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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Trish Mears

Trish Mears
Trish is the Community Engagement Adviser at Bundaberg Regional Council. She set up Council’s inaugural Communications Department in 2008, moving to Bundaberg Broadcasters as GM in 2012, then Marketing Manager at Best Practice Software.

Articles by this author

In our Garden: A place of harmony, love and community

Before the Tom Quinn Community Centre established its gardens in 2002, the area was native bushland that was largely inaccessible to the public.

In our Garden: ‘Tropical resort' garden flourishes at Elliott

This week we visit the amazing tropical garden of Sylvia and Wolfie Oetjen on Childers Road, Elliott, made with mega-tonnes of mulch.

In our Garden: a place that touches the soul

We look at the delightful garden of Ross and Ramona Lane at Innes Park, featuring permaculture, unique garden art and even a labyrinth.

New program encourages students to volunteer

Council is supporting and encouraging young people to become active volunteers in our region through a new Community Resilience program.

Chinese Gardens a delight at this time of year

In the 12 years since the Chinese Gardens were established at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sister City Agreement between Bundaberg and Nanning in China, it has become a haven for flora and fauna.

In our Garden: Bullyard beauty

This week we take a walk around Joy Foley’s beautiful garden at Bullyard, which is a sea of colour and tranquillity.

Rotary Club of Bundaberg Central straight to work

The Rotary Club of Bundaberg Central held its charter dinner recently and members got straight to work, organising 100 backpacks for a local men's shelter.

Cooking with Trevor: sweet potato scones with chilli jam

This week celebrity chef Trevor Green bakes scones with two ingredients the Bundaberg region is famous for — sweet potatoes and chillies.

Latest news

Science Experience sees students explore ag solutions

More than 20 students from high schools around the Bundaberg region are participating in a Science Experience program run by CQUniversity.

Shed Door Gallery group opens to more members

Local artists have collaborated to form the Shed Door Gallery group and their door is open for more creatively minded members to join.

Carers undertaking specialised dementia training

Carinity Kepnock Grove aged care community staff are undertaking dementia-focused training to better understand the disease and learn how to best communicate and encourage people affected.