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Former NewsMail journo to hold memoir signing in Bundy

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Elliot Hannay started his career at the NewsMail in 1958 and he's got more than a...

150-year-old beauty looking for new owner

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Sitting right across from the Clarence River is a breathtaking piece of Maclean...

10 years ago today: What was making news in Bundy

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WHAT were the big talking points in the region on October 5, 2010?

FLASHBACK: 50+ photos of Bundaberg in the 1980s

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A pictorial look through a different decade

Bundaberg in the 1980s

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A bumper gallery of photos of Bundy in the '80s.

Why car sales plummeted in Bundaberg in 1986

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Car sales hit a low in the city in the mid-80s

BACK IN TIME: 15 news snippets from 21 years ago

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What was making news in Bundy 21 years ago?

1950: The year fire plunged Childers into total darkness

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THE Childers power station was destroyed by a roaring inferno on the evening of...

Bundaberg's building tops

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Photos from the top of the city's CBD.

FLASHBACK: 15 snippets of Bundaberg news from 1949

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History written for Moore Park Beach community

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Hundreds of hours went into researching, fact checking and interviewing for the...

Goodbye and buggywheels: The story of Bundy’s eccentric MP

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The story of the MP in the white suit and safari hat

1920-1970: 50 years of news in Bundaberg

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What made the news from 1920 through to 1960?

LOCAL HISTORY: Man's body buried 'almost in middle of town'

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Shoppers may be surprised at the history of our town

How your grandparents posted on 'social media' in the '30s

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What do you do when you lose a horse, or a glove?

IN PICTURES: Royal visits to Bundaberg through the years

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Bundaberg in the 1940s

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What was happening in the region in the 1940s?

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