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A Hervey Bay Boy's Heartwarming Letter To Hospital

Source: Wide Bay Hospital & Health Service Facebook A boy has written to local doctors and nurses, praising their "good work" during the current health crisis and donating some money to put towards more hospital beds. Wide Bay Hospital & Health Service uploaded the letter from Toby, an 8-year-old boy from Hervey...

Queensland Coronavirus Cases Reach 900

Queensland has 27 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 900. HHS* Total confirmed cases to dateCairns and Hinterland 29Central Queensland 8Central West 0Darling Downs 41Gold Coast 170Mackay 12Metro North 271Metro South 206North West 0South West 0Sunshine Coast 84Torres and Cape 0Townsville 22West Moreton 37Wide Bay 20Overseas...

Fatal traffic crash, Woorim

A man has died following a traffic crash involving a cyclist in Woorim yesterday afternoon. At about 4:30pm a cyclist was travelling eastbound along First Avenue towards Woorim. Initial investigations suggest a car was travelling behind the cyclist and attempted to swerve to avoid colliding with the cyclist. The cyclist, a 69-year-old Bribie...

Four injured in car rollover, North Gregory

A car full of people has rolled over south of Bundaberg. Emergency crews were called to the scene in on Newlands and Turpentine Roads in North Gregory at 5.21am. Five patients were assessed for injuries. Four of the patients were taken to Bundaberg Hospital in stable conditions.

COVID-19 UPDATE

  New figures from Queensland Health show there are now 19 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Wide Bay region.   Just one new case of the virus was recorded in the last 24 hours. Queensland has 57 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 835. Contact tracing is...

Shark movements to be studied in Wide Bay

  A USC marine biologist researching shark ecology along Australia’s east coast plans to expand her focus to address a gap in knowledge of shark movements and behaviours in the Wide Bay region. Dr Bonnie Holmes, who is involved in national collaborative research on large ocean predators such as tiger and hammerhead...

Stolen Motorcycle, Bundaberg South

Have you seen this motorcycle? Image Credit: QPS A motorcycle has been stolen from Bundaberg South. It was taken from a Curtis Street address between March 5 and March 7. The motorcycle is described as a green and black 2017 Kawasaki BR125J with Queensland Registration 842PM. If you have any information in relation to...

Construction starts on Kaleidoscope Skin Clinic

Construction has started on a new medical clinic at 53 Barolin Street, dedicated to the prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Kaleidoscope Skin Clinic Director Larine Statham-Blair said extensive renovation works on the charming South Bundaberg premises had been purpose designed by Greg Pershouse and Associates, and would be...

JobKeeper stimulus package 'exciting'

The Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the Government's Jobkeeper stimulus package. The package will see eligible companies receive $1500 a fortnight per employee they keep during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce President Tim Sayre said up until this stimulus, the only option for a lot of businesses was to...

Local Hospitals Shut Doors To Visitors

You might need to start video-chatting your loved ones in hospital, as a new crackdown on visitors could restrict you from seeing them in person. Wide Bay Hospital and Health Services announced that from Tuesday, visitors will no longer be accepted at Bundaberg, Maryborough and Hervey Bay hospitals, as well as...

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