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Bribie Island Local news – OFF TO THE SCRAP YARD

The salvage ordered by Maritime Safety Queensland of an abandoned boat in the passage was cause for much interest by locals and visitors alike last Friday on the Bongaree foreshore. According to Mike Clayton,...
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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 of my mind or constant is that there does not seem to be a strong food source for the...
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Bribie Island sports – TIGERS CONFIRM COMPETITION TEAMS

Dan Clancy, President of the Bribie Island Soccer Football Club, confirmed that for 2019 the Tigers is fielding seven teams in the Sunshine Coast Football Competition – Senior Women, Senior Men, Under 15s and...
Bribie islander Beach Report

BEACH REPORT Bribie Island – March 2019

Ocean Beach has copped a hammering, parts of Fort Bribie that have not been seen for years are exposed by the sand erosion caused by Cyclone Oma, we can all be thankful that it...
Fishing spots and tide times. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Redcliffe. Deception Bay

Fishing report and tide times Bribie Island March 2019

Tags: Fishing spots and tide times. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Redcliffe. Deception Bay Well, I have to say the fishing and crabbing over the last two weeks have been terrible. The winds, rain and...
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VMR BRIBIE ISLAND – March 2019

Tags: Voluntary Marine Rescue. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Boating rescue. YEAR TO DATE RADIO ROOM STATISTICS To Thu 21st Feb 2019: 2,078 Calls, 587 vessels logged on, 42 Vessel Assists, 274 Sitreps, 65 Requests, 6...
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THE LONG WAY ROUND TO BRIBIE! – Coming home to Bribie Island

Tags: Bribie Island. Tourist destinations in Queensland. Brisbane. Australia. Travel It was 15 months ago that we embarked on our adventure around Australia, rented out our house in Mapleton, bought a rig, lived on the...
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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 what that means when someone pays you minimum wage? You know what your boss was trying to say? ‘Hey,...
Poems. Riddles. Rhymes. Lyrics. Poets. Poetry

Mad poets society

I’m watching a Mother bird Sitting on her eggs Only moving occasionally To stretch her legs She’ll stay there and stay there Until they hatch Her nurturing and dedication Nothing can match She’ll feed and protect them Until they can fly Then she’ll send...
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Mental Health – GRATITUDE

Tags: Definition of gratitude. Mental health and well being. Gratitude “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart. It could hold a rather large amount of gratitude” – A.A. Milne Over the past 10 years,...

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 while out on the road! 🥧 Where's your favourite pie shop? It was National Pi Day on March the 14th and Creek...
Bribie Island History. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia

History – REMEMBER WHEN WE FORGOT OUR PAST

Tags: Bribie Island History. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia There are some disturbing aspects of all our history and previous social attitudes that we probably need to be reminded of from time to time. For...
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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 OLD MARSHMALLOW’ After her recent 1976 gory divorce, which English icon Glenda Jackson, 39, describes as “An issue of personal...
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Pet Care – March 2019

The Right Question Love without agenda… that is what our pets give us. Dogs especially demonstrate the sort of attachments that humans are evolved to expect, yet our modern society often makes it difficult for...

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 gets no greater joy from her business than brightening up peoples lives. “I enjoy making colourful tye dye garments...

WESTIE GATHERING

Sunday 10th February was a wonderfully Sunny Day for the WESTIE GATHERING. It was held in the Dog Park at Sunderland Drive with more than 30 westies with their owners and friends. It was...
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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 Centre for March, Rusty White. Rusty has been painting in oils for 40 odd years,...
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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...

Severe Thunderstorm warning for SE coast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Featured Image(above) - radar image taken at 4.00pm 15/03/2019 TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland for DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL, and LARGE HAILSTONES Latest storm warning track map For people...

Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 6th Edition March 15 2019 Issue 83

The Bribie Islander Magazine Get all your community news and information Bribie’s only community gloss magazine NOW EVERY TWO WEEKS! – Articles on boating, camping, fishing, life, drama, travel destinations, sports and what to see...

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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...
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The Bribie Winelander Feb 2019

Recently we had a look at the new varieties that are appearing on the market place but let’s not forget Australia has for a long time been producing outstanding wines from traditional French German...
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The Bribie Winelander Feb 2019

I received an email from Malcolm who is going to try out a Fiano as a change and would I have a look at Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Valpolicella and Chenin Blanc as alternative varieties to...

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...

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...
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Bribie Rideshare

Tags: Local businesses. Bribie Island. Bribie Ride Share. Taxi LOCAL BUSINESS EXPANDS One of Bribie’s successful businesses,...
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Finance advice – HOW DID YOUR SUPER FUND PERFORM IN 2018?

Tags: Financial advice. Superannuation. Retirement funds. Finance. Bribie Island Keeping track of your super fund performance...

MASTER PRINTER AT BICAC

Tags: Bribie Island. . Creative graphics printing. Art. The “Working Together Group,” that...
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ISLAND QUILTERS WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS

Tags: Bribie Island groups. Clubs. Sewing and handicrafts. Knitting If you are interested in sewing and...

TRIVIAL PURSUITS!

Who amongst us has not attended a “Trivia” night run by some local organisation or...
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Bribie Island sports – TIGERS CONFIRM COMPETITION TEAMS

Dan Clancy, President of the Bribie Island Soccer Football Club, confirmed that for 2019 the...
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BEACH REPORT Bribie Island – March 2019

Ocean Beach has copped a hammering, parts of Fort Bribie that have not been seen...
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VMR BRIBIE ISLAND – March 2019

Tags: Voluntary Marine Rescue. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Boating rescue. YEAR TO DATE RADIO ROOM...
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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...
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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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Helly’s Celebrities of the 20th Century

Tags: Celebrities. Famous people. Actors. Timothy Dalton. James Bond. 007 THE SENSITIVE OO7 Even before I meet...

NEW BOOK – HANDY HISTORY OF BRIBIE ISLAND

When I retired to Bribie Island from Sydney in 2003 I soon became fascinated with...

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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The Bribie Winelander March 2019

Having a glass of wine should be a special event even if it’s just relaxing...

The Bribie Winelander – Feb 2019

Each month we showcase wines other than Sauvignon Blanc and I suppose there would be...
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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...
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LAUGH RIOT – Humour, jokes Oct 2018

Tags: Jokes, Humour. Funny. Two hillbillies walk into a restaurant. While having a bite to eat,...

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...