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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Two Islanders hanged for murdering swagman

Pacific Islanders Miore and Narasemai were hanged at Boggo Road Gaol in 1895 for the murder of swagman Francis Macartney at Avondale.

Moore Park Beach Arts Festival underway

The crowds at The Moore Park Beach Arts Festival were on cloud nine with perfect weather, an easy-going-and-relaxed atmosphere and creativity taking the community event to a new level.

Moore Park Beach Arts winners announced

The Moore Park Beach Arts Festival is always an admired event on the seaside community’s calendar and with the plethora of quality artist in the Bundaberg Region the festival’s art competition was intense and described as world class by the judges.

Braydon Symes gets the feel-good music flowing

Braydon Symes is a talented young artist who writes his own music. He'll be performing at Riverfeast on Friday, 16 August 2019.

Students launch in to Science Week space fun

Students around the region are exploring space as part of Science Week, including Kalkie State School who enjoyed their new Maker Space resources.

Letters to Lindy offers rare glimpse into Azaria case

Letters to Lindy will be performed at The Playhouse on Friday and Saturday, offering a rare glimpse into the Azaria Chamberlin story.

Local artist wins CQU Creates Indigenous Art Award

The CQU Creates Art Awards 2019 celebrates its 6th anniversary with around 30 works touring including indigenous art by Llewellyn Swallow.

VIDEO

Elliott Heads State School choir sing their hearts out

Elliott Heads State School choir proved this week that a small school can have a big voice when they excelled at the Bundaberg Regional Eisteddfod Schools Competition.

Hughes Road construction update

A major project featuring the construction of the Hughes Road roundabout is now in its third stage with work forging ahead to provide better connectivity to residents and visitors.

Dolphins put on a show for Bargara walkers

A group of playful dolphins have been caught on camera frolicking in water off Bargara this morning.

LOCAL NEWS

St Luke's Community Fair in full swing

The festivities are in full swing at St Luke’s Anglican School for their special 25th anniversary celebrations, the St Luke's Community Fair.

BRIEFS

Student of the week goes to Police Dog Stinger

Police Dog Stinger had a role change last week and focused all of his energy on being a good student in class.

Pet adoption: two kittens need a home

The Cat Connections HQ team have been bottle feeding these sibling kittens around the clock and have now nursed them back to health.

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Botanic Gardens was Paul's family farm

The well-maintained lawns of the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens don’t reveal its history as a dairy farm but Paul Trammachi remembers well the time he spent there as a boy.

St Luke's Community Fair in full swing

The festivities are in full swing at St Luke’s Anglican School for their special 25th anniversary celebrations, the St Luke's Community Fair.

Moore Park Beach Arts Festival underway

The crowds at The Moore Park Beach Arts Festival were on cloud nine with perfect weather, an easy-going-and-relaxed atmosphere and creativity taking the community event to a new level.

Farm Flavours funds donated to Marcus Mission

Almost $3000 raised at the annual Farm Flavours Picnic was today handed over to Marcus Mission through Sunrise Rotary.

PEOPLE

Botanic Gardens was Paul's family farm

Botanic Gardens Paul
The well-maintained lawns of the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens don’t reveal its history as a dairy farm but Paul Trammachi remembers well the time he spent there as a boy.

LOCAL HISTORY

Two Islanders hanged for murdering swagman

Pacific Islanders Miore and Narasemai were hanged at Boggo Road Gaol in 1895 for the murder of swagman Francis Macartney at Avondale.

BUSINESS

Local businesses keen to get defence ready

3i Electrical is one of about 15 local businesses who have been accepted into a Defence Ready program, after completing a short survey to determine their eligibility.

Planet Shade has fun covered at Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens playground has officially reopened after Bundaberg business Planet Shade completed their nature inspired shade sail design.

Dad Bod Challenge gets butchers on the scales

The butchers at Bargara Meats have set themselves a little healthy competition to see who can lose the most weight during their 12-week Dad Bod Challenge, while raising awareness for men's health.

Rejuvenation Retreat to help women recharge

Bundaberg Region women have the chance to get away from the busyness of everyday life and recharge at a Women's Rejuvenation Retreat on 23-25 August.

SPORT

Attila brings world-class boxing to Bundaberg

Germany is fighting Australia at the Multiplex tonight in a world-class boxing contest brought to Bundaberg by Attila Kovacs.

Bargara duo head to Switzerland for elite triathlon

Athletic Bargara duo Colin Stollery and Sue Phillips are heading to compete in the International Triathlon Union World Cup in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Karate kicks away the kilos

Mine worker Steve King has lost 17kg since December after taking up karate with his daughter Chelsea at the Ryobu-Kai Karate Club.

Trout fishing well offshore this weekend

According to Tackleworld Bundaberg conditions are primed to catch your trophy fish this weekend with trout and red throat emperor among the species in fine form.

WEATHER

Icy blast pushes north to Bundaberg

The Bundaberg Region could have its coldest morning of the year on Monday or Tuesday as an icy blast pushes up from the deep south.

Winter solstice marks shortest day of the year

This Saturday will mark the shortest day of the year due to the annual Winter Solstice and will be 10 hours, 35 minutes and 28 seconds at Bundaberg.

LATEST ARTICLES

Bundaberg Region Anzac Day 2019 commemorated

Thousands of people have attended Anzac Day commemorations across the Bundaberg Region despite light rain and overcast conditions.

Council rangers rescue injured tawny frogmouth

Bundaberg Regional Council rangers were on hand to provide assistance when a member of the community came across an injured tawny frogmouth in Bargara.

Lest we forget: John Leask, Anglo Boer War

John Leask from Bundaberg joined the 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry and died of wounds in August 1900 during the Anglo Boer War.

Kaufusi backs Roosters for Anzac win

Bundaberg Now NRL tipster Antonio Kaufusi backs the Roosters in their big Anzac Day clash. Kaufusi has picked the Broncos over the Sharks.

Bundaberg East mural a highlight of school Anzac ceremonies

The unveiling of a specially created mural at Bundaberg East State School today designed by Mick Brennan provides a lasting Anzac legacy.

Carpet python feasting on bat stuns walker

A Bundaberg woman has captured a photo of a large carpet python devouring a bat.

Anzac Day highlights include Bucca 21-gun salute

We take a look at some of the 2019 Anzac Day highlights with large attendances expected at services across the Bundaberg Region.

Avondale waste transfer station upgraded

Upgrades have recently been completed at the Avondale Waste Transfer Station to improve customer access and promote recycling.

Meet World War II veteran Ula Agnew

RSL Queensland interviewed Bundaberg World War II veteran Ula Agnew, who served as a Lance Corporal in the Australian Women's Army Service.

Holden owners gear up for All Holden Day

Holden owners across the region are gearing up for the annual All Holden Day car show to be held in Bundaberg on Saturday, 11 May.

COUNCIL NEWS

Miara Holiday Park upgrades on the way

More than $700,000 worth of upgrades for the popular Miara Holiday Park have been allocated in #BRCbudget19.

Local businesses keen to get defence ready

3i Electrical is one of about 15 local businesses who have been accepted into a Defence Ready program, after completing a short survey to determine their eligibility.

Planet Shade has fun covered at Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens playground has officially reopened after Bundaberg business Planet Shade completed their nature inspired shade sail design.

Multiplex in contention for national award

The Multiplex has been nominated for a national award. The venue is equipped to host major events and is positioned as...
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