February 2021

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 12:38 AM

Bundaberg locals have been left mystified after a light lit up the night sky, rattling doors and causing sounds described as being like a “sonic boom”.

WATCH: Mystery light and door-rattling sonic boom over Bundy

Bundaberg locals have been left mystified after a light lit up the night sky, rattling doors and causing sounds described as being like a “sonic boom”.

Published a story 25th Feb 2021 1:49 PM

Fraser Coast councillor David Lee says plans for a new Bundaberg Hospital belong on ice while his region sorts out its own health woes. But Bundy politicians say he’s ‘dreaming’.

‘Dreaming’: MPs respond to councillor’s hospital call

Fraser Coast councillor David Lee says plans for a new Bundaberg Hospital belong on ice while his region sorts out its own health woes. But Bundy politicians say he’s ‘dreaming’.

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 1:17 PM

The year was 1965 and one Bundaberg letter writer was not very happy about the state of the city’s houses.

FLASHBACK: Letter writer‘s scathing attack on Bundy’s houses

The year was 1965 and one Bundaberg letter writer was not very happy about the state of the city’s houses.

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 7:11 AM

Three men have been injured after a crash this morning.

Three men injured in early morning rollover

Three men have been injured after a crash this morning.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 3:02 PM

Airbnb and the Queensland Farmers Federation have partnered in a move to encourage more people to come and stay on local farms.

COUNTRY COMFORT: Encouraging tourists to stay on our farms

Airbnb and the Queensland Farmers Federation have partnered in a move to encourage more people to come and stay on local farms.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 1:43 PM

It’s a nice day for a white wedding... especially in these popular ceremony suburbs.

REVEALED: Bundy’s most popular suburbs for weddings

It’s a nice day for a white wedding... especially in these popular ceremony suburbs.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2021 3:11 PM

Bundaberg is facing a very high fire danger as the region sizzles through one of the hottest February days on record.

Bundy sizzles through one of the hottest days on record

Bundaberg is facing a very high fire danger as the region sizzles through one of the hottest February days on record.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2021 1:45 PM

A 76-year-old man is among a number of drivers allegedly caught doing the wrong thing on our roads

CRACKDOWN: Drivers to face court after police traffic op

A 76-year-old man is among a number of drivers allegedly caught doing the wrong thing on our roads

Published a story 22nd Feb 2021 9:54 AM

Facebook’s latest move to block Australian news is just one more reason why we need to take a break.

OPINION: Why we all need to take a breather from Facebook

Facebook’s latest move to block Australian news is just one more reason why we need to take a break.

Published a story 21st Feb 2021 3:04 PM

He knows how to work a crowd, receiving riotous laughter from audiences. Who is Bundaberg comedian Kylan Ambrum? We talked to him to find out.

The young Bundy comedian who’s got Australia in stitches

He knows how to work a crowd, receiving riotous laughter from audiences. Who is Bundaberg comedian Kylan Ambrum? We talked to him to find out.

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Crystal Jones is a senior journalist and editor at the Bundaberg NewsMail. She has worked extensively in regional Queensland news since 2007 and has tackled big issues including the extensive abuse in the aged care industry.