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NOUGAT THE FEARLESS

CELEBRATION RATHER THAN CELEBRITY When I was a child my hero was a film star, Stewart Granger. My husband John’s heroine was the beautiful Debra Paget. Now, March 28th, 2019 we share the identical hero,...
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Laugh Riot April 2019

Tags: Funny jokes. Humour THREE WISHES “A little old lady was sitting in her rocking chair on the verandah of her small cabin in the woods when, suddenly, there was a puff of smoke and...
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Mad Poets Society April 2019

Tags: Poetry. Poems. Poets. Rhymes. BURLESQUE DANCING It starts off with the music that has a strong beat Your sitting on your chair and it rolls into your feet The rhythm creeps up your legs and makes your...
Mental health. Child. Childrens. Emotions.

DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN CHILDREN – Part 1

Tags: Mental health. Child. Childrens. Emotions. “The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice” - Unknown Over the past several decades, studies have found emotional intelligence (EI) provides a variety of benefits that...
ROTARY’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY HIGH TEA

ROTARY’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY HIGH TEA

In view of my initial article advising of the Rotary Club of Bribie Island’s planned 5th Annual High Tea, to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), and the wonderful feedback and interest displayed by Bribie...
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GLOSSY IBIS – PLEGADIS FALCINELLUS

Tags: Australian wildlife. Birds. IBIS. Native. Unlike the common Australian White and the Straw-necked Ibises which thrive on Bribie Island, the Glossy Ibis is but a rare visitor. During the month of January in 2014,...

KEEP IN TOUCH

Gorgeous Bribie Islanders and to those who are visiting our home, hello! I hope you are enjoying the coastal breezes and last minute Summer storms that are sweeping our bay. The other day I...
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BUSY FINGERS – April 2019

Tags: Charity. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Second hand. Used. Donation. Donating As April is fast approaching, I thought I would advise that the shop will be closed for the 4 days of Easter, we will...
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FUNERAL INSURANCE – TRAPS AND OTHER OPTIONS

Tags: Bribie Island. Financial hardship. Funeral insurance. With Peter Dallimore - Peter Dallimore is a volunteer Financial Counsellor at the Bribie Island Neighbourhood Centre As Benjamin Franklin, who wrote in a 1789 letter that “Our new...
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SEASONS AGED CARE RESIDENTS ROCK ON

Tags: Bribie Island retirement accommodation. A group of Seasons Aged Care Bribie Island residents have become unlikely rock stars – all thanks to the craze that’s known as Bribie Rocks. The group enjoys painting their...

Pet Care April 2019

It Takes a Community to Raise a Child Domestic animals have very similar social requirements to people; a shared set of expectations that pets and people satisfy together. Being deeply social requires mixing with others...
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The Bribie Winelander – April 2019

Is organic the next big thing in wine production and what exactly does it mean? For a wine to claim it is grown organically it cannot have used any synthetic or artificial chemicals such...
Tags: Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia.

Bribie Island History – A BOY ON BRIBIE A HUNDRED YEARS AGO Part 2

Tags: Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia. Read part 1 Pattersons 1920’s Bribie In the last edition, you may have read the first part of Ron Patterson remarkable memories as a young boy visiting...
Bribie Island-PUMICESTONE PROBUS group

PUMICESTONE PROBUS ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT

Great news a new President !!! No not in America but for the Pumicestone Passage Probus Group the best fun group on Bribie. Kevin Cousins handed over the chain of office to Amanda Bronn...
Bribie Island - NEW GENEALOGISTS GROUP

Bribie Island – NEW GENEALOGISTS GROUP

David Barnes and Shauna Hicks in partnership with the Bribie Island Library are pleased to announce the formation of a community interest group - DNA for Genealogists The Group will meet at the Bribie...

I HELPED SPIES…. AND IT WAS GREAT!

