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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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.

Mon Repos cooling trial aims to boost male turtles

A new trial will aim to boost the population of male turtle hatchlings by providing shade and cooler conditions at Mon Repos Beach.

Branyan Drive traffic lights switched on

The switch was flicked on new traffic lights at the intersection of Branyan Drive, Avoca Road and Dittman Road on Friday.

Weekender tells tale of glittering success

The Paradise Lane Christmas Lights are a highlight of the festive season and Bundaberg Now Weekender tells the story of their glittering success.

Stay in touch with Bundaberg Now mobile app

Bundaberg Region residents can stay more connected than ever with local news and information by downloading the Bundaberg Now mobile app.

Mayor and RSL call for new HMAS Bundaberg

Bundaberg RSL sub-branch has endorsed a call by Mayor Jack Dempsey for a new HMAS Bundaberg to be commissioned in the Royal Australian Navy.

Bargara dust issues raised

Bundaberg Regional Council staff are talking to builders and contractors at Bargara housing developments about dust suppression during current windy conditions.

Bundaberg Region's innovation culture praised

Bundaberg Regional Council’s support for agriculture and innovation won praise at Thursday’s Hinkler Innovation Series event.

Latest news

Day trippers, overnight visitor numbers booming

Day trippers and overnight visitors from South East Queensland are behind a huge spike in the region’s traveller numbers since the easing of COVID restrictions, with facilities like Kalki Moon Distillery seeing a surge of people through the door

Bulls Masters suit up for clash with Bundaberg's best

Number 3 Tim McIntosh and opener Michael Loader led from the front as Bundaberg claimed a seven-wicket victory over the past greats Bulls Masters team.

Beautiful Bluey is looking for the purrrfect home

Bluey is a four-month-old domestic short haired kitten, with striking eyes and a playful nature, who is looking for his forever home.