Opinion

Agriculture underpins Bundaberg’s economic resilience

Economist Ben Artup writes the Bundaberg Region is well poised to recover from COVID-19 thanks to a diverse economy and the strength of local agriculture.

What’s really going on with Paradise Dam?

In the second part of his commentary on Paradise Dam, Ben Artup looks at issues behind the scenes regarding water infrastructure in the Wide Bay Burnett region.

Our economic security is under threat

Ben Artup writes it's essential that any decision soon to be made in Brisbane concerning Paradise Dam is underpinned by facts and evidence.

‘Massive' leap in labour force participation

Economist Ben Artup looks at labour force data for the Wide Bay Burnett region showing a "massive" 3 per cent increase in the participation rate.

Mayor Jack Dempsey's New Year message

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey reflects on the highlights and challenges of 2019 and looks ahead to what's in store for 2020.

Vote in Paradise Dam poll

Vote to have your say on whether information should be given about why the Paradise Dam wall has to be lowered by five metres.

Latest news

Miara residential subdivision looks to progress

Keen fishermen could soon live in paradise with an operational works application lodged to deliver the roadworks for almost 50 blocks in a new Miara residential subdivision.

Weekender magazine has nature focus

Sit back and relax with some great weekend reading in our Bundaberg Now Weekender digital magazine including some terrific nature photos.

Friendlies Foundation Charity Golf Day a big hit

The Friendlies Foundation Charity Golf Day exceeded expectations before teeing off, as Bundaberg businesses helped to raise vital funds.

Time for a mango mule as summer approaches

There’s more than one way to enjoy the exquisite tropical flavours of mangoes and here's a simple and fresh mango mule recipe.
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