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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Driving tests to resume in Bundaberg

While driving tests hit the brakes in March due to coronavirus, learner drivers will soon be able to sit for their P-plates again with tests to officially resume on 15 June.

Buy Bundy Region and stay local to kickstart recovery

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey is encouraging people to buy local and stay local to help kickstart the economic recovery.

Traffic data shows only modest COVID impact

Traffic data from the Bundaberg Region shows only a modest drop in vehicle movements during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Bundaberg jobs boost through COVID Works for Queensland

The Bundaberg Region has been awarded $7.1 million for local construction projects through the State Government's $200 million COVID Works for Queensland program.

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Filmmaker captures Barolin Rocks wonderland

Local filmmakerJohnny Nicol has free-dived to capture footage of the unique underwater oasis of Barolin Rocks at Bargara.

Go Pro captures sharks chasing fisherman's catch

A group of fishermen have captured video footage of sharks chasing their catch during a recent fishing trip in Bundaberg waters.

Frank Green still making a splash at Childers pool

After a lifetime of being "knocked about" during different sports, Frank Green was given health advice to take up swimming 23 years ago and it's a passion that hasn't wavered since.

Earth Circle Studio and cafe reopens in Bargara

Earth Circle Studio and cafe in Bargara has reopened with local artist Jassy Watson excited to welcome customers back with a traditionally brewed coffee.

Driving tests to resume in Bundaberg

While driving tests hit the brakes in March due to coronavirus, learner drivers will soon be able to sit for their P-plates again with tests to officially resume on 15 June.

Buy Bundy Region and stay local to kickstart recovery

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey is encouraging people to buy local and stay local to help kickstart the economic recovery.

Bundaberg Region gets back to business

Bundaberg Region businesses are getting back to business this week after COVID-19 restrictions were eased across Queensland.

Produce always on the move at Dons Fort Packing

Having operated in the Bundaberg Region since 1997, the Dons Fort Packing team are experts at growing, picking and packing local produce.

Driving tests to resume in Bundaberg

While driving tests hit the brakes in March due to coronavirus, learner drivers will soon be able to sit for their P-plates again with tests to officially resume on 15 June.

Community to be brought together to share stories

‘Our People, Our Stories’, a project to bring all sectors of the community together, has been granted funding from the Department of Communities.

COVID-affected community groups given a hand up

As community groups struggle to cope with the impacts of COVID-19, RACQ Foundation has announced organisations doing it tough can now apply for grants of up to $20,000.

Coronavirus update: holiday parks open for bookings

Bundaberg Region holiday parks are again open for bookings after the implementation of Stage 2 of the Queensland Government Roadmap.

Nick Haberer kicks football goals in USA

Former Avoca State School captain and Brothers Bulldog Nick Haberer has been selected to play college football in America.

Sydney Olympic Torch Relay remembered

Twenty years ago on 20 June 2000, the Sydney Olympic Torch Relay lit up the streets of the Bundaberg Region and Vince Habermann will never forget.

Surprise for Riley after letter to Liverpool

Putting pencil to paper and writing a letter to Liverpool Football Club has given Bundaberg’s Riley Douglas a big surprise.

Bundaberg's Kaufusi primed for NRL return

Sports columnist Vince Habermann talks to Bundaberg rugby league stars Felise Kaufusi and Lachlan Lewis about the return of NRL.

Motorcyclist airlifted after colliding with wallaby

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a motorcyclist today after he collided with a wallaby while riding on a road northwest of Bundaberg.

Have you seen Shaun the Sheep letterbox?

Bundaberg Police is calling on the community for assistance in finding Shaun the Sheep- a unique letterbox with sentimental value.

Community to be brought together to share stories

‘Our People, Our Stories’, a project to bring all sectors of the community together, has been granted funding from the Department of Communities.

Maritime training courses to set sail

A course teaching mandatory skills for those interested in working in the fishing industry will be run through Yalga-binbi Institute (Gidarjil) from 15 June.

Grab mum and Picnic with a Paca for Mother's Day

What could be better than spending some quality time with Mum this Mother's Day? How about adding some cute alpacas and a picnic to the mix?

Turtle mosaics pop up along region's coastline

Turtles of a different kind have begun taking up space along the region's coastline as part of a local community art initiative.

Original Burnett Heads Lighthouse a major landmark

The original Burnett Heads Lighthouse no longer operates but its history continues to shine brightly in the coastal township.

Local history: outdoor skating rink a grand memory

The Nielson Park outdoor skating rink in Bargara was the entertainment venue to be and be seen from the 1940s onwards.

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.

Bundaberg Region remains drought declared

The Bundaberg Region remains drought declared after another disappointing wet season despite promising rain in January and February.

‘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.

Rechenberg installs fever detection camera

The team at Rechenberg Security in Bundaberg have installed a fever detection camera to help aid the fight against COVID-19.

Huawei P40 Pro ticks all the boxes, except one

Arguably the best phone camera in the world, the Huawei P40 Pro is challenging the tech giants because it doesn't offer Google Play or Google apps.
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