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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

History

Dewar’s Whisky first air mailed with help of Hinkler

A bottle of Dewar’s Whisky that was the first air mailed whiskey to Australia is on display at the Hinkler Hall of Aviation.

Bundaberg Rotary gates get a makeover

Bundaberg Rotary Club members were hard at work on Sunday morning restoring the Rotary Gates at Tantitha Park.

Fireman’s helmet tells tale of survival

A fireman’s helmet continues to tell a remarkable tale of survival 20 years after the Childers Backpackers Hostel blaze.

Original Burnett Heads Lighthouse a major landmark

The original Burnett Heads Lighthouse no longer operates but its history continues to shine brightly in the coastal township.

Local history: outdoor skating rink a grand memory

The Nielson Park outdoor skating rink in Bargara was the entertainment venue to be and be seen from the 1940s onwards.

Bundaberg street names honour 35 war heroes

Australia has a proud history of honouring its fallen soldiers, and the Bundaberg Region is part of that tradition with 34 streets named after servicemen.

Latest news

Community encouraged to Share the Dignity

Bundaberg residents are encouraged to help Share the Dignity and donate female sanitary products through the month of August.

New skills learnt at Airbase Operator Course

With the official bushfire season now underway, 30 emergency service have learnt new skills in the Airbase Operator Course at Bundaberg Airport.

Council invited to become “small business friendly”

Bundaberg Regional Council had a presentation on Monday from the Queensland Small Business Commissioner to discuss Council becoming a “Queensland Small Business Friendly Council”.

Have your say on Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy

The draft Bundaberg Region Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy has been released today for a 28 day period of community consultation.
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