Bundaberg is a city in south-east Queensland, Australia, about 385 kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane. It is 15 kilometres inland from the coast and situated on the Burnett River. It is a major centre within the broader Wide Bay–Burnett geographical region. Bundaberg is the business centre for a major sugar cane growing area, and is well known for its namesake export, Bundaberg Rum. The city is an important tourism gateway for inland national parks and the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef and resort islands. It is the seat of the Bundaberg Regional Council.