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DOG own­ers were urged to keep their beloved pooches up to date with vac­ci­na­tions as an­other out­break of par­vovirus has been iden­ti­fied.

Vet­eri­nar­ian at Green­cross Vets on Barolin St Dr Carla Kowald said the Bund­aberg re­gion was highly sus­cep­ti­ble to the virus and an­i­mal lovers should take note.


A 45-YEAR-OLD man was taken to Bund­aberg Hos­pi­tal with a frac­tured leg af­ter a mo­tor­cy­cle and car col­lided at Goobur­rum.


THE mas­ter plan to turn the Mon Re­pos Tur­tle Cen­tre into a year-round tourist at­trac­tion is pro­gress­ing with a new tur­tle-themed am­phithe­atre roof now in place.

The com­ple­tion of the new roof is part of $500,000 fund­ing al­lo­cated to the cen­tre by the State Gov­ern­ment in Au­gust last year.

The cen­tre is set to re­open in Au­gust this year and show­case the new im­prove­ments.


THE carpark was full and in­side the Su­gar­land Tav­ern it was stand­ing room only as cute pigs and beer at­tracted hun­dreds in sup­port of Give Me 5 for Kids.

Give Me 5 for Kids is a com­mu­nity-based ap­peal that raises funds for the chil­dren’s wards at the Bund­aberg and Her­vey Bay Hos­pi­tal’s.

Char­ity co-or­di­na­tor Jo Martin had ini­tially hoped the event would raise $5000.


TWO new waste col­lec­tion trucks added to Bund­aberg Re­gional Coun­cil’s waste and re­cy­cling fleet were built right here in the Rum City.

The trucks can carry an ad­di­tional 12.5% above the regular ve­hi­cles.


THE Royal Queens­land Bush Chil­dren’s Health Scheme, known as BUSH-kids has be­gun search­ing for a psy­chol­o­gist to join its Bund­aberg team.

The group needs a prac­ti­tioner who can meet the needs of chil­dren experiencing a range of so­cial, emo­tional and be­havioural is­sues.


BUND­ABERG Re­gional Coun­cil has yet to reach a de­ci­sion on a Bar­gara man’s ap­pli­ca­tion to con­tinue us­ing a he­li­copter at his home.

Peter Perry was caught us­ing his Robin­son R22 he­li­copter from his Woon­garra Scenic Dr ad­dress and is­sued with an un­law­ful use of premises no­tice from the coun­cil.


PORKIE RACE: The win­ner of race one, the red pig, at the fin­ish­ing trough at the Give Me 5 For Kids pig rac­ing fundraiser.

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