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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Cr Scott Rowleson followed his Dad

Bundaberg Now spoke to Cr Scott Rowleson ahead of his retirement from local government after four years as a Councillor.

Mad Max touches down at Bundaberg Airport

A helicopter as big as a semi-trailer landed at Bundaberg Airport this week for refuelling after a recent fire-bombing mission in southern Australia.

Woodgate Beach group funds new bus

The goal of a new community bus for the residents of Woodgate Beach appears to be within weeks of becoming a reality.

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Turtle trials help researchers understand glow impact

Up to 30 turtle hatchlings were released on different beaches as part of a light trial for Reducing Urban Glow in the Bundaberg Region.

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Arts Bundaberg 2020 program launched with a flourish

2020 will be a great time for lovers of arts and culture, if the Arts Bundaberg 2020 program, which has been launched, is anything to go by.

Nardoo Nursery plant sale a blooming success

Hundreds of local plant enthusiasts swarmed to the Nardoo Nursery Mega Plant Sale at Community Lifestyle Support on Saturday.

Bundaberg Players awards members

It’s Awards season not only in Hollywood, but also in Bundaberg, with Bundaberg Players holding its own awards ceremony last night at The Playhouse.

Roo loves spending time with family who helped her

A mother kangaroo who was raised by Bucca wildlife carer Sara Witcher and her family has adopted them as one of her own.

Bundaberg sweet potatoes taste success at Dubai

Sweet Potatoes Australia is showcasing Bundaberg Region produce at the world's largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition in Dubai.

USC study aims to use logging waste for bioenergy

Pine plantations from Gympie to Bundaberg will be at the centre of research to turn logging offcuts and treetops into bioenergy and other bio-based products.

Arm yourself with knowledge before shopping on Wish

Tech Talk columnist Geoff Augutis discusses the Wish online shopping craze and how dodging the bad deals will get you the most bang for your buck.

New local brews on tap with 384 North Micro Brewing

Anthony and Natasha Sfettina’s life revolves around food and family, and they've now launched their craft beer 384 North Micro Brewing.

Woodgate Beach group funds new bus

The goal of a new community bus for the residents of Woodgate Beach appears to be within weeks of becoming a reality.

CQUniversity Alumni award winners announced

Bundaberg Region residents Tanya O'Shea and Leslie Lowe have received accolades in CQUniversity’s 2020 Alumni Award winners lineup.

Give your neighbour a shout out in Council competition

With Neighbour Day next month, now is a good time to thank your mate over the fence while getting the chance to win a barbecue pack to share.

Family support pivotal to youth health and wellbeing

Headspace Bundaberg is holding regular sessions to help family and friends build a better understanding of what is arising for young people

Elliott Heads ideal location for volleyball tour

It was a hot competition for Gin Gin State High School students as they hit the scorching sand at Elliott Heads for the Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour.

Fitness and fun at the 2020 Move It Expo

A combination of fitness and fun was at the 2020 Move It Expo as people sought to find new ways to improve their health and well-being.

Hot competition at Bargara Triathlon

140 competitors pushed themselves to the limit in this year’s Coral Coast Physio Bargara Sprint Triathlon.

Passion all round for UCI Cyclefest International

Cyclefest International brought elite international riders and home-grown talent come together to highlight Bundaberg's passion for cycling.
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Moose the gentle giant is looking for a home

Moose, the handsome Tonkinese cat, came to the RSPCA Bundaberg shelter as a street-roaming stray and is now looking for his forever home.

Little Speedy available for adoption

Speedy may be small but he definitely has a large personality and he is available for adoption now at Red Collar Rescue.

Cr Scott Rowleson followed his Dad

Bundaberg Now spoke to Cr Scott Rowleson ahead of his retirement from local government after four years as a Councillor.

Turtle trials help researchers understand glow impact

Up to 30 turtle hatchlings were released on different beaches as part of a light trial for Reducing Urban Glow in the Bundaberg Region.
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Aussie Day celebrations showcase live, local music

With over 70 live music performances kicking off from 9 am throughout the region, Australia Day 2020 is going to be huge in Bundaberg.

Celebrate Australia Day around the region

Wherever you live in the Bundaberg Region, you can celebrate Australia Day close by with lots of festivities planned in various local communities.

Welcome rain in 1920 repeats in 2020

Waterloo resident Shirley Galea discovered the welcome rain last week was a repeat of what happened 100 years ago in the Yandaran district.

Greek cafe owners made mark in Bundaberg

John, Mark and Theo Lathouras behind the soda fountain of the Elite Cafe, Bundaberg. Picture: State Library of Queensland.

Welcome rain drenches Bundaberg Region

The Bundaberg region has been given a welcome drenching with good rainfall overnight in most parts of district including falls above 50mm.

Welcome rain falls across Bundaberg Region

Welcome rain has fallen across the region over the past two days with parts of Bundaberg city recording more than 130mm.

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.

Vote in Paradise Dam poll

Vote to have your say on whether information should be given about why the Paradise Dam wall has to be lowered by five metres.

Arm yourself with knowledge before shopping on Wish

Tech Talk columnist Geoff Augutis discusses the Wish online shopping craze and how dodging the bad deals will get you the most bang for your buck.

Avocado research trial targets high yields

Avocado farmers could start producing more fruit to keep up with demand once propagation technology, trialled in the Bundaberg Region, is commercialised.
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