man's mental health

Punch lands dancer in court and a fine

FINE: Daula Ellison was given a fine in court for punching a hole in a wall of the Central Hotel.

Cennie dancer lose his cool

Queensland first makeathon held here in Bundaberg

BUNDABERG will be centre stage in November as a Queensland first three-day makeathon takes place in the Rum City.

If you're McHappy and you know it ... lend a hand

People are being urged to help with fundraising this McHappy Day.

Annual fundraiser hopes to raise $4.1m

Walk to show your support in cancer fight

The Leukaemia Foundation, Light the Night is on at Woodgate.

Today another 35 people will be told they have blood cancer.

Saving lives throughout time

LOOKING BACK: Newspaper clippings, old school oxygen equipment and an mix of equipment used by past paramedic equipment used in the Ambulance exhibit in the School of Arts building.

History and equipment of Bundy's paramedics

Young musician a finalist in state-wide community awards

FINALIST: Phoebe Jay Foster-Griffith.

Queensland Community Achievement Awards

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Plenty of fish on the chew

WE HAVE been lucky to see good weather around the Bundaberg area for the kids for the first week of the school holidays.

Hit up the beach this holidays

HOLIDAY FUN: Aria Jordan at Bargara Beach.

Mornings the best time for a dip

Angela's show explores funny side of heartbreak

BRIGHTER SIDE: Toowoomba woman Angela Ponting has created a cabaret called Smiling at Strangers, about life after heartbreak.

Using heartbreak as inspiration for her very own cabaret show.

Is this the end of the 'mum and dad' business in Qld?

Coastal Hardware's Ian Rae shut down his store last year after 26 years in operation on the Sunshine Coast. Ian's store survived against the corporate giants until his retirement, but others have not been so lucky.

Consumers are preferring to shop at larger stores with more choice.

Butcher makes tough choice to close

CLOSED: With a heavy heart Tender Sprouted Meats owner Rob Cook and his family have decided to close their butcher shop.

Family comes first for the Cook family

No Outback Jack's, but it's not all bad news

Bundy won't be getting an Outback Jack's for the time being.

Restaurant says plans are on hold for now

Juice, smoothie shop to open

COMING ALONG: Bow and Arrow will offer customers healthy alternatives including juice and smoothies once it opens in November.

New Bargara business

New salon offers cocktails, big TVs and barista coffee

HEAVENLY SECRETS: Melanie Reeves, Krysti-Lee Lager, Chantelle Lager-Smith and Lisa Hodge.

Is this the future of hairdressing salons?

Business's rise to the top

WINNING: Franchise development manager Tracey Leak, Gutter-Vac founder Warren Ballantyne and director Anne Ballantyne celebrate the win.

From the gutter to top franchise

Grass Fire Raines Road

Grass fire on Raines Road near South Kolan.

Rural fire crews respond to a grass fire on Raines Road.

School Holiday fun

HOLIDAY ACTION: Luke Minter at the Bundaberg Skate Park.

A selection of photos from the Bundaberg Skate Park over the School Holidays.

Spring Affair Cream Tea 24 Sept

HIGH TEA: Amy Lawley and Kate Lyons at Penny Lane Gardens.

A selection of photos from the Spring Affair Cream Tea at Penny Lane on the 24th...

Alloway Rodeo 23rd Sept 2017

ROPING: Amber Paterson gets a good shot at the Alloway Rodeo.

A selection of photos from the Rodeo at Alloway on the 23rd Sept 2017.

Bundy Burnouts 23 Sept 2017

FULL OF COLOUR: Kenny Fox brightens up the pad at Carina Speedway Bundy Burnouts.

A selection of photos from the Bundy Burnouts at Carina Speedway on the 23rd Sept...

Holiday Fun

HOLIDAY FUN: Tahlia Willey and Keana Willey at Anzac Pool.

Anzac Pool and Frozen Wonderland.

Court news.

Henrik Jarnevall outside the Bundaberg Court.

Henrik Jarnevall leaving the Bundaberg Court.

