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Volunteer lifesavers wrap up another season on Bundy beaches

Volunteer surf lifesavers will patrol Bundaberg beaches for the last time today, as the season comes to a close ahead of winter. An estimated three million people descended upon Queensland beaches over the past few months. More than 680 people were rescued right across the state since September last year. Aaron Purchase from...

Bundaberg locals lose out as property prices continue to climb

Bad news if you're saving to buy a home in the Wide Bay region, with property prices continuing to climb. The average house and unit values have both risen by between 5 and 6 percent in the three months to March, according to Domain’s latest Quarterly House Price Report. It shows the...

Do you recognise these people?

There are calls for help from the public, following an alleged public nuisance incident in Bundaberg Central. A spokesperson for Queensland Police says it happened on Bourbong Street at around 3:30pm on Tuesday (April 26). Two images have been released of people authorities believe may be able to assist officers with the...

Mortgage hike looms for homeowners as cost of living pressure increases

Households already struggling with grocery bills and fuel prices may be forced to fork out hundreds of extra dollars on their mortgage repayments after the latest CPI data shows that the annual inflation rate was 5.1 per cent in the year to March. The higher than expected inflation rate has led...

Opportunity for producers to get on board Taste Bundaberg Festival

Time is running out for local producers to sign up to showcase their goods at the Taste Bundaberg Festival farmers market. The 10-day event kicks off from August 5th, highlighting the abundance of local produce the region has to offer. Bundaberg Councillor John Learmonth says it showcases the whole region. "We've got to...

Queensland's COVID-19 isolation rule changes

From 6pm today, Queensland quarantine requirements for close contacts and international travellers will ease. Mandatory isolation for close contacts regardless of symptoms has been part of our daily lives for the duration of the pandemic. But from tonight, that changes for any person who is asymptomatic. If you have no symptoms you...

Locals urged to 'talk health' as part of new campaign

  There are calls for Bundaberg residents to have a say on our local public health system. The 'Let's Talk Health' campaign is urging people to give feedback through public forums, surveys and online, to shape the Wide Bay Hospital Health Service Strategic Plan for the next few years. Board Chair Peta Jamieson...

Bundy man $40k richer after lotto win

A Bundaberg man can't wait to share his winnings with family and friends, holding one of two division one winning entries in the Super 66 draw. He bought the ticket online and has pocketed more than $40,000 this week. According to a spokesperson for The Lott, the winner almost spat out his...

Beer tower stolen from Bundy business

There is an appeal for help from the public, after a beer tower was stolen from a business in Bundaberg. Three men were at the Targo Street venue around 12.45pm on Sunday April 10, according to a spokesperson for Queensland Police Service. The trio allegedly nicked the tower from a table on...

Woman airlifted with serious injuries after crashing into tree

A young woman has been airlifted to hospital after crashing into a tree in the Bundaberg region. Emergency crews were called to the single-vehicle crash at on Gin Gin Mount Perry Road, Moolboolaman at 11.24am yesterday, with reports one person was trapped in the car. The woman, aged in her 20s, suffered...

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