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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Mary Poppins lands at the Playhouse Theatre

This Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical is not to be missed …as Mary Poppins lands on the stage at The Playhouse Theatre in December.

Mary Poppins lands at the Playhouse Theatre

This Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical is not to be missed …as Mary Poppins lands on the stage at The Playhouse Theatre in December.

Art and craft on display at U3A Bundaberg exhibition

Pastels, watercolour and knitting and crochet are just some of the arts and craft on display at the annual U3A Bundaberg Arts exhibition this week.

Dynamic duo Gypsy Lane to perform Friday night

Powerful and emotional vocals coupled with inspired guitar solos makes Gypsy Lane a must-see duo and they'll be at Sugarland Tavern on Friday night.

New song: ‘Dam we need our Paradise back'

Bundaberg musician Warren Wrangell has composed a song to support Mayor Jack Dempsey's petition on Paradise Dam.

Alby's eccentric hair impresses zoo visitors

Alby the bum-breathing turtle is already making fans at Alexandra Park Zoo with his eccentric hair style and laid-back attitude.

Ex-Bundaberg student films Camino Skies documentary

Camino Skies is a film about the story of life, love and loss on the Camino de Santiago, and was co-directed by Bundaberg’s Noel Smyth.

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Forestry sign showcases school's outdoor learning

The entrance to Gooburrum State School’s forestry area has been revitalised with a large artistic sign thanks to some professional design work undertaken by local high school students.

New song: ‘Dam we need our Paradise back'

Bundaberg musician Warren Wrangell has composed a song to support Mayor Jack Dempsey's petition on Paradise Dam.

Lights out tonight for Turtle Hour

Don't forget it's lights out for 60 minutes at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 12 November for the world-first Turtle Hour.

LOCAL NEWS

Mary Poppins lands at the Playhouse Theatre

This Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical is not to be missed …as Mary Poppins lands on the stage at The Playhouse Theatre in December.

BRIEFS

Lights out tonight for Turtle Hour

Don't forget it's lights out for 60 minutes at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 12 November for the world-first Turtle Hour.

Donny is waiting at the RSPCA for his new home

Donny is a English Mastiff and he's waiting at the RSPCA shelter in Bundaberg to find his forever home.

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Art and craft on display at U3A Bundaberg exhibition

Pastels, watercolour and knitting and crochet are just some of the arts and craft on display at the annual U3A Bundaberg Arts exhibition this week.

Creativity key at Milbi Festival Family Fun Day

Whether it was turtle sand sculpting or recycled jellyfish creating The Milbi Festival Family Fun Day at Bargara was a hit for all ages.

Library and Isis High partner in use of virtual reality

The wizardry of Harry Potter could not have created more excitement as the experience of virtual reality enveloped Isis District State High School much to the delight of teachers and the student body.

Three decades of history at Wood and Craft Expo

For thirty years the Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild has been creating wooden masterpieces all displayed at the Wood and Craft Expo 2019.

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Three decades of history at Wood and Craft Expo

Wood and Craft Expo
For thirty years the Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild has been creating wooden masterpieces all displayed at the Wood and Craft Expo 2019.

LOCAL HISTORY

Bert Hinkler: letters home from the front

An undeniable sense of adventure and love of aviation thrust infamous pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler in to the midst of World War I.

BUSINESS

IPTelco extends high speed internet to port

Local telecommunications company IPTelco is installing a high speed internet network at the Port of Bundaberg to increase the capabilities of businesses in the area.

Childhood hobby wins Impact innovation award

A childhood hobby sparked the idea that has seen Impact Community Services take out a state innovation award through the Containers for Change program.

From Biggenden pub to Bundy fish and chips

Former Grand Hotel Biggenden publicans Danny and Kerry Nevins are opening a new fish and chips shop at 251 Bourbong Street.

Bundaberg impressed Germany Consul-General

The Consul-General of Germany, Peter Silberberg, learned that the Bundaberg Region is the location of choice for two successful companies, Superior Pak and Knauf when he visited both facilities on Friday.

SPORT

Mangrove jack making a splash in the Burnett River

The Burnett River has been a little hot and cold lately but there has been some really nice mangrove jack caught recently in all parts of the river.

Cycle Fest International plans stellar 2020 event

Cyclists from around the world will spend more than eight days in the Bundaberg Region next year for the UCI Cycle Fest International 2020.

SES couple on target at Emergency Services Games

Bundaberg Region couple Nygerie Molloy and Bob Barkle won five gold medals at the NSW Police and Emergency Services Games in October.

The barra are biting at Monduran

With the closure of barra fishing in the salt, Lake Monduran is the place to go whether you are a first-timer or a seasoned barra angler, according to Tackle World Bundaberg…

WEATHER

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

Forestry sign showcases school's outdoor learning

The entrance to Gooburrum State School’s forestry area has been revitalised with a large artistic sign thanks to some professional design work undertaken by local high school students.

Coral Coast Christian School rebrands in 2020

Coral Coast Christian School will rebrand as Hope Adventist School in January 2020 with Kristy Norman as principal.

Woodgate Road remains closed

About 40 people stayed overnight in the bushfire evacuation centre at the Isis Cultural Centre in Childers, cared for by dedicated volunteers.

$32m Friendlies expansion will secure healthy future

The $32 million stage six expansion of The Friendlies in Bundaberg will place it among the leading private hospitals in regional Australia.

Spirits high at bushfire evacuation centre

About 30 people have taken advantage of Bundaberg Regional Council's bushfire refuge at the Isis Cultural Centre in Childers.

Bundaberg bioenergy plant a catalyst for growth

A bioenergy plant and electric vehicle charging station will be established in Bundaberg with potential to power Council's waste-recovery trucks.

Isis Cultural Centre established as bushfire refuge

The Isis Cultural Centre in Childers has been established as a place of refuge for people who need accommodation because of fires in the Woodgate, Walkers Point and Buxton areas.

Community comes together for Turtle Hour celebration

It was an evening of celebration and conservation under the light of just the full moon when the community came together in Bargara to celebrate the Milbi Festival's Turtle Hour.

Cycle Fest International plans stellar 2020 event

Cyclists from around the world will spend more than eight days in the Bundaberg Region next year for the UCI Cycle Fest International 2020.

Grass fire near Woodgate and Walkers Point

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near Woodgate, burning towards Walkers Point Road and conditions are getting worse.

COUNCIL NEWS

Belle Eden drain to be transformed in to waterway

An innovative approach to improving the quality of stormwater runoff will see a Belle Eden drain transformed in to a natural waterway.

Fig Tree Garden takes shape with planting program

A focus on tree health and the preservation of history has led to the creation of a fig tree garden in Alexandra Park.

Rural Fire Brigade calls for help to locate hydrants

The Rural Fire Brigade is calling on residents to support firefighting efforts by keeping an eye on the fire hydrants outside their business or property.

Meet the workers who hand sort our recycling

During National Recycling Week we take a look inside the region’s recycling centre and meet the Impact Community Services’ disability workers who hand sort the material.
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