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Increased Visitors Head To Southern Great Barrier Reef

The Southern Great Barrier Reef has attracted record numbers of interstate and international visitors in 2018/19 according to the latest results released from Tourism Research Australia (TRA). Data from the National Visitor Survey (NVS) and International Visitor Survey (IVS) for the year ending June 2019 shows that domestic and international tourism...

Temps 10 To 12 Degrees Above Average - Heightened Fire Warning

The Queensland Fire And Emergency Service is asking everyone to remain vigilant as heightened fire conditions continue. The Fire Danger rating is 'high' for locations between Mackay and the Tablelands on Wednesday.   The danger increases to 'very high' in the Peninsula, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Southeast Coast areas. Fire and Emergency Services Assistant Commissioner...

Fire Weather Warning Current

UPDATE | A Fire Weather Warning remains in place for the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, WideBay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts. Issued at 12:23 pm EST on Tuesday 8 October 2019. Weather SituationSevere fire dangers are affecting the Central Highlands and Coalfields, DarlingDowns and Granite Belt, Wide Bay...

Drug And Cash Seizure, Goomburrum

Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) detectives have charged a man and seized firearms, dangerous drugs and a large sum of money following the execution of a search warrant in Goomburrum on Wednesday, October 2. Officers executed the search warrant at an address on Booloongie Road as part of an ongoing investigation...

Bundaberg Solicitor Recognised For Work On DV Prevention

Image By MC2 Sean Hurt flickr.com Public Domain Bundaberg Solicitor Edwina Rowan is one of 20 Queensland women to be recognised for excelling in their chosen field and working to make the Sunshine State a better place by addressing gender inequality. She said what is exciting about the State Government award is...

One Injured In Agnes Water Rollover

One person has been injured in a rollover in Agnes Water.   The car rolled on Round Hill Road at 9.37AM on Thursday.   The driver was taken to Bundaberg Hospital with minor injuries.  

Flu Season Finally Peaks

Image Credit: Pixabay  Although the 2019 flu season has well and truly peaked, official statistics now prove its one of the worst years on record. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said so far this year the numbers are truly staggering with already close to 65,000 lab-confirmed flu cases recorded...

Be Part Of The Biggest People-Powered Reef Clean-Up

Tangaroa Blue Foundation is calling citizen scientists, schools, community groups, local governments and all ocean lovers to join the month-long Great Barrier ReefClean-up this month. “In all my years running clean ups around the Great Barrier Reef, I’ve never seen marine debris like this,” says Tangaroa Blue’s Managing Director, Heidi Taylor. “The...

Frightening Number Of Qld'ers Don't Know What To Do In A Crash

An alarming one in four Queensland drivers admit they don’t know what to do if they are involved in a car crash, new research by RACQ has revealed. The motoring group's Lucinda Ross said a collision could be a traumatic experience, and the driver may even need to make an insurance claim,...

Bundy Rum's Parent Company Praised For Gender Equality

Image Supplied  Bundaberg Rum's parent company, Diageo, has been ranked number one in the world on the Equileap 2019 Global Gender Equality Report and Ranking Diageo, one of the world’s leading drinks producers and parent company of iconic Queensland brand Bundaberg Rum, has been ranked as the number one business globally for...

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