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Agnes Water Fifth Best Place To Visit To Escape Winter Chill

Pixabay The locations where Australians should head during the cooler months, have been named.   Wotif has put together a definitive ranking of the best holiday destinations to chase the sun, with Townsville sitting pretty in top spot and Agnes Water in fifth.   In analysing accommodation costs, year-on-year search growth, weather patterns, traveller reviews,...

Adani Gives State Government Two Weeks To Approve Plans

Adani has returned fire with a deadline of its own, after the Premier demanded that Adani Mining's CEO meet with the independent regulator and the Coordinator General as early as Thursday.   Speaking from Mackay's Hay Point Coal Terminal, the Premier also said that she wanted a timeframe for approvals be provided...

Premier Demands Deadline For Adani's Mine Approvals By Friday

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is at Mackay's Hay Point Coal Terminal on Wednesday. She is touring Mackay with local MP Julieanne Gilbert after the Courier Mail predicted hers was a seat that would almost certainly be lost at the 2020 State Election.   The Premier has told media she has a message for regional...

Truck Crash Closes Bridge At Wallaville

A truck crash is causing delays at Wallaville on Wednesday morning.  Police say the bridge on Drinan Road is closed to all traffic after a truck rolled along Wallaville Goondoon Road. Motorists are being diverted via Bundaberg to Gin Gin.  The driver is being checked by Paramedics. He is now being taken to Bundaberg...

House Call Doctors Facing Closure

Pexels House Call Doctors could be forced to close, amid claims it owes the tax office close to half a million dollars. The Deputy Commissioner of Taxation applied to the Federal Court in Brisbane this month to wind up the business on the grounds it is insolvent according to the Courier Mail.   House...

REPORT | 16 Qld Seats At Risk Of Changing Hands At 2020 State Election

Media reports suggest that the Palaszczuk Government would be booted out of office at the next State Election, following the bloodbath that was the Federal Election. A majority of Federal seats north of Brisbane are now held by the LNP, with issues like Adani's Carmichael coal mine proving a deciding factor across...

Member For Bundaberg Renews Safety Call Following Fatality

CC0 Licence  The State Member for Bundaberg is renewing calls for the Department of Transport & Main Roads (TMR) to assess the road conditions of the Isis Highway at Branyan after a devastating road accident overnight. David Batt passed on his condolences to all involved in the accident, saying “My thoughts go out...

Local Cop Recognised For Child Safety Work

Senior Constable Tim Clark (far right).  Image Supplied  Senior Constable Tim Clark has been recognised for his commitment to child safety and dedication to duty by being awarded the 2019 Brian Prince Award for outstanding service in the emergency services. Each year the Rotary Club of Bundaberg East say thank you for...

Friends Of Kepnock Grove Supporting Bundaberg Seniors For 25 years

Denise Hutchins, Bernadette Gadiske, Leslie Horton and Ailsa Reece at Friends of Kepnock Grove's 25th anniversary afternoon tea.  Image Supplied. They may be retired but they’re still working hard in their community.  Friends of Kepnock Grove, a group of Bundaberg residents dedicated to supporting local seniors, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Over the past quarter...

QRC Demands Meeting With Premier Post Election

The Queensland Resources Council is urgently trying to set up a meeting with the Premier on mining now that the Federal Election is over.   The Palaszczuk Government must immediately reaffirm its support for the resource industry and resource jobs, with a commitment for long-term royalty stability and a fair go for...

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