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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Budding entrepreneurs hold Young Creators Market

Eight young entrepreneurs displayed creativity as they gathered at the art gallery park in Bundaberg on Friday evening for the Young Creator’s Market.

Shelly Waters' singing career inspired by Countdown

Shelly Waters has always loved music, Countdown was her favourite show as a child and it inspired her to start singing.

New Generation art exhibition starts a conversation

Gin Gin State High School students have been busy working on some creative pieces for their newest art exhibition, New Generation.

Professor Tech teaches Bundy kids virtual reality tricks

Professor Tech, or CQUniversity's Professor Michael Cowling as he is otherwise known, was at Bundaberg Library to inspire students to get creative with virtual reality technology.

Sleep on the ocean with new Reality Reef Stay

Wake up to the warm waters and beautiful sights of Lady Musgrave Island with Big Cat Reality and its newest venture, the Reality Reef Stay.

Milbi Festival program launched

The program has been released for the inaugural Milbi Festival with a huge range of events and activities to celebrate turtle season and showcase the Bundaberg Region's diverse arts and culture.

4WD club epic journey to centres of Australia

Members of Bundaberg 4WD Club recently completed an 8800km epic month-long adventure to the centres of Australia.

VIDEO

Ambulance Service awards presented

Paramedics and community members were today recognised for their efforts at a special awards ceremony at the Bundaberg Multiplex as part of Ambulance Week.

Keep your garden looking lush this Spring

Spring has officially sprung in Bundaberg and gardening guru Diane Southwell has some top tips to keep your plants blooming all through the season.

Day for Daniel teaches children self protection

With the help of Denise and Bruce Morcombe, 600 Bundaberg Region students screamed "no, my body belongs to me" as part of Day for Daniel.

LOCAL NEWS

Budding entrepreneurs hold Young Creators Market

Eight young entrepreneurs displayed creativity as they gathered at the art gallery park in Bundaberg on Friday evening for the Young Creator’s Market.

BRIEFS

RSPCA: Ace the shy, friendly pup needs a home

If you are looking for a new addition for your family, RSPCA Bundaberg has the perfect guy up for adoption.

Little Women starts tonight at Playhouse Theatre

Little Women, based on the book by Louisa May Alcott and performed by Bundaberg Players starts 13 September 2019 at the Playhouse Theatre.

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Dementia group enjoy gardening project

Bundaberg people living with dementia and their carers enjoyed an innovative gardening project in the Botanic Gardens this morning, recalling fond times as they planted snap dragons.

Bundaberg Police donate bicycles for restoration

The Tom Quinn Community Centre Alternative School has made great use of bikes donated by Bundaberg Police.

Community fills main street for Gaslight Parade

The National Veteran Vehicle Rally filled the main street as it rolled on with the Gaslight Parade on Thursday night.

Options Day ambassador shares inspiring story

Options Day ambassador Brodie Bache attended today’s event to inspire this year’s attendees with his success story.

PEOPLE

Queenie's car inspires lifelong passion

Queenie's car
As a young boy Chris Sorenson drove past Queenie Hinkler’s De Dion Bouton and dreamed of a day when he could call the car his own.

LOCAL HISTORY

Burnett Walkway plaque relocated

A plaque commemorating Bundaberg’s riverside walkway named in honour of James Charles Burnett, the first government surveyor to enter and map the Bundaberg city area, has been relocated.

BUSINESS

Budding entrepreneurs hold Young Creators Market

Eight young entrepreneurs displayed creativity as they gathered at the art gallery park in Bundaberg on Friday evening for the Young Creator’s Market.

Finger lickin' good investment opportunity

Bundaberg has been described as a "rapidly growing economy" in documents promoting the auction of the new East Bundaberg KFC restaurant.

Sleep on the ocean with new Reality Reef Stay

Wake up to the warm waters and beautiful sights of Lady Musgrave Island with Big Cat Reality and its newest venture, the Reality Reef Stay.

Shane Webcke to visit Bundaberg for Front Row Safety

State of Origin great and former Brisbane Broncos prop Shane Webcke will visit Bundaberg on Thursday, 24 October as Queensland’s Safety Ambassador for the inaugural Front Row Safety event.

SPORT

There's 190,000 reasons to fish for the Golden Barra

The popular Bundaberg Toyota Golden Barra competition is back at Lake Monduran for the second year with this year’s prize pool swelling to over $190,000.

Fishing report: mangrove jack continue to bite

Mangrove jack are on the move in both the Kolan and the Baffle systems with fish up to 50cm responding well to soft plastics and more.

Roosters ‘look the goods' after first finals week

Antonio Kaufusi looks at the results of the first finals week with a few surprise upsets and says the Roosters "look the goods".

4WD club epic journey to centres of Australia

Members of Bundaberg 4WD Club recently completed an 8800km epic month-long adventure to the centres of Australia.

WEATHER

Dust and smoke blanket Bundaberg Region

Raised dust is making its way across the Bundaberg Region as a high pressure system from southern Australia pushes cooler, dry air across Queensland.

Bundaberg nudges September heat record

If you thought today was warm, you're right. Bundaberg came within a degree of recording its hottest ever September day.

LATEST ARTICLES

Budding entrepreneurs hold Young Creators Market

Eight young entrepreneurs displayed creativity as they gathered at the art gallery park in Bundaberg on Friday evening for the Young Creator’s Market.

Student safety focus of Walkervale School project

The Walkervale State School P&C committee is celebrating news that Bundaberg Regional Council’s design for a safer drop off zone has received State Government funding.

Speech to text: dictation technology improves

Dictation technology such as "speech to text" is becoming more advanced and more useful. Bundaberg Now technology guru Geoff Augutis from Queensland Computers shares his thoughts.

Dementia group enjoy gardening project

Bundaberg people living with dementia and their carers enjoyed an innovative gardening project in the Botanic Gardens this morning, recalling fond times as they planted snap dragons.

Inspirational community members in TEDx spotlight

TEDx Bundaberg drew a big crowd to the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre today and encouraged lively discussion around the theme of empowering ideas.

Shelly Waters' singing career inspired by Countdown

Shelly Waters has always loved music, Countdown was her favourite show as a child and it inspired her to start singing.

Bundaberg wins national Sister Cities awards

The Bundaberg Region has been honoured with the prestigious Sister Cities Australia award for best overall program.

Bundaberg Police donate bicycles for restoration

The Tom Quinn Community Centre Alternative School has made great use of bikes donated by Bundaberg Police.

New Generation art exhibition starts a conversation

Gin Gin State High School students have been busy working on some creative pieces for their newest art exhibition, New Generation.

Community fills main street for Gaslight Parade

The National Veteran Vehicle Rally filled the main street as it rolled on with the Gaslight Parade on Thursday night.

COUNCIL NEWS

Student safety focus of Walkervale School project

The Walkervale State School P&C committee is celebrating news that Bundaberg Regional Council’s design for a safer drop off zone has received State Government funding.

Dementia group enjoy gardening project

Bundaberg people living with dementia and their carers enjoyed an innovative gardening project in the Botanic Gardens this morning, recalling fond times as they planted snap dragons.

Bundaberg wins national Sister Cities awards

The Bundaberg Region has been honoured with the prestigious Sister Cities Australia award for best overall program.

Region's roads rehabilitated through Council works

Work to a number of roads throughout the region is underway, with 30 sites the focus of Bundaberg Regional Council’s road reconstruction and rehabilitation program.
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