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Bundy not first in line to get Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Bundaberg has missed out on being named as one of the six major centres to be the first to roll out the coronavirus vaccine in Queensland. Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Townsville, Gold Coast, and north and south Brisbane have been chosen as the first places to get the jab.  Queensland's chief health officer...

Three hospitalised after separate incidents

An overnight crash has left two people recovering in hosptial in Bundaberg.    The single car smash happened around 7.01pm at the intersection of School Land and Innes Park road.    The pair were taken to Bundaberg hospital in stable conditions    Snake bite, Bargara   Meanwhile, another patient was taken to Bundaberg hospital overnight after being bitten...

Police out in force as school heads back today

As kids head back to the classroom for term one, motorists are being reminded to slow down in school zones.   40kilometre per hour speed limits apply from 7.00am - 9.00am and between 2.00pm - 4.00pm this afternoon.    South Kolan Police Station Officer In Charge Sergeant Matt Swan its a good reminders to...

Motorbike rider winched to safety near Gin Gin

  A motorbike rider has been winched to safety following a crash west of Gin Gin. It's believed the man in his 40s, had been participating in an enduro ride with friends, when he hit a ditch and lost control on Monday afternoon. A member of the group activated a beacon, which notified...

Man suffers facial burns following BBQ accident

  A barbecue fire at South Kolan has left a man with facial burns. The incident happened around 6.20pm on Monday off Bakers Road. Paramedics have taken the man to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.

Coronavirus found in more sewage samples

  Traces of COVID-19 have been detected in sewage at seven more sites in Queensland.   Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young says viral fragments have been detected at wastewater treatment plants at Caboolture South, Oxley Creek, Bundamba, Gibson Island, Luggage Point, Maryborough and Pulgul (Hervey Bay). “While this does not mean we have...

Four flown to hospital after car rollover

  Four people have been airlifted to hospital after a rollover near Childers.    It's believed a four wheel drive, which was towing a trailer, rolled off the road and crashed, around 10am.    Two RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopters were called to the area a short time later, one from Bundaberg and one from the...

How to survive your child's first day of school

Thousands of kids in Bundaberg will be bubbling between excited and nervous with school officially returning on Wednesday. It can be a challenging time for parents with kids starting their very first day of school, but there are some tricks to make the day less daunting. Central Queensland University psychology expert Dr...

More Funding for bushfire affected communities

Nine projects across the state will share in $8.9m dollars to help drive Queensland's economic recovery following 2019's horror bushfire season. Bundaberg Regional Council is one of the local governments eligible for the disaster recovery funding. $2.78m will be provided for the environmental recovery project of Washpool Creek. The project will see 1.4km...

People playing with dingoes keep Fraser campgrounds closed

Rangers have extended the closure of popular campgrounds on Fraser Island because people keep interfering with the dingoes. K'gari's ranger in charge Linda Behrendorff says they were forced to close the Eli, Maheno, Guluri and Wahba campgrounds for safety reasons in September 2020, after people were caught interacting with wild dogs. “Some...

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