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Basic Chicken & Vegetable stir-fry

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INGREDIENTS • 2 tablespoons peanut oil (see note) • 3 chicken breast fillets, trimmed, cut across the grain into thin strips • 1 brown onion, cut into thin wedges • 1 red capsicum, deseeded, cut into thin strips • 250g button mushrooms or mushroom caps, sliced • 1 bunch broccolini,...

Grindpoon Phil Jamieson

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THIS INTERVIEW WAS AN ABSOLUTE BLAST, PHIL JAMIESON IS ONE OF THE MOST DOWN TO EARTH, FRIENDLY AND TALENTED PEOPLE I HAVE EVER MET. HE HAS A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOUR AND WAS VERY EASY TO INTERVIEW, I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT! Phil Jamieson: Hi Cherrie...

Helping Young People

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IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS (PRIOR TO THE COVID LOCKDOWN!) I MET WITH SOME INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN CHOSEN AS LEADERS IN THEIR LOCAL SCHOOLS. I’ve also recently met with some amazing teenagers at the Lions Youth of the Year events and two...

Bribie Island Lions Columbarium & Memorial Gardens

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CONDUCTS ITS 1000TH INTERNMENT As the water table on the island is too high to allow for a Cemetery to be set up, a member of the Bribie Island Lions Club proposed that the erection of the Columbarium and Memorial Gardens should become a project...

A ROTARY PASSPORT CLUB – IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

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Often referred to as the World’s first social networking organisation, Rotary was founded by Paul Harris in Chicago in 1905. Today, Rotary International (RI) is one of the World’s leading charities and it has 1.2 million members, in 36,158 clubs in 220 countries/geographic areas...

MORETON BAY RED RIDEA SCENIC RIDE AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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Rotarians are people of action. They are always among the first to respond to disasters, lend a helping hand to those in need or help resolve some of the world’s most difficult and persistent social problems. In recent years, domestic violence has emerged as...

Live your most stylish life

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Andrea has lived on Beautiful Bribie Island now for the last 13 years after deciding to move from England to sunny Queensland. Andrea has always had a love for fashion and she has honed her skills by working in many different retail stores in...

The Bribie Islander Gloss Magazine April 9, 2021 Issue 137

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Issue 137 OUT NOW. 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 on Bribie Island. Covering charities, organisations,...

Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley becomes VIEW’s very first Patron

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VIEW Clubs of Australia (VIEW) is delighted to announce Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley as the organisation’s first ever Patron. As a passionate advocate for children’s education, and with close ties to communities across Australia as the wife of the GovernorGeneral, Mrs Hurley is...

Fishing Report – March 26, 2021

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Stacey and Brendan were excited to see a school of tuna chopping up the water under the bridge while chasing baitfish. Sadly, by the time they got up close to try to catch some tuna, it was all over! There have been similar reports...

You Wonderful Bribie Islanders!!

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Well, it all started well after 4 o’clock on Friday afternoon, when my non-furry Dad was about to escort me to the dog park next door. But Mum insisted we drive to the Bribie Island BOQ first before they closed, as she needed to...

Scaly – Breasted Lorikeet (Tricoglossus chlorolepidotus)

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Scaly-breasted Lorikeets are a common sight on Bribie Island and are breeding residents, as are the more common Rainbow Lorikeets. From time to time, we have visits from Musk Lorikeets and Little Lorikeets, but these are brief and related to flowering native trees. There...

The Dry By: Elaine Lutton

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This article will not be a critique of that excellent crime novel by Jane Harper, nor will it be about the recently released Australian film starring Eric Bana which I would urge you all to attend. I read the novel several years ago whilst...

Easter Super-Sundae

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INGREDIENTS • 80g white chocolate melts • pink food colouring • 460g Woolworths unfilled vanilla sponge cakes • 2 tbs icing sugar • 3 large bananas, peeled, sliced • 250g strawberries, hulled, sliced • 125g blueberries • 1L Woolworths hot cross bun flavoured ice-cream • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted • 300ml...

Easy Fish Tacos

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INGREDIENTS 425g pkt Birds Eye Oven Bake Original Crumb Fish Fillets 6 small flour tortillas, warmed 1/2 cup (130g) tomato salsa 3 cups (180g) finely shredded lettuce 2 tomatoes, seeded, chopped 2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped 1 cup (120g) shredded reduced-fat tasty cheese Light sour cream, to serve Lime...

Hypnotic

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I f you are looking for one of the biggest ranges of clothing for ladies in the area then you can go no further than our very own Hypnotic Fashion Boutique on Benabrow Avenue. The exciting news is that it is now under new...

Pumicestone Passage Probus Know How to have Fun

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Probus offers the three Fs ! FUN FRIENDSHIP FELLOWSHIP Well, Pumicestone Passage Probus like the emphasis on FUN. On the 9th of March at the Annual General Meeting, a new committee was elected with Paul Deacon the new President. It is a great group of people who have made...

