Derek Schlennstedt

Derek Schlennstedt
Derek Schlennstedt is a journalist and photographer who previously worked at the Mail News Group in Victoria. He has a Bachelor of Journalism from Swinburne University.

Articles by this author

Surf's up for Elliott Heads State School

Elliott Heads State School has partnered with Surf Life Saving Queensland to introduce an after-school surf lifesaving program.

Kalkie School pioneers Indigenous Minecraft

Kalkie State School partnered with Indigenous edu-tech company Indigital to deliver Australia’s first NAIDOC Minecraft Education Challenge.

Moore Park Beach master plan unveiled

The Moore Park Beach draft master plan was unveiled on Monday night to enthusiastic Moore Park Beach residents.

Volunteer positions are plentiful at Bundaberg Council

When you volunteer with Council you open the door to new opportunities, new skills and new people and maybe even a celebritiy chef or two.

NAIDOC: Always was, always will be

Community members gathered in Buss Park this morning for the official flag-raising ceremony and celebrations of NAIDOC Week 2020.

Lovely Lena looking for love and a family of her own

Lovely Lena the Irish Wolfhound/Golden Retriever mix is looking for love and a family of her own and is available for adoption at Bundaberg RSPCA.

New lathe shapes inclusive culture for woodworkers

A new sit-down lathe at Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild has made the craft more accessible after receiving a grant from Council.

Be Active Be Alive offers free fitness fun

Bundaberg Regional Council’s Be Active, Be Alive program is underway, providing fun-filled park and water-based activities throughout the region.

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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.