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Policewoman Stood Down Accused Of Drink Driving

A 37-year-old female constable from Central Region has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service. She will be allowed to handle non-operational duties only after she was accused of drink driving while off duty. The Central Region takes in areas including Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Mackay and Gympie. By Michelle...

Locals Urged To Highlight Congestion Hotspots

Image Credit: RACQ Wide Bay motorists have been urged to name and shame the roads which brought traffic to a halt across the region, as the latest RACQ Red Spot Congestion Survey kicked off. RACQ spokesperson Lucinda Ross said drivers were in the best position to identify regularly congested roads and intersections...

Fire Danger Rating Very High

The Fire Danger Rating will be moving from High to Very High in the Wide bay Burnett on Wednesday. We are expecting a maximum temperature of 34 degrees in Bundaberg on Wednesday, while it is expected to reach 41 degrees in Gayndah. Tony Hucker from the Queensland Ambulance Service said "we're expecting...

Deaths Of Fisherman Off 1770 Focus Of Upcoming Probe

The sinking of fishing trawler The Dianne will come under the microscope in 2019. News Corp reports a joint pre-inquest conference was held in the Coroners Court in Mackay on Tuesday. The inquest will consider the deaths of Adam Jeffrey Bidner, 33, Zachary John Feeney, 28, Adam Ross Hoffman, 30, Benjamin Patrick...

Four Locals Ordered To Pay $17,700 For Animal Cruelty

Four residents have been ordered to pay a combined total of $17,700 after being found guilty of animal cruelty charges in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court.   First up was Craig Gordon Hanlon, a 42-year-old from Mt Perry.  He pleaded guilty to one charge of failing to provide appropriate living conditions for three...

Townsville Woman Who Lost Home In Floods Wins Cash Cow!!

   Pixabay A Townsville woman, who lost everything in the floods, finally has a reason to celebrate. Mary Rahill burst into tears when she realised she had won $20,000 after entering Sunrise's daily Cash Cow giveaway and saying the correct code word. She told the TV show hosts "I lost everything", with several inches...

Townsville Forming Its Own 'Mud Army'!

A man helps total strangers to remove flood-damaged items from their home in the suburb of Rosslea in Townsville (AAP Image/Dan Peled) Volunteers are desperately needed to help with the clean-up in Townsville. The floods have impacted thousands of homes meaning a massive clean up effort is needed.  A majority of the...

Volunteers Needed To Help With Clean-Up In Townsville

A man helps total strangers to remove flood-damaged items from their home in the suburb of Rosslea in Townsville (AAP Image/Dan Peled) Volunteers are desperately needed to help with the clean-up in Townsville. The floods have impacted thousands of homes meaning a massive clean up effort is needed.  A majority of the...

Severe Weather Warning Issued

UPDATE | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for damaging winds and heavy rainfall remains current for people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts. Heavy and slow-moving thunderstorms are shifting across southeastern interior. Heavy and slow-moving thunderstorms are now extending further...

Chinese New Year Celebrations In Bundaberg

Image By Johntorcasio - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 A treasure hunt themed activity will keep kids entertained for hours at the upcoming Chinese New Year Celebrations this weekend. The Chinese Zodiac Animal Trail, featuring multiple activity points in the CBD, will be a highlight for children. Bundaberg Regional Council’s Community and Cultural...

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