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Australian Government Mobile Service

The Australian Government mobile service centre is hitting the road to give local people in the Woodgate, Cordalba & Booyal areas easy access to essential government payments and services including Medicare & Centrelink payments. The mobile service centre will be at Woodgate Beach near The Esplanade Friday 18th, Cordalba in...

Slow Down

Vehicle activated warning signs have been installed on the Bundaberg – Gin Gin and Moore Park roads this week to improve road safety. Transport and Main Roads district Director Stephen mallows said the 440,000 project was part of the Qld Governments ongoing commitment to make the states road safer. Mr Mallows said...

Student Ideas

Now one year into the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow program, Bundaberg North State High School students are pitching their ideas to encourage student entrepreneurship and participation in STEM. Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson said students from Bundaberg North State High School are championing ways to encourage their peers to pursue entrepreneurship...

Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day has been launched in the Bundaberg region. This year the Cancer Council will celebrate 31 years of Daffodil Day on Friday 25th August. Daffodil’s will be on sale across the Bundaberg region with money raised supporting the Cancer Council Queensland. You can volunteer to help on the day...

VACCINATE HORSES

  (pic: Electron Microscopy Unit AAHL, CSIRO) Equine Veterinarians Australia is urging Bundaberg horse owners to vaccinate their horses against the deadly Hendra virus following three new confirmed cases in just four weeks. President of EVA Dr Ben Poole, said it’s critical  that horses located in and around high risk Hendra areas are vaccinated...

RSPCA Shelter

The Bundaberg RSPCA shelter was broken into during the week. Three Bull Mastiff Cross puppies were taken from the shelter. Staff are concerned for their well being as the need daily medication. If you know any information of their whereabouts please contact Bundaberg Police

Apprentice Rights & Obligations

The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched two new guides to assist local apprentices and their employers to understand their rights and obligations in the workplace. The guides – one for apprentices and one for employers – set out essential information about workplace rights and responsibilities including apprentice pay, rules around hiring...

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Local community groups are being urged to apply for funds under the Stronger Communities Program. If you’re a not for profit organization in the Hinkler electorate, this is your chance to help build some facilities with federal government funding. Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 are...

Local Controlled Burn

A hazard reduction burn has commenced in the Miara and Yandaran areas. Covering around 3,000 acres the activity will be controlled jointly by the Qld Fire & Emergency Services and Qld Parks & Wildlife Service. Due to the size of the burn there is likely to be a large amount of...

Bundaberg Super Park

The new netball facility The Bundaberg Super Park was put to the test last weekend with the first Bundaberg Rep Carnival. Netball teams from Biloela, Nanango & Pine Rivers along with Bundaberg teams played each other in what was the first of many carnivals to be held at the new...