History

End of an era for the Federal Backpackers Hostel

Demolition of the Federal Backpackers Hostel will be finalised in early October marking the end of an era for the historical CBD building.

History is a waiting treasure for Merv

Amateur historian Merv Hopton digs deep and the treasures he uncovers have at times turned accepted findings or beliefs on their ear.

Colonisation Through Black Eyes now available

Colonisation Through Black Eyes by Dr Kerry Blackman and Dr Lysbeth Ford tells the story of local history from an Indigenous perspective.

Gin Gin history intact as time capsule recovered

Time may be up for the Gin Gin Neighbourhood Centre, but a precious time capsule buried in the foyer of the Centre has been safely retrieved by Council.

Burnett Bridge 120 years old this week

The iconic Burnett Bridge in Bundaberg is 120 years old after being officially opened on 24 August 1900 by the Queensland Governor.

Childers time capsule reveals 50yo contents

It was a walk down memory lane for those in attendance at the Childers time capsule opening, which revealed items from 50 years ago.

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Ergon the power behind Dymocks school books donation

A world of reading opportunities has been opened for students at Childers State School thanks to a grant from Ergon and Dymocks.

Upgrade delivers safer intersection at Branyan Drive

Construction has started to install traffic signals on Branyan Drive, Dittman Road and Avoca Road to help keep pedestrians safe.

Water cycle focus during National Water Week

By tapping into National Water Week Bundaberg Regional Council is hoping more people will understand the water cycle and the impacts individual actions have.

Headspace Bundaberg explores art for the head and heart

Headspace Bundaberg participants took to art as a creative outlet during Mental Health Month, leading up to headspace Day on 21 October.
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