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Sunday, March 29, 2020

History

‘Bourbon Street' photo highlights a simpler time

A black and white photo of what was once named 'Bourbon Street' has given residents a glimpse into the simpler times of Bundaberg's past.

Few reminders remain of Isis Junction heydays

Passengers riding the daily train service between Bundaberg and Brisbane speed through Isis Junction, once the connection point of the North Coast Line and the branch line to Childers.

Verlie Foley, 99, never had toilet paper growing up

Verlie Foley puts current shortages in perspective when she reflects on her life more than 90 years ago when there was no toilet paper.

Tributes flow for former Mayor Allan Stewart

Many in Bundaberg are remembering former Mayor Allan Stewart as a great man who achieved much for the city. Allan passed away last Thursday on the Sunshine Coast, surrounded by his loving family.

Isis Club now 100 years on from being gentlemen only

Formed under the name of the Isis Quoit and Athletic Club in 1920, the Isis Club as it is known today, has grown with the Childers community.

Queen's Park a link with original rainforest

Queens Park in Bundaberg is a great place to enjoy a barbecue, drop a line into the nearby Burnett River or simply walk among the old trees.

Latest news

Bundaberg rescue organisations kept busy

Two Bundaberg rescue organisations, VMR Bundaberg and RACQ LifeFlight, have been kept busy attending separate incidents over the weekend.

Arthur McKenzie shares Caledonian Pipe Band history

Arthur McKenzie, 87, practices his bagpipes daily and his 70 years of memories with the Bundaberg Caledonian Pipe Band remain crystal clear.

Headspace Bundaberg here for young people

COVID-19 is creating feelings of uncertainty and headspace Bundaberg reminds young people it is an essential service and here to support their mental health.

Jim Deem retires after 7 decades in Bundaberg Cricket

As Jim Deem walked from the pitch at Kendalls Flat for the final time, he hung up his Bundaberg Cricket hat knowing he had changed lives.
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