Category: Media Release

Royal upgrade for Bundaberg’s Princess and Mary Streets intersection

Work is set to start tonight to upgrade the intersection at Bundaberg–Bargara Road (known locally as Princess Street) and Mary Street in Bundaberg.

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Expressions of Interest open for funding to build stronger communities in Hinkler

Community groups and not-for-profit organisations in Hinkler can submit an Expression of Interest now for a share of $150,000 in grants for small capital projects and equipment upgrades.

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Supporting Bundaberg’s drought resilience

A local agriculture organisation will run a number of events to help local communities become more drought resilient, thanks to a Federal Government funding grant.

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Live music set to be reignited in Childers

A covered outdoor stage will be built at the Federal Hotel in Childers thanks to a funding boost from the Coalition Government to support the return of live music.

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Grant round now open to support Cashless Debit Card participants in Hinkler become job ready

The Cashless Debit Card Support Services competitive grant opportunity is now open which will deliver on the first stage of the Coalition Government’s Job Ready Package.

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New hospice to improve care for Fraser Coast locals

The Coalition Government has welcomed the official opening of the new Fraser Coast Hospice, which will help deliver compassionate care to locals at one of the most vulnerable times in their lives.

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Applications open for pilot program to help Burnett Mary region farmers

Farmers in Queensland’s Burnett-Mary region can now apply for the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot.

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$5 million secured for redevelopment of Anzac Park

Bundaberg’s Anzac Park will undergo a major redevelopment thanks to a $5 million boost by the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.

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Tender awarded for major new Hervey Bay road project

Work on the Boundary Road extension in Hervey Bay will start within months after Fraser Coast Regional Council this week awarded the $20 million construction contract to local company SGQ.

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New attraction at WetSide

An Aqua Adventure Playground will replace the WaveRider at WetSide in Hervey Bay.

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