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Endeavour Foundation To Get Bundaberg Cooking

Bundaberg MP David Batt with cooking school participants.  Image Supplied  People with intellectual disability in Bundaberg are learning to cook up a storm in an upgraded kitchen thanks to a $34,000 grant. Endeavour Foundation Industries Site Manager Robert Campbell said the kitchen, completed last month, was already being used to prepare lunches...

Double Fatality, Kolonga

Two men have been killed in a crash at Kolonga, approximately 38 kilometres from Gin Gin, over the weekend. Around 9:30PM on Saturday two vehicles collided head-on on the Bruce Highway.   As result of the impact, one of the vehicles rolled down an embankment and burst into flames.   Police are still working to identify the dead...

Man Arrested Following Drug Bust, Thabeban

Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) detectives have seized cannabis, drug utensils including grinders and scales and a sum of money following the execution of a search warrant in Thabeban. Officers executed the search warrant at a McCarthy Street address and a storage shed on Mary Ellen Drive on Sunday October 6,...

Severe Storm Warning Issued

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is current for ddamaging winds and large hailstones for people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts. Issued at 1:40 pm Friday, 11 October 2019. Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in...

Bundaberg Set To Welcome Showers And Possibly Storms

Showers and storms are forecast in Bundaberg on Friday.   There is a medium chance of showers, most likely this evening.  But we could also see a thunderstorm develop. We will see a top temperature of 25 degrees in Bundaberg for the final day of the working week.   The Bureau of Meteorology's Lauren Pattie confirmed there will...

New Quad Bike Standard To Save Lives

Pixabay  The Australian Government is improving the safety of quad bikes with the introduction of a new safety standard to protect the community, Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar said on Thursday. The new standard will see improved safety information available to consumers, reduce the frequency of rollovers and provide...

IMPORTANT || A Grass Fire has broken out at Cherwell

UPDATE 10/10/19 | Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain at the scene of a bushfire burning near the Bruce Highway, Barretts Road and Pig Creek, Cherwell. This fire is contained and is posing no threat to properties at this time. Firefighters are working alongside the Bruce Highway, which may be...

Pet Owners Please Make Sure Your Pups Are Vaccinated

  A Veterinarian is urging residents to make sure their dog is vaccinated against Parvo Virus.   Parvo is a highly contagious viral illness that can be fatal. Doctor Alistair Grant said the only way to prevent the disease is by vaccinating.   "It is such an important cornerstone of preventative health in terms of the costs that...

Qld Breaking Tourism Records

  A record 28 million tourists spent more than ever before in Queensland last year with the latest data released by Tourism Research Today showing visitors spent $24.8 billion in the Sunshine State in the year ended June 2019. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said a major highlight was Outback Queensland...

Car Hits Pole, Bundaberg North

A car has slammed into a pole in Bunbaberg North. The accident happened on Mount Perry Road and Rae Street just before 6:30PM on Tuesday. Two men were taken to Bundaberg Hospital in stable conditions with minor injuries.

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