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Wed 23 Jan 2019

Stakes are high for Bundy's ace poker player

premium_icon Stakes are high for Bundy's ace poker player

A YOUNG man has won big, becoming Bundaberg's first National Poker League competitor to be awarded the chance to face off in a massive world-wide event.

Which prime ministers visited Bundy in the last 100 years

premium_icon Which prime ministers visited Bundy in the last 100 years

AFTER leader of the Opposition and aspiring prime minister Bill Shorten visited Bundaberg this week, the NewsMail examined the times past PMs have visited.

'I'M A SCEPTIC': Shorten pushes solar batteries, not Adani

premium_icon 'I'M A SCEPTIC': Shorten pushes solar batteries, not Adani

AS OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten drove through Childers on his way to Bundaberg this week, he took note of the large number of solar panels before him.

Dumping cashless card means life of welfare dependence: govt

premium_icon Dumping cashless card means life of welfare dependence: govt

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten's plan to scrap the CDC could mean a life sentence of welfare dependence for 'vulnerable Australians', govt says.

Source revealed for power outages driving growers batty

premium_icon Source revealed for power outages driving growers batty

DISRUPTIONS have played havoc with pumped irrigation systems for 30 growers across a dry summer growing period.

Building sector facing tough times

premium_icon Building sector facing tough times

QUEENSLAND’S peak building body has warned of a challenging year ahead for the sector on the same day another local construction company collapsed.

Bundy mum who stole $416 of make-up from Coles fronts court

premium_icon Bundy mum who stole $416 of make-up from Coles fronts court

WHAT was supposed to be a special surprise for her daughter's 15th birthday ended with a Bundy mum pleading guilty in court to stealing.

Business sale generates bright future for Bundy's innovators

premium_icon Business sale generates bright future for Bundy's innovators

WHAT started as the brain child of a young businesswoman who wanted to bring Bundy's entrepreneurs together has seen a community of innovators grow.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Teen hero saves family of five from drowning

premium_icon Teen hero saves family of five from drowning

WHEN Jacob Crothers turned up for his shift this morning, the young surf lifesaver didn't expect he'd be finishing as a hero.

'Attack map' puts Bundy farms at risk of activism

premium_icon 'Attack map' puts Bundy farms at risk of activism

A LOCAL fish farmer has hit out at an interactive map alleging Bundaberg farms are exploiting animals.

Aussie aqua aerobic fun on Saturday

Aussie aqua aerobic fun on Saturday

JUMP in the pool this Australia Day to help raise money for Bundaberg's four-legged friends.

Cocky pic captures an Aussie moment on a Hills Hoist

premium_icon Cocky pic captures an Aussie moment on a Hills Hoist

IT'S not every day you capture a photo that has Australia written all over it.

Family swept out to sea in king tide

premium_icon Family swept out to sea in king tide

An 11 year-old boy swallowed water after he and his family were swept out to sea this morning, which Surf Life Saving QLD said “could be fatal.”

Request for no charges at Easter event

premium_icon Request for no charges at Easter event

A LOCAL community group is requesting Bundaberg Regional Council waive all fees involved in its Easter show.

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

Car lands centimetres from fatal crash site

premium_icon Car lands centimetres from fatal crash site

A CHILD and a person in their 60s has been taken to Bundaberg Hospital following a crash on the intersection of Hummock and Elliot Heads Rds.

Truck and vehicle collide in Windermere

Truck and vehicle collide in Windermere

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of vehicle and truck crash in Windermere

Charlotte, Oliver top 2018 baby names

Charlotte, Oliver top 2018 baby names

TWO names reign supreme when it comes to newborn babies. For the fourth year running, Charlotte and Oliver are the most popular baby names in Queensland.

Rainbow shines over our 17 gay marriages in Bundy

premium_icon Rainbow shines over our 17 gay marriages in Bundy

LESS of the Rum City's same-sex couples have tied the knot than neighbouring region Hervey Bay, as wedding data is released.

Focus on Bundaberg kids not immigration, urges child expert

premium_icon Focus on Bundaberg kids not immigration, urges child expert

'There is a huge emphasis in Australia on issues like immigration and the environment but no one is really talking about issues in early childhood.'

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