Kate and Lily Lace-up for the Healthy Harold Hundred

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Bribie Island mother and daughter Kate Maroulis and Lily Guy are lacing up their runners to take part in Life Education Queensland’s new fundraising challenge – the Healthy Harold Hundred to help stamp out bullying. The state-wide event running this May urges Queenslanders to...

The Bribie Islander Gloss Magazine March 26, 2021 Issue 136

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Issue 136 OUT NOW. 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 on Bribie Island. Covering charities, organisations,...

Fishing Report – March 12, 2021

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Hi there everyone! I hope you have all been well and getting outside to wet a line. There's been plenty of rain over the last few weeks, despite that, I have received good reports of fish being caught. The Long Tail Tuna have been...

Midlife Eating Habits

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At some time in your life, things change. You have more demands on you and less time for yourself. Maybe you’re spending more time driving the kids to their sport than playing sport yourself. Maybe you’ve started an office job, so you eat lunch at your...

Cod with Lemon and Olives

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INGREDIENTS 300g baby potatoes, halved 1 zucchini, thickly sliced 1 red onion, cut into wedges 11/2 tbsp olive oil 2 small lemons, 1 zested and juiced, 1 cut into wedges 70g pack pitted mixed cocktail olives 280g boneless cod fillets, each fillet halved 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (about 5g) METHOD Preheat...

Ideal Time To Settle Into A Retirement Community

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Retirement is your time to appreciate all the good things life has to offer and Bribie Cove Retirement Villlage was created to help you do just that. We understand that choosing to downsize is a very personal decision, especially when it means leaving the...

HAVE WE “LOST THE PLOT”? By Colin Walker

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I’M BEGINNING TO PONDER (SERIOUSLY) WHETHER – OR TO WHAT EXTENT - ALL THE COMMUNITY DRUG-TAKING WE HEAR SO MUCH ABOUT THESE DAYS HAS STARTED TO ADDLE OUR BRAINS, AS A SOCIETY, TO INFLUENCE SOME OF THE CRAZY SOCIAL AND LIFESTYLE TRENDS EMERGING TODAY. Are...

FORMER WOMEN’S ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARMY CORPS GATHERED

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MEMBERS OF THE FORMER WOMEN’S ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARMY CORPS GATHERED TOGETHER AT GEEBUNG RSL SATURDAY 20TH FEBRUARY TO CELEBRATE THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CORPS. Despite the absorption of servicewomen into the mainstream other Corps in 1985 and its subsequent disbandment in...

The F Word… By SUE WIGHTON

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THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY THEME IS ‘CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE’. I’D LIKE TO CHALLENGE YOU, DEAR READER TO REVISIT THE ‘F’ WORD TODAY. YES, I’M TALKING ABOUT FEMINISM. How many times have you heard – maybe you’ve said it yourself – I’m not a feminist...

The Bribie Islander Gloss Magazine March 12, 2021 Issue 135

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Issue 135 OUT NOW. 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 on Bribie Island. Covering charities, organisations,...

The Bribie Islander Gloss Magazine February 26, 2021 Issue 134

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Issue 134 OUT NOW. 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 on Bribie Island. Covering charities, organisations,...

Fishing Report – February 26, 2021

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Hi everyone, hopefully, you all have had a chance to go fishing as it's been a real mixed bag recently with quite a few decent fish getting caught. The Mackerel are in good numbers still, along with good Kingfish around a lot of the...

TWO-INGREDIENT ICE-CREAM MUFFINS

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INGREDIENTS 750ml (3 cups) strawberries and cream ice-cream, softened slightly, plus 12 small scoops, extra 225g (1 1/2 cups) self-raising flour Chopped fresh strawberries, to serve (optional) Chocolate sprinkle, to serve (optional) METHOD Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan forced. Line twelve 80ml (1/3 cup) muffin pans with paper...

Common (Indian) Myna Acridotheres tristis

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Common Mynas (Mynahs) are a bold and noisy pest species that has arrived on Bribie Island within the past 30 years and numbers are increasing. They are medium-sized birds 23-25 cm in length and weighing 120-140g. They have brown bodies, black heads, yellow bills...

Winelander – February 26, 2021

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Dear readers, we had a gathering of friends the other night and Helena who is a confirmed Merlot drinker complete with a glass full of ice has not yet seen the film “Sideways” so it seemed appropriate to repeat this article from a couple...

Swimming For Life

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JESSICA EVANS IS TRULY AN INSPIRATION TO US ALL. JESSICA WANTS TO DO HER PART IN TRYING TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE RUOK FOUNDATION, HOPING TO HELP THEM SAVE LIVES THAT ARE TRAGICALLY LOST TO SUICIDE. THIS IS CLOSE TO JESSICA’S HEART AS SHE...

Turning Red to End Domestic Violence

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The Red Rose Foundation have launched the Red Bench Project to build a permanent reminder that domestic violence occurs within all of our communities. The presence of a Red Bench in a public location aims to raise public awareness and provide an opportunity for...