News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Articles from May 25, 2013

Action-Packed Show at Childers
IT IS that time of year again, when the air is fresh and excitement is building as the Childers Show comes to town. Today and tomorrow, the Childers Showground will come to life with an assortment of rides, livestock, great food and entertainment....
Campaign Gets Us Thinking
HOLDEN will embark on an Australian-made advertising campaign for its crucial new VF Commodore a but not to aguilta people into buying the large car that has seen sales decimated over the past decade. Instead, Holden chairman and managing director...
Display Village Is Masterful
BELLE Eden Estate unveiled its new display village last Friday, showcasing a range of homes from six of the best builders in Bundaberg. C[pounds sterling]Original planning for this display village started back in early 2011 when we were approached...
Embrace Expense for Romantic Break; Hunter Trip Ticks All the Boxes as the Ideal Location for a couplea[euro][TM]s Getaway
Byline: JAY BUCHAN YOU donat go on a long, romantic weekend in the Hunter expecting not to spend money or fill your cup with the promise of fine wine. You especially donat expect that, if you buy VIP tickets to see Neil Young at A Day on the...
Extra 140 Workers Needed for Camry
IN A rare piece of good news for the local automotive manufacturing industry Toyota Australia has announced plans to add 140 new jobs at its Melbourne plant. The news comes almost a year after Toyota cut 350 jobs at the same factory in April 2012...
Fan Has the Blues over Maroons Team Lunch
Mike Derry mike.derry@news-mail.com.au A WOMAN who has tickets to the lunch for the Maroons State of Origin team in Bundaberg next week is having second thoughts about whether she wants to go. Emma Flor said she had found out people who attended...
Festival Change Hits a Sour Note with Corps
Leah Kidd leah.kidd@news-mail.com.au THE City of Bundaberg Drum Corps has said it is extremely disappointed at the council move to turn the month-long Bundy in Bloom into a one-day Bundy Flavours event. Drum corps president Tony Ravenhill...
Fury over Cancer Hub Delay
LIZ CARSON News Director liz.carson@news-mail.com.au A CANCER advocacy group is abitterly disappointeda about the delay of the new cancer care centre in Bundaberg. CanSpeak Queensland chairwoman Leonie Young said the benefits which the...
Get Good Advice on the Lay of the Land
BUYING a block of land is one of lifeCOs big decisions. While the location of the estate you buy into is an important consideration, so too is the position of a block within it. Location to amenities is key Co you donCOt want to be too far from...
Gina, Mein Heart Bleeds; Grape Expectations withMax Crus
Baz Luhrmann has finally gone too far. After the self-indulgent Moulin Rouge, Romeo, and The (not-so) Great Gatsby, his latest effort, in the trite vein of aAustraliaa, has been roundly criticised and gone straight to DVD. Yes, Gina The Video,...
Hook the Big Ones at Don,COs Regional Hotspots
HERECOs a wrap -up of some of the top fishing spots in the Bundaberg region from TackleworldCOs Don Robinson. The mighty Burnett River is an excellent fishery because of its vast array of different structures, man made and natural. Fish species...
Impact of Floods: The Market Facts
EVERYONE has an opinion on the effect the 2013 flood will have on Bundaberg, especially on the areaCOs house prices. Nearly four months on, we can look at the facts rather than listen to opinions. Like Brisbane and many others, Bundaberg is a city...
Know Exactly What You Are Buying
BY VIKKI BERARDI YOU only have to pull into the Bunnings car park on any given weekend to know that maintaining a home is full-time, and often costly job. From loose pavers, through to a wonky staircase Co some problems are little and others...
No Winners as Brawl Lands Teen in Court
Vanessa Marsh vanessa.marsh@news-mail.com.au THERE were no winners in a brawl between a teen and a 57-year-old man with one landing in court and the other receiving painful injuries. Robert Nelson Millar, now 18, was 17 last year in January...
Old Guard Must Deliver
WITH robert edgar The next few weeks are crucial for AustraliaCOs hopes of qualifying for 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil. After a lacklustre start to their quest for qualification Co where they have had one win, three draws and a loss...
Reconsider the Home Layout
SUE GREEN, Domain.com.au NOT so long ago we slept in our bedrooms, cooked in our kitchens, ate in our dining rooms. Some of us still do. But increasingly, the demands of technology and of our budgets are driving a trend already popular overseas...
REIQ Marks 95 Years of Advice
IN THIS first REIQ CEO column written exclusively for APN publications, I want to introduce myself as well as reintroduce the Real Estate Institute of Queensland to you. I have been the CEO of the REIQ for 18 months and have been tasked with reinvigorating...
Rollercoaster for Weight-Loss Victor
THOSE needing a little inspiration to lose the love handles ahead of winter should head down to Bargara tomorrow morning and pick up handy fitness tips and tricks from 2012 Biggest Loser winner, Margie Cummins. Margie, who lost a whopping 73kg on...
Rumours Quashed
Jim Alouat jim.alouat@news-mail.com.au RUMOURS were swirling this week that former Gold Coast Titans forward Brad Meyers would be running out for the Isis Devils tomorrow against Wests. But the clubCOs president Bill Trevor put those rumours...
Students Better Equipped for Jobs; TAFE Course Gives Participants an Insight into the Electrical Trades in the Workforce
SIXTEEN Certificate II Electrotechnology TAFE students have graduated from the career start program this week and are ready to take on the workforce with a new set of skills. The program covers workplace safety and the basic skills and knowledge...
The Right Investment Property
CHOOSING the right investment property has never been an easy task, and and it's becoming more difficult. The golden rule for most investors is to buy a house or apartment that can deliver 10 per cent compound capital growth a year, but these high-performing...

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