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Night of 1000 Drawings returns to Bargara

It's a unique charity event, that celebrates art. Night of 1000 Drawings is an initiative that started in Johannesburg , but has made its way to Bundaberg. The events co-organiser Nicky Staff-Beckenhauer says local and overseas charities both benefit. "We divide 90 per cent of the remaining funds to two local causes," Ms...

Roof collapses in Fraser Coast house fire

The fire investigator has been called in to determine the cause of a blaze that's torn through a house south of Bundaberg. Emergency crews were called to the blaze at Nobbs Road in Beelbi Creek at 4:13am on Thursday. Queensland Fire and Emergency Service say there were five crews on scene, with...

Heatwave safety warning as Bundy temps rise

As Queenslanders brace for another few hot days, locals are being reminded to take regular breaks and keep the fluids up. The Bureau of Meterology is expecting temperatures to reach the mid 30s in Bundaberg by mid next week. Queensland Ambulance Service Clinical Director Tony Hucker says if you plan for a...

Orange lights highlight international crusade

The lights underneath the fig tree at Bundaberg's Mulitplex will change colour today as part of a 'say no to violence against women' campaign. Bundaberg residents are invited to head down to the facility at 5:30pm, on Wednesday November 25, to kick off Zonta's '16 Days of Activism'. Zonta club of Bundaberg...

Bundaberg features in latest edition of MONOPOLY

Bundaberg, Noosa and Winton have been chosen to represent Queensland in a new 'Australian Community Relief' edition of Monopoly. The board features 22 regions hit hard by the recent bushfires, floods and the health pandemic. $5 from each special-edition sold and $2 from each MONOPOLY puzzle will be donated directly to The...

Storms sweeping in from the west to bring hail, rain

Severe storms could bring destructive wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain to the Central Highlands and Coalfields, and the Wide Bay and Burnett this afternoon. The storm system is rolling in west from the Darling Downs, towards Ipswich, then further north to the Sunshine Coast and Gympie. The Bureau of Metorology...

Queensland opening to Sydney on December 1

  Queensland's border will reopen to all of New South Wales from December 1 and will likely open to Victoria on the same day. New South Wales has now gone more than 28 days with no unlinked community transmission of coronavirus. It means visitors will no longer be required to quarantine for 14...

Driver injured in semi-trailer rollover, Bundaberg East

A driver has been injured after his semi-trailer flipped in Bundaberg East overnight. A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says the incident happened at the corner of Princess and Cross Streets around 5.45pm. Paramedics transported a man to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition with minor facial injuries. Two fire crews attended the scene to...

Car flips leaving teen fighting for life

A teenager from Burrum River is fighting for life following a crash north of Bundaberg. Police say the 18-year-old was a passenger in a Nissan wagon, which was heading north on the Bruce Highway, just after 10am on Saturday, November 21. The car veered onto the wrong side of the road, and...

Three in hospital after Bundaberg West crash

Three people have been hospitalised after a crash in Bundaberg West this morning.. Queensland Ambulance say the two-car incident happened on Branyan and Woondooma Streets just before 7:30am on Monday morning. Three patients were transported to Bundaberg Hospital in stable conditions. It's reported their conditions range from uninjured to minor injuries.

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