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Petrol And Gas Delivers $84M To Wide Bay Burnett

Image Credit: Pixabay  The natural gas industry contributed around $55 billion to Queensland’s economy over a seven year period, according to a new report released by Lawrence Consulting. It found the petrol and gas sector has contributed more than $84 million to the Wide Bay Burnett since 2011. The report underlines the importance of...

Lifesavers Going Door To Door

They help keep you safe at the beach every weekend for eight months of the year, now our state’s volunteer surf lifesavers are asking for...

Bundaberg Hosting National Conference

Doctor Joseph Stone and Doctor Amber Logan presenting at an ICS and IWC co-hosted conference.  Image Credit: Solana Photography  Bundaberg has been selected to host an...

Severe Thunderstorms Possible In Bundaberg

Image Credit: The BOM It is possible that we will see severe thunderstorms develop in Bundaberg and surrounding areas on Tuesday. Severe storms are possible in Bundaberg, Hervey...

Local Fire Ban Extended For Bundaberg

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has extended a local fire ban for people living in Bundaberg and surrounding areas.   It has now been extended through...

Cyclone Predictions For Coming Season

The Bureau has released its Tropical Cyclone Season Outlook, with the odds (65 percent) favouring fewer cyclones than normal. Despite this, Dr Andrew Watkins was quick...

Wide Bay Features In New Podcast Series

CC0 The Wide Bay features in a new national podcast series – Drive your own adventure – which shines a spotlight on Queensland’s regional tourism hot...

Fire Alight SE Of Bundaberg

A vegetation fire is burning near Palm Beach Road, Coonarr. Crews are working to contain the fire, which broke out on Monday. There is no threat to property...

The BOM Releases Cyclone Forecast

The Bureau of Meteorology is urging communities to get ready for what is expected to be a severe weather season. The Bureau's Severe Weather Season Outlook...

Endeavour Foundation To Get Bundaberg Cooking

Bundaberg MP David Batt with cooking school participants.  Image Supplied  People with intellectual disability in Bundaberg are learning to cook up a storm in an upgraded...

Double Fatality, Kolonga

Two men have been killed in a crash at Kolonga, approximately 38 kilometres from Gin Gin, over the weekend. Around 9:30PM on Saturday two vehicles collided head-on...