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Toowoomba Chronicle
OUR SAY: Budget 2016 - This kind of ‘growth’ won’t lastand the jobs aren't tourism ones. Last month I had the task of writing the mos
OUR SAY: Budget 2016 - This kind of ‘growth’ won’t last
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
and the jobs aren't tourism ones. Last month I had the task of writing the most depressing "good news" of the year - that Bundaberg could now be the best vantage point to visit the least-bleached part of the Great Barrier Reef. Almost $8 billion... Read more
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News Mail
Snakey surprise: kind stranger relocates water tank visitorand posted on Facebook to see if anyone could help her remove it. Several peop
Snakey surprise: kind stranger relocates water tank visitor
News Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
and posted on Facebook to see if anyone could help her remove it. Several people identified it as a keelback, although Bundaberg Snake Catcher operator David Flack identified it as a green tree snake. "This is not a keelback," Mr Flack said.... Read more
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News Mail
$70 million plan to put Bargara South on the mapdeveloper Bill Moorhead's multi-million dollar, 36.9ha coastal Headlands develo
$70 million plan to put Bargara South on the map
News Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
developer Bill Moorhead's multi-million dollar, 36.9ha coastal Headlands development application has now been lodged with Bundaberg Regional Council. After 11 pre-lodgement meetings with the council and State Government, Mr Moorhead is excited to... Read more
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News Mail
Seven stories to read in awe: Bundy's most courageousTHE Bundaberg region is full of people who get up fighting when they are knocke
Seven stories to read in awe: Bundy's most courageous
News Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
THE Bundaberg region is full of people who get up fighting when they are knocked down. Whether they're a parent, a child, a firefighter, a doctor or the everyday Joe there is a number of people who don't realise their stories have the ability to... Read more
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News Mail
LISTEN: Local heroes honoured at awardshorrific for the people in the Wide Bay/ Burnett area. It was a very long and e
LISTEN: Local heroes honoured at awards
News Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
horrific for the people in the Wide Bay/ Burnett area. It was a very long and extreme sort of an event to be involved in." Bundaberg Police senior sergeant Grant Marcus recently spoke to the NewsMail about his role during the 2013 flood crisis that... Read more
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News Mail
Breaking news: a place to smash your frustrations awaybit of fun," Ms Burridge says. "Bucks nights, 21st birthdays, or if you're goi
Breaking news: a place to smash your frustrations away
News Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
bit of fun," Ms Burridge says. "Bucks nights, 21st birthdays, or if you're going through relationship problems; it's for everyone." A Smashing Good Time opens May 14. Shop 2, 27 Barolin St, Bundaberg Call Kylee Burridge on 0403 773 075 or 41512... Read more
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News Mail
Man, 21, jailed for two armed robberiesand a cricket bat in the other, Bradley Kayne Holman, 21, disguised his face an
Man, 21, jailed for two armed robberies
News Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
and a cricket bat in the other, Bradley Kayne Holman, 21, disguised his face and walked in through the back door of the Bundaberg Hungry Jack's store. It was 4.15am on November 8 last year and once inside Holman terrorised two staff members,... Read more
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News Mail
Bundy's verdict on the new Arnott's ShapesBUNDABERG people have had their say on the new Arnott's Shapes. There's no cle
Bundy's verdict on the new Arnott's Shapes
News Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
BUNDABERG people have had their say on the new Arnott's Shapes. There's no clear cut winner though - some are saying they like the older version which is now scarcely available and others are saying the new one tastes much better. Boxes of the now... Read more
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News Mail
Have some fun at the Bundy Christian College celebrationBUNDABERG Christian College invites Bundaberg to join them for their 20th anniv
Have some fun at the Bundy Christian College celebration
News Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
BUNDABERG Christian College invites Bundaberg to join them for their 20th anniversary celebration, the BCC Festival, on Saturday May 7 from 9am to 2pm at the college grounds on Ashfield Road. The festival is an event for the whole community, with... Read more
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News Mail
Bundy woman warns of fake Telstra scamA BUNDABERG woman is warning people to be alert after being targeted by aggress
Bundy woman warns of fake Telstra scam
News Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
A BUNDABERG woman is warning people to be alert after being targeted by aggressive scammers. The scam starts with a phone call from people claiming to be linked to Telstra. "Yesterday we had five phone calls from a bloke claiming to be a Telstra... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
BTW need H2O pls: How texting plants might change the way greenhouses workwill collect and assemble data, before putting the system together in the third
BTW need H2O pls: How texting plants might change the way greenhouses work
