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Go kart accident leaves man critically injured

A man has been airlifted to hospital overnight following a go kart accident on a gravel road in Bundaberg. The patient in his 50s had sustained critical injuries when Queensland Ambulance Service were called to the scene of Bryce Street at Yandaran just before 6pm on Tuesday. The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue...

A man from Victoria with coronavirus tries to enter Queensland

A 48-year-old-man who tested positive to coronavirus in Victoria, has tried to get into Queensland via plane.    Deputy Premier Steven Miles said the man arrived in the state at 9.19 Monday on flight JQ 560   "He was intercepted at the airport as someone coming from a hotspot and put into quarantine," the...

Two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Queensland

Two new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the state's south east.    One is a 37-year-old man who is a nurse in the COVID ward at Ipswich hospital.   The other is an 18-year-old student at Staines Memorial College at Redbank Plains.  The college is now closed with students and staff being tested.   It...

Man sustains possible chest injuries in car rollover

A man has been hospitalised with possible chest injuries, after a vehicle rollover in Bundaberg North. The incident happened on Batchlers Road just after 6:30pm on Monday. The man was taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries and back pain. Two other patients declined transport to hospital. Image: Queensland Ambulance...

Fishing line hooks Brahminy Kite near Bundaberg

A sea eagle has been released back in the wild after being found hanging from a tree with a hook in it's beak near Bundaberg. The Brahminy Kite was found by a local fisherman at Coonarr Beach, hanging from a branch by the fishing line and unable to free itself. The bird...

Bitumen bandits target Bundy locals

Bundaberg residents are being warned of a bitumen scam that has hit town. Police said alleged tradies have been approaching locals and offering to do bitumen work at unrealistic prices. They allegedly then do dodgy work with poor quality bitumen or take off can't be contacted once the deposit has been paid. The...

Woodgate crash claims life of motorbike rider

A man has been killed following a motorcycle crash just south of Bundaberg. Initial investigations showed the bike collided with a car on Woodgate Road around 1:50pm on Sunday. The rider, a 32 year old Bundaberg North man, died at the scene, though the occupants of the car were not physically injured. Forensic...

Three new COVID cases in Queensland

There are three new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland.   All of the new cases are linked to a cluster at a Correctional Services Centre.   One of the cases lives in Forest Lake, the other two at Pimpama.   Deputy Premier Stephen Miles said this is the first confirmed cases of community transmission on the...

Schoolies cancelled for 2020

Schoolies celebrations on the Gold Coast are being cancelled this year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Health officials have deemed the event "high risk" and will impose public health restrictions.   Year 12 students will have to party at home or in small groups instead.   Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement a short...

Man in hospital after early morning pedestrian crash

 A man been hospitalised following an early morning vehicle and pedestrian incident in Bundaberg Central. Queensland Ambulance said they were called to the scene on Bourbong Street at 5:30am on Friday morning. One patient was transported to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition. Image: Queensland Ambulance Service

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