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News Mail
Get ready before it's too late Queenslandformats. Over recent years Queenlanders have been devastated by the destructio
Get ready before it's too late Queensland
News Mail / Posted an hour ago
formats. Over recent years Queenlanders have been devastated by the destruction of storm surges and not being prepared. Bundaberg Regional Council Disaster Management portfolio spokesman Cr David Batt said the Epic Evacuators had received... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld cop accidentally discharges firearmofficer from the road policing command was handling his firearm when it dischar
Qld cop accidentally discharges firearm
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
officer from the road policing command was handling his firearm when it discharged about 10am on Thursday at the service in Bundaberg, police said. Television footage shows the officer standing beside a police motorcycle in a church car park when... Read more
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News Mail
Isis Memorial pool lessonsmedal tally and record-breaking times could inspire others in the community to
Isis Memorial pool lessons
News Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
medal tally and record-breaking times could inspire others in the community to join. Mr Roberts said the Bundaberg Regional Council had done a fantastic job of maintenance and upgrades to the facilities and he was very pleased... Read more
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News Mail
Doug's name to live onCreek as a plaque bearing his name will be attached to an area he frequented of
Doug's name to live on
News Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Creek as a plaque bearing his name will be attached to an area he frequented often. At its ordinary meeting this week, Bundaberg Regional Council agreed to a request from Childers resident Julie Green for a plaque with the inscription Doug... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dugong deaths spark calls for testing to prevent further lossesnecropsied so we can learn from what's happened." Studies show there are only
Dugong deaths spark calls for testing to prevent further losses
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
necropsied so we can learn from what's happened." Studies show there are only about 600 dugongs left between Cooktown and Bundaberg. "Evidence suggests the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef's population might only be 3 per cent of what it... Read more
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News Mail
Community gathers to remember the fallenPolice Service officers have given their lives in the line of duty. Today is n
Community gathers to remember the fallen
News Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Police Service officers have given their lives in the line of duty. Today is national Police Remembrance Day and Bundaberg's past and present QPS officers and their families joined members of the community in remembering those who made... Read more
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News Mail
Bundaberg baby tests positive to VREA BABY has tested positive to an antibiotic resistant bacteria in the Bundaberg
Bundaberg baby tests positive to VRE
News Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
A BABY has tested positive to an antibiotic resistant bacteria in the Bundaberg hospital. Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has contacted families of current and recently discharged babies in Bundaberg Hospital's Special Care Nursery, after a... Read more
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News Mail
Derby Day coming to BundyCup Day because of work commitments, a new event could be the perfect solution
Derby Day coming to Bundy
News Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
Cup Day because of work commitments, a new event could be the perfect solution to your race day blues. The Zonta Club of Bundaberg has decided to host a Derby Day at the Spotted Dog Tavern on the weekend before the race that stops the nation, so... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Mobile tourists flock to BundabergBUNDABERG is growing in popularity for caravanners and campers. The region saw
Mobile tourists flock to Bundaberg
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
BUNDABERG is growing in popularity for caravanners and campers. The region saw a 35% increase in camping and vanning trips in 2015-16 and the number of nights stayed climbed 9% on the 2014-15 financial year. Mobile tourists spent 397,012 nights in... Read more
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News Mail
Mobile tourists flock to BundabergBUNDABERG is growing in popularity for caravanners and campers. The region saw
Mobile tourists flock to Bundaberg
News Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
BUNDABERG is growing in popularity for caravanners and campers. The region saw a 35% increase in camping and vanning trips in 2015-16 and the number of nights stayed climbed 9% on the 2014-15 financial year. Mobile tourists spent 397,012 nights in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland farmers relieved as backpacker tax uncertainty endstourism promotion campaign to attract working holiday makers to Australia.Queen
Queensland farmers relieved as backpacker tax uncertainty ends
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
tourism promotion campaign to attract working holiday makers to Australia.Queensland 'food bowl' back on track for summer Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers chairman Allan Mahoney said Australia's comparatively high wages would continue to make... Read more
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News Mail
No charges over photos of baby with drugs on chestyesterday. The photo of a baby in a pink outfit with what appeared to show a b
No charges over photos of baby with drugs on chest
News Mail / Posted yesterday
