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 was updated every 6 months. Since then we have given away free over 2 million copies.

The Bundy Book has changed and is a liftout in the Bundy Local Newspaper.

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.

The Bundy Book/ Bundy Local newspaper will be available from newsagents and visitor pick up points and home delivered in the Bundaberg and coastal towns.

The next Bundy Book/ Bundy Local will be published in September and December 2024.. Bookings are now open for this popular publication.

Email or phone 07 41531133.

The Bundy Local Newspaper
The Bundy Local Newspaper
Bundy Local Newspaper 1.24

 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 was home delivered in the Bundaberg City,
Coastal Towns in May 2024. Most newsagents and selected businesses have stocks
of this new newspaper.
The next Bundy Local newspaper will be published in early September 2024 

For enquiries about the Bundy Local email for personal service phone 07 41531133 or email 


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

Henry Lawson and the Mudgee Winery

A poem written by Henry Lawson who lived next door to the property which is now the Mudgee Winery

One of Australia's oldest wineries is for sale

The Mudgee Winery is for sale. Here is a link to a video and the brochure. Take a look

1770 FESTIVAL IN 2024

The Foods On Top Of The Sandy Loam is the title of the festival

Map of Australia from 1753

Here is a map of Australia 17 years before Cook discovered the East Coast

Australia- Did you know.....

Fun and interesting facts about our country

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.


Enter our competitions and win prizes

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Win tickets. Closing Monday

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Win tickets. Closing Monday

This an upcoming post-apocalyptic action adventure film co-produced and directed by George Miller. Filmed entirely in NSW It is the fifth instalment in the Mad Max franchise, serving as both a spin-off and prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy as the titular character Imperator Furiosa, with Chris Hemsworth, Tom Burke, and Alyla Browne. It's coming to Readings Cinemas on May 24. We have three double guest invitations to give away. To one a ticket for you and a friend answer three questions about the Mad Max movies. Its free to enter. ENTRIES CLOSE MONDAY 20 MAY AT 12 NOON. Hurry! Don't miss out Winners will be advised and winners names announced on Facebook and on our website.

NeTINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL....Win a Double Pass!w Competition

NeTINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL....Win a Double Pass!w Competition

Win tickets for two people to enjoy a preview performance on July 4 at 7.30pm – with 2 nights' accommodation at Quest Apartment Hotel in Chermside. To enter visit our website with entries closing …...... Sydney's Theatre Royal season saw 301 stunning performances with 301 standing ovations; the longest running production since the venue's reopening, and breaking sales records. Produced by Paul Dainty AO/TEG DAINTY in collaboration with Stage Management, Tali Pelman and the late Tina Turner, it's a comeback story of a woman who dared defy the bounds of her age, gender and race to become the Global Queen of Rock 'n Roll -a celebration of resilience and triumph over adversity. Tali Pelman said “I know Australia was very close to Tina's heart; everything about her was unique, her heart, her story and of course her voice; we can't wait for Queenslanders to experience her journey and her triumph through our show.” Lead actors – simply the best! Playing Tina is Ruva Ngwenya whose first professional role was as Shenzi in The Lion King followed by a string of brilliant musicals – We Will Rock You, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Ragtime and Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Ruva is one of musical theatre's most sought after performers. Ike Turner is played by platinum selling performer, Tim Omaji. Queenslander Mat Verevis, singer, actor and songwriter originally from Cairns, plays Tina's Australian agent Roger Davies and won the 2018 Helpmann Award for his role of Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Featuring 23 hit songs – Simply The Best, River Deep Mountain High, What's Love Got To Do With It?, Proud Mary – this smash hit has received 37 prestigious award nominations including a Tony Award for Best Musical and an Olivier Award for Best New Musical. Enter now for your chance to experience this electrifying musical production at Brisbane's brilliant QPAC.