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Mon 17 Jun 2019

Teen walks from court after machete hold-up

premium_icon Teen walks from court after machete hold-up

A JUVENILE offender who held up a Childers service station with a machete has escaped jail time.

Grog blamed for truckie attacking his neighbour

premium_icon Grog blamed for truckie attacking his neighbour

A TRUCK driver has fronted court after assaulting his drinking buddy.

Teen bag snatcher back behind bars

premium_icon Teen bag snatcher back behind bars

A TEENAGER who tried to steal an elderly woman's handbag has been resentenced to one month in jail.

Fishing classic has increased number of competitors

premium_icon Fishing classic has increased number of competitors

THE number of anglers signed on to compete in the fishing classic has jumped.

Scientist behind height restriction explains process

premium_icon Scientist behind height restriction explains process

THE environmental scientist behing the Queensland Government's decision to limit development heights in Bargara agrees to an interview.

Weekend police wrap

premium_icon Weekend police wrap

THE driver of a white Toyota ute drove into a dam on a private property in Gin Gin. It was one of many incidents keeping police busy.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

State finally steps up on bush birthing crisis

premium_icon State finally steps up on bush birthing crisis

Health bosses have been ordered to work out how to reopen bush maternity wards across Queensland, in a major win for mothers.

FINAL FAREWELL: Funeral for four children killed in crash

premium_icon FINAL FAREWELL: Funeral for four children killed in crash

Four tiny white coffins adorned with flowers and a photo of each of the children whose lives were cut short on a country highway.

Helicopter search for man limited by fog

premium_icon Helicopter search for man limited by fog

THE rescue helicopter and the emergency services were involved in a five hour search for a missing man.

Lost theatre puppy star returns home

premium_icon Lost theatre puppy star returns home

THE missing five month old Beagle puppy schedule to perform in a local theatre production has been found.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Crash in Meadowvale

premium_icon Crash in Meadowvale

ONE of the people involved in a car crash in Meadowvale on Saturday afternoon was taken to the Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.

Council considers expansion proposal from aged care facility

premium_icon Council considers expansion proposal from aged care facility

THE established Anglicare residential aged care facility in Kalkie has lodged its plans to expand.

Boaties awe-struck as massive shark pops up

Boaties awe-struck as massive shark pops up

This is the moment a huge great white spark popped up near a boat off Fraser Island, leaving the boaties awe-struck. SEE THE VIDEO

SHOCKER: Woman pays $750 for flight to sick daughter

premium_icon SHOCKER: Woman pays $750 for flight to sick daughter

JUST days after a report made hopes of a flight price reduction take a nosedive, a Bundaberg mum has had to pay an exorbitant amount for a one-way ticket home.

Man who sent photos of his genitals to children fronts court

premium_icon Man who sent photos of his genitals to children fronts court

A MAN who sent photos of his genitals to children has appeared at the Bundaberg District Court after breaking conditions of his parole.

NewsMail reporter shares stressful journey to find a rental

premium_icon NewsMail reporter shares stressful journey to find a rental

MOVING to Bundaberg to start my journalism career was a dream come true.

Taking road safety into his own hands

premium_icon Taking road safety into his own hands

A PASSIONATE Bundaberg caravanner is doing his part to make the roads safer for everyone.

Bundy author shares her real-life cancer drama

premium_icon Bundy author shares her real-life cancer drama

This story has all the ingredients for a best-selling novel but as the saying goes, the truth can be stranger than fiction.

Family's heartbreak: RSPCA says horse suffering in pain

premium_icon Family's heartbreak: RSPCA says horse suffering in pain

PETS are part of the family so it comes as no surprise that people do everything in their power to save them. But what if that's not the right thing to do?

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