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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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.

Twiggy Forrest's superyacht in Bundaberg waters

Twiggy Forrest's superyacht, the Pangaea Ocean Explorer, is currently off the Bundaberg Region coast near Moore Park Beach.

Bundaberg market report shows rising property demand

The latest Bundaberg market report from the UDIA shows rising demand for coastal properties and the median land price up 1.7 per cent in 12 months.

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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.