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Cool temps before conditions calm for Christmas swim

Cooler temperatures and choppy conditions are expected for the Christmas weekend but Craig Holden says beach swimming will improve by early next week.

Children's book tells tale of Tiny Turtle Tim

Retired surgeon Cavin Staff's first children's book, Tiny Turtle Tim, was inspired by Bundaberg Region turtles and has proven popular with 250 copies already sold.

Thomas Healy lights a Christmas tradition

When Lindsay Ford purchased a house on the corner of Thomas Healy Drive he didn't know it had a longstanding Christmas light tradition but has since embraced it wholeheartedly.

Pop-up Polo returns to Bundaberg in 2021

Get excited! The glamorous Pop-Up Polo event will be back in Bundaberg in 2021 featuring the popular divot stomp plus exciting new features.

Playhouse streams Christmas Eve spirit

The Playhouse Theatre will hold its final Bundaberg’s Unique Relaxed Performances (BURP) for the year on Christmas Eve.

Arts Summer School to beat boredom blues

There are no excuses for the post-Christmas boredom blues these school holidays with exciting new skills to learn in the Arts Summer School

Debut single Butterfly inspired by special memories

Local singer songwriter Chelsea Stutchbury is set to release her debut single Butterfly, dedicated to her grandfather who was Bundaberg’s first veterinary surgeon, on streaming platforms in January.

In our Garden: Elisabeth grows Christmas spirit

This week we look at a Moore Park Beach garden which transforms into a wonderland every December, full of Christmas spirit.

Good swimming conditions for most of weekend

Swimming conditions look likely to be mostly good over coming days, with just slightly choppy water in the afternoons.

The Beach Dresser brings arty vibe to Bargara

NEW BUSINESS: Indigenous Bundaberg designer Julie Appo has opened a boutique women's fashion store, The Beach Dresser, at Bargara.

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Dockside on Quay draws local and interstate interest

The first luxury residential apartments to be built on the Burnett Riverside will be under construction in coming months, with half of the Dockside on Quay development already sold.

Pigeon racing hobby has John soaring

Birds of a feather don’t just flock together, they race together – well at least that’s the case for John Ivich and his more than 100 racing pigeons.

Miniatures exhibition always one of the biggest

Artwork of a smaller scale puts on a big show each year at Bundaberg Art Society’s annual miniatures exhibition.