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Bundaberg targets UK trade opportunities

The UK Government has highlighted Bundaberg as an example of the potential to grow trade opportunities between Britain and Australia after Brexit.

New industries needed to create jobs

Mayor Jack Dempsey says diversification into new and emerging industries is the key to creating jobs and opportunities in the Bundaberg Region.

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.

Bundaberg Sugar aims to diversify, add jobs and value

Bundaberg Regional Council and Bundaberg Sugar have made a joint submission to the State Government seeking a structural transition package for the local sugar industry to diversify, add value and secure jobs.

Bundaberg Region farm export growth forecast

The ABARES Bundaberg Regional Outlook conference today at The Waves has heard an upbeat economic forecast for local agriculture.

Bundaberg offers affordable taste of paradise

Property researcher Helen Swanson writes that the Bundaberg Region offers a taste of paradise without hitting the career wallet — a winning combination that many other regional coastal locations fail to achieve.

CMCA Park's first 12 months dubbed ‘roaring success'

Having officially marked its first 12 months of operation Bundaberg Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) park visitors have recorded a total spend of just under $1 million.

Bundaberg Region tourism growth continues

The annual Childers Festival is one of the Bundaberg Region's many popular events, scheduled for 27-28 July 2019.

Tax stats show incomes rose $352 in 2016-17

Bundaberg Region residents have lower taxable incomes than the Australian average, according to latest data from the tax office.

Bundaberg RV Park injects $2 million to regional economy

The Bundaberg RV Park has recorded 2665 visitor nights from 1328 bookings since opening in June and injected $2 million to the economy.

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