yesterday. The photo of a baby in a pink outfit with what appeared to show a bag of drugs was one of 13 images posted on Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site by a woman who said they had been taken on her partner's lost phone. The photos... Read more
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News Mail
Fuel thefts on the rise in the regionto August this year. This figure is set to surpass last years drive-off offenc
Fuel thefts on the rise in the region
News Mail / Posted yesterday
to August this year. This figure is set to surpass last years drive-off offence statistics of 466 for the year. Shell Bundaberg East manager Ben Praksh said his petrol station experienced one drive-off a month. "We lose, on average, about $40... Read more
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The North West Star
North West to miss out on big rainstorms may be severe, bringing heavy rain and damaging winds. Locations that ma
North West to miss out on big rain
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
storms may be severe, bringing heavy rain and damaging winds. Locations that may be affected include Birdsville, Roma and Bundaberg. The forecast for Birdsville is 90 per cent chance of five to 10 millimeters with up to 40 kilometre winds. Cloud... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Lower the tax and backpackers will comebackpackers but not being a huge agricultural area you don't need thousands but
Lower the tax and backpackers will come
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
backpackers but not being a huge agricultural area you don't need thousands but the areas like Katherine or Mareeba and Bundaberg that have huge farms need thousands of backpackers all at one time, they really rely on them,” he said. "Here on... Read more
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News Mail
Mystery over mass kill of animals at Botanic GardensLARGE numbers of birds, turtles and lizards have been found dead at Bundaberg's
Mystery over mass kill of animals at Botanic Gardens
News Mail / Posted yesterday
LARGE numbers of birds, turtles and lizards have been found dead at Bundaberg's Botanic Gardens. So many in fact that Bundaberg Regional Council staff have been "picking the dead birds up by the hour and burying them” according to Bundaberg resident... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The art of mastering political gift givingbut it was subsequently donated to charity when he realised its value was over
The art of mastering political gift giving
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
but it was subsequently donated to charity when he realised its value was over $300. Senator Fifield received a bottle of Bundaberg rum from the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia, though he surrendered two other gifts to his... Read more
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News Mail
Five caught out in highway drug driving blitzPOLICE are undertaking a massive traffic blitz in the Bundaberg region, catchin
Five caught out in highway drug driving blitz
News Mail / Posted yesterday
POLICE are undertaking a massive traffic blitz in the Bundaberg region, catching five drivers under the influence of drugs between 6am and 11.30am on Wednesday. About 20 policemen and women and eight vehicles are assembled on the side of the Bruce... Read more
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News Mail
'Tattoo was the biggest mistake of my life'LARA Pannell is calling out to the Bundaberg community to help to fix the bigge
'Tattoo was the biggest mistake of my life'
News Mail / Posted yesterday
LARA Pannell is calling out to the Bundaberg community to help to fix the biggest mistake of her life. What was supposed to be a permanent reminder of the birth of her first son has ended in Miss Pannell hiding the embarrassment from the world. The... Read more
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News Mail
Pancake manner: Bundy cafe launches 7 fun pancake flavoursadding more and more to our menu with pancakes being the final addition." Ms B
Pancake manner: Bundy cafe launches 7 fun pancake flavours
News Mail / Posted yesterday
adding more and more to our menu with pancakes being the final addition." Ms Boorer said she wanted to bring a treat to Bundaberg people who missed the Pancake Manor in Brisbane. "We chose pancakes because we wanted to offer something a little... Read more
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News.com.au
This is the biggest storm of 2016heavy rain and damaging winds. Locations that may be affected include Brisbane
This is the biggest storm of 2016
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
heavy rain and damaging winds. Locations that may be affected include Brisbane, Surfers Paradise, Birdsville, Roma and Bundaberg. A number of flood warnings are also current including for the Bulloo, Paroo and Warrego River... Read more
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News Mail
SLSC serves up opportunity for new ventureenjoying a meal overlooking Bargara's Nielson Beach all the while helping to de
SLSC serves up opportunity for new venture
News Mail / Posted yesterday
enjoying a meal overlooking Bargara's Nielson Beach all the while helping to develop the next generation of life savers? Bundaberg Surf Life Saving Club is seeking expressions of interest to operate its kiosk, cafe, restaurant, bar and function... Read more
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News Mail
UPDATE: Backpacker tax 'victory for common sense'UPDATE 7PM: FOR Allan Mahoney, the government's change of mind is a victory for
UPDATE: Backpacker tax 'victory for common sense'
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
UPDATE 7PM: FOR Allan Mahoney, the government's change of mind is a victory for common sense. The chair of Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers has taken part in more than a dozen meetings this year trying to reach a compromise, fighting alongside... Read more
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Northern Star
Outrage over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Outrage over photos of baby with drugs
