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New nurses join the Wide Bay Hospital team

Forty-six enthusiastic first-year nurses have joined Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service team as part of the 2021 nurse graduate intake, with 18 to be based in Bundaberg.

Macadamias Australia tourism facility to open mid-2021

The new Macadamias Australia tourism facility is set to open in coming months featuring a pick-your-own orchard experience, interactive learning centre and café.

Off-duty LifeFlight doctor assists at crash

An off-duty LifeFlight doctor has helped emergency services after he came across a three-vehicle crash yesterday west of Bundaberg yesterday.

Ripper barra biting in the Burnett River

The barramundi season is officially open and Tackle World Bundaberg says there is some ripper sized barra biting in the Burnett at the moment.

Bundaberg on show in travel television program

Mon Repos turtles and a local Bundaberg distillery will be highlighted in a The Great Australian Doorstep episode set to air this month.

Bundaberg 4WD Club Australia Day break a hit

Members of the Bundaberg 4WD Club took advantage of the Australia day break to head to their club campsite on the banks of the Kolan River.

IMPACT course helps locals facing rental nightmare

IMPACT Community Services is once again running the popular Skillsets for Successful Tenancies – Dollars and Sense course.

Australia Day honour for Childers ambulance officer

Childers ambulance officer Gary Cotterill has received the prestigious Ambulance Service Medal (ASM) in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List in recognition of 42 years’ service.

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Mangrove jacks make for fun fishing in the Burnett

The mangrove jacks have been testing out a few anglers that have been fishing the rock bars and fallen timber on the Burnett River.

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”.

Brooke has a brush with the Governor

Kalkadoon artist Brooke Sutton presented a seaside painting to the Governor of Queensland to hang proudly at Government House during his vice-regal visit to the Bundaberg Region.