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CELEBRITY chefs Alas­tair McLeod and Matt Golin­ski are con­firmed to re­turn to the an­nual Bundy Flavours Fes­ti­val.

The fes­ti­val, which show­cases lo­cally grown pro­duce and cel­e­brates Bund­aberg’s “food bowl” sta­tus, will be held at Alexan­dra Park on Septem­ber 13.


IN­TRO­DUC­TORY mar­ket­ing stu­dents from CQUniver­sity’s School of Busi­ness and Law in Bund­aberg tour Bund­aberg Rum Bond­store and Bund­aberg Brewed Drinks.

CQUniver­sity as­so­ciate lec­turer Tim Whan said the field trip al­lowed stu­dents to see how mar­ket­ing was done in the real world.


THOU­SANDS of books are snapped up at Life­line’s bi-an­nual Bookfest.

Life­line busi­ness manager An­drew Arm­strong said Satur­day was very busy.

“The kids books and puzzles were very popular – we sold out of them by lunchtime,” he said.


NUM­BERS were down on last year but the Truck Drive for Kids drew a big crowd for the an­nual event.


MAYOR Mal For­man ex­plains how Bund­aberg lost the chance to host an NRL match in 2015.

He told the NewsMail he was given strict or­ders to keep the plan highly con­fi­den­tial or risk jeop­ar­dis­ing Bund­aberg’s chances.

Cr For­man said the coun­cil would need to get $100,000 to host the game, and af­ter it se­cured $60,000 was in were in dis­cus­sions about the re­main­ing $40,000.

Full story at www.news-mail.com.au.


SUN­CORP urges Wide Bay Bur­nett lo­cals to look for lost su­per af­ter it is re­vealed $38.7mil­lion of lost su­per­an­nu­a­tion is wait­ing to be claimed in Bund­aberg.

There is about $3.3m in Gin Gin.


AN APN in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­veals al­most 100 Bund­aberg res­i­dents took their own lives in just four years.

The fig­ure comes on the back of Tues­day’s Aus­tralian Bureau of Statis­tics Causes of Death re­port, which re­vealed sui­cide was the lead­ing cause of pre­ventable mor­tal­ity for Aus­tralians aged 15 to 44. Phone Life­Line on 131 114.


OP­ER­A­TION: Po­lice traf­fic op­er­a­tion in Gin Gin.

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