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Girl Rescued From Surf In Bargara

CC0 Public Domain  A girl's been dragged to shore at Bargara, after getting into strife in the surf on Wedesday. Lifeguards noticed the 14-year-old was in a spot of bother outside the flags at Nielsen Park Beach. They described the girl as being a 'non-swimmer' and recommended beach goers learn their limits before...

Lotto Releases 2018's Luckiest Postcodes - Is Yours There?

Image Supplied  The numbers have been crunched and Queensland’s 2018 Lottery Hotspots have been revealed, with the Gold Coast suburb of Southport/Labrador claiming the crown for the one that sold the most division one winning entries.During the past 12 months, between 1 December 2017 and 30 November 2018, lottery players from...

Mayor Demands Brand New Bundaberg Hospital

A petition has been launched, asking the Queensland Government to build a new level 5 hospital in Bundaberg. “There’s no doubt a new level 5 hospital is needed to improve health outcomes, reduce travel times and attract a highly qualified medical workforce to the Bundaberg Region,” Mayor Jack Dempsey said. “Council has...

BREAKING | Cyclone Owen Upgraded To Category Two

Image Credit: Bureau of Meteorology  UPDATE | Tropical Cyclone Owen is now at Category 2 intensity. He is forecast to strengthen further over the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. Currently the warning zone takes in Cape Shield (NT), to Burketown (QLD), including Groote Eylandt and Mornington Island. EARLIER | The Bureau of Meteorology is warning...

Shark Control Equipment Being Removed From Beaches

CC0 Public Domain Shark control protection equipment is being removed from beaches along Queensland’s coast due to forecast rough weather. Fisheries Queensland Acting Manager of the Shark Control Program Sam Fary said the nets and drumlines were being removed in preparation for the predicted path of Tropical Cyclone Owen as was normal...

Cyclone Owen Reforms Over Gulf Of Carpentaria

By-Astronaut-photograph-ISS008-E-19646-was-taken-March-7-2004-Earth-Observations-Laboratory UPDATE | The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of the potential for severe weather throughout significant areas of eastern Australia in the coming days as two weather systems bring rain and thunderstorms across a large area. The Bureau has just released an update on You Tube. Watch our latest Weather Update on...

Cancer Free Challenge Winners Named

CC0 Public Domain  Each year fundraisers from across the state pledge to make a difference by taking part in Cancer Council Queensland’s CancerFREE Challenge – and this week the winners were crowned. The CancerFREE Challenge rewards and acknowledges Cancer Council Queensland’s most talented fundraisers by inviting them to commit to raise $10,000...

Firearm And Ammo Found In Car In Bundaberg

CC_BY-SA_2.0 Firearm and ammunition have been located in the boot of a car in Bundaberg. Police pulled the driver over on Thornhill Street at 10:00AM on Sunday.  A search of the vehicle allegedly uncovered a firearm and ammo. The 49 year-old Bundaberg man behind the wheel was questioned and issued with a notice to...

Drugs Located During Raid In Sharon

A home's been searched at Sharon, with Police uncovering a drug stash. Police from the Bundaberg Drug Enforcement Unit attended an address at Ten Mile Road, locating drugs, cannabis growing in a green house and drug utensils. Police spoke with a 48 year-old man and as a result he was issued with...

Ex Tropical Cyclone Owen Could Reform Wednesday And Impact SE QLD

  Ex Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to reach Cyclone strength again early Wednesday. He is currently 115 kilometres west of Kowanyama and moving north north west at 20 kilometres an hour. Bureau Forecaster Adidi Sharan said Owen could impact the coastline between the Far North and the South East. She said, "with the...

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