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
will collect and assemble data, before putting the system together in the third year and testing it in greenhouses around Bundaberg. Fellowship program to deliver agricultural innovation Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy... Read more
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News Mail
Girl’s relatives give evidence in alleged rape trialwant to give her son a hug goodbye after she had stayed with him during the sch
Girl’s relatives give evidence in alleged rape trial
News Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
want to give her son a hug goodbye after she had stayed with him during the school holidays. During the trial in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court, the alleged victim described how she tired to "squirm" away from her uncle but he held her... Read more
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News Mail
DZ Deathrays living on $2 a dayHOW would you survive on $2 a day? How would you eat, pay the bills or find a
DZ Deathrays living on $2 a day
News Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
HOW would you survive on $2 a day? How would you eat, pay the bills or find a safe place to live? Bundaberg boys and DZ Deathrays band members Shane Parsons and Simon Ridley have left behind all of the comforts of every day life to live below the... Read more
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News Mail
Valiant Isis Devils feel waves of defeatIN THE second round of the Bundaberg Rugby League A grade competition, the Isis
Valiant Isis Devils feel waves of defeat
News Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
IN THE second round of the Bundaberg Rugby League A grade competition, the Isis Devils felt the full force of the resurgent Waves Tigers. The Devils were defeated by Waves 46-18 at Maryborough's Eskdale Park, but they were far from disgraced against... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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Northern Star
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
Northern Star / Posted 15 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violencemale and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violence
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
male and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay. The project kicks off in style during the first weekend of June when Central... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violencemale and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violence
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
male and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay. The project kicks off in style during the first weekend of June when Central... Read more
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Queensland Times
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violencemale and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violence
Queensland Times / Posted 16 hours ago
male and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay. The project kicks off in style during the first weekend of June when Central... Read more
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Queensland Times
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
Queensland Times / Posted 16 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violencemale and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violence
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 hours ago
male and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay. The project kicks off in style during the first weekend of June when Central... Read more
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News Mail
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violencemale and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich
20,000 footy players RizeUp to end domestic violence
News Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
male and female Central Division QRL players across Warwick, Toowoomba, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay. The project kicks off in style during the first weekend of June when Central... Read more
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News Mail
Flamenco guitarist set to return homeEMERGING flamenco guitarist Fisch Rasy is returning to his home town of Bundabe
Flamenco guitarist set to return home
News Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
EMERGING flamenco guitarist Fisch Rasy is returning to his home town of Bundaberg after two years of professional development in Spain. After retiring from his army career, Fisch Rasy (Tristan Rasmussen) dedicated the last two years to studying... Read more
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News Mail
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crashmost everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut
Farmer's inspirational story after helicopter crash
News Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
most everyone who walks into a butcher shop looking for that one fantastic cut of meat. When you walk through the doors of Bundaberg's newest butcher, Tender Sprouted Meats, the answer is delivered from a farm half an hour's drive away. Tender... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Two paedophiles allowed to read to churchtimes throughout 2014 and 2013. A church spokesman said leaders at the diocese
Two paedophiles allowed to read to church
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 hours ago
times throughout 2014 and 2013. A church spokesman said leaders at the diocese, which covers most of Queensland south of Bundaberg, became aware of Greaves and Sharwood acting as lectors in 2015 and instructed the parish to ban them from... Read more
