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Two-car crash leaves one in hospital

A patient is recovering in hospital after a two-car-crash yesterday evening.   It happened on Langbeckers Road at Thabeban just before 6:00 last night.   The patient was transported to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries. 

Two charged after police pounce on home

Two men are set to face court after a police raid on a Bundaberg East address.    Police pounced on the home and uncovered quantity of drug implements, five firearms and ammunition.    A 28-year-old Bundaberg East man has been charged with possessing drug utensils, five counts of unlawful possession of firearms and unlawful...

Bundy's most dangerous intersections to get an upgrade

Three notorious intersections across Bundaberg are getting major overhauls thanks to local input and thousands of dollars in federal funding. Residents had been invited to have their say and nominate a dangerous intersection online. The corner of Wyper and Elizabeth streets in Bundaberg South, Moorlands and Hunts Crossing Roads intersection in Moorland,...

Olympic-sized pool to help Bundy kids achieve their dreams

In the midst of talks for Queensland to host the 2032 Olympics, construction on an Olympic-sized swimming pool in Bundaberg will begin next year. The proposed $30 million Bundaberg Regional Aquatic Facility will become a reality with the State Government injecting $13 million towards the first stages of the project. It will...

Two hurt after car rolls to avoid kangaroo

Two people have been hurt, with one flown to hospital following a crash south west of Bundaberg. It is believed a vehicle had been travelling along the Burnett Highway at Reids Creek yesterday morning. A spokersperson for Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission Helicopter says they were called to the scene just after...

Qld border security being 'reviewed' after more caught fleeing Victoria

Police are reviewing border security as investigations into a Covid-positive Melbourne couple who fled lockdown to go to the Sunshine Coast continue.  It has been revealed five other people have been caught driving from Victoria via New South Wales, before crossing into Queensland at Goondiwindi. Two women were intercepted at the checkpoint...

Local MPs trade barbs over new Bundaberg Hospital

  Two local MPs are in a slanging match over Bundaberg’s new hospital, just days out from the State Budget being handed down. LNP Burnett MP Stephen Bennett is accusing ALP Bundaberg MP Tom Smith of “lying to the community” by backflipping on his state election promise to deliver a ‘Level 5’...

Queensland's 2032 Olympic bid jumps another hurdle

Queensland is a step closer to securing the 2032 Olympics with the International Olympic Committee board sending Brisbane’s bid to a full vote. Sunshine Coast MP and the Prime Minister’s Olympics committee representative Ted O’Brien says Brisbane now faces final scrutiny from the IOC members at the July 20 and 21...

Police weapons stolen during hotel break-in

UPDATE: The unloaded glock pistol has now been located after a detailed search of the hotel overnight (June10), though the unloaded taser has not yet been found. EARLIER: Some unloaded police weapons have been stolen during an alleged hotel break-in north of Bundaberg this week. The police-issued firearm and taser (similar to pictured)...

Salter Oval in the running for NRL clash

Bundaberg is in the running to host an upcoming NRL game at Salter Oval. Canterbury Bulldogs have shortlisted the region as a potential destination for their Round 20 clash with the Gold Coast Titans. Bundaberg Regional Council has been in negotiations with Tourism Queensland and the Bulldogs to find out how much...

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