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Mon 22 Feb 2021

Rescue organisations join forces to save stranded boaties

Premium Content Rescue organisations join forces to save stranded boaties

Crews from the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, Australian Maritime Safety Authority and Volunteer Marine Rescue worked together to rescue the stranded boaties

NO VACANCIES: Calls to fix rental woes after record low data

Premium Content NO VACANCIES: Calls to fix rental woes after record low data

The Bundaberg region has not experienced a fall this low since the floods in 2013 which saw a similar vacancy rate, indicating just how challenging it is to find a home...

Sat 20 Feb 2021

Farmers, graziers ‘demonised’ as reef killers, says Senator

Premium Content Farmers, graziers ‘demonised’ as reef killers, says Senator

“(Farmers have) been improving land use methods without the need for draconian new laws.”

Bundy’s best kept secret stays and guesthouses

Premium Content Bundy’s best kept secret stays and guesthouses

Quirky, charming and luxury escapes are trending in Bundaberg with plenty of tourists falling in love with holiday homes on offer

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Biosecurity alert issued for tick disease fatal to dogs

Premium Content Biosecurity alert issued for tick disease fatal to dogs

A CQ scientist says the disease can also transmit to humans with favourite tick hiding spots including warm armpits and groins

Horror week on Bundy roads: Two vehicle crash at Thabeban

Premium Content Horror week on Bundy roads: Two vehicle crash at Thabeban

It comes after three people tragically lost their lives on the region’s roads this week in two separate incidents

How to best receive Bundy news in wake of Facebook ban

How to best receive Bundy news in wake of Facebook ban

Facebook has banned Australian publishers from posting news on their pages – but there are a heap of ways you can make sure you’re getting the latest news.

BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Premium Content BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Bundaberg is full of good news stories and here are just some of the things that made us smile from across the region this week

Thu 18 Feb 2021

GREAT DEAL: $1 for the best local news, great rewards

Premium Content GREAT DEAL: $1 for the best local news, great rewards

If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that we all need to support one another. Your support for local journalism is more important than ever.

‘REMARKABLE’: Sporting legend's prompt to put Bundy on map

Premium Content ‘REMARKABLE’: Sporting legend's prompt to put Bundy on map

Showcasing the natural wonders of Bundaberg, the Fraser Coast and Sunshine Coast, the former AFL legend is encouraging Australians to check out regional Qld.

BIG BUCKS: Cash to fund coral spawning for commercial market

Premium Content BIG BUCKS: Cash to fund coral spawning for commercial market

A $300k grant will go towards a significant expansion at the site in Burnett Heads

Wed 17 Feb 2021

SNEAK PEAK: Luxe oceanside Airbnb awash with coastal style

Premium Content SNEAK PEAK: Luxe oceanside Airbnb awash with coastal style

The new holiday home offers the perfect combination of a luxury escape and cosy home away from home.

COOKIE CRAVINGS: Sweet career change for ex-pollie

Premium Content COOKIE CRAVINGS: Sweet career change for ex-pollie

Former MP launches her own business doing what she loves

Tue 16 Feb 2021

HOLEY MOLEY! How Jacinta went from hairdressing in Hinkler to TV

Premium Content HOLEY MOLEY! How Jacinta went from hairdressing in Hinkler to...

Working as a PT, Jacinta Robinson said it was incredible to be a part of someone’s journey and help them transform their life.

The little country corner shop that just can’t stay closed

Premium Content The little country corner shop that just can’t stay closed

It has been a prominent business of the small rural town near Childers since the 1900s, back when the main street was dominated by red soil and now it’s undergone a...

Upgrades at popular holiday site to increase visitor numbers

Premium Content Upgrades at popular holiday site to increase visitor numbers

With works underway the upgrade will allow the holiday park to accept more bookings at a time and cater to all-abilities

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Firey couples reveal what love is like on the front line

Premium Content Firey couples reveal what love is like on the front line

People have heard the expression “walking through fire for someone” but for these two couples it’s a reality.

Murder and shark attacks: The Bustard Head lighthouse story

Premium Content Murder and shark attacks: The Bustard Head lighthouse story

The history of Queensland oldest operating coastal lighthouse at Bustard Head reads like a Hollywood script.

‘We’ve got nothing else’: Sugar prices ride on WTO decision

Premium Content ‘We’ve got nothing else’: Sugar prices ride on WTO decision

The next step in Australia’s fight to make India scrap its grower subsidies and comply by international law

BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Premium Content BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Bundaberg is full of good news stories and here are just some of the things that made us smile from across the region this week

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