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Confirmed Delta variant on Hervey Bay flight

Health authorities are working through the manifest of flights QF2374 and 2375 between Hervey Bay and Brisbane on 12 July, after a Qantas flight...

Dressed for the cause

For over 30 years, Beds R Us Bundaberg has been caring for their local community, providing a good night's sleep and sweet dreams. This...

Strong will and talent leads to future goals

Showcasing a clear love of a challenge, the harder the competition is, the more Isaac Cooper steps up. The 17-year-old is set to represent Australia...

‘Never give up’ message clear for Chris

When you speak with Paralympian Chris Pitt, you are immediately touched with a real sense of determination. This is someone who showed a true strength...

Jodi never lost sight of her dreams

While she's been plagued with a vision impairment for much of her life, Jodi Willis-Roberts hasn’t let being colour-blind, short-sighted and light-sensitive stop her...

Summer skill leads to winter success

For Olympian Michelle Steele, growing up in Bundaberg was all about sporting opportunities. In her early years at Woongarra State School, then-principal Mr Tait loved...

Michele always remembers privilege of representing Australia

Michele Pearson's advice to young people fulfilling their passion for sport is simple: ‘love what you do and be persistent; practice makes perfect’. Given that...

Chantel never gives up

For Chantel Louise Wolfenden, there is no such word as can’t, even with a physical impairment. Drive and determination saw her firstly succeed personally in...

A character well remembered

Laurence Sydney Birks was born on 7 January 1928 in Bundaberg, where he lived and attended school before moving to Brisbane with his mother...

Determination clear for Rheed

For Paralympian Rheed McCracken, this year’s games experience in Tokyo will be different with Covid restrictions but representing Australia will always be an honour. He...

And the game goes on

For Troy Elder, there isn’t a time he can remember when he wasn’t playing hockey. Both his parents played and his mum said that as...

Rosemary paves the way with talent

Paving the way for talented swimmers after her, Bundaberg was put on the sporting map with the help of Olympic silver medallist Rosemary Lassig...

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The Waves pile on the goals

The Waves in under-14 Wide Bay North showed why it was the top side in the competition. The team scored 22 goals in its match...