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Bundaberg Now Podcast

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Bundaberg Now Podcast features news and interviews from the Bundaberg Region of Queensland, Australia.

Bundaberg Now Podcast features news and interviews from the Bundaberg Region of Queensland, Australia.

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Australia

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Bundaberg Now Podcast features news and interviews from the Bundaberg Region of Queensland, Australia.

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English

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Episodes

Bundaberg Now Podcast #42

4/7/2021
In today's podcast episode we speak with Human Nature’s Andrew Tierney about the group’s upcoming show, have a sneak peak at the Savour exhibition coming to the Art Gallery, and hear about yesterday’s council-led fishing trip for disenfranchised youth. Local news highlights include a free educational event for local businesses, funding for the Endeavour Foundation and local Ben Marschke's debut with the Sydney Roosters.

Duration:00:22:26

Bundaberg Now Podcast #41

3/31/2021
In today's podcast episode we hear from the original True Blue Aussie, John Williamson, who has an upcoming show at the Moncrieff. Then hear about the Bundaberg Blazers entering an international Dragon Dancing competition, and learn about the Autumn Yarning Circle at Alexandra Park Zoo. We also hear about Council's Easter activities planned to keep kids and adults entertained over the long weekend. Local news highlights include a call for blood donors, funding for the 2021 Cane2Coral event...

Duration:00:20:30

Bundaberg Now Podcast #40

3/24/2021
In today's episode we find out about the inspiring young innovators who have entered the Mayors Telstra Innovation Awards. We also chat with dedicated young environmentalist Libby Boas about the Green Book Project and are treated to lovely poetry from the Botanic Gardens poetry competition. Local news highlights include an information evening on the new Regional Medical Program for senior students, Bundaberg SES crew members being deployed to the NSW North Coast and Dorothy Collishaw, the...

Duration:00:19:06

Bundaberg Now Podcast #39

3/17/2021
In today's episode we find out what it takes to have a conversation with the International Space Station, hear from Molly Dawson, the face of the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life, and get the inside scoop on Bundaberg’s newest attraction, an Escape room! We’ll also hear about the CBD piano being available for use, and a bit of history about Merv Allan, who is a frequent player. Local news highlights include draft of Council's Road Investment Strategy, concepts for landfill gas management...

Duration:00:20:18

Bundaberg Now Podcast #38

3/10/2021
In today's episode we have a conversation with Alex Raineri, a brilliant pianist who is performing tonight and Saturday at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre. We also speak with Nicola Phillips who has entered the Botanic Gardens poetry competition and we hear about the history of the railway in the region from Alan Cheshire, the last station master of the Gin Gin railway station. Local news highlights include Avoca State School students dialling in to the International Space Station,...

Duration:00:16:30

Bundaberg Now Podcast #37

3/3/2021
In today's episode we hearabout the new Lady Musgrave Experience pontoon, a new jewellery business in Childers, the Summer Reading Club and council's submersible drones. Local news highlights include Clean Up Australia day this Sunday, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks making an appearance on the Amazing Race, and bio-hydrogen closer to becoming a reality in the Region.

Duration:00:11:08

Bundaberg Now Podcast #36

2/24/2021
In today's episode we meet Tracy Olive, local underwater photographer, hear about the new Last Man Standing beer from Steven Bradbury, and learn about weed removal at Elliott Heads. Local news highlights include a record number of jobs for Wide Bay in December 2020, a visit from QLD Governor his Excellence the Honorable Paul de Jersey, and the Optus' Digital Thumbprint program.

Duration:00:20:34

Bundaberg Now Podcast #35

2/17/2021
In today's episode we hear from Karen Jacobsen, who is also known as the voice of Siri, speak with DJ Brad Flamingo about his upcoming Friday Session show and get an update on fun activities at the Library. Local news highlights include construction starting at the new Grillex Facility, the upgrade at the Gin Gin Recreational Reserve, and the Volleyball Bundaberg tour event at Elliott Heads this weekend.

Duration:00:14:54

Bundaberg Now Podcast #34

2/10/2021
In today's episode we hear from the Ocean Crusaders about their February clean-up event, learn about an upcoming photography exhibition, and find out about the facilities at the Bundaberg Multiplex. Local news highlights include construction starting on a new Red Collar Rescue facility, the 2021 graduate nurse intake and fish stock replenishing in Lake Gregory and Sandy Hook.

