FROM torture to cowardly attacks to the passenger growth of Bundaberg Airport and the backpacker tax, it was a busy news week in Bundaberg.
BUNDABERG Airport is now one of the top five airports in Australia for passenger growth and trends indicate next year will be even bigger.
Easter Sunday will become a public holiday from next year with some Bundaberg businesses already declaring they won't open.
BUNDABERG Hospital continues to meet or exceed almost all state and national benchmarks.
BUNDABERG farmers are fuming after the Senate rejected the Coalition's backpacker tax proposal of 19% in favour of a 10.5% rate proposed by Senator Lambie.
BUNDABERG commercial fishers hoping to catch a break regarding the permanent closure of scallop replenishment areas have left a meeting dejected.
BUNDABERG small businesses are bracing for a bumper Christmas period while keeping a hopeful eye on the future.
A BUNDABERG man has been charged with drugs and firearms possession after detectives carried out a raid at an Avoca home.
FOUR German tourists have been involved in a dramatic two-car rollover on Phillips Rd when an RACQ LifeFlight helicopter, on a training exercise, came to help.
BUNDABERG childcare centres have been given the tick of approval with many outlets either meeting or exceeding the national framework standards.