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Environment Influences Art Exhibition

  Artist Joe Furlonger. Image Credit: Bundaberg Regional Council  Two upcoming exhibitions will showcase how artists are influenced by the ever-evolving environment when they are featured at Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery’s last opening of the year. The Main Gallery will play host to artist Joe Furlonger’s exhibition titled Land and Sea while The...

TAFE Graduates Proud As Punch

Students graduating from TAFE Queensland courses in Bundaberg will proudly don their caps and gowns on Thursday, as they celebrate the completion of theirstudies and prepare to make great happen in their chosen industries. Students from the Bundaberg campus will gather at Brothers Sports Club on Thursday afternoon for the highly anticipated event,...

Probiotics For Coral A Winner

By Toby Hudson - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 A dose of good bacteria could prevent Great Barrier Reef corals from bleaching, with an innovative project winning $150,000 AUD to fund research into the concept. Brazilian scientist Professor Raquel Peixoto’s coral probiotics idea captured the public’s imagination in the Great Barrier Reef...

Surfboard Found - Owner MIA

A surfboard has been found at Wallum Park rest area, mid way between Childers and Bundaberg on Friday, December 7. It was located on the ground, possibly left behind by an overnight camper. If you think this property might be yours and can prove ownership, please contact Bundaberg police quoting the police...

Swimming Pool Safety Blitz Sees 500 Tourism Operators Audited

Swimming Pool CC0 Creative Commons Tourism operators from Palm Beach to Port Douglas, Caloundra to Cooktown and Wongawallan to Wallu have had their swimming pools audited in a summertime safety crackdown. It comes after a father and son drowned at Airlie Beach Lagoon in October.  Dozens of resort, hotel and motel operators were...

Waste Services Continue Over Christmas Break

Bundaberg Regional Council’s bin collection service will run as usual over the Christmas holiday period, including through public holidays. Waste and Recycling portfolio spokesperson Cr Scott Rowleson said residents were being asked to place bins out the night before their collection date in the week leading up to and during the...

Good And Bad News For Property Investors

CC0 Creative Commons  A solidly performing southeast corner property market beat predictions of doom and gloom as Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast all posted record annual median house prices in the September quarter of the REIQ Queensland Market Monitor report. The Brisbane annual median house price grew 2.3 per...

Cops And Kids Hang Out For 'Spirit Night'

Local Police have mixed it with a bunch of kids at Spirit Night. Senior Constable Timothy McDonnell and Constable Grace Byrne from the Bundaberg Police Station, were lucky enough to spend sometime with the children and families during Spirit Night at the St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Avenell Heights, on...

Work Complete On Bruce Hwy At Monduran

By Phil Whitehouse - originally posted to Flickr as Bruce Highway, CC BY 2.0 Safety upgrades have been completed on a 2.3-kilometre section of the Bruce Highway at Monduran, about 21 kilometres north of Gin Gin. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $9.8...

Some Interruptions Planned For Power Network

CC0 Creative Commons  Ergon Energy crews will be conducting essential maintenance work on the power supply line between Gayndah and Mundubbera for up to four hours overnight from 10pm Tuesday evening 11 December until 2am Wednesday 12 December. The work will require a planned outage will affect up to 2185 customers in...

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