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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 a fairy appeared. “I’m your fairy godmother,” she said, “and...
Poems. Riddles. Rhymes. Lyrics. Poets. Poetry

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 hips gyrate It flows into your core and there is no...
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 will serve your children well throughout their entire lives. Emotional...
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 residents in this celebration, I thought some information on the...
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 thrive on , the Glossy Ibis is but a rare visitor. During the month of January in 2014, a Glossy Ibis arrived at Buckley’s Hole and stayed for...

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 was paddling along Bongaree near the Jetty when I saw...
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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 close at 3 pm on Thursday 18th April and re-open...
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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 Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises...
Bribie Island retirement accommodation

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 rocks and when they’re ready, hopping into the Seasons bus...

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 - both pets and their people. They are most open...
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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 as herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers during the production of the...
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 in 1910. If you did not read it perhaps...
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 who will be the new President. Kevin was a great...
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 Island Library on the third Thursday of each month from...

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 were to stay in the Manse for about ten days....
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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 Happiness and Margaret Dunn, Rick Stevens, Bruce Hennessy and John...
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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 School sponsored by Bribie Island Lions Club, Amber Muller from...
Bribie Island The great shave. cancer charity fundraiser. Cancer council

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? Every day another 35 people will be diagnosed, but let’s...
Bribie Island. Children's Activities. Mini train rides. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland.

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 Train Park located at MELSA Park on Toorbul Street in...
Bribie Island Pink Ribbon Golf Charity Day

PINK RIBBON GOLF CHARITY DAY HUGE SUCCESS

On Friday 15th March a Pink Ribbon Golf Charity Day was held at Bribie Island Golf Club, Woorim to raise funds for Cancer Council Queensland, women’s cancers and breast cancer research. The event was a mixed Ambrose and the winners were Gary Player, Shane...
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Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 8th Edition April 12 2019 Issue 85

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 and do on Bribie Island. Covering charities, organisations, places, children’s activities, arts and crafts, tourist...
BRIBIE BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES

BRIBIE BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES AND YOUR LOCAL ISLAND CHURCH TIMES

Tags: Bribie Island churches and times. Beachmere. Sandstone Point BRIBIE BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF ITS NEW ENTRANCE AND BOOKSHOP Sunday the 24th February saw the grand opening of Bribie Baptist Church’s new Entrance and foyer area. Counsellor Brooke Savige was on hand to open...
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Bribie Island Clubs and associations meeting dates

Tags: Bribie Island Clubs and groups. Markets. Meetings. Dates. Sandstone Point. Ningi. Bellara. Bongaree. Beachmere. Maritime safety military cadets Meet each Friday (during the school term) night from 6:30-9:30 ages 10yrs - 18yrs army and navy cadets, visit https://www.facebook.com/MSMC-Bribie-Island-Navy-Army-1685559284859248 for more info. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - Bribie Island Recovery I.D. meeting...
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Mad Poets Society – March 2019

Tags: Poetry. Rhymes. Poets Poems TO MY GRANDCHILDREN There’s a little bit of me in you I see it everyday The way you hold your head sometimes And the funny things you say The looks you get upon your face The frown lines when you get mad The smile you show...
Beetle Photography Group. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Caboolture. Sandstone Point. Ningi. Bellara

Photography Club Bribie Island

Tags: Photography Group. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Caboolture. Sandstone Point. Ningi. Bellara Out first competition meeting for the year was held on Monday 25 Feb. The theme was “Scapes” which could be a Landscape, Seascape or Cityscape and the winner was Vince Bowser with a stunning...
Photography Club. Photos. Pictures. Bribie Island. Brisbane. Queensland

Photography for beginners – Lesson 2 & 3

Tags: How to become a photographer. Photography tutorial Back to photography tutorial lesson 1 We have already found three important settings concerning the light: the aperture, the speed and the sensitivity. Let’s detail them: APERTURE Depending on the lenses, the aperture of the iris of the diaphragm can...

LAC CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

“Go on, do something different --- volunteer for your Local Ambulance Committee (LAC ), “ urges LAC President Rae. With about 145 active committees boasting more than 1300 members across Queensland LAC volunteering is on the rise. “Attached to ambulance stations of all sizes and...

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 inside me I didn’t think was possible.” But when I meet DR KIT PEDLER in his quiet farm cottage near Faversham, Kent, in 1979, I realize that he is...
Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia.

Bribie Island History – A BOY ON BRIBIE A HUNDRED YEARS AGO Part 1

Tags: Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia. RONALD PATTERSON – BORN 1900, WRITTEN 1982, AGED 82 Introduction The Historical Society has recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary and is proud to have created a growing awareness and interest in the rich history of this small...

THIS IS THE STORY OF OWLY

The last issue of featured our pet the Owl, Dog, and Cat eating out of Bunnykins dishes. The editor wanted to know more about the story behind the picture. The owl was the victim of a hit and run and friends...
Bribie Island. Native birds. Wildlife BROLGA – GRUS RIBICUNDA.

Australian Native Birds – BROLGA – GRUS RIBICUNDA

Tags: Bribie Island. Native birds. Wildlife BROLGA – GRUS RIBICUNDA. Now they are rarely seen but do pop up on the island from time to time. When there is water at Bishop’s Marsh on the road to Toorbul Brolgas are often seen in the water or...
Fulvic-Acid

Health and wellbeing – BRIBIE SIMPLY HEALTHY

Tags: . What is Fulvic acid?. Benefits. Vitamins. Nutrients. Skin care. NATURE’S MIRACLE MOLECULE - FULVIC ACID Fulvic acid is created in extremely small amounts by millions of beneficial microbes that went through the compost procedure. It combines with a variety of minerals to...
Rotary Club of Bribie Island. National Clean up Day-1

WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH!

Tags: Rotary Club of Bribie Island. National Clean up Day It might surprise some of us, but the average Australian produces 1.5 tonnes of waste each and every year. While some waste is unavoidable, much household waste is quite avoidable. Good examples are plastic packaging and...

My Police – Traffic operation conducted in Bribie Island

Police from Bribie Island and the Road Policing Unit have conducted Operation Quid over the past  24 hours at First Avenue, Bongaree and  Bribie Island Road, Ningi. They produced some interesting results which has shown decreasing numbers of drink drivers. Officers conducted 511 roadside breath tests, resulting...

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