Sydney Morning Herald
Wild weather in Sydney
Winds reached speeds of 120km/h at Wattamolla in the Royal National Park, and around 90km/h in the Sydney metropolitan area Sydney's August rainfall is now about 100 mm, or more than five times the meagre 16 millimetres recorded in July About 800 homes and businesses were left without power in Glebe earlier on Monday, and 700 homes in Birrong and ... (more)
Country Hour for Monday 18 August, 2014
The Bureau of Meteorology says good weekend rainfall will barely make a dint in drought-affected areas of Queensland and New South Wales.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Tourists snubbing Aussie icons
WE'RE getting more overseas visitors than ever before, so why aren't they seeing some of the nation's biggest landmarks? WHO says Adelaide doesn't have any sights to offer tourists? Visitors are loving this attraction, which has just been included in a list of the 20 most beautiful places in the world.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
American Club Issues Steel Cargo Warning
The American P&I Club has updated its advice to members on the handling of steel cargoes.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Australian Patrol Boat Fire Yeilds 'Extensive Damage'
The Armidale Class Patrol Boat, HMAS Bundaberg, has suffered extensive damage following Monday's fire in Brisbane while undergoing routine maintenance at Aluminium Boats Australia .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Queenslanders spending a mint on money
No matter where you live in Queensland, if you're into stamps and coins, there's a fair chance you know John and Cathy Platts.
Firebirds' Wells signs for Pulse
Queensland Firebirds shooter Ameliaranne Wells has signed with the Central Pulse for next year's trans-Tasman netball league season.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Fire! Navy patrol boat HMAS Bundaberg engulfed in flames during...
The ship, which is used for surveillance, caught on fire while undergoing maintenance repairs in a shipyard docking shed A 56 metre long Australian navy patrol boat has gone up in flames in a shipyard docking shed in Brisbane's east.
Navy ship goes up in flames
A $54 million Navy patrol boat has been damaged when fire broke out as it underwent a refit in a Brisbane shipyard.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Inland Queensland and NSW communities face second driest year on record
As outback Queensland farmers face the likelihood of another failed wet season, inland communities closer to the coast are experiencing their second-driest year on record.
Driest it's been here since Federation
SENATOR Eric Abetz's comments linking abortion with breast cancer are an insult to all women, says acting Greens Leader Adam Bandt, who has demanded he apologise.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Regional snapshot shows visitor numbers decline
The Tourism Queensland Regional Snapshot shows the number of domestic visitors to the southern Great Barrier Reef, which includes Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg, dropped 13.6 per cent in the year to March.
Four Japanese tourists seriously injured in Australia crash
Four tourists were seriously injured early on Thursday in a crash involving a minibus and a truck in Bundaberg, 220 miles north of Brisbane in Australia's Queensland, the Department of Community said.About 10 tourists, believed to be from Japan, were on the minibus when the crash happened, the Department of Community said."
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Seized: Man's 125 bottles of Bundy rum
AUTHORITIES have raided the liquor cabinet of an accused Queensland drug dealer who faces losing 125 bottles of Bundaberg Rum under the state's far-reaching confiscation laws.
Jabiru confident aircraft engines not at fault
The Bundaberg manufacturer of light planes involved in two emergency landings in the past week says it is working with authorities to determine what caused the incidents, but is confident the engines are not to blame.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
It would have meant a 60-mile detour, which seemed a bit excessive in the hope it was named after something you drink with tonic.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Qld plan draws mixed response
"It's an aberration to have someone try to sell something which is a response to the community when the community have said they're not listening to him at all."
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Teenage girl gets $20,000 vest to fight disease that killed her sister
The $20K life-changing vest that's helping a teenage girl battle the disease that killed her sister just a year ago Sabrina has a lung capacity of 55 per cent and with the vest, hopes to build it up to 90 per cent A year after losing her sister to cy stic fibro sis , a 17-year-old girl has received a life-changing vest to combat the sam e condition ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Man tries to claim pension after spider bite
POP star Ricki-Lee Coulter bared all on the weekend, but it's Australia's response to her naked body that has everyone talking.
Cash bequest boosts region's arthritis knowledge
A bequest from a Bundaberg family means locals suffering from arthritis will soon have the latest information on managing the debilitating disease.