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Share Your Xmas Elf's Travels With The Rest Of The Fraser Coast

From Saturday, 15 December Fraser Elves will be hidden in local parks all across the region and Council needs the community’s help to find them. The lucky families who find an elf are invited to play host for the festive season and take them on adventures around the Fraser Coast. Fraser Coast Mayor George...

Bumper Turtle Season Predicted In Bundaberg Region

By Brocken Inaglory, CC BY-SA 3.0 The Bundaberg Region is preparing for a massive summer, with more tourists than ever predicted to flock to town to experience the magic of turtle season on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Advance bookings for the internationally renowned Mon Repos Turtle Encounter this summer are nearly...

Qld Bushfires Will Come Under Review

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has confirmed a review will be done after the devastating bushfires that swept through the state. Mr Crawford said the review was standard practice after such a major event. He said he was tasking the statutorily independent Inspector-General Emergency Management to review key preparedness...

LNP Calls For Parliamentary Inquiry Into Bushfires

The Liberal National Party is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry following the devastating bushfires across Queensland. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said communities rocked by bushfires deserved answers and a Parliamentary Inquiry was the appropriate forum. “Concerns have been raised about land management practices to manage fuel loads, how our national parks are...

STUDY | Natural Disasters Can Impact The Health Of Formula Fed Babies

By Sander van der Wel from Netherlands - Milk, CC BY-SA 2.0 In an Australian first, a study has looked at the health of babies and toddlers following natural disasters – and found formula-fed infants face a much higher risk of sickness. The research was based on a survey of 137 Queensland...

Bundaberg's Lost 'Little Angels' Remembered Forever

Troy and Kelly Austin, Dr Elize Bolton, Nurse Unit Manager Dohna Myler and Bundaberg Regional Mayor Jack Dempsey. Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has welcomed the unveiling of a new memorial artwork at Bundaberg Hospital that acknowledges families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy. The artwork, which is the brainchild...

STAY INFORMED | Captain Creek Bushfire

STAY INFORMED 9:35AM 6/12 | The warning for the Captain Creek (part of Eurimbula bushfire) bushfire is Advice. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 9.35am Thursday December 6, a fire is burning in inaccessible country. Residents may be affected by...

UPDATE | Captain Creek Bushfire

UPDATE 11:00AM 6/12 | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and interstate crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in inaccessible country near Captain Creek. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will remain on scene over the next several days to monitor and extinguish...

IT'S A WRAP | 12 Properties Severely Damaged By Bushfire

As the peak danger from recent catastrophic bushfires eases, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has reassured us that planning for recovery is well underway. The Premier said that while the situation was still hazardous and unpredictable in many areas, Queenslanders impacted by the fires could be confident that state and local governments had...

Uber Kicks Off In Bundaberg

Uber will be available in Bundaberg from Thursday, just in time for the silly season and summer activities. As announced in October, Uber is launching in multiple regional Australian communities. Bundaberg locals can now download the Uber app to book rides. Uber compliments existing transport options and meets high demand from community...

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