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History – SHAPING BRIBIE’S FUTURE IN 1920’S

Tags: History. Historical. . Queensland. Brisbane. Moreton Bay. Australia Future Fishing In the 1920’s people came in their thousands by Steamship to the peace and quiet of Bribie Island to camp and enjoy the extensive...
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Bribie Island – 100-YEAR MILESTONE FOR GIRL GUIDES

Tags: Bribie Island Girl Guides. Girl Guides have been active on Bribie Island for 47 years, opening the doors at Webster Street in 1972. The girls and their volunteer leaders have been involved in lots...

FINDING BRIBIE ENDS COUPLE’S SEARCH

Tags: Retirement. Travel. Tourism destinations. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Three years ago, my hubby Ian and I visited the Sunshine Coast region, from NSW, searching for a change, looking at over 50 resorts and parks, we...
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History – Queensland LOOKING BACK 250 YEARS

Tags: Captain Cook. History. Historical events. Queensland. Australia In a few months’ time, we will all be preparing for the start of the year 2020, which is the 250 year Anniversary of James Cook being...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – GREY SHRIKE – THRUSH – COLLURICINCLA HARMONICA

Tags: Native wildlife. Birds. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Australia Grey Shrike-thrushes are moderately common on Bribie Island in forest areas and occasionally venture into suburbia. Their melodious call is often a signal that this...
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MATTHEW FLINDERS ART PRIZE 2019 Gallery – Starts July 20th

Tags: art gallery, Matthew Flinders, artist, artwork, Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane Excitement is building for the opening of this year’s Matthew Flinders Art Prize. Now in its 21st year, the Matthew Flinders Art Prize...
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Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 14th Edition July 5 2019 Issue 91

Get all your community news and information. Bribie Islands only community gloss magazine NOW EVERY TWO WEEKS! – Articles on boating, camping, fishing, life, drama, travel destinations, sports and what to see and do...
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PREPARATION KEY TO EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Tags: Bribie Island Emergency Services When disaster strikes, either by natural or man-made means, it is what happens immediately after the initial event that sets the scene for the effectiveness of any response. Bribie Islanders have...
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THE ART OF RUNNING BY LORNA GROVES

Tags: Bribie Island Art. Art Gallery. Artist. Artwork. Brisbane. Moreton Bay. No, not that sort of running, but making the paint run onto a canvas in extraordinary ways. And I’m not giving too much away...

Troon Family Golf Day

Have you got anything planned this school holidays? Pacific Harbour Golf and Country Club are hosting a Troon Family Golf Day and inviting parents, grandparents or guardians to pair up with their little ones...
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Somebody Tell The Pelicans

By Richard Whetlor As I drove over the bridge this morning to office I noticed a pelican defying all odds as it wobbled trying to secure it's footing on one of the...
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Community Event – ECLECTICA 4 AT THE GALLERY – June 25 – 12 July

For the fourth year since its inception, the Contemporary Arts Practices Working Together Group at is presenting its annual Eclectica exhibition. Opening night, to which all are welcome,...
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BUSY FINGERS June 2019

SHOP CHANGES As usual, we are continually busy in the shop, as well as trying to make it easier for customers to locate the items they are looking for. Our manager Sonia has just finished...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – YELLOW-TAILED BLACK-COCKATOO

Tags: Black Cockatoo. Wildlife, native, birds. Australian. Queensland. Brisbane. Moreton Bay Not long ago Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos were quite uncommon on Bribie Island but recently they have been seen more frequently particularly in the state pine...
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Event – TOP SPEAKERS AT QUEENSLAND GARDEN EXPO

A full line up of speakers will keep the expected crowd of 40,000 busy according to the spokesperson for the show’s organisers. Whether it is bees or bromeliads, composting or camellias, the Queensland Garden...

MARKETPLACE, NINGI

A new initiative by the Sandstone Point Lions is MarketPlace. MarketPlace is a community market held on the first Saturday of every month at the Hall Grounds, Bribie Island Road in the centre of...

