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Friday, May 29, 2020

History

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.

Frederick Salmoni stories interest amateur historian

Bundaberg Now stories relating to Childers district Gallipoli casualty Frederick Salmoni has stirred interest in his birthplace in Cardiff, Wales.

Childers awarded war trophy against all odds

The 210mm howitzer at Childers, known as the Krupp cannon, is much more than a stark reminder of the weaponry used in the First World War.

Childers Memorial Hall marks 94 years

Anzac Day 2020 marks 94 years since the official opening of the Isis Shire Council Chambers and Memorial Hall in Childers.

‘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.

Latest news

Sandhills Sports Club redevelopment ramps up

Bargara residents and visitors will soon be able to relax in style as progress ramps up on the $8 million redevelopment of Sandhills Sports Club.

Bundaberg's Kaufusi primed for NRL return

Sports columnist Vince Habermann talks to Bundaberg rugby league stars Felise Kaufusi and Lachlan Lewis about the return of NRL.

SSS Tower CBD development one step closer

Redevelopment of the vacant Suncorp Arcade/SGIO building in Bundaberg's CBD is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Celebrate National Botanic Gardens Day this weekend

From unique flora and fauna, historic displays and more, all of the amazing features of the Botanic Gardens will be celebrated this weekend.
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