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Print journalists: Your current careers are, or soon will be, over. Accept it

Print journalists: Your current careers are, or soon will be, over. Accept it

The sooner print journalists realise things aren't getting any better, and make the decision to move on to a new career, the better, according to Nigel Bowen. [...]

Read full article: Print journalists: Your current careers ...→
‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignored anymore’

‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignored anymore’

Expanding the offerings of Bowen TAFE has been labelled a key way to boost the region’s economy.

Read full article: ‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignore...→
Tourist parks face uncertainty without grey nomads

Tourist parks face uncertainty without grey nomads

Bowen caravan parks will soon be able to welcome guests but, without the Grey Nomad influx, are concerned for the future.

Read full article: Tourist parks face uncertainty without g...→
Power tools seized, police searching for owners

Power tools seized, police searching for owners

Bowen Police are searching for the owners of a number of items seized during a search warrant.

Read full article: Power tools seized, police searching for...→
Council approves new Bowen petrol station

Council approves new Bowen petrol station

The station will be located less than a minutes’ drive from two pre-existing refuelling facilities.

Read full article: Council approves new Bowen petrol statio...→
  • #Bowen

Tracing app downloads hit 5.6 million | Sky News Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised Australia’s swift uptake of the COVIDSafe app as he announced 5.6 million people have downloaded the contact tracing [...]

Read full article: Tracing app downloads hit 5.6 million | ...→
Teachers applaud parents hard work and dedication

Teachers applaud parents hard work and dedication

Teachers of one Bowen school have lined up out front to compliment parents as their children return to school

Read full article: Teachers applaud parents hard work and d...→
  • #Bowen
Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations remain ‘secret’

Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations remain ‘secret’

While the annual function won’t go ahead, the silver lining is that someone will still be inducted, with organisers remaining tight lipped.

Read full article: Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations ...→
‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new rescue boat for Bowen

‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new rescue boat for Bowen

Bowen VMR have officially signed the building contract for a new rescue boat, expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

Read full article: ‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new res...→
‘As the crow flies’: Where you can travel this weekend

‘As the crow flies’: Where you can travel this weekend

The 50km travel restrictions are ‘as the crow flies’, so where can Bowen residents explore this weekend?

Read full article: ‘As the crow flies’: Where you can trave...→
  • #Bowen
‘Putting our very life in their hands’: Thanking our hospital staff

‘Putting our very life in their hands’: Thanking our hospital staff

Hampers of sweet treats and hard-to-get grocery items have been delivered to Bowen hospital, thanking the “hardworking staff”.

Read full article: ‘Putting our very life in their hands’: ...→
  • #Bowen
Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picker workforce

Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picker workforce

With international travel grinding to a halt, farmers have been forced to look elsewhere for workers.

Read full article: Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picke...→
  • #Bowen
IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen court today

IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen court today

Full list of everyone scheduled to appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today, August 11.

Read full article: IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen c...→
  • #Bowen
TG poaches DLA Piper team

TG poaches DLA Piper team

National law firm Thomson Geer has poached one of Perth’s top corporate teams, with Michael Bowen and 10 colleagues moving to a new home for the second time in [...]

Read full article: TG poaches DLA Piper team...→
Magpies secretaries highlighted for devotion to club

Magpies secretaries highlighted for devotion to club

AMANDA Bowen and Alice Hughes have been recognised for their commitment to the Mitchell Magpies Rugby League Club as part of National Volunteers week.

Read full article: Magpies secretaries highlighted for devo...→
Police reveal more details about Bowen's 'dead body'

Police reveal more details about Bowen's 'dead body'

A ‘body’ uncovered in Bowen bushland sparked immediate action from local and district investigators.

Read full article: Police reveal more details about Bowen's...→
Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds team

Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds team

A Bowen rugby union talent who was predicted for a massive future was stood down this morning by Queensland Rugby Union.

Read full article: Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds tea...→
Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fishermen

Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fishermen

Qantas flights to Hong Kong may be the life raft needed to boost sales for Bowen’s struggling commercial fishers.