Ramsgate, a coastal town on the south-east coast of England. My dad’s elder brother Gilbert is the vicar, the year is 1936. My Grandfather, their father, had just died. My mother, father and I...
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Bribie Island Indoor Bowls Club – That makes sixteen

When Carol Dawson from Congeau House and Leanne Telfer from C&K Banksia Beach Kindergarten visited the Wallum Action Group Community Nursery recently, they were joined by Vera and Mark Segedin from The House of...
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BRIBIE LIONS SHINE IN REGIONAL FINALS

The Bribie Island Lions Club hosted the Regional Final of Lions Youth of The Year Program at Bribie Island on Sunday 10th, March. The five finalists, Alexis Thomas from The Bribie Island State High...
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THE GREAT SHAVE RAISES DOLLARS FOR CANCER RESEARCH

Tags: Bribie Island . cancer charity fundraiser. Cancer council Did you know blood cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in Australia, claiming more lives than breast cancer or melanoma?...
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For the kids – ALL ABOARD FOR A FUN RIDE!

Tags: Bribie Island. Children's Activities. Mini train rides. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Anyone (old or young) who has a fascination with trains or is looking for an experience out of the ordinary will love the Melsa...

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The Bribie Winelander – April 2019

Is organic the next big thing in wine production and what exactly does it mean? For a wine to claim it is grown organically it cannot have used any synthetic or artificial chemicals such...
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The Bribie Winelander March 2019

Tags: Wine tips and advice. Australian wineries. Red wine. White wine. We are just about to get the wine show circuit underway for another year and how influenced are you to buy a bottle of...
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The Bribie Winelander March 2019

Having a glass of wine should be a special event even if it’s just relaxing after a day at work, over dinner or sitting with a friend. It can change an ordinary meal into...

The Bribie Winelander – Feb 2019

Each month we showcase wines other than Sauvignon Blanc and I suppose there would be some out there in Wineland that suspect I don’t like this wine style and nothing could be further from...

Featured Articles

Tags: Bribie Island History. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Street Names I get many comments about these regular History Pages with readers often surprised to learn new things about the fascinating history of Bribie Island. The...

CATCHING THE BRIBIE BUG

If you enjoy cycling or want to get back on your bike then you really should do yourself a favour and check out what the Bribie Island Bicycle User Group has to offer. Affectionately...
Tags: History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Cemeteries Although there is a well maintained Memorial Garden for cremated ashes to be interred, there is no Cemetery on Bribie Island. Well ….there is no longer...
Tags: Australian wildlife. Birds. Pelican Probably the most observed and loved birds on Bribie Island are the iconic Australian Pelicans. They are likely to be seen wherever there is water and the Pumicestone Passage is...
Tags Rotary Club Queensland. Bribie Island. Charity. Not for Profit Do you want to uncover your true potential? Bribie Rotary is looking for a young adult aged 18-27 years to attend a training Seminar for...

Local Events

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...

What to do in your local community – Its Australia Day!

Tags: Australia Day Events and celebrations. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane Main Event Join in the celebrations at the gorgeous Brennan Park, Bribie Island for an easy-going, Aussie time. Australia Day on Bribie Island is free to attend and one the whole family can enjoy. Live Music The perfect Australia Day needs live...

FREE HOLIDAY FUN

According to Stephen Khu The Bribie Island Baptist Church is running a free program of fun activities for children and youth at Brennan Park. “In 2019, our program will run from Monday, 7th January until Friday, 11th January, and we’ll be doing something a little different. Rather than just running...

A special Christmas Vibe Market on Saturday December 8th

Since its inception, the Bribie Vibe Market, held at on the last Sunday of each month, has become a popular way for both locals and visitors to spend a Sunday morning and, as Christmas approaches, marketgoers will have the opportunity to visit the...

Bribie Island Community Arts Centre at Banksia Beach – 30 YEARS...

In what will be a giant community welcome, the at Banksia Beach is celebrating its 30th Anniversary by inviting everyone to visit its spaces and studios in the week December 8 – 15 and join or watch wonderful and varied art and craft. The Centre...

Fund Raiser – ENSURING INCLUSIVENESS AND EQUALITY

In 1992, the United Nations General Assembly sanctioned December 3rd as International Day of People with a Disability and proclaimed the day as a means of increasing public awareness, understanding and acceptance in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. Each year, the day has a specific...

Bribie Vibe Market – November 25th

A DOUBLE VIBE Since its inception, the Bribie Vibe Market, held at the Bribie Island Community Arts Centre on the last Sunday of each month, has become a popular way for both locals and visitors to spend a Sunday morning and, as Christmas approaches, marketgoers will have the opportunity to...
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Artist of the month – RUSTY OLD RELICS

Most artists paint their masterpieces on canvas or paper. Not so the Bribie Community Arts...

