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Sat 27 Feb 2021

Bennett’s fresh call to upgrade busy Bargara intersection

Premium Content Bennett’s fresh call to upgrade busy Bargara intersection

Mr Bennett met with concerned parents earlier this month who had witnessed many near misses.

Pair face court after police find $17k in Bargara drug raid

Premium Content Pair face court after police find $17k in Bargara drug raid

The man and woman both had matters relating to the offence dealt with in district court earlier this month.

BIRD OF THE WEEK: How to attract honeyeaters to your yard

Premium Content BIRD OF THE WEEK: How to attract honeyeaters to your yard

Honeyeaters are one of the largest groups of bird in Australia.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

NEW ROLE: Chief of staff appointed for Bundaberg Council

Premium Content NEW ROLE: Chief of staff appointed for Bundaberg Council

The change comes after amendments to the Local Government Act were passed in parliament in October last year

WATCH: Mystery light and door-rattling sonic boom over Bundy

Premium Content WATCH: Mystery light and door-rattling sonic boom over Bundy

Bundaberg locals have been left mystified after a light lit up the night sky, rattling doors and causing sounds described as being like a “sonic boom”.

Landmark $440m settlement for 2011 flood victims

Premium Content Landmark $440m settlement for 2011 flood victims

The State Government and dam operator Sunwater have agreed to pay victims of the 2011 Wivenhoe Dam flood disaster $440 million.

BEACH REPORT: Best spots to swim or take your board

Premium Content BEACH REPORT: Best spots to swim or take your board

With some big tides expected there is likely to be some strong currents and potential rips to watch out for this weekend

Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Premium Content Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Queensland’s Police Commissioner says new youth justice reforms will work in a “suite of initiatives” to targed repeat young offenders.

VOTE NOW: Who has the Best Pizza in Bundaberg

Premium Content VOTE NOW: Who has the Best Pizza in Bundaberg

Matt Preston asked readers to name the restaurant with the best pizza in Bundaberg and the response has us drooling. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

FULL LIST: Bundaberg Magistrates Court appearances today

Premium Content FULL LIST: Bundaberg Magistrates Court appearances today

Here is a list of matters listed at Bundaberg Magistrates Court on Friday.

Torrents of Olympics-driven cash to flow across state

Premium Content Torrents of Olympics-driven cash to flow across state

It won’t just be Brisbane benefiting from hosting the Olympics, with other regions across Queensland poised to reap a multibillion-dollar windfall for tourism.

What got our Olympic bid over the line

Premium Content What got our Olympic bid over the line

Great weather and venues have played key roles in getting the Brisbane bid over the line, but it was the people of Queensland that had the biggest impact.

LOCK UP: The Bundy suburb where thieves targeting vehicles

Premium Content LOCK UP: The Bundy suburb where thieves targeting vehicles

Bundy residents are being reminded to ‘lock it or lose it’ after some incidents this week.

New interpretative centre to open on Fraser Island

Premium Content New interpretative centre to open on Fraser Island

SeaLink Fraser Island Group General Manager David Hay said the opening of the centre would be a historic occasion.

State Govt criticised for inaction after sugar mill closure

Premium Content State Govt criticised for inaction after sugar mill closure

It comes after the Federal Government provided a $2.5 million grant allowing cane from Maryborough and further afield to be processed at the Isis Central Sugar Mill.

WARM WELCOME: Special reef guests visit local schools

Premium Content WARM WELCOME: Special reef guests visit local schools

During a live video presentation for Science Week last year, grade 3 Kalkie student Thomas Rehbein invited the guests to visit the region and now his wish has come...

BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Premium Content BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Bundaberg is full of good news stories and here are just some of the things that made us smile from across the region this week

‘WAKE-UP CALL’: Man swears off meth after serious crash

Premium Content ‘WAKE-UP CALL’: Man swears off meth after serious crash

After cracking his skull and shattering his hip in a serious crash, a repeat offender tells Magistrate he is a changed man

Thu 25 Feb 2021

‘Dreaming’: MPs respond to councillor’s hospital call

Premium Content ‘Dreaming’: MPs respond to councillor’s hospital call

Fraser Coast councillor David Lee says plans for a new Bundaberg Hospital belong on ice while his region sorts out its own health woes. But Bundy politicians say he’s...

Patient transported to Bundy Hospital following marine sting

Premium Content Patient transported to Bundy Hospital following marine sting

A person has sustained a suspected marine sting at a local beach.

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