Read full article: Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fi...→
  • #Bowen
‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to leave croc at Golf Club

‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to leave croc at Golf Club

A small freshwater crocodile has made Bowen Golf Course home with the DES saying it will not move the animal on.

Read full article: ‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to ...→
TC Dylan official, expected to make landfall near Ayr

TC Dylan official, expected to make landfall near Ayr

UPDATE: 11:15pm - Tropical Cyclone Dylan is forecast to remain a category two cyclone after it hits the coast between Ayr and Bowen on Friday morning.

Read full article: TC Dylan official, expected to make land...→
‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows Bowen students

‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows Bowen students

Giant Laughing Kookaburra stops in Bowen during mission to spread happiness throughout Queensland.

Read full article: ‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows B...→
  • #Bowen
Teen learns fate after ploughing into convenience store

Teen learns fate after ploughing into convenience store

Bowen P-plater crashed into Airlie Beach business just minutes after staff left for the night.

Read full article: Teen learns fate after ploughing into co...→
Witness tells of shotgun terror

Witness tells of shotgun terror

A TERRIFIED refuge worker was held at gunpoint when Joan Bowen allegedly infiltrated the safehouse and helped two men kidnap a young woman.

Read full article: Witness tells of shotgun terror...→
Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s best seasonal catch

Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s best seasonal catch

A Bowen fisherman has taken home delicious. magazine’s coveted Harvey Norman Produce Award.

Read full article: Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s b...→

Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley measures | Sky News Australia

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says Labor will support any “sensible measures” put forward by the government to resolve barley tariff tension with China. C [...]

Read full article: Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley ...→
Man in hospital after crashing into kangaroo

Man in hospital after crashing into kangaroo

A man in his 40s has suspected spinal injuries after colliding with a kangaroo at Bowen overnight

Read full article: Man in hospital after crashing into kang...→
  • #Bowen

Lismore’s Flying Soldiers

RAAF crew of a Lancaster bomber from No 460 Squadron featured in Anzac Day commemorative stamp by artist Stella Bowen 1944

Read full article: Lismore’s Flying Soldiers...→
Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge of technology

Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge of technology

The new boat will let fishermen hunt lucrative fish beyond the Great Barrier Reef

Read full article: Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge ...→
  • #Bowen
CRIME: Police seek info after second school break-in in weeks

CRIME: Police seek info after second school break-in in weeks

Bowen Police are appealing to the public after Queens Beach State School was broken into last week.

Read full article: CRIME: Police seek info after second sch...→
  • #Bowen
Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club

Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club

Bowen Golf Club may have bitten off more than they could chew when they invited new members to take up the sport during isolation.

Read full article: Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club...→
  • #Bowen
Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picker workforce

Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picker workforce

With international travel grinding to a halt, farmers have been forced to look elsewhere for workers.

Read full article: Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picke...→
  • #Bowen
‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignored anymore’

‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignored anymore’

Expanding the offerings of Bowen TAFE has been labelled a key way to boost the region’s economy.

Read full article: ‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignore...→
Teen learns fate after ploughing into convenience store

Teen learns fate after ploughing into convenience store

Bowen P-plater crashed into Airlie Beach business just minutes after staff left for the night.

Read full article: Teen learns fate after ploughing into co...→
TG poaches DLA Piper team

TG poaches DLA Piper team

National law firm Thomson Geer has poached one of Perth’s top corporate teams, with Michael Bowen and 10 colleagues moving to a new home for the second time in [...]

Read full article: TG poaches DLA Piper team...→
Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s best seasonal catch

Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s best seasonal catch

A Bowen fisherman has taken home delicious. magazine’s coveted Harvey Norman Produce Award.

Read full article: Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s b...→
Police reveal more details about Bowen's 'dead body'

Police reveal more details about Bowen's 'dead body'

A ‘body’ uncovered in Bowen bushland sparked immediate action from local and district investigators.

Read full article: Police reveal more details about Bowen's...→
Power tools seized, police searching for owners

Power tools seized, police searching for owners

Bowen Police are searching for the owners of a number of items seized during a search warrant.

