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Bundaberg
Friday, July 10, 2020
Topics Economy

Topic: economy

Buy Bundy Region and stay local to kickstart recovery

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey is encouraging people to buy local and stay local to help kickstart the economic recovery.

Whale watching season to help boost economy

Whales are heading north and may be seen off Bundaberg's coast any day, and as they swim passed the economic benefit will stay in the region.

‘Massive' leap in labour force participation

Economist Ben Artup looks at labour force data for the Wide Bay Burnett region showing a "massive" 3 per cent increase in the participation rate.

Oaks Beach Store petrol prices plummet

Petrol prices at Oaks Beach Store in Burnett Heads plummeted to 114.9 cents a litre on Friday as the owner quickly passed on oil price cuts.

Economy boost from 4 of Clubs tournament

Beach volleyball players from as far as Darwin have congregated in record numbers to Bundaberg for Beach 365’s annual 4 of Clubs tournament.

Brody Allison pumped for UCI Cyclefest

UCI Cyclefest attracts hundreds of international competitors and Bundaberg's Brody Allison is pumped for the competition.

Chinese New Year Mahjong Tournament draws numbers

A bit of luck and a lot of strategy had more than 100 mahjong players competing in Bundaberg at the Chinese New Year Mahjong Tournament.

Bundaberg Cup touch comp a winner

Hundreds of touch football players from around Queensland gathered at Greg Duncan Fields for the sixth annual Bundaberg Cup weekend.

Mayor calls for higher ‘buy local' target

Bundaberg Regional Council has increased local expenditure on goods and services to nearly 60 per cent through its buy local policy.

Bundaberg business Grillex cooking with gas

Bundaberg-based manufacturer Grillex is set to invest $3 million to expand its operations and create 15 new jobs.

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