ABBEY MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL 2019

Tags: Caboolture medieval festival Brisbane Moreton Bay. Step into a Medieval World and Cure Post-Game of Thrones Blues at Abbeystowe. This year marks the 30th anniversary for Caboolture’s Abbey Medieval Festival, which provides an authentic medieval...
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Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 13th Edition June 21 2019 Issue 90

The Bribie Islander Magazine Get all your community news and information. Bribie Islands only community gloss magazine NOW EVERY TWO WEEKS! – Articles on boating, camping, fishing, life, drama, travel destinations, sports and what to...
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THE BRIBIE ISLANDER EXCLUSIVE PELICAN UPDATE!

Pelican perches to be installed on Bribie Island Bridge  Five pelican roosting platforms will be installed on the following community feedback. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said Bribie Island residents had...
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MORETON BAY HISTORY SEMINAR

Tags: Bribie Island History. Queensland. Brisbane. Moreton Bay. Images. Historical The Third annual Moreton Bay History Seminar was held at North Lakes a few weeks ago attended by representatives of many regional History Societies and...

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The bribie Winelander May 2019

If you want to see the colour drain from a winemaker’s face just mention the word Phylloxera, this is an aphid-like root louse that destroys grapevines and devastated over 70% of Europe’s vineyards, notably...
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The Bribie Winelander – May 2019

Tags: Wine. Wineries. White. Red When thinking about many of the great wines Australian winemakers have made over the last two hundred years we tend to think of companies such as Penfolds, Yalumba, Orlando, etc....
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The Bribie Winelander – May 2019

There is a phrase in life known as the Eureka moment or Aha moment when one has a sudden understanding of a previously incomprehensible problem or concept. I want you to imagine for one...
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THE BRIBIE WINELANDER

Tags: Wine. White. Red. Wineries. Australian. Queensland. Brisbane. As you may have gathered by now I enjoy a wine lifestyle, I have spent the last forty years or so making a living either standing in...

Featured Articles

Tags: Caboolture medieval festival Brisbane Moreton Bay. Step into a Medieval World and Cure Post-Game of Thrones Blues at Abbeystowe. This year marks the 30th anniversary for Caboolture’s Abbey Medieval Festival, which provides an authentic medieval...
Pelican perches to be installed on Bribie Island Bridge  Five pelican roosting platforms will be installed on the Bribie Island Bridge following community feedback. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said Bribie Island residents had...
Did you recognise the medal festooned young man on our front cover in our Issue 86 Magazine? No? Well if you have driven across the Bribie Island bridge and glanced at the magnificent Dale Marsh...
Or at least there are the tentative positive signs that a good protest march and some vigorous lobbying by our local politicians may have had an effect on our Mary Street Tower of Power...
The cooler weather is making for a pleasant change but have a think back a few months ago and remember when we had day after day of mid- 30-degree temperatures. Even our beautiful Island...

Local Events

Event – TOP SPEAKERS AT QUEENSLAND GARDEN EXPO

A full line up of speakers will keep the expected crowd of 40,000 busy according to the spokesperson for the show’s organisers. Whether it is bees or bromeliads, composting or camellias, the Queensland Garden Expo will have something for everyone when it opens for its 35th year on 12...

MARKETPLACE, NINGI

A new initiative by the Sandstone Point Lions is MarketPlace. MarketPlace is a community market held on the first Saturday of every month at the Hall Grounds, Bribie Island Road in the centre of Ningi. The next MarketPlace is on Saturday, 6 July - 7 am to 12 noon...

ABBEY MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL 2019

Tags: Caboolture medieval festival Brisbane Moreton Bay. Step into a Medieval World and Cure Post-Game of Thrones Blues at Abbeystowe. This year marks the 30th anniversary for Caboolture’s Abbey Medieval Festival, which provides an authentic medieval experience for families and Westeros junkies alike. The most recognised element of the Abbey Medieval...

HERE’S A SWEET EVENT

The Queensland Beekeepers are holding their annual State Field Day, at Bribie Island State Primary School, 31-63 First Avenue, Bribie Island, on Saturday 1 June 2019. Gates will be open from 9 am to 3 pm. Entry cost is $5 per adult, and children when accompanied by an adult,...

MUMS TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL

The cooler weather is making for a pleasant change but have a think back a few months ago and remember when we had day after day of mid- 30-degree temperatures. Even our beautiful Island paradise wasn’t spared this last Summer’s blistering heatwave conditions. Featured image(top): 1st Prize Well if you are a...