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News Mail
Stuck up a creek without a paddleHAVE you ever seen a boat stuck up a creek? North Bundaberg resident Robert Si
Stuck up a creek without a paddle
News Mail / Posted yesterday
HAVE you ever seen a boat stuck up a creek? North Bundaberg resident Robert Sim could barely believe his eyes when his daughter Hayley spotted the Arianna stuck in the mud on Wednesday morning. The creek off the Burnett River runs up the north side... Read more
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News Mail
Pitt says Federal Budget is winner for small businessesof employment in our region," Mr Pitt said. "The better they are doing the mor
Pitt says Federal Budget is winner for small businesses
News Mail / Posted yesterday
of employment in our region," Mr Pitt said. "The better they are doing the more likely they are to hire more staff." Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce president Yale Morgan said it was a good budget for small business. He said allowing immediate... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
CQ ladies storm into rugby league worldlost both fixtures against Toowoomba and the Sunshine Coast but defeated Wide B
CQ ladies storm into rugby league world
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
lost both fixtures against Toowoomba and the Sunshine Coast but defeated Wide Bay 30-0. The CQ ladies claimed scalps in Bundaberg and South West throughout the tournament. Central Highlands men were competitive but endured a tough tournament... Read more
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News Mail
Airport survey runs into turbulenceWHAT new flight routes does Bundaberg need? That was the hot topic on Facebook
Airport survey runs into turbulence
News Mail / Posted yesterday
WHAT new flight routes does Bundaberg need? That was the hot topic on Facebook this week after Bundaberg Regional Council said it would be conducting an online survey before it put forward a case to major airlines. While flights to Sydney,... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Prince's Melbourne Cup trots into Callaghan Parkwho then set about syndicating him. Three brothers -Jonathon frpm Gladstone, J
Prince's Melbourne Cup trots into Callaghan Park
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
who then set about syndicating him. Three brothers -Jonathon frpm Gladstone, Joe from Airlie Beach and Bruce Dalton from Bundaberg - of Dalton Racing, bought a 15% share. It was their first venture into racehorse ownership. "Winning the... Read more
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News Mail
Mayor says budget 'responsible', but disappointed by taxTHE Federal Budget handed down last night may not have provided direct economic
Mayor says budget 'responsible', but disappointed by tax
News Mail / Posted yesterday
THE Federal Budget handed down last night may not have provided direct economic injections to Bundaberg Regional Council but Mayor Jack Dempsey rated it "fiscally responsible in tight economic times". "Obviously as a council we would love to have... Read more
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News Mail
BUDGET 2016: "Bitter disappointment" over backpacker taxBUNDABERG Fruit and Vegetable Growers chairman Allan Mahoney says the governmen
BUDGET 2016: "Bitter disappointment" over backpacker tax
News Mail / Posted yesterday
BUNDABERG Fruit and Vegetable Growers chairman Allan Mahoney says the government is "making a huge mistake" if it goes ahead with the tax hike on holiday workers. There was no mention of any change to the plans to raise taxes on backpackers from the... Read more
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News Mail
Newest citizens welcomed at Bargara foreshoreTHE region's 16 newest citizens have been naturalised on the Bargara foreshore,
Newest citizens welcomed at Bargara foreshore
News Mail / Posted yesterday
THE region's 16 newest citizens have been naturalised on the Bargara foreshore, with Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey welcoming them in a picturesque setting that typifies the great Australian lifestyle. Among those who are now proud to call themselves... Read more
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News Mail
MP encourages locals to buy chrysanthemum bunchesMEMBER for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson is encouraging the Bundaberg community to
MP encourages locals to buy chrysanthemum bunches
News Mail / Posted yesterday
MEMBER for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson is encouraging the Bundaberg community to support the Endeavour Foundation this Mother's Day. Leanne Donaldson visited the Endeavour Foundation to inspect the progress of her order for posies to distribute to... Read more
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News Mail
Police investigating yellow paint vandalsBUNDABERG police are investigating after a Young St address in North Bundaberg
Police investigating yellow paint vandals
News Mail / Posted yesterday
BUNDABERG police are investigating after a Young St address in North Bundaberg was broken into and yellow paint was sprayed on a number of vehicles, equipment, signage and ground surfaces. The damage happened between 4.45pm on April 29 and 6am... Read more
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News Mail
Six locals tell us what they think of a fourth AldiALDI says opening its fourth store in the region reflects the strong support it
Six locals tell us what they think of a fourth Aldi
News Mail / Posted yesterday
ALDI says opening its fourth store in the region reflects the strong support it has in the Bundaberg region. "We are pleased to confirm we have identified a site of interest in Bargara and we look forward to updating the community on timelines as... Read more
