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Father Of Two Sentenced Over Lewd Act On Tilt Train

A father of two, captured performing a sex act on a tilt train, has been sentenced to 18 months probation in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court.   Benjamin Brian James Walker boarded the train at Rockhampton, when it reached Bundaberg the 28-year-old exposed himself and performed a lewd act in front of...

Bundy Mums-To-Be To Receive More Personalised Care

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service Nursing Director of Family and Community Services Carol McMullen with consumer advocate Emily Dempster and her son.  Image Supplied  More personalised care will soon be available to prospective mums, with the upcoming launch of a Midwifery Group Practice at Bundaberg Hospital. The hospital’s maternity team has expanded...

Lock The Gate Says 'Serious Flaws' In Adani's Groundwater Plan

Serious failures by Adani to identify the location of source aquifers for ancient Great Artesian Basin Springs have been uncovered in the CSIRO and Geoscience Australia reports, released this week. Despite the concerns, Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price has approved Adani’s Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Management Plan anyway. RMIT hydrology expert Dr Matthew...

Bundaberg Being Showcased In WA

View from The Hummock.  Image Credit: Michelle Price  The Bundaberg region is going from strength to tourism strength this year, with some of the top operators part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef contingent at the nation’s top tourism trade event, the Australian Tourism Exchange. Taking place in Perth from 9 –...

Qld Environment Minister - Adani Needs To Tick More Boxes

Queensland's Environment Minister has responded the news that the Federal Government has approved Adani's groundwater plan for its Carmichael coal mine.   Leeanne Enoch said in a statement, "I am very concerned that Barnaby Joyce’s and Matt Canavan’s political campaign reeks of political interference, and may have compromised the integrity of the...

#LessIsMore - Initiating Positive Behaviour Change In Bundy

Image L-R Bree Grima (Managing Director of Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers), Sue Sargent (Chair Burnett Local Marine Advisory Committee), students Mick O’Connor and Mikayla Bentley and Deputy Principal, Sue Giarola (Bargara State School) celebrate their Great Barrier Reef Foundation funding success for the Bundaberg #LessIsMore campaign Reef protection in the...

Giant Koala Unites Qld Ahead Of Townsville Cultural Festival

Giant Koala visiting the Sunshine Coast.  Image Credit: Rosie O'Brien We are being urged to keep an eye out for native wildlife on the Bruce Highway these school holidays – specifically a giant koala weighing in at 700kg and towering over four metres above traffic. The mammoth marsupial is the mascot of the...

Adani Reacts To News Its Groundwater Plan's Been Approved

CEO of Adani Mining, Lucas Dow has reacted to news that Adani's groundwater plan has been approved by the Federal Environment Minister. “We welcome the Minister for the Environment’s approval of the groundwater management plans for the Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Infrastructure project" Mr Dow.   “This approval follows more than 18 months...

Adani Groundwater Plan Gets Green Light

The Federal Government has approved Adani's groundwater management plan.  But the Federal Environment Minister has stressed that this doesn't mean that the project has final approval.   The Environment Minister has approved the plan, after earlier being harassed by Queensland politicians in Federal Parliament.  Senator Matt Canavan even threatened to quit over...

Council Boost For Moore Park Beach Veteran Car Rally Fest

Image Supplied  The Moore Park Beach Veteran Car Rally Festival has secured thousands to help it entertain the community.   The Bundaberg Regional Council Community Grants Program has provided $3,500 to the Moore Park Beach Community Association Inc. for the hire of Staging, Audio and stagelighting for the Festival, which will be held...

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