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Families in desperate need of social housing

Thousands of families are in urgent need of a home, as the state's housing crisis continues to worsen.   Queensland Council of Social Service CEO Aimee McVeigh says across the state there is about 50,000 people sitting on the social housing register.    Locally, 513 families are waiting for housing across Bundaberg according to...

RV crashes down embankment at Bundaberg West

A woman is in hospital after a crash in Bundaberg overnight. A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says an RV went over an embankment on Burum Street in West Bundaberg around 6:30pm. An elderly woman lacerated her head and arm. She was taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.

Early morning house fire at Horse Camp

Luckily no one was injured, after a house went up in flames in the western Bundaberg region this morning. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Horsecamp Road at Horse Camp around 4am. Five fire crews worked to get the blaze under control, as the home was fully involved in flames when...

Qld imposes COVID rule for Melbourne exposure sites

Anyone in Queensland who has been to a declared COVID-19 exposure site in Victoria is being told they need to quarantine. Four new cases were confirmed in Melbourne’s northern suburbs yesterday. Anyone who arrives in Queensland from 1am on Wednesday, who has visited an identified exposure site in Victoria, will be forced...

Appeal for assistance after alleged assault, Gin Gin

There is an appeal for the public's help to identify a person Police believe could help with an investigation into an alleged assault. Bundaberg Police say it occurred at approximately 10:46pm on Saturday May 8 on Mulgrave Street, Gin Gin. An image has been released of a person police believe may be...

Appeal for assistance to help find stolen horse

A well-loved horse had allegedly been stolen from a property west of Bundaberg. A Queensland Police spokesperson says it happened sometime between May 3 and May 5. "The horse is a 13.2hh bay gelding that was used in the show arena and has been with its owners for 22 years," the spokesperson...

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