Duration:00:17:07

Bundaberg Now Podcast #33

2/3/2021
In today's episode we hear about a new project at the Botanic Gardens, learn about Lunar New Year celebrations at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, and find out about the extended services at local gym, Raw Awakening! Local news highlights include the official launch of a new children's book, the Be Active Be Alive free fitness program, and the 2020 year water services review.

Duration:00:15:53

Bundaberg Now Podcast #32

1/27/2021
In today's episode we meet the recipients of the Australia Day Awards, hear about an upcoming exhibition, and learn about the history of the Bundaberg Foundry! Local news highlights include Australia Day celebrations, allied health services boosted this week with the opening of two new clinics, protection of rare macadamias in the region, and more.

Duration:00:15:42

Bundaberg Now Podcast #31

1/19/2021
In today's episode we hear about a new arts exhibition, free sports activities, Australia Day celebrations and more! Local news highlights include a recap of the local RACQ LifeFlight Rescue team's busy year in 2020, UQ Medical Students arriving in town for the Bundaberg Rural Clinical School, the Australia Day Railway picnic and more.

Duration:00:22:14

Bundaberg Now Podcast #30

12/16/2020
In today's episode we hear about school holiday activities at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, online opportunities at the Library, and some of Bert Hinkler's story. Local news highlights the expansion of the NRMA caravan park at Woodgate, a resort and lagoon pool at Burnett Heads, $6 million from the Federal Government to reduce soil runoff to the Great Barrier Reef, and more!

Duration:00:11:04

Bundaberg Now Podcast #29

12/9/2020
In today's episode we hear about Christmas gift ideas at the Gallery Shop, Summer Reading Club at the Libraries, and the history of Buss Park. Local news highlights include Bundaberg being the most generous town in Australia, the call for a new HMAS Bundaberg, the Hinkler Innovation award, and more!

Duration:00:17:17

Bundaberg Now Podcast #28

12/1/2020
In today's episode we hear about William the Warrior launching the festive season, the history of Buss and Turner, fun nights at Avoidable Perils, and local rainforest areas. Local news highlights include a local fire ban, 500 trees to be planted by residents for the One Million Trees program, local young people gaining skills in conservation from Gidarjil Development Corporation, and more!

Duration:00:15:55

Bundaberg Now Podcast #27

11/25/2020
In today's episode we learn about the Arts Summer School, the Bundaberg Region economy and hear a recap of the year's parks projects. Local news highlights include Council's approval of the Burnett Head's Gateway Marina development, Bundaberg Grower's 'Pick of the Crop' program, the adoption of the Active transport Strategy, and more!

Duration:00:20:26

Bundaberg Now Podcast #26

11/17/2020
In today's episode we again welcome local music host Ellie D who introduces us to Bre Ferguson. We also hear about RFDS local heroes from the Rotary Club of Bundaberg, learn about the new Libraries app, and hear a recap of Art as an Act of Optimism. Local news highlights include Oreco Group's production of recycled timber for garden mulch, Greensill Farming Group's Green Solutions facility, the Christmas on Bauble Street dining experience, and more.

Duration:00:18:50

Bundaberg Now Podcast #25

11/11/2020
In today's episode we once again welcome local music host Ellie D who is introducing us to Chris Dingley, and learn about the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre and the Horticultural Trainee garden. Local news highlights include Remembrance Day, the Moore Park Beach draft masterplan, National Recycling Week, the purchase of a sit down lathe by Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild, and more.

Duration:00:18:33

Bundaberg Now Podcast #24

11/4/2020
In today's episode we once again welcome local music host Ellie D who is introducing us to Bevan Spiers, and learn about the Here + Now exhibition and the Japanese Gardens. Local news highlights include the opening of the new Aldi store on 25 November, the installation of fencing at the Botanic Gardens playground, changes in the Innes Park mowing schedule to protect the Rainbow Bee Eaters and more.

Duration:00:18:13

Bundaberg Now Podcast #23

10/28/2020
In today's episode we learn about the Emerge 2020 exhibition, meet local photographer Jimmy Scaboo, and welcome new music host Ellie D who will be bringing us the stories and songs of local artists, starting with Brendan Egan. Local news highlights include the extension of COVID relief measures for some airport tenants, a naturalisation technique to channel stormwater to Baldwin Swamp from Belle Eden Estate, One Million Trees Bundaberg launch, the 2019/20 Bundaberg Regional Council Annual...

Duration:00:21:03