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News Mail
Cops out in force with speed gunsdrivers being urged to consider their behaviour on the road this week, not ever
Cops out in force with speed guns
News Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
drivers being urged to consider their behaviour on the road this week, not everyone is getting the message. Across the Bundaberg Patrol Group region on Tuesday, 64 notices were issued for speed-related offences, with 24 drivers caught exceeding... Read more
8h
News Mail
Boxers head to Brisbane to fight for goldBOXING: After recent success in Queensland tournaments, Bundaberg boxers are re
Boxers head to Brisbane to fight for gold
News Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
BOXING: After recent success in Queensland tournaments, Bundaberg boxers are ready for the national stage. Four boxers from the Attila PCYC Boxing Academy will compete today in the Golden Gloves, one of the largest events for the sport in the... Read more
8h
News Mail
No jail for league player who punched manA BUNDABERG rugby league player who punched a man over abusive comments directe
No jail for league player who punched man
News Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
A BUNDABERG rugby league player who punched a man over abusive comments directed at his girlfriend will serve a nine-month jail term in the community. Facing the Bundaberg District Court yesterday, Muthuna Ronald Jones, 32, pleaded guilty to one... Read more
8h
News Mail
Bundaberg could feed the state if we had toare going hungry because they can't afford to eat and the manager of a food rel
Bundaberg could feed the state if we had to
News Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
are going hungry because they can't afford to eat and the manager of a food relief organisation says the problem is real in Bundaberg. Figures from the national Foodbank Hunger Report show one in six Australians went without food at some point last... Read more
9h
The Morning Bulletin
Walk is over for those walking for brain cancerRockhampton to Brisbane in memory of his friend Garry Lawton who passed away fr
Walk is over for those walking for brain cancer
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
Rockhampton to Brisbane in memory of his friend Garry Lawton who passed away from the disease in 2014. With the support of Bundaberg charity Orange Thumbs, which Garry Lawton founded soon after he was diagnosed, Shorne began his walk on August 1 at... Read more
9h
News Mail
Woman avoids jail despite breaching suspended sentenceA 24-YEAR-OLD Bundaberg woman has avoided a stint behind bars by the narrowest
Woman avoids jail despite breaching suspended sentence
News Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
A 24-YEAR-OLD Bundaberg woman has avoided a stint behind bars by the narrowest of margins after breaching a suspended sentence. Just two months after pleading guilty to supplying a dangerous drug at the Maryborough Correctional Centre, Brooke Marie... Read more
9h
News Mail
Symbols of love against the law in North BundabergHAVE you noticed something extra beating in the streets of North Bundaberg? A
Symbols of love against the law in North Bundaberg
News Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
HAVE you noticed something extra beating in the streets of North Bundaberg? A number of hearts have been spray painted on the roads, in the parks and footpaths of the northern side of the rum city. A resident said the hearts seemed to appear late... Read more
11h
News Mail
UPDATE: Dead whale will be left to feed dingoesdingoes on the island. The death occurred just a day before another juvenile h
UPDATE: Dead whale will be left to feed dingoes
News Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
dingoes on the island. The death occurred just a day before another juvenile humpback was euthanised at Burrum Point, near Bundaberg after it washed up on shore with injuries on Monday, but a QPWS spokesman said they are not linked. "Large numbers... Read more
11h
News Mail
Police close to finishing investigation into house fireand anything would be appreciated.” Police remained at Peatey St until after l
Police close to finishing investigation into house fire
News Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
and anything would be appreciated.” Police remained at Peatey St until after lunch today as investigations continued. Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch officer-in-charge Detective Senior Sergeant Michael Bishop said the investigation was... Read more
15h
News Mail
Hottest August night in Bundaberg in more than a centurySWEET Caroline might have been a bit sweaty last night, because it was a hot Au
Hottest August night in Bundaberg in more than a century
News Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
SWEET Caroline might have been a bit sweaty last night, because it was a hot August night in Bundaberg - the hottest since 1900. "Bundaberg got down to a minimum of 20.2 degrees last night which is almost 10 degrees above the August average of... Read more
15h
News Mail
Dead whale washes up in Cooloola Coast watersGosbell said. The humpback sighting follows just days after another juvenile h
Dead whale washes up in Cooloola Coast waters
News Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Gosbell said. The humpback sighting follows just days after another juvenile humpback was euthanised at Burrum Point, near Bundaberg after it washed up on shore with injuries on Monday. A Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service spokesperson said due... Read more
15h
Northern Star
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
Northern Star / Posted 15 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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15h
Toowoomba Chronicle
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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15h
Queensland Times
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
Queensland Times / Posted 15 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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15h
News.com.au
Qld stabbing victim dies in hospitalstabbing of a man in southern Queensland. It's alleged the 43-year-old man was
Qld stabbing victim dies in hospital
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
stabbing of a man in southern Queensland. It's alleged the 43-year-old man was stabbed at a home at Mundubbera, west of Bundaberg. He was taken to the Mundubbera Base Hospital and a crime scene was set up around the home. Forensic officers are... Read more
16h
The Morning Bulletin
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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16h
News Mail
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
News Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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16h
News Mail
Farm tour takes foodies to where it all beganfrom the shop,” Rob Cook told an audience of foodies at the Plate to Paddock ev
Farm tour takes foodies to where it all began
News Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
from the shop,” Rob Cook told an audience of foodies at the Plate to Paddock event on the weekend. The farmer and owner of Bundaberg butcher shop Tender Sprouted Meats, Mr Cook hosted the crowd at his Bucca beef property, Werribee, on the cooking... Read more
16h
Daily Examiner
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on recordknown for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last nigh
Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record
Daily Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
known for its cooler weather, had a minimum of 14.5 degrees at 7.34pm last night. Warwick was at 12.7 degrees at 8.25am. Bundaberg had a much warmer minimum with 20.2 degrees at 9.40pm. Lady Elliot Island was even warmed at 21.8 degrees just... Read more
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17h
News Mail
10 charged after drug raids across BundabergPOLICE have charged 10 people following a series of raids conducted in the Bund
10 charged after drug raids across Bundaberg
News Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
POLICE have charged 10 people following a series of raids conducted in the Bundaberg area over the past week. The Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch executed a series of search warrants between August 10 and 19, allegedly uncovering a quantity... Read more
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Northern Star
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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Queensland Times
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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News Mail
Auswide fails in buyout bidfell through. The NewsMail understands the offer was rejected when it was sugg
Auswide fails in buyout bid
News Mail / Posted yesterday
fell through. The NewsMail understands the offer was rejected when it was suggested the company's headquarters move from Bundaberg. "There was discussions between ourselves and MyState,” he said. "I can't comment specifically but what I can say... Read more
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News Mail
Daughter finds her dad after 25 yearsJASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never kn
Daughter finds her dad after 25 years
News Mail / Posted yesterday
JASON Heilbronn has 25 years of catching up to do with the daughter he never knew he had. The Bundaberg man recently found out he is the father of Victoria woman Jess Hahn, who tracked him down via Facebook to question him about his paternity. Mr... Read more
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News Mail
Write a letter to ParalympiansIF YOU want to support Bundaberg Paralympians Rheed McCracken and Chris Pitt, A
Write a letter to Paralympians
News Mail / Posted yesterday
IF YOU want to support Bundaberg Paralympians Rheed McCracken and Chris Pitt, Australia Post can help. Australia Post is encouraging children across the country to write and send letters of support to the Australian Paralympic team as it gets set... Read more
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News Mail
Man sentenced over vile actEVEN after cleaning the spit off his forearm, Bundaberg Constable Jamie McCarth
Man sentenced over vile act
News Mail / Posted yesterday
EVEN after cleaning the spit off his forearm, Bundaberg Constable Jamie McCarthy felt dirty. In the days following he worried about contracting a disease and felt himself withdraw from his family and colleagues. The effect on the officer after... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Prison investigating after inmate found with head injurieshas been opened to find out how he was injured. The incident comes just one we
Prison investigating after inmate found with head injuries
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
has been opened to find out how he was injured. The incident comes just one week after a coronial inquest was completed in Bundaberg relating to the death of a Maryborough Correctional Centre inmate in 2012. Last week's inquest examined why a... Read more
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News Mail
Residents demand fix for notorious intersectionpossibly kill or injure people including children. "Haven't the council a duty
Residents demand fix for notorious intersection
News Mail / Posted yesterday
possibly kill or injure people including children. "Haven't the council a duty of care?” Road upgrades are considered by Bundaberg Regional Council during budget deliberations and, at this stage, it says Three Chain Rd is not on its three-year... Read more
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News Mail
More than 1000 drivers caught speeding in Bundaberg since July 1SPEEDING is not just driving faster than the posted speed limit, Bundaberg poli
More than 1000 drivers caught speeding in Bundaberg since July 1
News Mail / Posted yesterday
SPEEDING is not just driving faster than the posted speed limit, Bundaberg police have reminded drivers. It's also driving too fast for the prevailing weather, light, traffic and road conditions without full regard for the vehicle's condition and... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Crossing the border with Balinese styleyears. "We're on the Gold Coast, we've been around for about 17 years and we'v
Crossing the border with Balinese style
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
years. "We're on the Gold Coast, we've been around for about 17 years and we've got stores from the Gold Coast right up to Bundaberg,” Mrs Clark said. "This is the first time we've actually come across the border.” "We get a lot of people who come... Read more
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News.com.au
Humpback whale calf dies on Qld beachBeach on Queensland's Burrum Coast on Thursday with what witnesses said appeare
Humpback whale calf dies on Qld beach
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Beach on Queensland's Burrum Coast on Thursday with what witnesses said appeared to be shark bites. Evelyn Bell told the Bundaberg News Mail that after attempts to get the whale back in the water "we could see the sharks attacking it in the water... Read more
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News Mail
Damien is the king at Sandy Hook in the powerboatsDamien McKenzie may have been bleary eyed at work yesterday, but he wouldn't ha
Damien is the king at Sandy Hook in the powerboats
News Mail / Posted yesterday
