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.

Articles by this author

Cane cutting gang

This 1923 photograph has been dubbed the 'cane cutting gang'. It's not hard to see why! It's from the Bundaberg Regional Libraries, Heaps/Kendall collection, Picture...

Bundaberg ginger beer gelato a summer treat

Popular gelato chain Gelatissimo has teamed up with Bundaberg Brewed Drinks to create a special refreshing flavour, which they say “encapsulates the Aussie summer”. "Bundaberg Ginger Beer...

17 same-sex weddings in Bundaberg during 2018

Seventeen same-sex couples wed in Bundaberg during the year after same-sex marriage ceremonies were made legal on January 9, 2018. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice...

Australia Day celebrated in Bundaberg Region

The 2019 Bundaberg Region Australia Day Award recipients were announced at a special ceremony this morning that also welcomed 23 new citizens. Mayor Jack Dempsey...

Customer service demand grows

From drainage and animal control to waste and general enquiries, Bundaberg Regional Council’s customer service team are always on hand to provide assistance and...

Alexandra Park Zoo welcomes seven new members

https://youtu.be/cgB8NsAxbFs They go by the names of Nope Rope, Danger Noodle, Gypsy, Caution Ramen, Judgemental Shoelace, Hazard Spaghetti and Allen and they are the newest...

Bundaberg nursing student helps Nepalese people hear

Deafness is a worldwide problem which is prominent in the country of Nepal. For CQUni Bachelor of Nursing student Maryanne Baynes, her recent outbound trip...

Council supports surf lifesavers to provide vital service

https://youtu.be/Id3oXUJuHe0 Bundaberg Regional Council is continuing its relationship of more than 30 years with Surf Life Saving Queensland, with Council investing almost $389,000 annually. This funding...

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Tracy Olive: Tobruk a treasure two years on

Today marks two years since the first charter SCUBA divers visited the Ex-HMAS Tobruk in its final resting place on the sand and underwater photographer Tracy Olive shares her experience and photos from a recent dive.

Giant Burnett River lungfish enjoys a pat from Steve

A local man has filmed a recent interaction he had with a giant lungfish swimming in the shallows of the Burnett River.

New app simplifies COVID-safe check-in

Bundaberg Region residents and businesses have been encouraged to use a new, free, check-in app which makes it easier to stay COVID safe.