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Queensland Governor follows historical path

Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey followed closely in the footsteps of his 19th century predecessor Sir Anthony Musgrave this week.

Bundaberg Surf Life Saving prepares for centenary

Bundaberg Surf Life Saving Club has a rich history which will be on show at centenary celebrations in August.

Chinese heritage part of Bundaberg history

From the local China Town to high-profile street names, the Bundaberg Region has a long and culturally rich Chinese heritage.

Bundaberg grandma writes ‘Bert, The Boy Who Had a Dream'

Bundaberg grandmother Elaine Lyons has written a children's book, "Bert, The Boy Who Had a Dream" about pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler.

Lost love letters return home after 75 years

Love letters written 75 years ago that were discovered in Kolan Shire Council archives have been returned to the author’s family.

4BU celebrates 85 years of Bundaberg radio

Bundaberg Broadcasters' 4BU station is celebrating 85 years of radio, providing local news and entertainment since 1935.

Kennedy Bridge boasts a quirky history

A shipwreck and a politician in the last hour of his ministerial duties are quirky links tied to the history of Bundaberg’s Kennedy Bridge.

Replica gun ensures authenticity of Doolbi memorial

The memorial at Doolbi is a modest tribute to a number of the Isis district’s fallen in the First World War.

Travel back in time to Bundaberg 1895

Step back in time and see how Bundaberg appeared to visitors in 1895 thanks to photographs taken for the Sydney Mail newspaper.

Little yellow engine still going after 62 years

Freelance writer Yvonne Cunningham shares this story about one of the 1950s era engines still hauling cane on Bundaberg Region tracks.

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