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UPDATE | Latest Hospital Makeover

Bundaberg isn't the only Hospital receiving a bit of a makeover. $5.4 million is going towards refurbishing Gayndah Hospital, with stage one almost complete. Come next week and the hospital should have new wards and an ambulance set-down area. Security features have also been upgraded.

Residents Affected By Bushfires Warned Of Possible Water Contamination

As clean up efforts continue after bushfires tore through the Deepwater area, residents are being urged to be extra cautious with a few things. Gladstone Mayor Matt Burnett said people should register with Police to give Council access to their properties to help with recovery, and with the water supply which...

Assistance flowing for communities affected by fires

  CC0 Licence  Help for Bundaberg locals affected by the worst bushfires the state has ever seen is flowing to the people and places which need it the most. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said nearly $900,000 in Emergency Hardship Assistance grants had been paid out to residents across the state. “While generous Queenslanders are donating...

More Thunderstorms On The Cards

From fires to storms, our region has received a battering this week. Over 100 millimetres fell inland in parts of the Burnett, while strong winds lashed the rest of the region. The Bureau's Adam Blazak said most places received between 25 and 50 millimetres. "With that heavy rainfall, we also saw quite damaging...

One Injured In Smash At Avenell Heights

Two people have been checked by Paramedics after they were involved in a two car crash in Avenell Heights on Wednesday. The accident happened at the corner of Goodwood Road and Barolin Street at 7:51AM. Two people were assessed at the scene but only one was taken to Bundaberg Hospital with a jaw...

All Schools Have Reopened Following Bushfire Event

All Queensland state schools have reopened on Wednesday, after the bushfire threat eased. The Department would like to thank the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service, Queensland Police and other emergency personnel for their exceptional efforts. Fire and weather events may be subject to rapid change and the Department continues to monitor their status and...

Adani Responds To Review Rumours Following Self Funding Announcement

By Wolf Olins - Public Domain Adani has responded to news from the Environmental Defender’s Office and the Australian Conservation Foundation that they are seeking a judicial review of the Environment Minister’s decision on the assessment of the North Galilee Water Project. Adani has released a statement advising that. as at 5.00pm...

Bulls Masters Label Tour Of Bundaberg A Success

By Ed g2s - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 After a highly entertaining and successful inaugural tour to Bundaberg in 2018, the Bulls Masters have confirmed they will be back with some huge names in Queensland sport for a bigger and better tour in 2019. As always, some of Queensland and Australia’s finest cricket...

QFES Says Thanks To The Business Community

CC0 Licence Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Katarina Carroll extends sincere thanks to the business community for allowing emergency volunteers and auxiliary firefighters the flexibility to leave work to help protect the people of Queensland. “On behalf of QFES I would like to send a big thank you to the...

Community Recovery Hub Opens In Baffle Creek

A community recovery hub is opening in Baffle Creek to provide financial assistance and support services to local residents as they return to their homes and community following the bushfires. Acting Communities Minister Shannon Fentimansaid the Baffle Creek area was one particularly hard-hit by bushfires, with residents only able to return...

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