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BREAKING | Toddler Taken From Campervan By Dingoes

UPDATE | The toddler taken from a campervan by dingoes on Fraser Island, has been transferred from Hervey Bay Hospital to the Queensland Children's Hospital.   The infant was flown to Brisbane in the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.   The aeromedical team, including a LifeFlight Critical Care Doctor and Paramedic, landed the Queensland...

Burrum River Bridge Feasibility Study Fimalised

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has delivered on its commitment for a feasibility study into a bridge over the Burrum River. Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the report investigated a coastal connection to the east of the Bruce Highway between Goodwood Road and Pialba–Burrum Heads Road via new road corridors and...

Clive Palmer To Run For Senate Spot

AAP Image/Samantha Manchee The United Australia Party executive has announced a strong Queensland Senate team to contest the May 18 Federal Election, headed by Federal Party Leader Clive Palmer. Mr Palmer will be joined on the United Australia Party Senate ticket by company director and Squadron Leader in the Royal Australian Air...

Bundaberg Greyhounds Bound For Sky Racing

Image By AngMoKio - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 Bundaberg Greyhound Racing Club is set to become the latest addition to Sky Racing after confirmation it would be added to the national broadcast schedule next month. Hot on the heels of the recent Capalaba conversion from non-TAB to TAB, Bundaberg will do...

Child Abductor Could Be Free Man In Four Months

A man who broke into a home in Childers and took a three-year-old girl, could be released from prison in four months time. 50-year-old Eden James Kane took the girl in 2014, kept her with him for two days, before dropping her off at the showgrounds.   The News Mail reports that the...

Young USC Graduate Wants To Shed Light On Youth Mental Health

Research to provide fresh insights into child and youth mental health is a new career goal for Bundaberg’s Georgina Lamprecht, who graduated this month from USC with First ClassHonours in Occupational Therapy. Georgina has begun work as an occupational therapist with the Education Queensland in Bundaberg, supporting primary and secondary school students who...

Feds Urged To Throw Cash At Program Getting More Bums On Bike Seats

Image credit: @thebiciproject/@chickswhoridebikes> Hundreds of thousands of Australians could cycle their way out of debt and poor health if the next Federal Government agrees to throw $500,000 towards a National Cycling Strategy, according to Bicycle Queensland. In a pre-election pitch to party leaders, the group has called for much greater investment in...

Bargara's Jewel Development Approved With Changes

Looking across to Bargara from The Hummock.  Image Credit: Michelle Price  Bundaberg Regional Council planning portfolio spokesman Cr Ross Sommerfeld has welcomed the Planning Minister’s approval of the Jewel Esplanade Development at Bargara. Cr Sommerfeld said Minister Cameron Dick has made the right call. “This decision vindicates my view that the development should...

Hervey Bay Keno Winner Will Use Cash For Home Renos

Image Credit.  The Lott  A Hervey Bay man, who has never won much more than a meat tray, has described his $50,000 Keno competition win as ‘awesome, so awesome’.The Queenslander won the major prize of $50,000 in the recent Keno Fun Money Frenzy promotion.When a Keno official made contact with the...

High Commissioner Of India Stops By Bundaberg

Mrs Varsha Gondane, Mayor Jack Dempsey and the High Commissioner for India, Dr Ajay Gondane.  Image Supplied The High Commissioner for India, Dr Ajay Gondane and Mrs Varsha Gondane, have arrived in the Bundaberg Region for a two-day visit after being invited by Mayor Jack Dempsey.Mayor Dempsey said he wanted to showcase...

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