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Saturday, July 4, 2020

History

War experiences link veterans generations apart

Meet the known surviving World War II veterans in Bundaberg: Ula Agnew, Fred Bainbridge, Noel Mooney, Mervan McGrane and Herbert Woodward.

Krupp Cannon comes alive in words and images

The Krupp Cannon has remained a preserved and priceless part of the history of Childers and the former Isis Shire for almost 100 years.

Peace bells a unique first for Bundaberg

The simultaneous ringing of six giant church bells will soon be heard for the very first time around town when a special restoration project at the Anglican Parish of Bundaberg’s Christ Church is complete.

100 years ago: High unemployment in Bundaberg

Unemployment is not a new issue in the Bundaberg Region. A century ago in February 1919, high unemployment was already emerging as a problem.

Centenary of Christian Brothers education in Bundaberg

The centenary of Christian Brothers education in Bundaberg will be celebrated on 23-24 February with dinner and a commemorative Mass.

Cane cutting gang

This 1923 photograph has been dubbed the 'cane cutting gang'. It's not hard to see why! It's from the Bundaberg Regional Libraries, Heaps/Kendall collection, Picture Bundaberg, BUN002699.

Latest news

Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle reopens

Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle participants are celebrating as they return to the centre after months of absence.

Chance to get on the Moncrieff stage

The Moncrieff Entertainment Centre is shining a spotlight on local talent with artists and groups encouraged to submit ideas for its annual program.

New round of job-boosting grants available

A new round of the State Government’s Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.

Look back at State Talent Identification Series

This week in Sports Talk, columnist Vince Habermann looks back at the annual football State Under-16 Talent Identification Series.
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