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  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Hinkler, Keith Pitt, and Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack, have announced that $750,000 would be provided for a pre-feasibility study to assess the viability of an outer harbor at the Port of Bundaberg as a potential site to load larger cargo vessels. “This pre-feasibility study will look at oceanography, tides, prevailing winds […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. engineering expert Mike Schmidt joined Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey today to inspect a potential site for the Bundaberg East Levee ahead of community information sessions on 6 June. Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said that this was a great opportunity for locals to hear from a world-renowned engineer about the […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a significant rainfall in Bundaberg during October and November 2017, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is currently undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg. The subsequent build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 10-year Action Plan for flood mitigation projects to improve safety in Bundaberg is underway with the Palaszczuk Government honoring an election commitment and investing $4 million to get started on technical investigations, Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Local Government, Mark Furner, launched the 10-year Action Plan in Bundaberg today. “This is […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk have reached another milestone, with the Palaszczuk Government awarding a $325,000 contract to undertake maintenance dredging. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles announced today the contract had been awarded to Queensland-based Neumann Contractors Pty Ltd. Mr Miles said that the contractors had […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling for tenders to undertake important dredging work ahead of the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk to create an artificial reef and world-class dive site in waters off Hervey Bay. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles, said that the successful contractor will undertake maintenance dredging […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg Regional Council Mayor, Jack Dempsey, said that the Council was looking forward to receiving a briefing from Member for Bundaberg, Leanne Donaldson, regarding future proposals to progress the government’s stated 10 year flood action plan for Bundaberg. Dempsey said that a Council briefing with Ms Donaldson was scheduled for Wednesday although the community consultations started […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Public consultation for the Bundaberg flood protection study is now open with the Queensland Government encouraging the Bundaberg local community to participate. The Bundaberg flood protection study is a vital component of the Queensland Government’s commitment to develop a 10-year action plan for flood mitigation works in the Bundaberg region. The study will build on […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government will fast-track additional funding this financial year to transform an area of Bundaberg’s flood damaged riverbank near the CBD into public parkland. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $2.4 million upgrade of the sinkhole at the site of the former Midtown Marina was a daily reminder of the 2013 […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following a request from the independent panel, the Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt agreed to extend the time frame to conduct the review of the bund wall at the Port of Gladstone. The independent panel’s co-chairs, Anthea Tinney and Dr Andrew Johnson, have advised that the volume of material to be reviewed and the […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The independent review into the bund wall failure at the Port of Gladstone is now underway. Individuals and organisations are invited to make submissions for consideration under the Terms of Reference until 28 February 2014. The independent review panel comprising Dr Andrew Johnson, Ms Anthea Tinney and Dr Ian Cresswell will: – examine and report […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today the Port of Bundaberg welcomed the arrival of the largest bulk sugar carrier, MV Lake Arafura, since the January 2013 flood events. MV Lake Arafura will load 20,000 tonnes of bulk raw sugar while at port on Monday 13 January 2014. Prior to the ship’s arrival, three emergency dredging projects were undertaken, since the […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A plan to develop the Port of Bundaberg will finally go ahead under the LNP, four years after it was first announced in 2009. Premier Campbell Newman announced that the Port’s owner, Gladstone Ports Corporation, had approved the Master Plan, which sets the development in motion. “This project has been on the cards for some […]

  • 7 August 2013

    All boat ramps in the Bundaberg region, some extensively damaged during the January floods, will be reopened by Christmas thanks to a cash injection from the Newman Government. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli today confirmed more than $500,000 had been set aside to repair the Kalkie, Burnett Downs and Woodgate boat […]

  • 24 July 2013

    Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC, Queensland Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli and Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Member for Blair Shayne Neumann announced that work will commence immediately to reopen the Port of Bundaberg to full-size ships. Heavy silting after severe flooding in early 2013 has prevented full-sized […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Dr Patricia Petersen, Leader of the Australian Independents, said that her party is committed to Maryborough cane farmers receiving a further $10 million in direct funding. Dr Petersen also said that the Australian Independents were fighting to ensure that the port at Bundaberg, which was damaged by flood, is repaired as soon as possible, to […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation makes an announcement to reassure the Gladstone and wider community that the reclamation area or bund wall in the Gladstone harbour is not leaking. The ABC television 7pm News on Friday 21 June reported the bund wall was leaking with images of water discharging out of the bund wall – this […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first shipment from Queensland Sugar Limited’s (QSL) Bundaberg Sugar Terminal, since flooding earlier this year, is being loaded with 11,600 tonnes of raw sugar and will set course for an arrival today at Mackay Sugar Terminal. The channel where ships enter the port of Bundaberg was built-up earlier this year with silt from the […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Emergency dredging works to re-open the Port of Bundaberg to smaller commercial shipping commenced on Saturday, 13 April 2013. Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett said the emergency works would be done by the trailer suction hopper dredge “Brisbane”. “The Port of Bundaberg was badly impacted by the unprecedented flooding of the Burnett River in late […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) completed a full hydrographic survey of the Bundaberg Port area last week to determine the impacts of the recent unprecedented flood event in the Burnett River. The survey has now been reviewed by the Regional Harbour Master and GPC. The survey indicates the following: • There are a number of submerged […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Progress on sealing the northern section of the front bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing remains on schedule for a second week. The Transitional Environmental Program (TEP) approved on 25 June allows for bund sealing works to be undertaken until 6 August to fast track sealing the northern section of the east bund wall at the […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Progress on the sealing of the northern section of the front bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing is on schedule. The 8.8km bund wall created to reclaim 274 hectares at the northern end the current Fisherman’s Landing site was completed in August 2011, since then 4 million cubic metres of dredge material have been stored inside […]

  • 10 November 2011

    The Bundaberg Port is putting the final touches to its recovery from the summer floods that closed down operations as debris swept… (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, November 10, 2011; Image: portofbundaberg

  • 2 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    THE bund wall enclosing the land reclamation area at Fisherman’s Landing was closed yesterday, with the two ends of the wall “meeting in… (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, August 2, 2011

  • 28 July 2011

    A simulated oil spill at the Bundaberg Port attracted the attention of 60 delegates visiting for the Disaster Management for Local … By Nikki Sorbello (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, July 28, 2011;

  • 10 June 2011

    A program to dredge the river at the Port of Bundaberg to repair flood damage has already taken thousands of cubic metres of sand out of…   (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, June 10, 2011  

  • 27 April 2011

    The Burnett Heads Port was a hive of activity over the weekend with a sugar ship arriving, water police presence and the arrival of a… (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, April 27, 2011  

  • 4 March 2011

    The Port of Bundaberg in southern Queensland resumes operations today after flooding forced its closure last year… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 4, 2011;