January 2019

Published a story 23rd Jan 2019 9:03 AM

AFTER leader of the Opposition and aspiring prime minister Bill Shorten visited Bundaberg this week, the NewsMail examined the times past PMs have visited.

Which prime ministers visited Bundy in the last 100 years

AFTER leader of the Opposition and aspiring prime minister Bill Shorten visited Bundaberg this week, the NewsMail examined the times past PMs have visited.

Published a story 23rd Jan 2019 8:53 AM

AS OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten drove through Childers on his way to Bundaberg this week, he took note of the large number of solar panels before him.

'I'M A SCEPTIC': Shorten pushes solar batteries, not Adani

AS OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten drove through Childers on his way to Bundaberg this week, he took note of the large number of solar panels before him.

Published a story 23rd Jan 2019 8:48 AM

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten's plan to scrap the CDC could mean a life sentence of welfare dependence for 'vulnerable Australians', govt says.

Dumping cashless card means life of welfare dependence: govt

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten's plan to scrap the CDC could mean a life sentence of welfare dependence for 'vulnerable Australians', govt says.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2019 7:15 AM

THE Cashless Debit Card will be rolled back in Hinkler if Labor wins the next federal election.

Cashless card to be scrapped under Labor

THE Cashless Debit Card will be rolled back in Hinkler if Labor wins the next federal election.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2019 7:11 AM

MEMBER Keith Pitt has accused Bill Shorten of lying to the people of Bundy after the leader of the Opposition claimed all the LNP did was cut QLD Health budgets

'LIES': ScoMo, Pitt lash out at Shorten's health cut claims

MEMBER Keith Pitt has accused Bill Shorten of lying to the people of Bundy after the leader of the Opposition claimed all the LNP did was cut QLD Health budgets

Published a story 22nd Jan 2019 7:04 AM

THE Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board has reassured the community the $3 million business case for a Level 5 Bundaberg Hospital is pressing ahead as planned.

Case for new Bundy hospital on track, health boss says

THE Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board has reassured the community the $3 million business case for a Level 5 Bundaberg Hospital is pressing ahead as planned.

Published a story 18th Jan 2019 4:31 PM

THE Bundaberg rental market is experiencing an unprecedented influx of tenants this month, with some real estate agents struggling to meet the hectic demand.

Bundy rental market overheating as investors feel the pinch

THE Bundaberg rental market is experiencing an unprecedented influx of tenants this month, with some real estate agents struggling to meet the hectic demand.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 5:21 PM

BEING blackmailed is far from a laughing matter, but a husband couldn't help but giggle when scammers threatened to release his wife's secret 'porn habits'.

Lawyer targeted in online 'porn attack'

BEING blackmailed is far from a laughing matter, but a husband couldn't help but giggle when scammers threatened to release his wife's secret 'porn habits'.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 4:02 PM

STEPHEN Bennett has come out swinging after the government revealed he voted against a bill in 2014 that resembled the current push for a sex offender registry.

REVEALED: MP defends opposition to sex offender list in 2014

STEPHEN Bennett has come out swinging after the government revealed he voted against a bill in 2014 that resembled the current push for a sex offender registry.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 3:51 PM

ADAMANT on keeping Bundaberg 'Fardon-free', Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett has demanded the State Government release the whereabouts of a notorious rapist.

KEEP US FARDON-FREE': MP demands serial rapist's location

ADAMANT on keeping Bundaberg 'Fardon-free', Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett has demanded the State Government release the whereabouts of a notorious rapist.

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All the way from Perth, Western Australia, Sarah is an enthusiastic journalist always eager for the next big story. Sarah covers the courts, Bundaberg Regional Council, local politics and breaking news. She loves the rush that comes with reporting and adhering to a print deadline. Sarah also has a specific interest and focus in the NewsMail’s online presence on social media and the website. She hopes her passion for storytelling - both through words and photography and video - will take her far and allow her to explore different states and countries in the process.