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Truck rollover at Isis Central

A man is recovering in hospital after a truck rolled at Isis Central on Friday morning. Emergency services were called to the scene at Kevin Livingston Drive at 5:48am. The man was taken in a stable condition to Bundaberg Hospital for further treatment. Image: Supplied

Local meter readers facing rise in dog incidents

Bundaberg dog owners are being urged to make sure their pets are secured after a Queensland meter reader was bitten by a Pit Bull that jumped a fence. Ergon Energy's Michael Dart says the reader needed medical treatment after being bitten on the arm shortly after the owner assured him it...

Local covid response winding back

The covid response across the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) has stepped down from tier four to tier three. 29 patients are in hospital with the virus, down from 43 last week. Meanwhile, the number of staff who are off because of covid has halved. WBHHS Covid-19 incident controller Michael Lewczuk...

Fresh designs for new Bundaberg Hospital revealed

Bundaberg residents are being invited to have their say on the new $1.2 billion Bundaberg Hospital with the release of updated concept plans. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is encouraging locals to provide feedback as the hospital development enters a new phase. “My government has listened to Bundaberg residents and the local community, and...

Fears locals aren't taking skin checks seriously

Bundaberg's UV index will hit high today, but there are concerns locals aren't doing enough to protect their skin. According to new research from the Banyans Healthcare Group, a third of Aussies have never had a skin check up and 34 per cent don't see the doctor for timely follow up...

Vandals target Bundaberg schools

Residents who live near schools are being urged to look out for any suspicious behaviour after several schools reported crimes in the past week. Between August 11 and August 15, four schools in the Bundaberg area have been unlawfully entered. A Queensland Police spokesperson says the offenders have caused significant damage. "During these...

UTV stolen from Kalkie

Police are appealing for information after a UTV was taken from a property on Kirbys Road, Kalkie. The vehicle is described as a 2021 Honda Pioneer UTV SXS 1000 M3MARED red and black tracked. It does not have wheels and has also been fitted with a bullbar. The offence follows a spate of...

The Clothes Basket Launches in Bundy

Local families who are battling the region's housing crisis are being offered more support. The Church of the Nazarene is starting a monthly program, the Clothes Basket, offering free clothing to those who need it most. Pastor Kelvin Rowland says all donations are currently being taken ahead of the first open day...

Teen killed in Booyal crash

A 19-year-old Isis Central man has died following a single vehicle rollover on Saturday evening at Booyal. Initial investigations indicate four men in a white Holden Commodore were travelling on the Bruce Highway at 6.15pm when the car lost its rear passenger side tyre and continued travelling east along Adies Road. It's...

Cartons of alcohol stolen from Bundaberg East business

Police are searching for three men who are accused of breaking into a licensed venue. Between 3.20am and 3.50am on Wednesday, August 3, Scotland Street business was unlawfully entered and a quantity of alcohol stolen. Officers believe three men have used bolt cutters to open a roller door and made multiple trips...

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