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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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Elijah accepts no butts from litterers

Seven-year-old Elijah Richardson is cleaning up the region’s beaches and has asked people to stop littering after collecting hundreds of cigarette butts in a matter of days.

Land sales through the roof in housing boom

Land sales across the Bundaberg Region have skyrocketed as prospective homeowners take advantage of government incentives.

Big jump in TAFE Bundaberg enrolments

Enrolments at TAFE Queensland Bundaberg have increased by 13.6 per cent as a result of greater engagement with schools and an interest in upskilling fuelled by COVID-19.

Positives in Bundaberg Tourism annual report

The Bundaberg Tourism annual report revealed plenty of positives for the local industry with significant increases in domestic visitors.

Branyan lifestyle triggers property boom

Branyan is becoming one of the most popular localities in the Bundaberg Region with increasing property demand and new services.

Junior Hinkler Innovation Award launched

The prestigious Hinkler Innovation Award will this year include a junior category for the first time, a move which has been welcomed by young STEM ambassadors.

Channel Seven building to be converted to offices

The former Channel Seven building, which has become an iconic Quay Street fixture, is set to be converted to office space but the telecommunications tower will remain.

Three-storey motel approved on Bourbong Street

A three-storey, 40-room motel has been approved in Bundaberg’s city centre on the site of the former Meekak Korean Restaurant.

Latest news

Science Experience sees students explore ag solutions

More than 20 students from high schools around the Bundaberg region are participating in a Science Experience program run by CQUniversity.

Shed Door Gallery group opens to more members

Local artists have collaborated to form the Shed Door Gallery group and their door is open for more creatively minded members to join.

Carers undertaking specialised dementia training

Carinity Kepnock Grove aged care community staff are undertaking dementia-focused training to better understand the disease and learn how to best communicate and encourage people affected.