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Saturday, January 25, 2020

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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.

Sewer network maintenance under way

Council is undertaking planned inspection and maintenance of the sewer network around Bundaberg as part of a three-year program.

Kids beat the heat with water play fun

School holiday fun was amped up a today at the Kids Water Play Day in Childers, with plenty of cool activities on for kids to enjoy.

Mayor Jack Dempsey's New Year message

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey reflects on the highlights and challenges of 2019 and looks ahead to what's in store for 2020.

Merlie the turtle tagged for science

Merlie the loggerhead turtle has been fitted with a GPS satellite tag for scientists to monitor its location as it travels the world.

Forestry sign showcases school's outdoor learning

The entrance to Gooburrum State School’s forestry area has been revitalised with a large artistic sign thanks to some professional design work undertaken by local high school students.

New song: ‘Dam we need our Paradise back'

Bundaberg musician Warren Wrangell has composed a song to support Mayor Jack Dempsey's petition on Paradise Dam.

Lights out tonight for Turtle Hour

Don't forget it's lights out for 60 minutes at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 12 November for the world-first Turtle Hour.

Meet the workers who hand sort our recycling

During National Recycling Week we take a look inside the region’s recycling centre and meet the Impact Community Services’ disability workers who hand sort the material.

Bundaberg students join nationwide song

Up to 650 student voices echoed throughout Norville State School's hall on Thursday as part of a nationwide program celebrating music in education.

Schools contest RoboCup Challenge

Primary and high school student teams from across the region competed for top spot in a local robotics challenge.

Cute creatures spotted in Barolin Nature Reserve

Cameras with night vision have captured the antics native wildlife in Barolin Nature Reserve get up to when no one is watching.
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