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News Mail
Help a mum get back on her feettook him back and forward from home and hospital (365km away) over the next 6 w
Help a mum get back on her feet
News Mail / Posted yesterday
took him back and forward from home and hospital (365km away) over the next 6 weeks. It was during our time at home that Bundaberg (our home) was flooded for the second time in three years. This year, it reached our house. I had just finished a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Little Free Libraries bring literacy to the streetsLittle Free Libraries bring literacy and free books to Bundaberg streets By Br
Little Free Libraries bring literacy to the streets
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Little Free Libraries bring literacy and free books to Bundaberg streets By Brad Marsellos and Jodie van de Wetering Bundaberg has a new library, but it is not a building with staff, computers, and air conditioning. A little cabinet outside a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A young Aboriginal artist designs the waving hands of Borobi, the Commonwealth Games mascotAboriginal art to welcome international visitors to the Gold Coast Commonwealth
A young Aboriginal artist designs the waving hands of Borobi, the Commonwealth Games mascot
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Aboriginal art to welcome international visitors to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 Photo: Chern'ee Sutton and Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey with Chern'ee's designs for Borobi the 2018 Commonwealth Games mascot. (ABC Wide Bay: Trudie... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Meet four of the 150,000 backpackers working in Australianaturally to Per is the distance involved in travelling around a large country
Meet four of the 150,000 backpackers working in Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
naturally to Per is the distance involved in travelling around a large country like Australia. "Travelling from Bauple to Bundaberg was about a two-hour drive, and if I did that back home I'd be out of the country," he said. "In a day's travel... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland singer's tribute to the Anzac legendInfantry Battalion. (Supplied: Helen Coleman) Ms Coleman was raised by her gra
Queensland singer's tribute to the Anzac legend
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Infantry Battalion. (Supplied: Helen Coleman) Ms Coleman was raised by her grandparents at Booyal, south-west of Bundaberg in southern Queensland. Her grandfather Wilfred and his two brothers served in the 25th Australian Infantry... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Millions of strawberries planted out by hand as season approachesabout 60 million punnets of strawberries each season, mostly in the southeast c
Millions of strawberries planted out by hand as season approaches
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
about 60 million punnets of strawberries each season, mostly in the southeast corner, but with increasing production in the Bundaberg region. About 220,000 strawberry plants are currently being transplanted at Tina McPherson's farm near... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bringing the world of professional BMX to Bundabergto his home town in Queensland to encourage local up-and-coming talent. Mr Fah
Bringing the world of professional BMX to Bundaberg
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
to his home town in Queensland to encourage local up-and-coming talent. Mr Fahey hosted a BMX demonstration event at the Bundaberg Skate Park to celebrate Youth Month on the weekend. "It was always a dream of mine to get to that point in BMX... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Trudie Leigoto adequately address the mental health of their employees. Black plumes of sm
Trudie Leigo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
to adequately address the mental health of their employees. Black plumes of smoke pour out of a pharmacy in central Bundaberg after it catches fire early this morning. Top Stories Connect with ABC News Got a news... Read more
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News Mail
Businesses vie for gong at annual awards nightIF YOU didn't know already, Bundaberg means business. On Saturday, May 21, the
Businesses vie for gong at annual awards night
News Mail / Posted yesterday
IF YOU didn't know already, Bundaberg means business. On Saturday, May 21, the cream of Bundy's business crop will mingle at the Waves Sports Club for the annual Business Excellence Awards. The four business chambers - Bundaberg, Coral Coast,... Read more
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News Mail
Eagles keep dream alive in FFA CupTHE United Park Eagles created history on Monday afternoon for football in Bund
Eagles keep dream alive in FFA Cup
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
THE United Park Eagles created history on Monday afternoon for football in Bundaberg. With a 4-0 win against KSS Jets at Hervey Bay they became the first Bundaberg side to make the sixth preliminary round of the FFA Cup. Now they are just two wins... Read more
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News Mail
Man, 39, accused of raping 11-old niecehim - one count of rape and four counts of indecent treatment of a child under
Man, 39, accused of raping 11-old niece
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
him - one count of rape and four counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16. On the first day of his trial in the Bundaberg District Court, which is expected to run until the end of the week, the jury heard the man's niece was 11 when he... Read more
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