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Lifeline clearance store opening in Bundaberg North

A new Lifeline store is set to open its doors in Bundaberg North offering quality clothing from just $2 per item.

The Rumbrellas kick off album release in hometown

The Rumbrellas are set to have you moving and grooving this Saturday night at Riverfeast for their album release party.

Music and movement feature at Milbi Festival gala

Event-goers at next month’s inaugural Milbi Festival gala event will become part of a world premiere of song and dance to celebrate the spirit of the Bundaberg Region.

Snappy and Toothy put some bite into Children’s Week

Lovable crocodile twins Snappy and Toothy will appear at Gin Gin State School on Friday, October 25 as part of National Children’s Week.
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New tourism video promotes Lady Musgrave Island

Bundaberg Tourism has worked with Pedestrian TV to produce a video showcasing the unique beauty of Lady Musgrave Island.

Pooches perform at Purebred Allbreeds Dog Show

Pooches and their owners from near and far put their best paw forward at the 2019 Purebred Allbreeds Dog Show in Bundaberg.

Online dating is shopping for love

Bundaberg Now writer Geoff Augutis delves into the world of online dating and how it has become a normal way of meeting people to form a relationship.

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Weather Bureau says lower risk of cyclones, flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting fewer than average tropical cyclones in the 2019-20 summer season from November–April.

New tourism video promotes Lady Musgrave Island

Bundaberg Tourism has worked with Pedestrian TV to produce a video showcasing the unique beauty of Lady Musgrave Island.

Golden Barra released at Lake Monduran

The 2019 Golden Barra has been released in Lake Monduran and lies in wait for one lucky fisherman to jag its $150,000 prize.

LOCAL NEWS

Road rehabilitation works continue

Twelve roads between Moore Park Beach and Wallaville are the next in line for Bundaberg Regional Council’s annual road rehabilitation program.

BRIEFS

Burnett Traffic Bridge to close for works

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has advised of upcoming temporary closures of Bundaberg's Burnett Traffic Bridge for ongoing rehabilitation works.

Adopt a pet: Rocky the cattle dog loves a cuddle

Rocky the Australian stumpy tail cattle dog has a beautiful nature, adores cuddles and is one very loyal pup.

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Lifeline clearance store opening in Bundaberg North

A new Lifeline store is set to open its doors in Bundaberg North offering quality clothing from just $2 per item.

Friendlies staff make plastic fantastic

Staff at The Friendlies are making good use of bread tags and milk bottle lids, collecting them and donating them to charities turning them into wheelchairs and prosthesis for kids.

Team to drive 5000km for Camp Quality esCarpade

Bundaberg residents Debbie and Geoff Knowles are about to take off on a 5000km outback adventure to raise funds for Camp Quality.

Rayan jumps up to third in state for Gymnastics

Jumping on the lounge inspired Rayan Dunford’s family to enrol him in Gymfinity to help take some of the energy out of the youngster, now he’s competing at gymnastic state championships.

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Rayan jumps up to third in state for Gymnastics

Rayan Dunford Gymnastics
Jumping on the lounge inspired Rayan Dunford’s family to enrol him in Gymfinity to help take some of the energy out of the youngster, now he’s competing at gymnastic state championships.

LOCAL HISTORY

Bundaberg's May Wirth became a circus legend

Circus Hall of Fame member May Wirth, born at Bundaberg in 1894, has been described as one of the all-time greatest acrobats on horseback.

BUSINESS

Lifeline clearance store opening in Bundaberg North

A new Lifeline store is set to open its doors in Bundaberg North offering quality clothing from just $2 per item.

New entry signs highlight local talent

Meet the locals behind Bundaberg’s new entry signs which not only put the region’s attractions on display but also its skills and industries.

Shane Webcke talks safety in Bundaberg

Shane Webcke is in town next week to talk about safety, a subject close to his heart after losing his father to a workplace incident.

Macadamia crop forecast steady

The Australian Macadamia Society says the nation's crop forecast remains steady at 42,900 tonnes.

SPORT

Rayan jumps up to third in state for Gymnastics

Jumping on the lounge inspired Rayan Dunford’s family to enrol him in Gymfinity to help take some of the energy out of the youngster, now he’s competing at gymnastic state championships.

Powerboats revved up for BP Airport Pro-Classic

The Bundaberg powerboat community is revving up for a big weekend on the water for the BP Airport Pro-Classic at Sandy Hook.

Tickets on sale for Bundaberg Nitro Circus event

Tickets for the much-anticipated Nitro Circus: You Got This tour in Bundaberg are officially on sale from 9 am today.

Golden Barra released at Lake Monduran

The 2019 Golden Barra has been released in Lake Monduran and lies in wait for one lucky fisherman to jag its $150,000 prize.

WEATHER

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Weather Bureau says lower risk of cyclones, flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting fewer than average tropical cyclones in the 2019-20 summer season from November–April.

Bundaberg Region drought worsens

The Bundaberg Region has recorded only about one third of its normal rainfall so far this year with farms and gardens suffering under the prolonged drought.

LATEST ARTICLES

Temporary road closures for Bargara roundabout works

Work on a roundabout that forms part of a long term plan to better connect coastal communities with a north-south link is set to ramp up in coming weeks.

Burnett Heads lifestyle village under construction

Construction has officially started on the 487-home RV Lifestyle Village in Burnett Heads.

Laneway Festival tempts taste buds in CBD

Flinders Way will be a hive of activity when the inaugural #lovebundy Laneway Festival takes place on Saturday as part of Taste Bundaberg.

Bundaberg farmers recycle through drumMUSTER

Since November 1999 farmers and agvet chemical users in the Bundaberg Region have recycled more than 700,000 chemical containers through drumMUSTER.

Bundaberg North triumphs in business challenge

Bundaberg North State High School has topped the Wide Bay region in the first round of this year’s prestigious CQUniversity Schools Business Challenge.

Gig Guide: D’Fine dare to be different

D’Fine are another fantastic Bundaberg-grown band who have been entertaining audiences in the Wide Bay for four years now.

Broncos to face off against Bennett's Rabbitohs

Looking for some help with footy tips. Bundaberg's own Antonio Kaufusi has backed the Rabbitohs at home against the Broncos.

Solar irrigation trial field day

Solar jobs could soar in the Bundaberg region on the back of a project designed to deliver a hybrid solar / grid power supply project.

Tasmanian quoll has new Bundaberg home

A spotted-tail quoll has a new place to call home after travelling from Tasmania to Bundaberg Zoo in Alexandra Park last week.

Bundaberg Region tourism growth continues

The annual Childers Festival is one of the Bundaberg Region's many popular events, scheduled for 27-28 July 2019.

COUNCIL NEWS

New entry signs highlight local talent

Meet the locals behind Bundaberg’s new entry signs which not only put the region’s attractions on display but also its skills and industries.

Bundaberg innovation showcased at state conference

Bundaberg’s culture of innovation was showcased at the Queensland Local Government conference in Cairns on Tuesday.

Music and movement feature at Milbi Festival gala

Event-goers at next month’s inaugural Milbi Festival gala event will become part of a world premiere of song and dance to celebrate the spirit of the Bundaberg Region.

Road rehabilitation works continue

Twelve roads between Moore Park Beach and Wallaville are the next in line for Bundaberg Regional Council’s annual road rehabilitation program.
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