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Alliance flights to and from Bundy suspended

No more flights to Bundaberg for Alliance Airlines. As of September 28, services to and from Bundaberg will be suspended due to a 'significant' drop in demand. The flights have been operating as a ‘triangle’ service with Gladstone. “The decision to suspend services to Bundaberg was not taken lightly,” Alliance CEO Lee Schofield...

Drink driving spikes in Bundaberg

There has been an alarming spike in drink drivers in Bundaberg, with figures at their second highest in 20 years. It comes after Bundaberg Police nabbed 73 drivers over the legal alcohol limit in August according to the latest crime statistics, almost breaking the region's monthly record of 76 from 2016. Officer...

Mystery car at Bundaberg business

Detectives from the Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are currently investigating a matter in relation to a 1970 Holden HG Kingswood sedan. The vehicle, which was last registered in 2008, is believed to have been transported to a business on Lester Street, Bundaberg in July 2020. Police are seeking assistance from members...

Blaze rips through commercial structure, Isis Central

A fire has torn through a commercial structure in the Bundaberg region overnight, though no one was injured. Five fire crews were on the scene of the blaze on Madsens Road in Isis Central, that happened around 2:30am on Monday. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said the building, believed to be an...

Boost across Bundaberg building industry

  Queensland's regional dwelling approvals for July have delivered mixed news for the state’s building industry. Latest figures show new houses are up 17.2 per cent over the month but regional numbers painted a varied picture. Master Builders Deputy CEO Paul Bidwell said Wide Bay Burnett was the solid performer across the state. "Housing...

Assaults in Bundaberg double since April

Concerning new police figures have shown a big jump in assault rates in the Bundaberg region. Reports of the crime have doubled from 19 in the month of April to 40 in August. Officer in charge of Bundaberg Police Senior Sergeant Michael McGarry said the peak of these crimes is usually in...

Drug possession arrests on the rise in Bundaberg

There has been a rise in drug related arrests across Bundaberg over recent months but local Police said it means more people are getting caught. Cases of drug possession have been trending upwards in the region since the end of last year, according to the latest Queensland crime statistics. Bundaberg recorded 29...

Police release CCTV of break and enter, Wallaville

Footage has been released of someone alledged to have stolen multiple items after unlawfully entering a Bundaberg property. Queensland Police said the incident happened at a property on Zillmans Road, Wallaville around 5am on Friday September 4th. The CCTV shows an alleged offender taking off with hand tools, welders, gas bottles and...

Bundaberg decks out in yellow for R U OK Day

Bundaberg locals who have been feeling 'disconnected' due to Covid, or other issues, will be the special focus of this year's RUOK Day events. Bundaberg Regional Council and Lifeline have set up bright yellow banners and will be out in the CBD on Wednesday, ahead of the official day on Thursday,...

Man dies after being pulled from beach, Agnes Water

A man has sadly passed away after being pulled from the water at a beach north of Bundaberg. Queensland Ambulance said they were called to a location off the Agnes Water Esplanade just after 4pm on Monday afternoon. A Queensland Police spokesperson confirmed the man in his 60s passed away from what...

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