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Mon 10 Dec 2018

Bundy's weather gods waiting till Friday

premium_icon Bundy's weather gods waiting till Friday

FRIDAY is the day the weather gods will decide what fate is in store for Bundaberg.

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

HOW do we regain control, set a better example for our kids, and importantly put some boundaries in around the use of our devices.

Plans for sand quarry revealed

premium_icon Plans for sand quarry revealed

A QUARRIED area along the Kolan River could soon be re-established.

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

AN ex-cyclone that has dumped 300mm in parts of north Queensland could bring wet weather to the state’s southeast.

Fire probe: What does Premier have to hide?

premium_icon Fire probe: What does Premier have to hide?

THE Premier's refusal to hold a judicial inquiry into Queensland’s recent bushfires is daft — does she think there is not one lesson to learn?

Rental market heating up for Bundy

premium_icon Rental market heating up for Bundy

BUNDABERG'S rental market performance has improved over the past year - but renters are paying more

Ex-tropical cyclone brings surf to Bundy

premium_icon Ex-tropical cyclone brings surf to Bundy

LOCALS took advantage of the waves off Nielson Park at the weekend as a weather warning went out for coastal waters.

Golf clubhouse renovation hinging on Jewel decision

premium_icon Golf clubhouse renovation hinging on Jewel decision

THE immediate future of Bargara Golf Club's clubhouse could hinge on the whether the Bargara Jewel high-rise approval is left undisturbed by the State Govt.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Family home burns to the ground after long dispute

premium_icon Family home burns to the ground after long dispute

A FAMILY home that was the centre of a dispute with Bundaberg Sugar and the lessee has gone up in flames.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Toyah breakthrough: Manhunt for male nurse

premium_icon Toyah breakthrough: Manhunt for male nurse

HOMICIDE detectives are investigating a male nurse who worked at a far north Queensland hospital as a key suspect in the Toyah Cordingley murder.

New fears for plastic ingestion by turtles

premium_icon New fears for plastic ingestion by turtles

Plastic has been found in the guts of more than 100 sea turtles in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and the Mediterranean Sea.

Bundy home engulfed in flames, fireys on scene

premium_icon Bundy home engulfed in flames, fireys on scene

A STACK of crumpled tin and smouldering smoke is the scene left after a house fire on the Kolan River.

Porn taking its toll on Aussie teens

premium_icon Porn taking its toll on Aussie teens

Teens are overexposed to extreme and violent porn and it is having health impacts as one in three parents aren’t having conversations with kids about sex.

Woman who refused to stop for police cops massive fine

premium_icon Woman who refused to stop for police cops massive fine

A BUNDABERG woman has been fined thousands and disqualified from driving for two years after she failed to stop for police.

Bus driver hailed a hero after avoiding crash in wild storm

premium_icon Bus driver hailed a hero after avoiding crash in wild storm

A SCHOOL bus driver has been praised as a "hero” after he avoided a "catastrophic crash” on Wednesday afternoon.

Man left 'damnified' after crash sues driver for $2m

premium_icon Man left 'damnified' after crash sues driver for $2m

A BUNDABERG man who broke his neck, leg and spine when a 4WD smashed into his car in 2015 is suing the driver of the vehicle and her insurance for $2 million.

Bargara leads the way as hot suburb

premium_icon Bargara leads the way as hot suburb

BARGARA is arguably the Bundaberg region's hottest property suburb.

Stepfather jailed for five years over rape

premium_icon Stepfather jailed for five years over rape

WHEN a teenage girl's stepfather tried to tickle her while they were home alone in January, she tried to walk away.

Avocados a smash hit for Bundaberg

premium_icon Avocados a smash hit for Bundaberg

WITH Bundaberg producing 50 per cent of the state's avocados, it's no wonder a local business is making strong moves on the market.

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