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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;    

  • 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

  • 3 December 2010

    Bundaberg Regional Council is just a few months away from taking action to help restore the health of Bargara’s Moneys Creek…   By Lea Emery (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, December 3, 2010;

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sydney based BH Developments QLD Pty Ltd (BHD) has officially lodged a development application with Bundaberg Regional Council for a integrated marina and resort project at Burnett Heads in Queensland. According to an official announcement, the proposed new Gateway Marina development on the south western shore of the Burnett Heads Boat Harbour includes plans for […]

  • 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  

  • 26 August 2013

    The Burnett River dredging project has officially commenced, reports news-mail.com. The trailer suction hopper dredger Brisbane arrived yesterday in Bundaberg and started its task almost immediately. Regarding this very important dredging program, Jason Pascoe, the Port of Bundaberg general manager, stated that it was hoped the Brisbane would remove about 300,000 cubic meters of silt […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is about to make a $1 million investment in Bundaberg’s popular boating facilities at Burnett Heads, according to the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. The minister announced last Sunday (February 10) that Sunshine State-based businesses will deliver the million-dollar package of works, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland strategy. “Burnett […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DM-55: IMS’s Solution to Deep Maintenance Dredging (VIDEO) No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in their own maintenance dredging system that will allow them to maintain a maximum depth of 55 ft (16.7m) at their port.   VIDEO: Panama Canal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 21 February 2011

    Gladstone Ports Corporation has been working closely with Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) on restoring operations at the Port of Bundaberg… (mining-reporter) [mappress] Source: mining-reporter, February 21, 2011;