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Outrage over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Outrage over photos of baby with drugs
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Outrage over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Outrage over photos of baby with drugs
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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Queensland Times
Outrage over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Outrage over photos of baby with drugs
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Outrage over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Outrage over photos of baby with drugs
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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News Mail
Otto sprints to new record: Meet Bundy's new track starline on Saturday, he knew his time was quick. Competing at the Little Athletic
Otto sprints to new record: Meet Bundy's new track star
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
line on Saturday, he knew his time was quick. Competing at the Little Athletics Queensland Spring Carnival in the 100m in Bundaberg Matt smashed the record for U16 boys to set a new mark of 11.17s. But that's not even half the story. Out with a... Read more
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News Mail
Bundy swimmers dominate at nationalsIN EXCRUCIATING heat and humidity in Darwin, Bundaberg swimmers have shone on t
Bundy swimmers dominate at nationals
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
IN EXCRUCIATING heat and humidity in Darwin, Bundaberg swimmers have shone on the national stage. Competing at the national schools swimming carnival last week for their state in the 13-19 age group, five Fairymead swimmers bravely fought the... Read more
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News Mail
Council approves housing estate at BargaraA LOW density residential development in Bargara featuring a total of 86 detach
Council approves housing estate at Bargara
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A LOW density residential development in Bargara featuring a total of 86 detached houses has been given approval by Bundaberg Regional Council in a bid to attract more people to the seaside suburb. Mayor Jack Dempsey said the Hughes Rd development... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Outrage over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Outrage over photos of baby with drugs
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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News Mail
Woodgate Beach Hotel doubling as tourist parkof 27 sites, a camp kitchen, laundry and storage shed. All councillors approve
Woodgate Beach Hotel doubling as tourist park
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
of 27 sites, a camp kitchen, laundry and storage shed. All councillors approved the motion at an ordinary meeting of Bundaberg Regional Council yesterday except Ross Sommerfeld, who excluded himself from the vote due to a perceived conflict... Read more
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News Mail
Hunt is on for meteorite that could be worth millionsto head to Gladstone, hot on the trail of the massive meteorite that hit the Gl
Hunt is on for meteorite that could be worth millions
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
to head to Gladstone, hot on the trail of the massive meteorite that hit the Gladstone region and was spotted over Bundaberg on Monday night. In an adventure that would make Indiana Jones jealous, Wappa Fall Observatory's Owen Bennedick... Read more
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News Mail
Bundy outraged over photos of baby with drugsPHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its ches
Bundy outraged over photos of baby with drugs
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTOS that appear to show a baby with a bag of marijuana and money on its chest have been posted to a public Bundaberg social media site, prompting community outrage. The woman who posted the photos on the Bundaberg Forum Uncensored Facebook site... Read more
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News Mail
Something in the water at Burnett Headswater "with steam coming off it - and it's cold”, he said. Mr Bozanic said his
Something in the water at Burnett Heads
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
water "with steam coming off it - and it's cold”, he said. Mr Bozanic said his tap water looked that way for two days, and Bundaberg Regional Council has clarified that the appearance was most likely caused by air in the area's water mains... Read more
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News Mail
Man could be locked out of driving his own carshould be more places in town authorised to carry out the interlock system work
Man could be locked out of driving his own car
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
should be more places in town authorised to carry out the interlock system work," he said. "There is only one place in Bundaberg, one in Hervey Bay, one in Brisbane, it seems a little silly." An alcohol ignition interlock is fitted to a... Read more
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News Mail
Hunt is on for Queensland meteoriteto head to Gladstone, hot on the trail of the massive meteorite that hit the Gl
Hunt is on for Queensland meteorite
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
to head to Gladstone, hot on the trail of the massive meteorite that hit the Gladstone region and was spotted over Bundaberg on Monday night. In an adventure that would make Indiana Jones jealous, Wappa Fall Observatory's Owen Benedick... Read more
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News Mail
BREAKING: Backpacker tax hike droppedBUNDABERG farmers are breathing a sigh of relief. The Federal Government has b
BREAKING: Backpacker tax hike dropped
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
