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Friday, February 21, 2020

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 had driest-ever year in 2019

It's a record that nobody wanted but Bundaberg had its driest-ever year in 2019, breaking the previous low that was set in 1902.

Readers' top 10 stories of 2019

Here are the top 10 stories with the most views by our readers on Bundaberg Now during 2019 with cheap air fares leading the way.

Looking back at Bundaberg Christmases past

Bundaberg Christmases past were similar to today in some respects, with last-minute gift shopping a theme through the ages.

Santa promises rain, if you're good

Santa is bringing rain to Bundaberg for Christmas, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, with 8-15mm forecast for 25 December.

Mayor welcomes regional transport plan

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey has welcomed the State Government’s renewed commitment to the Port of Bundaberg State Development Area.

Kalki Moon creates Speakers Gin for Parliament

Bundaberg based distillery Kalki Moon has teamed up with the Queensland Parliament to produce a limited-edition Speakers Gin.

Binjour bauxite mine a step closer

A proposed bauxite mine that will ship from the Port of Bundaberg is a step closer after company directors agreed to go ahead with a mining lease application.

Iconic Bundy song draws cross-party acclaim

Federal politicians put their differences aside last week to celebrate Australian music and one of Bundaberg's most famous songs.

Latest news

Best smart phones on a budget

Geoff Augutis from Queensland Computers in Bundaberg writes about the latest smart phones and what's the best value for money and quality.

Peace Bells ring for UK tower grabbers

Tower grabbers have travelled from the United Kingdom to ring Bundaberg’s Peace Bells for the second time ever in a quarter peal.

Water meter readings underway soon

Water meter reading contractors will soon begin reading meters throughout the region for the half year period ending 31 December.