Fire at South Kolan

Grass fire breaks out at South Kolan

Teen left in wheelchair after Gardasil HPV vaccine 'reaction'

"I WENT to stand up and that was when I realised, I couldn't ... I was scared and I was losing hope".

'Refreshing': New Ipswich beer flowing ahead of hot weekend

The new lime beer available at Pumpyard Bar and Brewery.

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

What happened when I went bra-free for a week

Author Charlotte Willis, catching the wind.

There's nothing quite like the feeling of going without a bra

Millennial men prefer smaller breasts, says Pornhub data

 “Back in our day, we were grateful for anything above a B-cup goddamnit.”

Do you know what else Millennials have killed? They've killed boobs

WATCH: Shocking video every parent needs to see

Zander and Levi Cunningham show how easy it is to get into their pool area.

Young Mackay brothers beat backyard pool fence

COMPARISION TEST: Mazda2 v Toyota Yaris v Suzuki Swift

We put the Suzuki Swift, Mazda2 and Toyota Yaris to the test.

Joshua Dowling tests three small cars to find the best performer.

Newborn whale euthanised after volunteers battle to save it

A humpback whale calf has been euthanised, after attempts to rescue the animal, from Dundowran beach, was proved to be futile.

There were signs the whale had been unwell.

Pete Evans’ bizarre naked horse photos

CONTROVERSIAL celebrity chef Pete Evans says he was “entirely in the present” after posting bizarre naked horse snaps on his farm with wife Nicola Robinson.

Gogglebox gets new cast members

Gogglebox's new trio — Jad, Sarah Marie and Matty.

Three new cast members to add a “Middle-Eastern flavour”.

Oils fight for Great Barrier Reef

Peter Garrett, from Midnight OIl.

Midnight Oil has announced a concert highlighting damage to the reef

'What a rip-off': Price hike leaves Cowboys fans grounded

Jetstar is one of the airlines that have hiked prices up to Sydney next weekend.

Many Cowboys fans won't be seeing the grand finals next weekend.

Pre-approved $8.5 million Ipswich development site sold

GONE: A significant residential development site at Augustine Heights has sold for more than $8.5 million.

Six ha development site sold for more than $8.5 million

Downsizing doesn't mean doing without

Coast family ready to move ... around the corner

Design magnificence

Frank Macchia-designed house enjoys 270-degree coastal views

The simple mortgage fix that could save you thousands

Avoid interest-only loans or pay the price

Public service jobs inflating Qld's healthy job figures

Premier Palaszczuk in her speech addressed the state's economic performance and discussed the forward direction of Queensland.

Most new jobs are in the public sector

RAAF base to boost economy by $1.2B, create 2800 jobs

mberley in Queensland on 24 November 2016.

By 2020, 7000 people will be employed on site

The top 20 jobs that are most in demand in Australia

There are plenty of jobs for pizza cooks in Australia.

Finding a job depends greatly on where you're looking for one

Report indicates strong growth for construction industry

INCREASE: The construction industry is predicted to see escalated demand in future decades.

CONSTRUCTION in Queensland and NSW will continue to increase.

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The new VW Golf R which doubles as a family wagon

VW Golf R wagon (2017-2018 model shown). Picture: Supplied.

This VW Golf will get the grocery run done is warp speed.

Queensland drivers shamed for lack of restraint

Car seat fitter at Kidsafe, Di Van de Velde knows the importance of a correctly fitted child restraint.

Do you know how to properly install a child seat?

Kia Stinger road test: Is beauty deeper than the metal?

The Kia Stinger will arrive in Australian showrooms from October 1.

We're going to the race track in a Kia. Yep, it's no joke.

Object of desire: 2018 Kia Stinger launched

The mid-range Kia Stinger Si will officially reach showrooms on October 1.

First drive of this year's most anticipated car.

Vic police replace Commodores and Falcons with BMWs

How the Victoria Police BMW 530d highway patrol sedan could look.

Europeans set to replace V8 pursuit cars.

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