January 2019

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 8:14 AM

REFUSING to back down without a fight amid pressing debt, Moore Park Beach Bowls Club has held a meeting to address how it will come out on top of its $40K debt

Bowls club fights to stay open amid crushing tax debt

REFUSING to back down without a fight amid pressing debt, Moore Park Beach Bowls Club has held a meeting to address how it will come out on top of its $40K debt

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 8:08 AM

BUNDABERG experts have backed an ad that's sparked controversy around the world because of its depiction of masculinity.

SHARP MESSAGE: Controversial TV ad challenges masculinity

BUNDABERG experts have backed an ad that's sparked controversy around the world because of its depiction of masculinity.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 10:17 AM

THE man who triggered a 13-hour land and sea search today after being reported as having gone overboard has been found safe and sound on his fishing boat.

Missing fisherman who went 'overboard' found on boat

THE man who triggered a 13-hour land and sea search today after being reported as having gone overboard has been found safe and sound on his fishing boat.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 9:36 AM

THE number of domestic violence orders breached in the Wide Bay region increased by more than eight per cent in 2018.

'HORRIFIED': Staggering increase in region's DV breaches

THE number of domestic violence orders breached in the Wide Bay region increased by more than eight per cent in 2018.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 6:10 PM

FOR the first time in 13 years, the Great Sandy Marine Park zoning plan will be reassessed, giving locals a rare opportunity to have their say on its future.

Big changes on horizon for Bundy fishermen, conservationists

FOR the first time in 13 years, the Great Sandy Marine Park zoning plan will be reassessed, giving locals a rare opportunity to have their say on its future.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 5:58 PM

AN AVENELL Heights man will front court after police busted him with a stash of illegal weapons, drugs and explosives.

BUSTED: Explosives, knives, drugs found in home raid

AN AVENELL Heights man will front court after police busted him with a stash of illegal weapons, drugs and explosives.

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 1:52 PM

ROSIE Schwabegger sits hunched over on a grey sofa, her legs dotted in dark bruises and scratches. A small cut on her bottom lip stretches open when she talks.

'I'm very lucky': Grandma trapped after hit and run

ROSIE Schwabegger sits hunched over on a grey sofa, her legs dotted in dark bruises and scratches. A small cut on her bottom lip stretches open when she talks.

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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.