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Bundy Motorists Being Slugged Almost 10c More At The Bowser

CC0-Creative-Commons Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is demanding the ACCC takes urgent action on rising petrol costs. Mr Pitt has written to both Minister for Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chair Rod Sims. “How can fuel prices in Hervey Bay be $1.56 and $1.49 in...

Local MP Takes Stand Against Abortion Bill

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt MP has strongly opposed the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018 in Queensland Parliament. He told fellow Parliamentarians on Tuesday night, "I rise to strongly oppose the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018". "When I rose in this House for the very first time I made a commitment to...

Lost And Found

Image Of The Stolen Bike. Supplied By QPS  Police are keen to locate a racing bike stolen from outside the Bundaberg Base Hospital. The matte black Pinorallo carbon raw racing bicycle with alloy rims was stolen from the rear of the Australian Red Cross Blood Bank at the Hospital between 6:40pm and...

Vote 'M' For MaryboroughTo Get TV Brekky Show To Town

We are being encouraged to vote 'M' for Maryborough, as Channel 7 program Sunrise showcases the A to Z of Australian towns. After visiting destinations across Australia, Sunrise Weather Presenter Sam Mac is due to present from a city starting with M, on his A to Z tour of Australia. Maryborough will...

Man Accused Of Indecently Assaulting Child At Pialba Shopping Centre

UPDATE | We're finding out more about the assault of a child at Pialba Shopping Centre. The Fraser Coast Chronicle reports the primary school aged child was allegedly lured away by a stranger before being indecently assaulted on Sunday. 30-year-old Shane Michael Fitzsimmons was arrested and charged with one count each of indecent treatment...

Fresh Calls For More Humane Treatment Of Sharks

By Terry Goss, CC BY 2.5, Link Lethal shark control methods could soon be a thing of the past In Queensland alone, there's currently more than 360 drum lines, including those off the Sunshine Coast. Over 60 sharks have also been shot during 2018 in Queensland alone. A tiger shark was killed after it...

Man Accused Of Assaulting Child At Pialba Shopping Centre

A man is accused of assaulting a child in Pialba earlier this month. It will be alleged he walked up behind the young child at Torquay Road shopping centre shortly after 4:00PM on Sunday and allegedly assaulted them. He's then accused of simply running off. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. A...

Police Get Big Surprise During House Call In Sth Bundy

On Monday, Police got the surprise of their lives when they showed up at a Bundaberg South residence and found a carpet python waiting for them. ‘Monty’ (not his real name) was seized from the address. Under the Animal Care & Protection Act 2001 it is illegal to be in the possession...

Maryborough Airport Gets New Lease On Life

By Heritage branch staff - State of Queensland: Queensland Heritage Register: Second World War RAAF Buildings, Maryborough Airport (2006), CC BY 3.0, Link Aviation fuel is now available at Maryborough Airport after an absence of about 10 years. Fraser Coast Councillor Paul Truscott said IOR Petroleum started delivering AVGAS fuel for aircraft...

Qld Middle Of The Road On Clean Energy

By Desmond1234 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link Queensland may have lost the State of Origin to NSW, but it’s ahead of the Cockroaches in the clean power race and has the potential to streak ahead in the coming years. A new report released today by the Climate Council has Queensland firmly...