Read full article: Power tools seized, police searching for...→
Man in hospital after crashing into kangaroo

Man in hospital after crashing into kangaroo

A man in his 40s has suspected spinal injuries after colliding with a kangaroo at Bowen overnight

Read full article: Man in hospital after crashing into kang...→
  • #Bowen

Tracing app downloads hit 5.6 million | Sky News Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised Australia’s swift uptake of the COVIDSafe app as he announced 5.6 million people have downloaded the contact tracing [...]

Read full article: Tracing app downloads hit 5.6 million | ...→
Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge of technology

Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge of technology

The new boat will let fishermen hunt lucrative fish beyond the Great Barrier Reef

Read full article: Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge ...→
  • #Bowen
Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fishermen

Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fishermen

Qantas flights to Hong Kong may be the life raft needed to boost sales for Bowen’s struggling commercial fishers.

Read full article: Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fi...→
  • #Bowen
Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations remain ‘secret’

Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations remain ‘secret’

While the annual function won’t go ahead, the silver lining is that someone will still be inducted, with organisers remaining tight lipped.

Read full article: Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations ...→
‘As the crow flies’: Where you can travel this weekend

‘As the crow flies’: Where you can travel this weekend

The 50km travel restrictions are ‘as the crow flies’, so where can Bowen residents explore this weekend?

Read full article: ‘As the crow flies’: Where you can trave...→
  • #Bowen
Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club

Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club

Bowen Golf Club may have bitten off more than they could chew when they invited new members to take up the sport during isolation.

Read full article: Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club...→
  • #Bowen
TC Dylan official, expected to make landfall near Ayr

TC Dylan official, expected to make landfall near Ayr

UPDATE: 11:15pm - Tropical Cyclone Dylan is forecast to remain a category two cyclone after it hits the coast between Ayr and Bowen on Friday morning.

Read full article: TC Dylan official, expected to make land...→
Print journalists: Your current careers are, or soon will be, over. Accept it

Print journalists: Your current careers are, or soon will be, over. Accept it

The sooner print journalists realise things aren't getting any better, and make the decision to move on to a new career, the better, according to Nigel Bowen. [...]

Read full article: Print journalists: Your current careers ...→
‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows Bowen students

‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows Bowen students

Giant Laughing Kookaburra stops in Bowen during mission to spread happiness throughout Queensland.

Read full article: ‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows B...→
  • #Bowen
IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen court today

IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen court today

Full list of everyone scheduled to appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today, August 11.

Read full article: IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen c...→
  • #Bowen
Witness tells of shotgun terror

Witness tells of shotgun terror

A TERRIFIED refuge worker was held at gunpoint when Joan Bowen allegedly infiltrated the safehouse and helped two men kidnap a young woman.

Read full article: Witness tells of shotgun terror...→
Magpies secretaries highlighted for devotion to club

Magpies secretaries highlighted for devotion to club

AMANDA Bowen and Alice Hughes have been recognised for their commitment to the Mitchell Magpies Rugby League Club as part of National Volunteers week.

Read full article: Magpies secretaries highlighted for devo...→
Tourist parks face uncertainty without grey nomads

Tourist parks face uncertainty without grey nomads

Bowen caravan parks will soon be able to welcome guests but, without the Grey Nomad influx, are concerned for the future.

Read full article: Tourist parks face uncertainty without g...→

Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley measures | Sky News Australia

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says Labor will support any “sensible measures” put forward by the government to resolve barley tariff tension with China. C [...]

Read full article: Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley ...→
Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds team

Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds team

A Bowen rugby union talent who was predicted for a massive future was stood down this morning by Queensland Rugby Union.

Read full article: Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds tea...→
Council approves new Bowen petrol station

Council approves new Bowen petrol station

The station will be located less than a minutes’ drive from two pre-existing refuelling facilities.

Read full article: Council approves new Bowen petrol statio...→
  • #Bowen

Lismore’s Flying Soldiers

RAAF crew of a Lancaster bomber from No 460 Squadron featured in Anzac Day commemorative stamp by artist Stella Bowen 1944

Read full article: Lismore’s Flying Soldiers...→
Teachers applaud parents hard work and dedication

Teachers applaud parents hard work and dedication

Teachers of one Bowen school have lined up out front to compliment parents as their children return to school

Read full article: Teachers applaud parents hard work and d...→
  • #Bowen
‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to leave croc at Golf Club

‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to leave croc at Golf Club

A small freshwater crocodile has made Bowen Golf Course home with the DES saying it will not move the animal on.

