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Bundy Uni Student Scores Scholarship

USC’s highest scholarship honour has been presented to Bundaberg State High School graduate Indy Burt. The 17-year-old started a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus in February and was one of six high-achieving first-year students to be awarded Thompson Excellence Scholarships at a special ceremony on campus last week. Indy...

Man Arrested On DV Charges

A man has been hit with a number of serious domestic violence related offences in Bundaberg. Officers from the Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) arrested and charged a 37-year-old including deprivation of liberty, suffocation, assault occasioning bodily harm, common assault and contravention of a domestic violence order. Police said the man and woman...

Second Teen Charged Over Emu Attack

UPDATE | A second 15-year-old boy has now been charged after an emu was attacked at Alexandra Park Zoo in Bundaberg West. It is alleged the boy jumped the zoo perimeter fence after hours with a mate on Saturday March 16. Once inside the zoo, the boy allegedly filmed his friend in an...

Bundaberg Businesses Save Nearly 12,000 Lives

Image Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marcy Copeland/Released The Bundaberg business community has united to save nearly 12,000 lives in the past year, and have already set a goal to save even more in 2019. Bundaberg Blood Donor Centre Manager Dean Krueger commended Bundaberg’s most generous local business and community groups...

Local School Kids Press The Flesh With The Mayor

McIlwraith State Primary School Students Breeanah Dale and Zac Adams  More than 180 students from schools across the Bundaberg Region have met with councillors at a special afternoon event highlighting leadership in the community. The annual event was attended by both primary and high school captains and student leaders. Bundaberg Special School -...

Man Accused Of Beating Woman In The Head With Metal Bar

A man's been charged, accused of beating a woman with a metal bar in Bundaberg on Wednesday. It will be alleged officers were called to Quinlan Street in Kepnock around 5.45pm following reports of a disturbance. When they got there, they found a 45-year-old woman with severe head injuries. She was transported to...

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