WEEK IN REVIEW
COUNCILLOR Danny Rowleson fears koala corridors in Wonbah could come under threat if the State Government agrees to sell a parcel of its land.
BRANDON Mc Monigal finds a bag of dead puppies on the banks of the Burnett River. The horrific find is the latest in a string of animal abuse cases.
THE SOCCEROOS win arguably the most prestigious and important football trophy in Australia’s history after beating South Korea in the Asian Cup final. Australia opened the scoring through a Massimo Luongo rocket in the 49th minute, and looked to be on track to record an historic win. Son Heung-min broke Australian hearts and kept South Korea in the game thanks to a 91st minute strike, sending the game into extra time. James Troisi became the hero in the 105th minute when he latched onto a Tomi Juric pass to seal a 2-1 win.
BURNETT MP Stephen Bennett claims victory as Bundaberg remains on a knife’s edge.
BUNDABERG Brewed Drinks flies the local banner at G’Day USA Gala in Los Angeles. The event, held at the Hollywood Palladium, was part of a series of celebrations showcasing Australian capability in the USA. More importantly for Bundaberg Brewed Drinks CEO John McLean, it’s an opportunity to rub shoulders and enhance relationships with “key influencers”.
BUNDABERG Regional Council unaminously approve a plan to lease a parcel of land on Walla St, Bundaberg, to Attila Boxing Academy. The not-for-profit group operates out of Shalom Catholc College, but founder and coach Attila Kovacs said they needed more room. Mr Kovacs said he was turning away new members as the club had reached capacity, and said a bigger space would also allow for a larger boxing ring.
FEDERAL member for Hinkler Keith Pitt announces funding for Bumblebees Therapeutic Preschool, as well as a “small number of other local organisations. I recognise this is just a temporary solution... ,” he said.
IN LOS ANGELES: CEO of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks John McLean mixing up the perfect drink.