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Paradise Markets celebrate 12 Days of Christmas

Paradise Markets at Bargara will celebrate a momentous first year of operation with Christmas Celebration markets on Sunday from 8am to 1pm.

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Artists encouraged to apply for new RADF grant round

Artists can flock to the Regional Arts Development Fund, which helped Sandy Scarborough create her shorebirds artwork at Elliott Heads.

Turtles inspire new mosaic at Bargara School

Turtle hatchlings inspired the new mosaic art installed at Bargara State School.

Bundy Young Guns will be firing at the Metro

The Metro Hotel will be firing as Bundy Young Guns hit the two stages to entertain the Bundaberg community on Saturday night.

Mornings best to swim but watch for bluebottles

Craig Holden says mornings will be the best time to swim at Bundaberg Region beaches over coming days while the winds are lighter and the tide higher.

Jamie Olsen wins Hinkler Innovation Award

A life dedicated to innovation and inspiring Bundaberg students secured the 2020 Hinkler Innovation Award for Jamie Olsen.

New leaf for Nardoo Nursery with grand opening

Thousands of plants have been hand-potted as volunteers and trainees get ready for the Nardoo Nursery grand opening on Saturday.

TAFE course plants seed in growing industry

For the first time in six years TAFE Queensland will deliver horticulture courses at its Bundaberg campus, with an industry expert already onboard.

Nathan achieves goals with true blue Aussie spirit

Nathan Curd hasn't let disability stop him from achieving his dreams and starting his own Bundaberg business, Tru Blu Mowing.

Paradise Markets celebrate 12 Days of Christmas

Paradise Markets at Bargara will celebrate a momentous first year of operation with Christmas Celebration markets on Sunday from 8am to 1pm.

Bundaberg 4WD celebrates Christmas, awards

Recently the Bundaberg 4WD Club celebrated a very different end to the year for the club’s activities, which were slowed down by the pandemic.

Salvation Army will deliver Christmas joy to kids

Toy run riders will drop off toys to the Salvation Army Church at Avenell Heights between 8am and noon on Saturday, with non-riders also encouraged to deliver gifts for children of all ages.

Christmas Capers this Saturday in Childers

Hundreds of online registrations have already been received for the Childers Christmas Capers on this Saturday which will feature a free community movie.

Fishing report: Great start to the summer fishing season

In a a great start to the summer fishing season some great barramundi have been caught on soft plastics at Lake Monduran

BBT defy odds to triumph in social touch final

Experience told as Balanced Bookkeeping and Tax (BBT) claimed another Brothers Social Touch Open Division A title on Monday night.

Four-try hero powers Renegades to victory over Turtles

Dynamic all-rounder Trent Seeds backed up from a fine performance on the cricket field to score four tries in RB Renegades’ crucial 45-10 Rugby Bundaberg Spring Cup win over Turtles Brothers on Saturday night.

Lake Monduran survey reels in fish stocks

The Lake Monduran Anglers and Stocking Association survey app reports data for crucial fish stocking programs.

Adopt a pet: can't help falling in love with shy guy Elvis

Elvis is a three-year-old Peruvian long-haired guinea pig with RSPCA Bundaberg and is ready to find a loving new home.

Search for suspected missing swimmer at Bargara

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter joined the search this morning for a suspected missing swimmer off the coast at Bargara.

Jamie Olsen wins Hinkler Innovation Award

A life dedicated to innovation and inspiring Bundaberg students secured the 2020 Hinkler Innovation Award for Jamie Olsen.

Belle Eden waterway naturalisation designs revealed

Artist impressions for the Belle Eden Park waterway naturalisation project will be presented to the community at an information day this Saturday.

Christmas Capers this Saturday in Childers

Hundreds of online registrations have already been received for the Childers Christmas Capers on this Saturday which will feature a free community movie.

Snap a Selfie with Elfie to win a $50 voucher

If you take a Selfie with Elfie in Gin Gin, Childers or Bundaberg during the 12 Days of Christmas you could win a $50 voucher from a local store.

Kennedy Bridge boasts a quirky history

A shipwreck and a politician in the last hour of his ministerial duties are quirky links tied to the history of Bundaberg’s Kennedy Bridge.

Replica gun ensures authenticity of Doolbi memorial

The memorial at Doolbi is a modest tribute to a number of the Isis district’s fallen in the First World War.

Fire ban imposed after dry November

A fire ban is now in place across the Bundaberg Region after the second driest November since airport records began in 1942.

Get Ready for wetter than average end to year

It’s time to Get Ready for storm season with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a little bit more rain and increased cyclone activity this wet season.

Agriculture underpins Bundaberg’s economic resilience

Economist Ben Artup writes the Bundaberg Region is well poised to recover from COVID-19 thanks to a diverse economy and the strength of local agriculture.

What’s really going on with Paradise Dam?

In the second part of his commentary on Paradise Dam, Ben Artup looks at issues behind the scenes regarding water infrastructure in the Wide Bay Burnett region.

Lake Monduran survey reels in fish stocks

The Lake Monduran Anglers and Stocking Association survey app reports data for crucial fish stocking programs.

Local tradie develops pay-later finance app

Bundaberg plumber Matt Brennan has launched TradeNow to see tradies paid sooner and offer payment plans to customers.
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