DO YOU LOVE A GOOD FOSSICK?

On May 18th, most of us will be fossicking for our next “national treasure” so if you are out and about already, you may like to continue to the Uniting Church in Webster Street, Bongaree and join us at the Annual “Trash and Treasure Trove” from 8 am to...

ROLL UP, ROLL UP THE GREATEST SHOWMAN IS IN TOWN

It’s the one-off opportunity to spend a night under the stars with Hollywood superstars Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams. The Greatest Showman is coming to Bribie Island Saturday, 25 May (rescheduled from 4th May) and Councillor for Division 1 Brooke Savige promises Brennan Park will be transformed into a starlight...

Art display – 23rd March at the Matthew Flinders Gallery

Tags: Artwork. Artists. Art gallery. Art competition. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay YES BUT IS IT ART? Fur and feathers are flying as invited artists glue, stitch, paint, and recycle found objects to create fantastic costumes. Called “wearable art” the results will be paraded on the catwalk at a stunning one-off event...
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MATTHEW FLINDERS ART PRIZE 2019 Gallery – Starts July 20th

Tags: art gallery, Matthew Flinders, artist, artwork, Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane Excitement is building for...
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THE ART OF RUNNING BY LORNA GROVES

Tags: Bribie Island Art. Art Gallery. Artist. Artwork. Brisbane. Moreton Bay. No, not that sort of...
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Community Event – ECLECTICA 4 AT THE GALLERY – June 25 – 12 July

For the fourth year since its inception, the Contemporary Arts Practices Working Together Group at...
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HOME EQUITY RELEASE FOR THE OVER 60’S

Tags: Money. Financial advice. Equity. Retirement. Preserving the equity in your home is a very worthwhile...

NEW FAMILY NATUROPATH CLINIC FOR BRIBIE

Tags: Bribie Island Naturopath. With good health and well being a priority for most of us...

WHOSE IDEA WAS IT TO BUY A CAFE?

I’m not sure if you remember or even read the article I wrote late last...

MARKET RAFFLE SUPPORTS AUSSIE STUDENTS

You’ve probably been roped in by big smiles from the Bribie VIEW members at the...
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The Bribie Island Surf Club

Tags: Surf Club. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY Bribie Island Surf...
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BRIBIE ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB NEWS

The Photography Club members have been busy this month with several activities on the go....
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Bribie Island Wildlife – GREY SHRIKE – THRUSH – COLLURICINCLA HARMONICA

Tags: Native wildlife. Birds. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Australia Grey Shrike-thrushes are moderately common on...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – YELLOW-TAILED BLACK-COCKATOO

Tags: Black Cockatoo. Wildlife, native, birds. Australian. Queensland. Brisbane. Moreton Bay Not long ago Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos...
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Event – TOP SPEAKERS AT QUEENSLAND GARDEN EXPO

A full line up of speakers will keep the expected crowd of 40,000 busy according...

ABBEY MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL 2019

Tags: Caboolture medieval festival Brisbane Moreton Bay. Step into a Medieval World and Cure Post-Game of Thrones...
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THE BRIBIE ISLANDER EXCLUSIVE PELICAN UPDATE!

Pelican perches to be installed on Bribie Island Bridge  Five pelican roosting platforms will be installed...

HAIL THE OLYMPIAN’S RETURN

Did you recognise the medal festooned young man on our front cover in our Issue...

EDUCATION EMPOWERS TIARNAH FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE

A Woorim resident passionate about the power of education to assist communities locally and globally...
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SCHOOL CAPTAINS UPHOLD TRADITION

The class of 2019 Senior Investiture ceremony was held on the 15th February this year....

A SPECIAL BENCH

There is no doubt that each and every one of us has experienced a time...
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MOVIE REVIEW – Breakthrough

Survival against the odds; a medical miracle never before was seen…Both have been used to...
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HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – Stirling Moss

Tags: Celebrities. Actors. Famous People. Stirling Moss Widely described as the greatest Formula 1 racing driver...
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Movie reviews – STEPMOM

Tags: Movie reviews. Stepmom. Movies. Films. Latest releases. Netflix Are you looking for an “enjoy-at-home” film?...