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Science bug leads Rebecca to entomology career

A childhood fear of insects has not stopped Rebecca Nagy from catching the science bug and becoming an entomologist.

Kahli turns loss into triumph with launch of IDSS

Kahli Olesen was an independent nurse before losing her vision, which inspired her to launch Integrated Disability Support Services (IDSS).

First-year doctors start career in Bundaberg

Local hospitals have been boosted by a group of 37 first-year doctors as part of the 2021 Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service medical intern program.

Peter Kirby retires after almost 25 years of service

Being thrown in at the deep end is what retiring Parks Group Supervisor Peter Kirby attributes to his success at leadership roles within Council.

Medical students broaden their knowledge

Eight University of Queensland (UQ) medical students are learning more about working with people with a disability thanks to a unique initiative in Bundaberg.

From big city to Bundy for the love of agriculture

All it took was a few summers at her aunt and uncle's farm in Bundaberg before Elizabeth Lazell was hooked on country life and set on a future in the fields.

Students immerse in engineering for Jobs Commitment

Bundaberg North State High School students helped to build model bridges with input from professional engineers as part of a Bundaberg Jobs Commitment Immerse Day.

TAFE plumbing courses trickle through to Bundaberg

Local plumbing apprentices can now complete more of their studies in Bundaberg after a local business donated roofing materials, frames and trusses to TAFE Queensland.

Jamelia set to be among youngest uni graduates

Jamelia Barnes is set to be one of the youngest university graduates in the country after the 15-year-old was offered a place at the University of New England.

Holiday work inspires agriculture career

Bundaberg Region farms have hired students during the school holidays in a bid to inspire them to follow a career in agriculture.

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