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Bendigo Bank dives in to support Childers pool upgrade

Bendigo Bank has announced a grant of $100,000 towards the cost of covering and heating the Isis Memorial Swimming Pool at Childers.

Billy Broome hanged in 1900 for killing 13yo girl

The last person from the Bundaberg Region to be hanged was Billy Broome in 1900 for the murder of a 13-year-old girl he denied committing.

Heritage report aims to enhance Childers streetscape

Consultants engaged by Childers Chamber of Commerce have recommended measures to maintain and enhance the historic Childers streetscape.

New Childers Chamber president takes reins

Former Mammino Ice Cream business owner and current deputy chair of Bundaberg Tourism Teena Mammino is the new president of Childers Chamber of Commerce.

Second stage of Isis Mill cane rail line extension approved

Stage two of the Isis Central Sugar Mill’s cane railway extension has been granted development approval by Bundaberg Regional Council.

Childers grandstand upgrade under way

Work is under way to refurbish the John Broadhurst grandstand at the Childers Showgrounds with a contract awarded to Christensen Industries.

Childers heritage building marks 125 years

Gaydon’s Building stands in the main street of Childers, a pivotal representation of the glorious era when the heritage buildings that define this town were constructed.

Childers pool upgrade begins soon

A major upgrade of the Isis Memorial Swimming Pool will begin soon to convert the facility into a heated and covered pool.

Childers community mourns loss of Alwyn Harrip

The Childers community and the Bundaberg Region lost one of its finest citizens on Friday night with the passing of Alwyn Harrip OAM.

Six extra lots planned for Abington Heights

Work is poised to begin on the development of six additional housing lots at Abington Heights about 10 minutes north of Childers.

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