History

A century passes since Bert’s record-breaking flight

Tomorrow marks 100 years since Bert Hinkler’s record-breaking Sydney to Bundaberg flight and the daring aerial stunts he performed on his return home. Find out how you can celebrate with special entry prices to Hinkler Hall of Aviation.

Bundaberg commemorates Siege of Tobruk 80 years on

While the Siege of Tobruk 80th Anniversary in Bundaberg has been cancelled due to COVID restrictions, the Rats of Tobruk committee will be keeping the memory alive through their own personal reflections.

Skyway Drive-in offered family fun until 1989

Although it’s now unrecognisable as a residential development, local movie buffs may fondly remember the Skyway Drive-in theatre which operated from 1959 to 1989.

Queensland Governor follows historical path

Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey followed closely in the footsteps of his 19th century predecessor Sir Anthony Musgrave this week.

Bundaberg Surf Life Saving prepares for centenary

Bundaberg Surf Life Saving Club has a rich history which will be on show at centenary celebrations in August.

Chinese heritage part of Bundaberg history

From the local China Town to high-profile street names, the Bundaberg Region has a long and culturally rich Chinese heritage.

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