The Coastline Newspaper Group

Welcome to the website for Coastline Newspaper Group. Here we let you preview past editions of our publications, check out our interesting stories and pictures, mainly with a tourist flavour.

We invite you to contact us if you would like advertising details or if you have an item of interest for us.

Do you have a comment about our publications, app or website? We would be pleased to hear from you.

Michael McRae

Our Publications

Our publications are all available to read online

The Bundy Book
The Bundy Book
The Bundy Book

The Bundy Book

The Bundy Book was first published 29 years ago as a glossy full colour easy to read magazine which is updated every 6 months. Since then we have given away free over 2 million copies.

It is now published in December and July each year and is a lift out printed on Improved Newsprint n the Bundy Local Newspaper. It is now availaable FREE at pickup points in the Bundaberg area including tourist attractions, caravan parks, hotels and resorts and newsagents over the holiday period and in January and July its home deliverd in the region.

Outlining all our attractions, beaches, Great Barrier Reef, Turtles Timeline. All the things for our visitors to see and enjoy in our city, coast and region.

There is also a Bundy Book App which is available from the App. Store.

Where do you get it!


Chippendalls Newsagency

Chippendalls Stockland

Golden Arrow News and Casket

GlenLodge Caravan Park Thabeban

Lucky Dollar Newsagency

Red Shed Fruit and Veges Kalkie

Southside Central Newsagency South Bundaberg

Station Newsagency

IGA Local Grocer North Bundaberg

Bargara and Burnett Heads

Bargara Beach Bakehouse

Bargara Beach Liberty Hardward

Golden Arrow Bargara News

IGA Burnett Heads

Oaks Village Store Burnett Heads

The Point Resort

Post Office Burnett Heads

The next Bundy Book- the summertime edition is planned for December. Bookings are now open for this popular publication for visitors to the region. Email or phone 07 41531133. If you wish to advertise contact us early as this is a very popular magazine.

The Bundy Local Newspaper
The Bundy Local Newspaper
Bundy Local Newspaper 2023

The Bundy Local newspaper is Bundaberg’s only free newspaper. The Drum and the Guardian were published by Newscorp the publishers of the Bundaberg News Mail and when it closed a few years ago their FREE newspaper the Guardian was closed.

This Bundaberg Local Newspaper wiil be home delivered in the Bundaberg City, Coastal Towns and Childers in January 2024. Most newsagents and selected businesses have stocks of this new newspaper.

For enquiries on the Bundy Local email for personal service Phone 07 41531133 or email

This is what one of our readers said after getting his Bundy Local in his letterbox!

Congratulations on the publication of The Bundy Local, received my copy in the letter box today and have found it very interesting.

Thanks for thinking of the residents of the region by providing this free publication.

Look forward to the next issue and all the best for the future.

Kind regards,
David Jacobson

Tourist Queensland
Tourist Queensland

The Tourist Queensland publication has been published since Expo in 1988 in Brisbane.

In the tourism business? You need to be seen in Tourist Queensland

Tourist Queensland is an affordable way to give your business or event a much bigger slice of the tourist market. Reach tourists when they are planning a holiday, looking for things to do and places to stay.  We have plans to print the next edition in Auckland in New Zealand and it will be available to many residents who may be planning a visit to Queensland.

Special features in the Tourist Queensland will include Holiday Hot Spots in Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, Capricorn Coast, Whitsundays, Tropical North, The West and Gemfields, and the Granite Belt.

We have not set a publication date for the next Tourist Queensland. We will advise on this website of our proposed publication date.

Contact us for more information or bookings. Phone: 07 41531133 Email: or go to Contact Us on this site. Bookings are now open.

The Bundy Book App

The Bundy Book App

Coming to Bundaberg? Make sure you have the Bundy Book App.

This app is available to anyone in the world and its free from the App Store. The app is the perfect partner to the Bundy Book, Bundaberg's glossy colourful tourist magazine available free from most tourist places.

Get your Bundy Book App now and its FREE.

Download on the App Store

Regional Roundup

News from Bundaberg and surrounds

Where to vote in Bundaberg and Bargara this Saturd

All Australian citizens aged 18 and over must vote in the upcoming referendum.

Johnny Cash in Stanthorpe by Michael McRae

32 years ago there was a sold-out concert by Johnny Cash and family in Stanthorpe.

Bundaberg’s Kennedy Bridge has been awarded an Eng

It was built to replace the dilapidated timber bridge built on the same site in 1878.

From Cleaning Lady to the Voice behind the VOICE

Managing Editor of Coastline Newspaper Group Michael McRae talks about his meeting with The Voice

A Sticky Situation

A truck carrying molasses took a turn for the worst when it rolled over around 6 o’clock on Saturday

World famous equine educator Will Rogers returns f

Top trainer, rider and social media star back on home turf for one day master workshop..


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Bundy’s Beautiful Beaches- Our Readers Choice

Bundy’s Beautiful Beaches- Our Readers Choice

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Bundaberg author’s new novel….Win A Copy.

Bundaberg author’s new novel….Win A Copy.

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