News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Articles from March 26, 2009

Anna's $41M Won't Help Our Workers; {lsquo}I PROMISE JOBS, JOBS, JOBS'
Byline: Janette Young ELECTRICAL contractor Brett Hansen is proud of his family's 75-year tradition of providing work for locals, and in his own company's 20-year history has never laid off a permanent member of staff. So with the economic squeeze...
Around the Region
1 Fight continues THE election may be over, but Friends of the Baffle Basin are now pushing for returned candidates Rob Messenger and Liz Cunningham to deliver on their election promises to support the protection of Baffle Creek. "We now have...
B-Double Ban Is the Road to Farmers' Ruin
Byline: Clementine Norton BRUCE Hutchinson is on a rocky financial path, after B-double trucks were banned from the road which leads to his property. The Eidsvold cattle and grain producer - and about 22 other farmers nearby - faces an increase...
MOOLBOOLAMAN House Boom; This Little-Known Area Is Growing Rapidly in Value
Byline: Murray Wenzel RESIDENTS Caroline Todd and Bill Durie were hardly surprised when they heard their slice of heaven had made a real estate list - recorded as the fifth highest capital growth region for Queensland houses in 2008. "We came...
Racing in the Blood for Bundy Kart King; Kart Racer Treseder Chasing Fourth Australian Title
Byline: Murray Wenzel KART RACING: These things are not toys, they reach speeds of up to 130kmh, integrate technology seen in V8 supercars and are the launching pad for Australia's future Bathurst 1000 champions. It is all Bundaberg's Kel Treseder...
{Ryan Is on Track for Aussie Team} {Olympics Are His Goal}; Sprinter Has to Improve Times to Tour with Squad in July
Byline: Gary Hutchison ATHLETICS: With passion for his beloved sport of sprinting ablaze in his eyes, an unassuming Ryan Whitman is focused on a last-ditch effort in Brisbane tomorrow night to secure his place on the plane bound for the Czech Republic...
Sacha Set for Another Big Hit; Bruno Movie Pokes Fun at Human Prejudices
SOME of the wildest scenes in the upcoming Sacha Baron Cohen comedy Bruno were shot in Texas, so it seems only fitting that he would choose to unleash some early footage right here in the state's film vortex. A few hundred movie fans got a sneak...
Season Coming to Close
WELL the bulk of 2008-09 Surf Life Saving Surf Sport's season has come to an end, culminating with last week's 2009 Whereis Australian Surf Life Saving Championships held at Scarborough Beach, Western Australia. The weather and surf conditions were...
Students Pay Tribute to Country Music Greats
Byline: Twang Talk with Burt Everett WOW, how things have changed since the time I went to high school. (The amount of years involved in that last sentence shall remain discreetly unmentioned to preserve the dignity of the writer). All those...
Teachers Warning Strike
Byline: Joe Flynn TEACHERS are preparing industrial action ahead of what Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) Wide Bay organiser Greg Purches expects to be the most difficult pay negotiations in recent memory. More than 250 teachers from across the...
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