9 hrs ago
Queensland's largest drought-declared area ever
It's official - this drought is Queensland's most widespread on record, with almost 80 per cent of the state now drought-declared.
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Runway changes could hamper regional aviation and force airlines...
The proposed changes could hamper flights to outback Coober Pedy in South Australia, and areas with narrower-than-standard runways including Ballina in northern New South Wales and Emerald, Bundaberg and the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
CCIQ says SP Exports fallout to be felt for years
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland says the closure of a major Australian business based near Bundaberg, in the state's south, will have implications for years.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Residents say dust problem a bitter pill to swallow
Residents on south-east Queensland's Fraser Coast say dust particles from a dirt road are affecting their tank water supply and their health.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Insta-look around the Bundaberg region
Thanks to Petrina McDonald's colourful photos shared on social media, the Bundaberg school teacher was invited to show the world her slice of Queensland.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Ask a local: Southern Great Barrier Reef
The Lady Elliot Island Lighthouse was the third to be completed in Queensland after separation from New South Wales.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Sharks as big as cars caught
TOOWOOMBA'S former Catholic bishop was personally spoken to by the then pope because he was too progressive, the sex abuse inquiry has heard.
State's worst spot for job hunters
A STAGGERING 20 per cent of young people in Cairns are unemployed and Queensland ranks alongside Tasmania as the worst places in Australia for young people looking for a job.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Woman missing in bushland near Bundaberg
The 46-year-old hasn't been seen since she went looking for her dog at Cherwell River about midday on Saturday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Foundry forges ahead against floods
Walkers Engineering has been a landmark on the banks of the Burnett River in Bundaberg for 126 years and suffered significant damage in the 2013 floods.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Correspondent reflects on Nairobi six months on
DAVID MARK: Africa correspondent, Martin Cuddihy, has just returned to Kenya after a temporary posting their last year.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Springborg not ruling out pathology service job cuts
Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has not ruled out job cuts to the pathology service at Bundaberg and Hervey Bay hospitals.
Bundaberg Mayor sees benefits in streamlining disaster funding
Bundaberg Mayor Mal Forman says the concept of an 'Australia Fund' to help pay for natural disasters would help ease the burden on Queensland councils.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Eucalypt forests as indicators of the gradients within the central...
Rebecca A. Hendry A C and Kevin Ray Wormington B A Central Queensland University, School of Medical and Applied Sciences, PO Box 1319, Gladstone,Qld 4680, Australia.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Bleijie: Patel will get nothing
ANOTHER 230 jobs from the mining industry will be sacrificed after BMA said it would slash its workforce at a central Queensland mine.
Brisbane Lions back in Bundy
The future stars of AFL in Queensland will have a their chance to step up to the next level when a squad of Brisbane Lions players pay a visit to Bundaberg.
PM flags drought support, farmers call for more support
ELEANOR HALL: It was no to SPC but farmers are getting a more positive hearing from the Federal Government over their request for assistance.
Wed Feb 05, 2014
Country Hour Thursday 6 February, 2014
The Prime Minister says he wants to bring forward income support from drought affected producers; National Party MP's and Senators meeting in Bundaberg and drought assistance is on the agenda; the Queensland Agriculture Minister John McVeigh says there should be more assistance from the Federal Government for drought affected farmers; recent ... (more)
Abbott moves to bring forward drought relief
From July, producers are due to get access to a new farm household allowance that was announced in Labor's Federal Budget last year.