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Bundaberg pubs raise money for prostate cancer research

Local pubs and restaurants are jumping onboard to help shine a light on men's health. Bundaberg's The Old Bundy Tavern and Bargara Beach Hotel are all taking part in the PA Research Foundation's Mandate campaign to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer research. Each venue will raise funds by displaying posters with QR...

Do you recognise these stolen items?

A number of items taken from backpacker hostels in Bundaberg have been found by police. Police say the property came into their possession during an investigation into a number of break and enters at different hostels. A Seiko ladies wristwatch with roman numerals, silver coloured watch band and a black and blue...

Calls for more rescue volunteers ahead of spring

More volunteers are needed as the number of injured animals in Bundy is predicted to rise.   Spring usually brings with it more injured birds, according to Bundy Wildlife Rescue Inc.   There are around 20 members at the moment, but the group are looking for more volunteers to help rescue and rehabilitate local...

More school kids set to explore Bundy reefs

Bundaberg reef operators are hoping to entice Queensland schools to experience the local Great Barrier Reef. Applications have now opened for the State Government's Great Barrier Reef Education Experience Program, which will see excursions to the reef subsidised by the State Government. Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says schools could now apply to...

Man to face court after drug seizure

1.2 kilograms of cannabis and 11 cannabis plants are just some of the things Police have allegedly seized during search warrants west of Bundaberg. A Queensland Police spokesperson says Monto Police and Maryborough Tactical Crime Officers executed a number of search warrants within the Monto division. "Police seized of over 1.2kgs of...

Turtle-tracking atlas launches online

If you've ever wondered just how far and wide our local turtles travel - wonder no longer. A new 'turtle atlas' has been launched to help us learn more about the global movements of the reptiles, like the loggerhead turtles found off the coast of Bundaberg and Mon Repos. Users can access...

Amber alert issued after boy taken from Woodford school

UPDATE: The Queensland Police Service have located the 10-year-old boy who was missing from Woodford from 3.30pm today. EARLIER: The Queensland Police Service is seeking urgent public assistance to help locate a 10-year-old boy who may be at significant risk. He was taken by a man who is known to him from Woodford...

Great Barrier Reef gets funding boost

Farmers from the Far North to the Wide Bay are welcoming a funding boost to protect the Great Barrier Reef.   $270 million dollars has been committed to improve the water quality of the reef, while $60 million dollars will go towards land regeneration.    NQ Dry Tropics implementation manager Peter Gibson says the...

Diversions in place after three-car crash, Kensington

Two people are in hospital following a three-car crash south of Bundaberg this morning. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Childers Road just south of the Bundaberg Airport around 10:30am. A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says three people were assessed, though on patient declined transport to hospital. Two people were taken to...

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