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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Magical world unleashed to celebrate Parks Week

A magical world of dinosaurs, kittens and fairies will take over parks in Bundaberg and Bargara this week in celebration of National Parks Week.

Weekender: Gary Ostrofski brightens your day

In this edition of Weekender we meet Gary Ostrofski whose happy face will be more than familiar to many Bundaberg Region residents.

Belle Eden Park waterway project underway

Work will start on the Belle Eden Park Waterway Naturalisation project this month, turning the existing rock-lined drain into a thriving natural waterway and recreation area.

Weekender dives into Tobruk two years on

In this week’s edition of Weekender Tracy Olive shares her experience diving the Tobruk with Lady Musgrave Experience in the first Bundaberg Now dive report.

Innes Park roundabout construction underway soon

Construction will soon be underway in earnest on the new Back Windermere and Innes Park Roads roundabout with the intersection closed to motorists from Tuesday.

Bundy's ‘going for gold' in Queensland 2032 Olympic bid

Excitement is building for a Queensland 2032 Olympic Games and the possibilities it could present for the region as Mayor Jack Dempsey says “Bundaberg’s going for gold”.

Mayor: Bundaberg ideal for Olympics

The Bundaberg Region’s Olympic bid has received a boost with Mayor Jack Dempsey welcoming news Queensland has been endorsed as a preferred candidate for the 2032 games.

Council delivers 4000 free trees

Following the success of the Resident Voucher Program trial, 4000 free trees will be made available as part of Council's One Million Trees project.

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Council signs up to help Childers traders

Funding of $4500 gained through a Council grant has enabled Childers traders to further capitalise on the record numbers visiting the picturesque town.

Community rolls up sleeves to rejuvenate dunes

With native coastal plants in hand community members dug deep recently to help rejuvenate and preserve the dunes at Elliott Heads.

Gardening hobby blossoms into healthier lifestyle

Ceciley Stewart's garden hobby has not only transformed her outdoor area, it has also created a positive change from within.