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Contract For Construction Of Roundabout To Be Awarded Within Weeks

Tenders have closed for construction of a $2.4 million roundabout at the intersection of Hughes and Watsons Roads at Bargara. Bundaberg Regional Council's planning and development portfolio spokesman Cr Ross Sommerfeld said the contract for the roundabout was expected to be awarded in coming weeks. “The work, which represents Stage 3 of...

Licensed Contractors Urged To Help With Rebuild In Townsville

Floodwaters in Idalia.  Image Credit: Emilie Jain-Palmer The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is calling for licensed contractors willing to work in the Townsville area to register online for the North Queensland Flood Register in the wake of the devastating floods. QBCC Commissioner Brett Bassett said once licensed contractors had signed...

Bushfire Still Alight Near Bundaberg

UPDATE | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning at Branyan, near Bundaberg. It is in the vicinity of Cummins Road, Wonderland Avenue and Arcadia Drive, Branyan. This fire is contained and posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Branyan and surrounds. If...

Erosion Damage To Woodgate Beach Being Costed

Erosion at Woodgate Beach. Image Credit: Bundaberg Regional Council Recommendations from a shoreline erosion study focused on Woodgate Beach and commenced almost 12 months ago have been presented in a final report to Bundaberg Regional Council. Council commissioned the $70,000 Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) undertaken by coastal environmental consultants Water Technology...

Bundaberg Seniors Get Active

Image By Bill Branson - This image was released by the National Cancer Institute, an agency part of the National Institutes of Health, with the ID 2375 (image) (next)., Public Domain From health, fitness, technology and more, there will be plenty of information on offer at the 2019 Seniors Forum and...

Boat Theft Under Investigation

These photos are not of the actual boat and items, but are similar to the models stolen.  Image Supplied  Bundaberg Police are currently investigating the theft of a 2013 Stacer 359 Proline open dinghy (Qld Registration WX745Q). The boat was on an Aluminium trailer (Qld Registration DU8504) which was stolen by unknown...

Bundaberg Launching Dob In A Dealer

Bundaberg residents are being asked to help Crime Stoppers Queensland disrupt the manufacture and supply of drugs in their local area by reporting anything they know about drug-dealing offences. The Dob in a Dealer campaign is a nation-wide program funded by the Federal Government to stop Australia’s supply chain of...

Gift Vouchers Used To Pay ATO Scammer

  Image Supplied  Police want to make something very clear, no government organisation, particularly the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will ask you to pay using gift vouchers. Police around the state have received a number of reports about ‘scammers’ calling members of the public and threatening arrest warrants if they refuse to repay...

Future Of Gin Gin Police Force Unveiled...And He Wears Thongs

Josh experiencing what it is like to be in charge. Image Supplied  Gin Gin Police recently hosted a little visitor to the station. Josh, who is only seven, wants to be a police officer when he ‘grows up’ so his Dad brought him in so that he could check out a country...

Work Underway On Covered Walkway

Shade sails are currently under construction at the Bundaberg Regional Airport.  Image Credit: BRC A covered pedestrian walkway is under construction at Bundaberg Regional Airport which will offer travellers protection from the elements. Mayor Jack Dempsey said the $260,000 contract for the construction of the walkway was awarded to local company Planet...

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