Community News

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Region's mortgage repayment rates among worst in QLD

Region's mortgage repayment rates among worst in QLD

Ratings agency Moody's this month released figures which put Wide Bay sixth on the list of Queensland regions with high delinquency rates.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

EVERYDAY HERO: Bundaberg Constable a full-time superhero

EVERYDAY HERO: Bundaberg Constable a full-time superhero

BUNDABERG'S very own Captain America has a real knack for justice and hope in and out of uniform.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Fraser Island celebrates 25 years of heritage protection

Fraser Island celebrates 25 years of heritage protection

One phone call was all it took to ignite John Sinclair's fight to make Fraser Island World Heritage Listed

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Celebrate Moncrieff reopening in Epic style

Celebrate Moncrieff reopening in Epic style

ANOTHER chapter is now completed in the colourful history of the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre.

Employers come knocking after Ethan's post

Employers come knocking after Ethan's post

FOURTEEN-year-old Ethan Jones has a message for jobseekers, especially the younger generation: don't be afraid to put yourself out there.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

BUNDY TOURISM: Prince's visit brightened up damp holidays

BUNDY TOURISM: Prince's visit brightened up damp holidays

THE effects of ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris have put a dampener on holiday numbers across Bundaberg but failed to rain on the spirit of holiday-goers.

Actor aims to shoot independent film in Agnes Water

Actor aims to shoot independent film in Agnes Water

Local businesses asked to get on board.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

Controversial Bargara high-rise could be a growth catalyst

Controversial Bargara high-rise could be a growth catalyst

A Bundaberg Regional Council development assessment manager said the nine-storey project had the potential to be a catalyst for investment and growth.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Library friends are here to help if you're home-bound

Library friends are here to help if you're home-bound

FRIENDS of the Library are looking to help out home bound residents.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Fur-real? 41 impounded animals need your help

Fur-real? 41 impounded animals need your help

THIS morning, at least 18 dogs, 16 kittens and seven cats were being held at the shelter.

College's $2m facelift nearing, contractors invited to apply

College's $2m facelift nearing, contractors invited to apply

BUNDABERG Christian College is set to undergo a serious makeover in the coming months with submissions for building contractors officially open.

Agnes TV on the blink

Agnes TV on the blink

As soon as we get a little bit of moisture in the air, or any sort of breeze, our TV just starts blinking

Wed 11 Apr 2018

SOLD: Council buys popular riverfront restaurant's building

SOLD: Council buys popular riverfront restaurant's building

The building where The Rock Bar and Grill is situated has been sold to Bundaberg Regional Council.

Drovers going back in time during the cattle drive

Drovers going back in time during the cattle drive

The Eidsvold Charity Cattle Drive has commenced with 25 riders droving 530 head of cattle across country.

IN LIQUIDATION: Family-run boating business hits rock bottom

IN LIQUIDATION: Family-run boating business hits rock bottom

A 'tough financial climate' has plunged one family-run business into liquidation only five years after its maiden voyage.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Residents fighting hard to get phone reception

Residents fighting hard to get phone reception

Residents are fed up with a lack of phone service in the Boynewood area and are calling for action

Mon 9 Apr 2018

More beds, staff and a Level 5 hospital: Wide Bay's 5yr plan

More beds, staff and a Level 5 hospital: Wide Bay's 5yr plan

WBHHS has released the draft of its new, five-year strategic plan and revealed how it will tackle certain challenges like obesity and an ageing population.

Wed 4 Apr 2018

Ancestors 'heartbroken' by overgrown cemetery

Ancestors 'heartbroken' by overgrown cemetery

Narelle Goody broke down as the reached the grave of her brother Ronald, tragically killed in a shooting accident when he was just 14 years old.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

8yo girl swept out in rip rescued by lifeguards at Agnes

8yo girl swept out in rip rescued by lifeguards at Agnes

AGNES Water Surf Lifesavers rescued an eight-year-old girl who was caught in a rip this morning.

Commonwealth Games: How to get your piece of history

Commonwealth Games: How to get your piece of history

YOU don’t have to be on the Gold Coast to bask in Commonwealth Games glory because we’re bringing a piece of the Games to you.

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