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Batt Secures Paradise Dam Documents

State Member For Bundaberg David Batt.  Image Supplied.   State Member for Bundaberg David Batt is pleased to have successfully called for Sunwater to finally allow Dr Paul Rizzo access to nine confidential documents relating to Paradise Dam after the request for the same information was denied last month. Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable...

Body Located, Maryborough

UPDATE | Maryborough Police believe the body of a man located on Wednesday may be that of a missing 76-year-old local.   The body was discovered along the bank of a river in Woodstock Street at around 4.30PM.   Formal forensic identification processes are now underway, and police have spoken with the man’s family. There are...

Snake Bite Victim In Bundaberg Hospital

A snake bite victim has been taken to Bundaberg Hospital overnight. The man in his 40's was collected from a private address in Redridge at 6:42PM on Wednesday. He is in Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.  

Search Launched For Missing 76 Y O, Maryborough

Maryborough police have coordinated an extensive air, land and water search for missing man Robert Walker. The 76-yar-old was last seen on Friday, February 14 at around 4.45PM on Morning Street. Police, including officers in vehicles, on trail bikes and on foot, along with SES personnel, officers from the Hervey Bay Water...

Call For Nurses And Midwives To Practice Abortion Care

Image Credit: CC0 There are calls for nurses and midwives to have a greater scope of practice in abortion care. Women seeking an abortion may face issues if doctors are able to conscientiously object or if there is a shortage of health services in rural and regional areas according to CQUniversity researcher...

‘Pawsome’ Family Holidays On The Rise

Image Supplied  Mum, dad and the kids aren’t the only ones enjoying family holidays this summer, with recent data showing one in five families are choosing to holiday with their ‘fur baby’ in tow. Travel company Ingenia Holidays has found, on average, 20 per cent of guests staying at the company’s Queensland...

Man Seriously Injured After Hit By Car, Dundowran Beach

A person has serious injuries after he was hit by a car at Dundowran Beach on Tuesday. Paramedics were called to a private address at 8:31AM.   The victim, a man, was taken to Hervey Bay Hospital with a significant lower leg injury. He has been transported stable with Critical Care Paramedics on board.   By...

Two Injured In Rollover, North Burnett

Two people have been injured in a rollover at Obil Bil in the north Burnett. Paramedics were called to the Burnett Highway and Cattle Creek Road at 2.22AM on Tuesday. Two patients, a woman in her 40s and man in his 20s, were transported to Munduberra Hospital, both in stable conditions with minor...

Two Car Crash, Thabeban

One person has been injured in a crash at Thabeban. The accident happened on Bundaberg Ring Road and Goodwood Drive at 5.25AM on Tuesday.   One person was taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition with back pain and a minor head injury. A second patient was assessed on scene however declined transport to...

Drumlines Returning To Beaches In Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays.  Image Credit: Department Of Fisheries Shark control equipment will be returned to waters within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from today to boost swimmer safety. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said drumlines had been re-installed in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park...

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