Read full article: ‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to ...→
‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new rescue boat for Bowen

‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new rescue boat for Bowen

Bowen VMR have officially signed the building contract for a new rescue boat, expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

Read full article: ‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new res...→
CRIME: Police seek info after second school break-in in weeks

CRIME: Police seek info after second school break-in in weeks

Bowen Police are appealing to the public after Queens Beach State School was broken into last week.

Read full article: CRIME: Police seek info after second sch...→
  • #Bowen
‘Putting our very life in their hands’: Thanking our hospital staff

‘Putting our very life in their hands’: Thanking our hospital staff

Hampers of sweet treats and hard-to-get grocery items have been delivered to Bowen hospital, thanking the “hardworking staff”.

Read full article: ‘Putting our very life in their hands’: ...→
  • #Bowen
Print journalists: Your current careers are, or soon will be, over. Accept it

Print journalists: Your current careers are, or soon will be, over. Accept it

The sooner print journalists realise things aren't getting any better, and make the decision to move on to a new career, the better, according to Nigel Bowen. [...]

Read full article: Print journalists: Your current careers ...→
Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picker workforce

Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picker workforce

With international travel grinding to a halt, farmers have been forced to look elsewhere for workers.

Read full article: Pandemic prompts change in Bowen’s picke...→
  • #Bowen
‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows Bowen students

‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows Bowen students

Giant Laughing Kookaburra stops in Bowen during mission to spread happiness throughout Queensland.

Read full article: ‘It’s ginormous’: Special visitor wows B...→
  • #Bowen
‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignored anymore’

‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignored anymore’

Expanding the offerings of Bowen TAFE has been labelled a key way to boost the region’s economy.

Read full article: ‘It’s high time that Bowen is not ignore...→
IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen court today

IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen court today

Full list of everyone scheduled to appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today, August 11.

Read full article: IN COURT: 39 people appearing in Bowen c...→
  • #Bowen
Teen learns fate after ploughing into convenience store

Teen learns fate after ploughing into convenience store

Bowen P-plater crashed into Airlie Beach business just minutes after staff left for the night.

Read full article: Teen learns fate after ploughing into co...→
TG poaches DLA Piper team

TG poaches DLA Piper team

National law firm Thomson Geer has poached one of Perth’s top corporate teams, with Michael Bowen and 10 colleagues moving to a new home for the second time in [...]

Read full article: TG poaches DLA Piper team...→
Witness tells of shotgun terror

Witness tells of shotgun terror

A TERRIFIED refuge worker was held at gunpoint when Joan Bowen allegedly infiltrated the safehouse and helped two men kidnap a young woman.

Read full article: Witness tells of shotgun terror...→
Magpies secretaries highlighted for devotion to club

Magpies secretaries highlighted for devotion to club

AMANDA Bowen and Alice Hughes have been recognised for their commitment to the Mitchell Magpies Rugby League Club as part of National Volunteers week.

Read full article: Magpies secretaries highlighted for devo...→
Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s best seasonal catch

Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s best seasonal catch

A Bowen fisherman has taken home delicious. magazine’s coveted Harvey Norman Produce Award.

Read full article: Bowen coral trout awarded Queensland’s b...→
Tourist parks face uncertainty without grey nomads

Tourist parks face uncertainty without grey nomads

Bowen caravan parks will soon be able to welcome guests but, without the Grey Nomad influx, are concerned for the future.

Read full article: Tourist parks face uncertainty without g...→
Police reveal more details about Bowen's 'dead body'

Police reveal more details about Bowen's 'dead body'

A ‘body’ uncovered in Bowen bushland sparked immediate action from local and district investigators.

Read full article: Police reveal more details about Bowen's...→

Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley measures | Sky News Australia

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says Labor will support any “sensible measures” put forward by the government to resolve barley tariff tension with China. C [...]