BUNDABERG farmers are breathing a sigh of relief. The Federal Government has backed down on its proposal to hike the tax on working holidaymakers to 32.5%, caving to months of protest by farmers and tourism hubs across Australia. The ABC is... Read more
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News Mail
The Waves qualify for the state pennantsBOWLS: After a one-year absence in the state pennant finals, Bundaberg is back
The Waves qualify for the state pennants
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
BOWLS: After a one-year absence in the state pennant finals, Bundaberg is back after another dominant weekend by The Waves. Intent on making amends for missing out last year at the same stage, The Waves started perfectly at home against Gladstone -... Read more
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News Mail
Police investigating death of Gin Gin manA 65-YEAR-OLD man has died from head injuries after a fight at Gin Gin more tha
Police investigating death of Gin Gin man
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A 65-YEAR-OLD man has died from head injuries after a fight at Gin Gin more than a week ago. Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch detectives are investigating after the man died in hospital on Friday. It's understood he was involved in a fight... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mini World Cup 2016 kicks off | Day 1have teams coming from towns across the country, including Kingaroy, South Burn
Mini World Cup 2016 kicks off | Day 1
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
have teams coming from towns across the country, including Kingaroy, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Morriset, Dubbo, Grafton, Bundaberg, Barambah, Lismore, Hervey Bay, Gunnedah, Armidale and Tamworth. There are four special needs teams competing from... Read more
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News.com.au
Teen bitten by snake in Qldrecovering in hospital after being bitten by a snake north of Brisbane. She wa
Teen bitten by snake in Qld
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
recovering in hospital after being bitten by a snake north of Brisbane. She was bitten on the hand on Monday afternoon in Bundaberg North, according to Queensland Ambulance Service. The girl was transported to Bundaberg Hospital where she remains... Read more
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Northern Star
Bundaberg stole our maca capital crownare trying to claim they're more nutty. The Australian Macadamia Society relea
Bundaberg stole our maca capital crown
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
are trying to claim they're more nutty. The Australian Macadamia Society released its crop forecast this week, predicting Bundaberg will overtake the Northern Rivers as the country's largest macadamia producing region by the end of the year. But... Read more
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News Mail
Rheed sets his sights on TokyoAFTER experiencing the joys of the Rio Paralympics, Bundaberg Rheed McCracken c
Rheed sets his sights on Tokyo
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
AFTER experiencing the joys of the Rio Paralympics, Bundaberg Rheed McCracken can't wait to do it all again in Tokyo. Talking to the NewsMail after a busy few days in the region, McCracken confirmed Rio won't be his last Games as he aims to add to... Read more
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News Mail
Couple makes winning wine with weird fruitwe owned it,” Zoe said. "It's been a really steep learning curve, and we're lo
Couple makes winning wine with weird fruit
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
we owned it,” Zoe said. "It's been a really steep learning curve, and we're loving the winter sunshine here.” Like the Bundaberg climate, the winery's name is inspired by Hawaii, translating as "family”. The couple thought moving to a small... Read more
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News Mail
Video appears to show 'meteor' that light our skiesBUNDABERG'S skies were lit up by a strange light on Monday night. A witness sa
Video appears to show 'meteor' that light our skies
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
BUNDABERG'S skies were lit up by a strange light on Monday night. A witness said she saw the light about 8.25pm as she was driving to Bundaberg from Bargara. "It was like nothing I've ever seen in the sky before," she said. "It caught my eye... Read more
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News Mail
Bundy musician on the cusp of big breakBUNDABERG musician Julia R. Anderson grew up belonging to two worlds. Born in
Bundy musician on the cusp of big break
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
BUNDABERG musician Julia R. Anderson grew up belonging to two worlds. Born in Israel, she moved here with her family at the age of three. They returned to Israel when she was a teenager, but she found herself missing the mangroves, cane fields and... Read more
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News Mail
Time for Olivia to finally come homehow are we going to fix this.” The months that followed were a whirlwind for t
Time for Olivia to finally come home
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
how are we going to fix this.” The months that followed were a whirlwind for the family, who packed up their lives in Bundaberg to be by their daughter's side. Mr Stapleton said the disease had affected them all in various ways and Olivia had... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mini World Cup 2016 kicks off | Day 1have teams coming from towns across the country, including Kingaroy, South Burn
Mini World Cup 2016 kicks off | Day 1
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
have teams coming from towns across the country, including Kingaroy, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Morriset, Dubbo, Grafton, Bundaberg, Barambah, Lismore, Hervey Bay, Gunnedah, Armidale and Tamworth. There are four special needs teams competing from... Read more
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