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The Bundaberg Multiplex Sport and Convention Centre has had drapes installed on stage in the main auditorium by local company Corporate AV.

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Roller disco returns to Bargara

Roller Disco has returned to Bargara, thanks to Rum City Derby Dolls, reviving memories of the popular pastime in past decades.

More to music than sound for singer Peter Knight

Bundaberg singer Peter Knight has released his seventh album Guitar Strings Pen Paper that gives a glimpse into the songwriter and his muse.

Lifeguards training at Kellys Beach on Saturday

Llifeguards from across the region will undertake fitness proficiency testing at Kellys Beach on Saturday, 11 July.

Drive-in movies return to Bundaberg

Drive-in movies have experienced a revival during COVID-19 and they’re returning to Bundaberg from 24 July.

Flying High ‘big bird' provides huge welcome

Bumper numbers of visitors have continued to flock to Flying High Bird Park with the school holiday period proving exceptionally busy.

New drapes a sound improvement for Multiplex

The Bundaberg Multiplex Sport and Convention Centre has had drapes installed on stage in the main auditorium by local company Corporate AV.

Hans Jakobi bounces back to freedom

Bundaberg grandad Hans Jakobi has come out of retirement after 11 years to inspire Australians to Bounce Back to Freedom.

Women in Horticulture invited on virtual bus tour

Bundaberg Region women working in horticulture are invited to join a virtual bus tour next Thursday, 16 July.

Roller disco returns to Bargara

Roller Disco has returned to Bargara, thanks to Rum City Derby Dolls, reviving memories of the popular pastime in past decades.

Rotary donation supports kids with diabetes

The Rotary Club of Bundaberg Sunrise has donated more than $2000 to the Bundaberg Hospital Paediatrics team to enable five local children with type one diabetes to attend a Diabetes Queensland camp.

Firefighters tackle advanced resuscitation course

Rural firefighters have been updating their skills, with volunteers tackling the advanced resuscitation course.

Michael Harris achieves surf mission

Bundaberg teacher Michael Harris crossed the mission test line first in the Surf Life Saving Queensland lifeguard proficiency testing.

Bargara Little Aths back on track

Bargara Little Athletics has started back after the season was suspended in March due to COVID-19 restrictions.

AFL Wide Bay results, round 1

AFL Wide Bay started competition on the weekend after the coronavirus lockdown. Waves were too strong for Brothers Bulldogs in the Bundaberg derby.

Michael Harris achieves surf mission

Bundaberg teacher Michael Harris crossed the mission test line first in the Surf Life Saving Queensland lifeguard proficiency testing.

Bundaberg Hockey swings back to action

Bundaberg Hockey teams swung back in to action at Hinkler Park on Saturday after more than three months off the field.

Bundaberg Police lost and found

Bundaberg police are seeking the owners of wallets, a passport from Ireland, and some change that was left at a bank in Bundaberg.

Adopt a pet: precious Penny

Precious penny, the six-year-old mixed breed from Red Collar Rescue is looking for a lap to call her own.

New drapes a sound improvement for Multiplex

The Bundaberg Multiplex Sport and Convention Centre has had drapes installed on stage in the main auditorium by local company Corporate AV.

Walkervale pathway work begins

Walkervale will become a hub of construction next week, with work being undertaken to construct a new pathway along Boundary Street.

Drive-in movies return to Bundaberg

Drive-in movies have experienced a revival during COVID-19 and they’re returning to Bundaberg from 24 July.

Bundaberg Police run to rescue

Bundaberg and Gin Gin Police joined forces on 9 July to run, walk or ride a combined 20,000km around Bundaberg CBD to raise funds for RACQ LifeFlight Rescue.

Bundaberg Rotary gates get a makeover

Bundaberg Rotary Club members were hard at work on Sunday morning restoring the Rotary Gates at Tantitha Park.

Fireman’s helmet tells tale of survival

A fireman’s helmet continues to tell a remarkable tale of survival 20 years after the Childers Backpackers Hostel blaze.

Sunday marks shortest day with 2020 Winter Solstice

The 2020 Winter Solstice will be marked this Sunday with the shortest day of the year providing just 10 hours and 27 minutes of daylight.

Bundaberg's coldest May day on record

The weather bureau predicted Saturday to be cold, and it was right as Bundaberg recorded its coldest May day on record.

‘Massive' leap in labour force participation

Economist Ben Artup looks at labour force data for the Wide Bay Burnett region showing a "massive" 3 per cent increase in the participation rate.

Mayor Jack Dempsey's New Year message

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey reflects on the highlights and challenges of 2019 and looks ahead to what's in store for 2020.

Monitoring equipment helps forecast flooding

New sensors will provide valuable data to help model flood waters in urban creeks and tidal irrigation channels around Bundaberg.

Snap Send Solve app a great success

The Snap Send Solve mobile app has helped fix more than 1800 community issues in the Bundaberg Region over the past year.
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