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Drug & Traffic Charges Make For A Costly Afternoon Drive

A 28-year-old man from Mango Hill had a very expensive afternoon drive after being intercepted by officers from Howard earlier this week. Howard officers were conducting patrols along the Bruce Highway, Torbanlea at about 3.15pm on June 11 when they intercepted a blue Porsche convertible travelling at 145km/h in a 100km/h...

Fire Recruits Put Through Their Paces

Auxiliary firefighter recruits from south-west region complete phase one of their training. Up and coming auxiliary firefighters have been put through their paces for the past week and a half, ahead of their graduation on Friday. The QFES is running their Auxiliary Recruit Training and Education Program (ARTEP) at Caloundra. Station Officer...

Bundaberg Police Help Raise Over $6,000 For Sick Kids

Image Credit: QPS  Bundaberg Police have connected with local children at the Give Me Five for Kids fundraiser. This was a community based appeal to help raise funds for the Bundaberg Hospital children’s ward. Super and everyday heroes.  Image Credit: QPS  There was lots of fun to be had on the day. Bundaberg police took this...

Headspace Wants To Know How Many We Can Do?

C’mon Bundy let’s all join in the challenge; together we can build mental health awareness and help others. The Push-Up Challenge is a yearly event that encourages people to get fit, have fun and support mental health. It is also a fun, social way to raise money for your local headspace...

Dramatic Scenes Play Out In Bundaberg As Part Of Docudrama

A scene from the Docudrama.  Image Credit: QPS This week saw the Bundaberg Police and Emergency Services participate in the RACQ docudrama presented at local high schools, including year 11 and 12 students from Bundaberg High, Bundaberg Christian College and Saint Luke’s Anglican College. The docudrama initiative is a preventative program aimed...

Bundy Cop Gets Personal Call From Police Commissioner

Image Credit: QPS  Bundaberg police officer, Sergeant Meg Owens, will receive the Australian Police Medal (APM) and will be nationally honoured for her distinguished service. Sergeant Owens has been recognised for her leadership, professionalism and expertise in investigative practices over her 28 year policing career. Sergeant Owens joined the QPS in August 1989,...

Local Police Rolling Up Their Sleeves

Image Credit: QPS  A Bundaberg Police Officer has just rolled up his sleeve again, revealing that he has been donating blood for 37 years.   Sergeant Gillard from the Bundaberg Police Education and Training Office has given the gift of blood 125 times. With this Friday being World Blood Donor Day, Sergeant Gillard rallied some new...

Childers Festival Launched For 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: Cr Bill Trevor, Cr Judy Peters, Warren Martin and Matthew Munro at the Childers Festival launch. It's almost that time of year- when the main street of Childers is transformed into a smorgasbord of food, culture, fun and colour for the annual Childers Festival! The Bundaberg Regional Council event is...

Rescuers Often Driven By Emotion

Image: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Charles Brown. Scientists from James Cook University and Royal Life Saving Society - Australia have found reason can go out the window when family members, children and pets are in trouble in the water, and people should be better trained in water rescue skills. JCU’s...

Leading Experts Warn Adani's Groundwater Plan Is 'Severly Flawed'

A new report has found that Doongmabulla Springs is at risk of drying up if Adani's planned Carmichael coal mine goes ahead. Seven of Australia's leading experts from four different universities, have delivered the comprehensive joint report, which indicates the Indian mining giant has significantly under-estimated its future impacts on the nearby wetlands. Hydrogeology...

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