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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Megan Dean

Megan Dean worked as a journalist at the Gladstone Observer. She's now communications team leader at Bundaberg Regional Council and writes local news for Bundaberg Now.

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Bargara Headlands homes to be built in 2020

Homes could be built in the Bargara Headlands estate from February after Council signed off on the subdivision’s $5 million first stage.

Hungry Jacks approved on Bargara Road

A whopper of a development has been given the green light with a development application for a Hungry Jacks on Bargara Road approved.

Economic study to reveal cost of reduced dam capacity

Industry representatives and Council have commissioned a study to assess the cost of failing to reinstate Paradise Dam to its full capacity.

Friendlies apartments for doctors and patient families

Friendly Society Private Hospital is proposing to build 16 apartments to cater for doctors, specialists and families of out-of-town patients.

Childers bow blitz brings festive cheer

The Childers Chamber of Commerce bow blitz has decked the town in Christmas cheer with twice as many decorations and fairy lights this year.

Childers Pool reopens to rave reviews

The Isis Memorial Pool reopened this morning and instantly became a hive of activity with residents taking advantage of the new upgrade.

Unmanned service station approved near Ring Road

A Pacific Petroleum development application for an unmanned service station has been approved in Thabeban just off the Ring Road.

Plans progress for new Bundaberg brewery

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is progressing plans for a new brewery, lodging a development application for a processing and bottling facility in preparation for major long-term growth.

Latest news

Moore Park Beach turtle numbers up

Turtle numbers at Moore Park Beach are up 20 per cent this season with 97 nests recorded and 33 nests hatched up to Australia Day.

Coronavirus fear stops China visit to Bundaberg

Bundaberg Regional Council has postponed an official visit from Chinese sister city Nanning because of global coronavirus fears.

Drought assistance extended to Bundaberg Region

The Bundaberg Region has become eligible for Federal Government drought assistance after experiencing its driest year on record in 2019.