August 2016

Published a story 23rd Aug 2016 6:34 PM

AUSWIDE Bank's attempted takeover of The Capricornian has hit a stumbling block with the Rockhampton-based credit union rejecting its $26 million bid.

Auswide fails in buyout bid

AUSWIDE Bank's attempted takeover of The Capricornian has hit a stumbling block with the Rockhampton-based credit union rejecting its $26 million bid.

Published a story 23rd Aug 2016 3:21 PM

THREE Chain Road residents are calling on council to immediately fix a section of the troublesome road before someone is killed.

Residents demand fix for notorious intersection

THREE Chain Road residents are calling on council to immediately fix a section of the troublesome road before someone is killed.

Published a story 20th Aug 2016 3:46 PM

HIS bags are packed and his ticket is in hand: Rheed McCracken is off to Rio to compete in the Paralympics.

Rheed McCracken off to Rio to chase gold

HIS bags are packed and his ticket is in hand: Rheed McCracken is off to Rio to compete in the Paralympics.

Published a story 20th Aug 2016 1:21 PM

BUNDABERG residents are being warned to keep a lookout for conniving bitumen bandits preying on vulnerable people offering deals that are "too good to be true".

Dodgy bitumen tradies preying on vulnerable residents

BUNDABERG residents are being warned to keep a lookout for conniving bitumen bandits preying on vulnerable people offering deals that are "too good to be true".

Published a story 20th Aug 2016 11:14 AM

FROM Antarctica to Afghanistan Bundaberg Hospital's newest recruit has seen it all.

Former Royal Navy surgeon now at Bundaberg Hospital

FROM Antarctica to Afghanistan Bundaberg Hospital's newest recruit has seen it all.

Published a story 20th Aug 2016 11:06 AM

A VULGAR vandal has spray painted "drug cesspit” on a prominent sign on Takalvan St and Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett says the vandal should feel ashamed.

Vandal sprays 'drug cesspit' on prominent Bundaberg sign

A VULGAR vandal has spray painted "drug cesspit” on a prominent sign on Takalvan St and Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett says the vandal should feel ashamed.

Published a story 19th Aug 2016 7:06 PM

BARGARA artist Paul Perry took a monotonous sewer pump station and turned it into a beautiful work of art.

Sewer pump stations to become artists' canvas

BARGARA artist Paul Perry took a monotonous sewer pump station and turned it into a beautiful work of art.

Published a story 19th Aug 2016 5:41 PM

A DECOMISSIONED fuel terminal at the Port of Bundaberg would need to be reactivated if any potential plans with the US Navy using the port went ahead.

Port up to US Navy task if asked

A DECOMISSIONED fuel terminal at the Port of Bundaberg would need to be reactivated if any potential plans with the US Navy using the port went ahead.

Published a story 18th Aug 2016 6:52 PM

BUNDABERG Mayor Jack Dempsey is seeing stars and stripes over the potential for US Navy ships to use the Port of Bundaberg as a refuelling station.

Bundaberg could become US Navy's fuel station

BUNDABERG Mayor Jack Dempsey is seeing stars and stripes over the potential for US Navy ships to use the Port of Bundaberg as a refuelling station.

Published a story 18th Aug 2016 1:58 PM

VIETNAM vets from across the region took a moment to reflect and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

Vietnam vets reflect on Battle of Long Tan

VIETNAM vets from across the region took a moment to reflect and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

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