WEEK IN REVIEW
BUNDABERG District Court heard a 29-year-old man used a metal bar to attack a work colleague who “pushed his buttons”, leaving the complainant with a 3cm cut to his head.
Reuben Jeremey Petty pleaded guilty to assault occasioning grievous bodily harm while armed in relation to the unlawful assault on August 20 last year.
Petty was sentenced to 18 months jail with a parole eligibility date of August 14 this year.
EVERY man and his dog showed up to Cornetts Supa IGA North Bundaberg when Bondi Vet star Dr Chris Brown stopped by.
Dr Chris was in town as the brand ambassador for Mars Petcare brand Optimum and to support the efforts of staff at the IGA.
THE Anzac memorial at Burnett Heads will soon undergo a $30,000 facelift.
The upgrade will be jointly funded by the Burnett Heads Progress and Sports Association, Bundaberg Regional Council and a $15,000 application is currently before the State Government.
ON THE weekend, past and present Elliott Heads Surf Life Saving Club members, club dignitaries and their families celebrated the club’s decorated 50-year history at a special anniversary dinner.
ENERGY Minister Mark Bailey visited Bundaberg to host a public forum on the State Government’s plan for an ethanol mandate, but attendance was less than impressive.
According to sugarcane farmer Clinton Scott, a total of five people turned up to the event that was catered for 30 or more.
BUNDABERG kids will be among the first in the state to benefit from a new respectful relationships program.
White Ribbon Australia is negotiating with schools across the city to roll out its ground-breaking domestic violence program Breaking the Silence.
BUNDABERG Blocks and Pavers have gone into liquidation following a ruling by the Brisbane Supreme Court.
The court action came as Brisbane based supplier Sunstate Cement applied to wind up the East Bundaberg business to recover its $132,000 debts owed.
VET IN TOWN: Max Walsh and his pet rat Pepper with Dr Chris Brown at the North Bundaberg IGA.