Read full article: Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley ...→
Power tools seized, police searching for owners

Power tools seized, police searching for owners

Bowen Police are searching for the owners of a number of items seized during a search warrant.

Read full article: Power tools seized, police searching for...→
Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds team

Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds team

A Bowen rugby union talent who was predicted for a massive future was stood down this morning by Queensland Rugby Union.

Read full article: Mackay’s rugby prodigy cut from Reds tea...→
Man in hospital after crashing into kangaroo

Man in hospital after crashing into kangaroo

A man in his 40s has suspected spinal injuries after colliding with a kangaroo at Bowen overnight

Read full article: Man in hospital after crashing into kang...→
  • #Bowen
Council approves new Bowen petrol station

Council approves new Bowen petrol station

The station will be located less than a minutes’ drive from two pre-existing refuelling facilities.

Read full article: Council approves new Bowen petrol statio...→
  • #Bowen

Lismore’s Flying Soldiers

RAAF crew of a Lancaster bomber from No 460 Squadron featured in Anzac Day commemorative stamp by artist Stella Bowen 1944

Read full article: Lismore’s Flying Soldiers...→

Tracing app downloads hit 5.6 million | Sky News Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised Australia’s swift uptake of the COVIDSafe app as he announced 5.6 million people have downloaded the contact tracing [...]

Read full article: Tracing app downloads hit 5.6 million | ...→
Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge of technology

Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge of technology

The new boat will let fishermen hunt lucrative fish beyond the Great Barrier Reef

Read full article: Bowen’s newest boat on the cutting-edge ...→
  • #Bowen
Teachers applaud parents hard work and dedication

Teachers applaud parents hard work and dedication

Teachers of one Bowen school have lined up out front to compliment parents as their children return to school

Read full article: Teachers applaud parents hard work and d...→
  • #Bowen
Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fishermen

Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fishermen

Qantas flights to Hong Kong may be the life raft needed to boost sales for Bowen’s struggling commercial fishers.

Read full article: Fish flights offer life raft to Bowen fi...→
  • #Bowen
Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations remain ‘secret’

Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations remain ‘secret’

While the annual function won’t go ahead, the silver lining is that someone will still be inducted, with organisers remaining tight lipped.

Read full article: Bowen Sporting Hall of Fame nominations ...→
‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to leave croc at Golf Club

‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to leave croc at Golf Club

A small freshwater crocodile has made Bowen Golf Course home with the DES saying it will not move the animal on.

Read full article: ‘Ridiculous’: Brunker slams decision to ...→
‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new rescue boat for Bowen

‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new rescue boat for Bowen

Bowen VMR have officially signed the building contract for a new rescue boat, expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

Read full article: ‘Marathon’ fundraising secures a new res...→
CRIME: Police seek info after second school break-in in weeks

CRIME: Police seek info after second school break-in in weeks

Bowen Police are appealing to the public after Queens Beach State School was broken into last week.

Read full article: CRIME: Police seek info after second sch...→
  • #Bowen
‘As the crow flies’: Where you can travel this weekend

‘As the crow flies’: Where you can travel this weekend

The 50km travel restrictions are ‘as the crow flies’, so where can Bowen residents explore this weekend?

Read full article: ‘As the crow flies’: Where you can trave...→
  • #Bowen
Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club

Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club

Bowen Golf Club may have bitten off more than they could chew when they invited new members to take up the sport during isolation.

Read full article: Fresh visitor for Bowen Golf Club...→
  • #Bowen
‘Putting our very life in their hands’: Thanking our hospital staff

‘Putting our very life in their hands’: Thanking our hospital staff

Hampers of sweet treats and hard-to-get grocery items have been delivered to Bowen hospital, thanking the “hardworking staff”.

Read full article: ‘Putting our very life in their hands’: ...→
  • #Bowen
TC Dylan official, expected to make landfall near Ayr

TC Dylan official, expected to make landfall near Ayr

UPDATE: 11:15pm - Tropical Cyclone Dylan is forecast to remain a category two cyclone after it hits the coast between Ayr and Bowen on Friday morning.

Read full article: TC Dylan official, expected to make land...→