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Premier Calls For Donations To Flood Event

CC0 Creative Commons  Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has rallied Queenslanders to dig deep and donate to help assist those communities affected by the North Queensland floods. The Premier said her government on behalf of Queenslanders was chipping in $200,000 to kick-start the financial contributions to Non-Government Organisation partners – The Australian Red Cross...

Bruce Highway Being Fixed North Of Gin Gin

Image Credit: RACQ Safety upgrades have started along a 2.4-kilometre section of the Bruce Highway just north of Gin Gin. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $8.23 million jointly funded works would improve safety and efficiency for all road users. “We are investing in...

Driver Critical After Car Hits Pole In Welcome Creek

A car's collided with a pole in Welcome Creek, Moore Park Beach leaving the driver with critical injuries. The accident happened on Moore Parke Road and Booyan Road at 7.47PM on Tuesday. The 22-year-old driver was trapped and needed to be extricated from the vehicle. He was transported to Bundaberg Base Hospital in...

Tributes Flow In For Fraser Island Conservationist

  IMAGE SUPPLIED: Joh Sinclair, flanked by Town Crier Ken Ashfod and Carmel Murdock at the unveiling of aplaque on the Maryborough Walk of Achievers which is dedicated to John for his environmental workon Fraser Island. One of Australia's leading nature conservationists who faught tirelessly to save Fraser Island has died. In 1971...

4WD Club Gets Involved In Clean Up

Bundaberg 4WD Environmental Officer Graham Telfer and Cr Wayne Honor Bundaberg 4WD Club spends a lot of time enjoying the great outdoors and on Clean Up Australia Day, they’ll be doing their part to protect it. The club’s environmental officer Graham Telfer said around 30 members would come together on March 3...

Bundy Hospital Gets New Acute Medical Ward

A new acute medical ward will open at Bundaberg Hospital this week, helping Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service to meet the ever-growing healthcare needs of the local community. The new 20-bed ward will be located on Level 2 of the hospital and is part of WBHHS’s ongoing commitment to building capacity and...

Bundy Tourism On Track

Bundaberg Tourism staff and volunteers with Mayor Jack Dempsey, Cr Greg Barnes, Cr Helen Blackburn, Cr Bill Trevor and Cr Steve Cooper, State Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett MP, Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt MP In the wake of a highly successful summer holiday season, the regional tourism community has...

New Nurses Being Rolled Out

By Rebecca20162393 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 39 new nursing and midwifery graduates will be welcomed to Bundaberg and surrounding areas in coming weeks. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles congratulated the new graduates on their placements. “They’ve chosen incredibly rewarding careers, ones that help people get better, improve their wellbeing, and...

Community Piano Back In Action

Community Piano in the Bundaberg CBD. Image Credit: BRC A community piano which has been delighting residents and visitors in the Bundaberg CBD for the past few weeks is once again back in action in the centre pavilion. The piano recently underwent repair work after it was the target of vandalism last...

Local Bridge Revamped

BRC Image Credit: Tayla Larsen  The Bundaberg region’s Smiths Creek Bridge, once a single-lane timber bridge, has been officially opened today as a revamped two-lane concrete structure. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the new $1.8 million bridge was jointly funded through the Liberal and Nationals’ Government’s...

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