History

Mater marks major milestone in Bundaberg care

From photos to hand-written accounts, Mater Private Hospital Bundaberg has uncovered a "treasure trove" of historic records just in time for its 75th anniversary and has invited the community to donate memorabilia to a display to mark the occasion.

Gin Gin Railway Station celebrates 140 years

Celebrating Gin Gin Railway Station’s 140th anniversary today, longest serving station master Alan Cheshire reminisced about the history of the iconic building which began operations in 1881.

Stories of Childers region returned to Webb family

The family of Childers writer Richard Webb were presented with copies of his book, The Life and Times of Richie Webb, after they were discovered in Council's archives.

Original cemetery records reveal region's history

Original cemetery records now more than 140 years old have been uncovered, naming Wilhelmina Hermann as the first person buried in the Takalvan Street cemetery.

Drum Corps in the blood of Ballantynes

The Bundaberg Drum Corps celebrated its 65th anniversary this weekend and it was an extra special occasion for member of 50 years Trevor Ballantyne whose father founded the group.

Jan's Bundaberg memories live on through diary entries

A former Bundaberg man is paying homage to his late wife by sharing her stories of the region to online history buffs, including her memories of the Siren of the Surf competition.

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