WEEK IN REVIEW
LOCAL farmers were outraged by Federal LNP MP Dan Then’s suggestion the GST be widened to include fresh produce.
Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers chairman and Perfection Fresh Bundaberg manager Allan Mahoney termed the tax a “huge mistake”.
The move would earn the Abbott government $6b in revenue.
A HARVARD University study found a small bowl of porridge for breakfast can increase your life expectancy.
The Kids Menu nutritionist Nikki Boswell said Bundaberg residents could benefit from this knowledge and said the options for porridge were endless.
THE dilapidated Coral Isles Kart Track is up for sale and has attracted interest from international buyers.
The property is offered by public tender and there is no starting bid.
THE Spirit of 1770 ran aground near Agnes Water, forcing an emergency exit for 135 passengers.
Volunteer Marine Rescue Round Hill secretary radio operator Josie Meng said the incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, and nobody was injured.
“It is a credit to The Spirit how they managed that themselves, they were able to unload everybody very quickly and everybody was safe and fine,” she said.
THE police strike force tasked with weeding out the dangers lurking behind the nation’s computer screens confirmed it has taken out seven accused online predators from the Wide Bay Burnett.
DRUGS and weapons, including a sawn-off .22 rifle and photos showing a man allegedly posing in a crop of marijuana, were among a disturbing find by officers from the Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch.
LOCAL politicians hit the campaign trail for the first day with knowledge of where they sit on the ballot paper.
Labor’s Bryan Mustill will be listed first on Burnett ballots.
SHUT DOWN: The Coral Isles Kart Track is up for sale.