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...
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The Long Way Around to Bribie – PAINTED

Tags: Art. Artwork. Artist. Art Gallery. Bribie Island Most readers know the Bribie Island Community Arts...
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FUNERAL INSURANCE – TRAPS AND OTHER OPTIONS

Tags: Bribie Island. Financial hardship. Funeral insurance. With Peter Dallimore - Peter Dallimore is a volunteer...

PLANT SALES LIGHT THE WAY

Everyone knows that in times of disaster within the community, the SES is constantly relied...

Tye Dying Business Bribie Island – LET ME COLOUR YOUR WORLD

Tags: Local Business Bribie Island. Businesswoman and owner of D.I.Y Tye Dye Robbie Huestis says she...
Bribie Island-PUMICESTONE PROBUS group

PUMICESTONE PROBUS ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT

Great news a new President !!! No not in America but for the Pumicestone Passage...
Bribie Island - NEW GENEALOGISTS GROUP

Bribie Island – NEW GENEALOGISTS GROUP

David Barnes and Shauna Hicks in partnership with the Bribie Island Library are pleased to...
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Bribie Island Indoor Bowls Club – That makes sixteen

When Carol Dawson from Congeau House and Leanne Telfer from C&K Banksia Beach Kindergarten visited...
ROTARY’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY HIGH TEA

ROTARY’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY HIGH TEA

In view of my initial article advising of the Rotary Club of Bribie Island’s planned...
Australian wildlife. Birds. IBIS. Native.

GLOSSY IBIS – PLEGADIS FALCINELLUS

Tags: Australian wildlife. Birds. IBIS. Native. Unlike the common Australian White and the Straw-necked Ibises which...

Pet Care April 2019

It Takes a Community to Raise a Child Domestic animals have very similar social requirements to...
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Letters to the editor March 2019

Dear Editor, I send you some details regarding wildlife, something that is at the back...

History of Bribie Island Street Names

Tags: Bribie Island History. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Street Names I get many comments about these...

CATCHING THE BRIBIE BUG

If you enjoy cycling or want to get back on your bike then you really...

A SPECIAL BENCH

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

NO LAME DUX ON BRIBIE!

No, this is not another story about why the lame duck gets the first chip....

EXCELLENT SPEAKERS

Bribie RSL Sub-branch President Laurie Leonard has praised the performance of the students who took...

NOUGAT THE FEARLESS

CELEBRATION RATHER THAN CELEBRITY When I was a child my hero was a film star, Stewart...

HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – DR KIT PEDLER

DR KIT PEDLER “THE IMPERFECT GAIAN” “I have a fire in my belly – a force...
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HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – GLENDA JACKSON

Tags: Celebrities. Famous people. Actors. Glenda Jackson THE FORMIDABLE GLENDA JACKSON CBE ‘AS SOFT AS AN...
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The Bribie Winelander – April 2019

Is organic the next big thing in wine production and what exactly does it mean?...
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The Bribie Winelander March 2019

Tags: Wine tips and advice. Australian wineries. Red wine. White wine. We are just about to...

Woorim Beach Meats – National Pi Day – March 14th

It's #PiDay today... so of course, we had to celebrate with a dozen pies for the crew...
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Laugh Riot April 2019

Tags: Funny jokes. Humour THREE WISHES “A little old lady was sitting in her rocking chair...
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Laugh Riot – March 2019

Tags: Funny jokes. Humour. Riddles “I used to work at McDonald’s making minimum wage. You know...
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LAUGH RIOT – Dec 2019

An Irishman was terribly overweight, so his doctor put him on a diet . “I...

The Bribie Islander Dec 2018 Issue 53

Tags: Bribie Island Local Newspaper. Blog. Queensland Tourist Destination. Get all your local news from your...
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The Bribie Islander Nov 2018 Issue 52

Tags: Bribie Island Local Newspaper. Blog. Queensland Tourist Destination. Get all your local news from your...
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The Bribie Islander Oct 2018 Issue 51

Tags: Bribie Island Local Newspaper. Blog. Queensland Tourist Destination. Get all your local news from your...