Bundaberg shooting star brightens night sky

Bundaberg residents Tim and Geri Sayre captured dashcam video this evening of a shooting star lighting up the sky about 6.45pm.

Students bring Little Shop of Horrors to life

The popular story of a talking plant with a taste for blood will be brought to life by Bundaberg State High School students when The Little Shop of Horrors musical is showcased soon.

New books feature Taribelang language

Books celebrating the Taribelang language will be launched at Bundaberg Regional Library during National Reconciliation Week.

Storyteller Sarah Tump brings Bones of Women alive

Emerging Bundaberg screenwriter Sarah Tump will film her first documentary called Bones of Women.

Smooth Velvet to get you dancing this weekend

Get set to hit the dance floor and enjoy another great night of live music this Saturday night at the Club Hotel with Smooth Velvet.

Bundaberg draws talented musicians

What do Lee Kernaghan, Isaiah Firebrace and John Paul Young have in common? They’re all big names in entertainment and they all have their sights set on Bundaberg.

Art and speech competition strengthens Sister City bond

The Regional Japanese Speech and Art Competition is in its seventh year and involves all schools that teach Japanese.

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Reconciliation Week flag raising ceremony

Three flags flew high at a special ceremony in Buss Park this morning, symbolising an important message of reconciliation across the community.

Students bring Little Shop of Horrors to life

The popular story of a talking plant with a taste for blood will be brought to life by Bundaberg State High School students when The Little Shop of Horrors musical is showcased soon.

New books feature Taribelang language

Books celebrating the Taribelang language will be launched at Bundaberg Regional Library during National Reconciliation Week.

LOCAL NEWS

Bundaberg shooting star brightens night sky

Bundaberg residents Tim and Geri Sayre captured dashcam video this evening of a shooting star lighting up the sky about 6.45pm.

BRIEFS

James needs a place to call home

Looking for the purrfect pet? Cat Connections HQ have James, the very friendly kitty, up for adoption and ready to take home.

Super affectionate Bentley ready for lots of hugs

Bentley is a cuddler and the perfect size to fit into your lap. He's around 18kg and loves to be near and with you.

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Reconciliation Week flag raising ceremony

Three flags flew high at a special ceremony in Buss Park this morning, symbolising an important message of reconciliation across the community.

Bush tucker on the menu for Reconciliation Week at IWC

The IWC Reconciliation Week 2019 celebrations include a week-long display of Indigenous artefacts, art, language and history at the IWC Health and Wellbeing Bundaberg complex.

Service recognises 20 years of organ donation

The importance of organ donation was recognised on Sunday afternoon as a Service of Remembrance was held in Bundaberg for the 20th anniversary.

New books feature Taribelang language

Books celebrating the Taribelang language will be launched at Bundaberg Regional Library during National Reconciliation Week.

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Trish Mears speechless after receiving award

Trish Mears lifetime achievement award
Trish Mears ran a tight ship as MC at the Bundaberg Business Awards but was momentarily speechless when given a lifetime achievement award.

LOCAL HISTORY

Nurse Norma Mowbray honoured in Bundaberg

Former Bundaberg woman Norma Violet Mowbray today had her name added to the Bundaberg War Nurses Memorial 103 years after she died in Egypt.

BUSINESS

Seafood Smokery develops tasty unique product

Bundaberg entrepreneurs Luke Truant and Lincoln Kirchner are in negotiations with a new distributor which could see Seafood Smokery Bundaberg products available from Cairns to the Gold Coast.

Shed and building conference updates industry

McHugh Steel hosted a Shed and Building Conference to keep local builders up-to-date with the latest Queensland Building and Construction Commission legislation.

Bundaberg Chamber unveils stylish new logo

Bundaberg and District Chamber of Commerce unveiled a stylish new logo at the Business Excellence Awards on Saturday night.

Trish Mears speechless after receiving award

Trish Mears ran a tight ship as MC at the Bundaberg Business Awards but was momentarily speechless when given a lifetime achievement award.

SPORT

Kendall Flat cricket co-location ‘desirable'

Queensland Cricket has expressed support for developing Kendall Flat as a shared venue in Bundaberg for cricket and AFL to grow together.

Massive sports carnival will deliver $5m economic boost

Bundaberg will host nearly 2000 competitors and more than 4000 visitors during the Confraternity rugby league and netball carnivals.

Fishing report: Elliott River flathead ‘crazy'

The amount of flathead towards the mouth of the Elliott at the moment is crazy and with small tides, deep fishing offshore this weekend should be awesome.

Sailing Club welcomes new pontoon

Bundaberg Sailing Club Commodore John Learmonth is over the moon with a new pontoon that will assist boaties accessing the Burnett River.

WEATHER

Cooler morning signals season change

The Bundaberg Region had its coolest morning of the year so far after light rain over the past couple of days signalled a change in the season.

March 2019 weather drier and warmer than usual

It will come as no surprise to residents of the Bundaberg Region but March 2019 was drier and warmer than usual.
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Frog and snake trapped in Childers toilet

Snake catcher Andrew Buckley was surprised to find a snake had bitten off more than it could chew and became stuck in a toilet with a frog.

New books feature Taribelang language

Books celebrating the Taribelang language will be launched at Bundaberg Regional Library during National Reconciliation Week.

4WD club participates in Fraser Island clean-up

Some 750 4WD enthusiasts cleaned up 1259 bags of rubbish and collected seven tonnes of debris on a recent Fraser Island clean-up.

Bundaberg Chamber unveils stylish new logo

Bundaberg and District Chamber of Commerce unveiled a stylish new logo at the Business Excellence Awards on Saturday night.

Trish Mears speechless after receiving award

Trish Mears ran a tight ship as MC at the Bundaberg Business Awards but was momentarily speechless when given a lifetime achievement award.

Best Practice on show at Chamber business awards

Medical software company Best Practice has been named Bundaberg and District Chamber of Commerce 2019 business of the year.

Father and son ride to help fight multiple sclerosis

Bundaberg’s Colin Stollery will take part in Queensland’s biggest bike ride, Brissie to the Bay, to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Community spirit strong at 103rd Childers Show

Community spirit was strong at the 103rd Childers Show with an impressive array of exhibits and plenty of support from volunteers and locals.

Storyteller Sarah Tump brings Bones of Women alive

Emerging Bundaberg screenwriter Sarah Tump will film her first documentary called Bones of Women.

Echidna rescued at Council waste facility

It's not a visitor normally found at a waste facility but this echidna surprised Bundaberg Regional Council staff when it showed up at University Drive.

COUNCIL NEWS

Kensington Medical proposal would boost GP numbers

A Bundaberg general practice is proposing to expand and rebrand as Kensington Medical.

Play equipment upgrade for popular Nielson Park

New play equipment is on the way for the Nielson Park playground in Bargara.

Plenty of support served up for school chaplains

Almost 400 people packed the Multiplex this morning for the Mayoral School Chaplaincy Support Breakfast.

Council seeks control of road to support port investment

Bundaberg Regional Council today voted to seek management control of a section of Powers Street near the Port of Bundaberg from the Department of Transport and Main Roads.
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