Bound by the Burnett River, Bundaberg is a character filled city sprinkled with colonial buildings, museums and galleries. Famous for its sugar cane and rum production, it sits at the heart of a fertile horticultural belt, making it one of Australia's major food production areas.
Average summer temperatures range from 20°C to 29°C. Winter days are mild and dry, averaging 22°C.
Three major hospitals, public schools and colleges, and major campuses of CQUniversity and Institute of Technical and Further Education (TAFE).
An estimated population of the Bundaberg Region was 94,283 in 2014.
Over the past five years, the population of the Bundaberg Region has increased by 3,948 persons, or an average annual rate of 0.9%.
Total number of visitors to the Region in the year to June 2015, approximately 1,444,000 persons.
The region produced one fifth of Queensland's sugar crop.