Damien McKenzie may have been bleary eyed at work yesterday, but he wouldn't have it any other way. Coming up to Bundaberg for the Rum City International Classic, the Gold Coast racer dominated the weekend as he won the Outboard A class... Read more
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News Mail
Queensland Ballet stretches out for Bundaberg's Parkinson's grouptoes, stretching long and opening their chests to breathe was all part of the m
Queensland Ballet stretches out for Bundaberg's Parkinson's group
News Mail / Posted yesterday
toes, stretching long and opening their chests to breathe was all part of the morning with the Queensland Ballet and the Bundaberg Parkinson's Support Group. Parkinson's Australia program co-ordinator Ericarose Jeffrey and Queensland Ballet's... Read more
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News Mail
Desex pets as part of Operation Wanted campaign for RSPCAparticipating vets. The campaign is wrapping up on August 31, and with unprece
Desex pets as part of Operation Wanted campaign for RSPCA
News Mail / Posted yesterday
participating vets. The campaign is wrapping up on August 31, and with unprecedented response, the RSPCA is encouraging Bundaberg residents to do their bit in keeping the massive pet over-population at bay. RSPCA Queensland spokesman Michael... Read more
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News Mail
Caravan Club turns 25THE Bundaberg Caravan Club will be conducting their 25th Anniversary Rally at t
Caravan Club turns 25
News Mail / Posted yesterday
THE Bundaberg Caravan Club will be conducting their 25th Anniversary Rally at the Turtle Sands Tourist Park, Mon Repos on September 9 and 10. The club was formed in September 1991 after a meeting called by Bob and Dawn Norgrove. Over the years, a... Read more
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Northern Star
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundybreak the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a singl
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundy
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
break the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a single engine aircraft - and he is set to land in Bundaberg on Thursday, following in the path of our own legend Bert Hinkler. "It's been phenomenal to experience and... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundybreak the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a singl
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundy
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
break the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a single engine aircraft - and he is set to land in Bundaberg on Thursday, following in the path of our own legend Bert Hinkler. "It's been phenomenal to experience and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundybreak the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a singl
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundy
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
break the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a single engine aircraft - and he is set to land in Bundaberg on Thursday, following in the path of our own legend Bert Hinkler. "It's been phenomenal to experience and... Read more
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Queensland Times
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundybreak the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a singl
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundy
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
break the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a single engine aircraft - and he is set to land in Bundaberg on Thursday, following in the path of our own legend Bert Hinkler. "It's been phenomenal to experience and... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundybreak the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a singl
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundy
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
break the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a single engine aircraft - and he is set to land in Bundaberg on Thursday, following in the path of our own legend Bert Hinkler. "It's been phenomenal to experience and... Read more
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News Mail
Why we don't need Christianity in councilall others, including people of no faith. It shows favouritism and may allow t
Why we don't need Christianity in council
News Mail / Posted yesterday
all others, including people of no faith. It shows favouritism and may allow that brand of religion undue influence. The Bundaberg Skeptics urge you to remove prayer and the address from local council ceremonies and meetings. Even if the prayer... Read more
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News Mail
Difficult toddler tantrumscome and visit a Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service child health centre at Ma
Difficult toddler tantrums
News Mail / Posted yesterday
come and visit a Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service child health centre at Margaret Rose Centre, 312 Bourbong St, Bundaberg, The Village, 34 Torquay Rd, Hervey Bay or the Bauer-Wiles Building, 167 Neptune St, Maryborough. Alternatively,... Read more
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News Mail
72-old hero saves two men in a matter of minuteswasn't in the right place at the right time. He is calling for life rings or b
72-old hero saves two men in a matter of minutes
News Mail / Posted yesterday
wasn't in the right place at the right time. He is calling for life rings or buoyancy devices to be placed at the Bundaberg Life Saving Club permanently after pulling two men from a rip on Wednesday morning. The men, Noel Gray and Barry... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundybreak the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a singl
Bert Hinkler's path: teen record breaker to land in Bundy
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
break the record as the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a single engine aircraft - and he is set to land in Bundaberg on Thursday, following in the path of our own legend Bert Hinkler. "It's been phenomenal to experience and... Read more
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Queensland Times
Hospital 'missed opportunity' before patient's deathA CORONER has concluded earlier transfer of a deteriorating post-surgery patien
Hospital 'missed opportunity' before patient's death
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
A CORONER has concluded earlier transfer of a deteriorating post-surgery patient in Bundaberg "would likely have improved" his chances of survival. Deputy state coroner John Lock said a CT scan revealing Mark Anthony Plumb, 76, had a suspected... Read more
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