Michael Gorey

Michael trained as a journalist when there were typewriters and darkrooms. He has worked as a newspaper journalist, editor and manager. He likes living on the beach at Bargara. He's the Executive Officer Communications at Bundaberg Regional Council.

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Surge in people getting tested for COVID-19

There's been a surge in people getting tested for COVID-19, with 570 people attending the Bundaberg fever clinic between 8-11 January.

Nitro Circus Bundaberg tickets on sale

Ticketmaster has begun selling tickets for Nitro Circus Live (You Got This Tour) at the Bundaberg Recreation Precinct on 28 November 2021.

Weather data confirms dry, warm 2020

The 2020 calendar year was drier and warmer than usual in the Bundaberg Region, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Spider woman catches most on web in 2020

In a year dominated by coronavirus, it's notable that Bundaberg Now readers elevated quirky yarns among our most-read stories of 2020.

Welcome rain across Bundaberg Region

A lingering trough brought welcome rain and cooler conditions to the Bundaberg Region on Wednesday but should clear before New Year celebrations.

ACCC completes northern Australia insurance inquiry

The ACCC has made 38 recommendations to address rising home insurance premiums in northern Australia.

Lake Redbrook an ideal short getaway

Bundaberg Region families were among those who enjoyed a getaway at Lake Redbrook Holiday Retreat near Childers during the festive season.

Rain forecast for Bundaberg Region

Cooler conditions and rain are forecast for the Bundaberg Region until the end of this week as a trough extends south and deepens.

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Dockside on Quay draws local and interstate interest

The first luxury residential apartments to be built on the Burnett Riverside will be under construction in coming months, with half of the Dockside on Quay development already sold.

Pigeon racing hobby has John soaring

Birds of a feather don’t just flock together, they race together – well at least that’s the case for John Ivich and his more than 100 racing pigeons.

Miniatures exhibition always one of the biggest

Artwork of a smaller scale puts on a big show each year at Bundaberg Art Society’s annual miniatures exhibition.