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LABOR CANDIDATE CALLS FOR COMMUNITY INPUT ON BRIBIE ISLAND ROAD

MEDIA STATEMENT ALI KING LABOR’S CANDIDATE FOR PUMICESTONE LABOR CANDIDATE CALLS FOR COMMUNITY INPUT ON BRIBIE ISLAND ROAD Labor’s Candidate for Pumicestone Ali King has called on our community to have their say and help shape a Bribie Island Road Action Plan. “I received positive feedback from...
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SE Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast hit by flash flooding & torrential rainfall

SE Queensland, the Sunshine Coast, and Gold Coast have been hit by extreme rainfall overnight. (18/01/2020)  There is widespread flash flooding over most of the region. The sunshine coast has reports of over 150mm total and further south the Bribie Island and Moreton Bay areas...
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Our Story – ARRIVAL – Issue 104

Holidays are here again When my children were teenagers, many years ago, this was Bribie. Perhaps Bribie has not changed that much. Suddenly the Island is sinking! Or you well might imagine that it would, considering the increase in the number of people here. Yes,...
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Make the sizzle swap this Australia Day barbeque

The Australia Day Barbeque is an Aussie classic, and while it might be a tradition to indulge, the food you pop on the grill doesn’t have to put you at risk. Here are five fast tips to a healthier Australia Day barbeque. 1. Swap processed...
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PAVLOVA RECIPE

PAVLOVA RECIPE Ingredients 5 egg whites 350 grams of caster sugar 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cornflour Instructions Cooking Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 120 degrees Celsius. 2. Prep a piece of baking paper by placing a dinner plate on it and tracing around it....
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Music Event – CELTIC MINSTRELS – Jan 17th

The live music scene on Bribie Island has been invigorated with a shot of Celtic music with the CELTIC MINSTRELS who have quickly developed a strong following as they offer something “different” to the live music scene on Bribie. Like a single malt whiskey to...
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History – EARLY TIMBER INDUSTRY ….beside Bribie 140 Years ago.

Tags: Timber Industry History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Australia A few Aborigines were still on Bribie Island in 1881, before white settlers were residents, when a large Timber Mill operated on Coochin Creek, up Pumicestone Passage opposite Bribie Island. Pioneers were embarking on new commercial...
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Artist – LORRAINE EMERSON

Artist Statement My current paintings are inspired by unspoken words. Messages that have been created over many years, in some cases decades, then some words that are more recent. Words by friends, by family by strangers and some by self. Statements of love, letters of thanks, letters...
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Bribie Island Photography Club – December 2019

Website: www.sites.google.com/site/bribiephotographyclub Email: bribiephotographyclub@gmail.com Gordon 3408 2649 Gail 0419638865 The theme for the month was “Texture” and Gordon Bentzen was the winner with “I Live Here” which was a photo of a spider on a wall showing the texture on the body of...
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Helleys Celebrities – OLAF RUHEN OF 72 BOXES BIBLIOGRAPHY – Part 1

I wonder how many authors there are with more than 10 metres of collection space of 72 boxes of written material in THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA, than that of one of the loveliest and most amazing men I have ever met: OLAF RUHEN. The...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Rufous Whistler – Pachycephala rufiventris

Tags: Native wildlife. Rufous Whistler. Birds. Australian. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Bribie Island. Rufous Whistlers are very common birds residing in wooded areas and wallum heathland on Bribie Island and local areas. There are several species of whistlers in Australia but only two, the Rufous and...

REEGAN – CHANGING ONE KIDS LIFE AT A TIME

I must say it I was brought to tears writing this story about such an amazing little boy. Reegan is only 9 years old and has already achieved so much with his big heart and helping hands. I can only imagine how proud his family...
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Bribie Island – Wallum Action Group

The Wallum Action Group Community Nursery uses funds that are raised by plant sales to provide assistance for many causes and over the years this has included providing wheelchairs to the Caboolture Hospital, paying for the training of an assistance dog, donating defibrillators to...
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U3A – Bribie Island Fun and Courses, New Enrollment Dates for 2020

NEW YEAR THINGS FOR MIND and BODY Have you made any New Year resolutions? More of the same... Or will you do something new and different to keep your brain stimulated and your body more active? All Bribie Seniors should consider taking on a new hobby,...
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Bribie Island Fishing Report and Tide Times Dec- Jan 2019-2020

Fishing report and tide times for Bribie Island, Moreton Bay, Bongaree, Ningi, Beachmere, Sandstone Point, Banksia Beach, Bellara, Woorim, Toorbul, DonnyBrook & surrounding areas. What a catastrophic fire season Australia has experienced in the last half of 2019. Looking at the new Himawari 8 satellite...
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Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 27th Edition January 3rd 2020 Issue 104

Happy New year from The Bribie Islander!!! 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...

Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 26th Edition December 20th 2019 Issue 103

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, places, children’s activities, arts...
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HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – Peter O’toole

Within seconds of entering, the elegant Hampstead London house, familiarly piercing eyes command me to follow up to the top floor, where, in true LAWRENCE OF ARABIA fashion, the 4-year-old captor mock-decapitates a teddy bear, booming unafraid, “You did want to see my nursery,...
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Bribie History – “BRIBIE COUNCILLORS” …long ago!!

The very first Councillor for Bribie Island was an honorary position created in 1933 when the permanent resident population of the island was less than 200 people. This was a man named Bill Shirley who had come to Bribie to supervise the clearing of...
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Bribie Island Christmas Weather – Storms, Rain & Showers

Bribie Island & Moreton Bay Weather Forecast Weather forecast for Bribie Island, Caboolture, Redcliffe, and Moreton Bay areas. The weather forecast for the rest of today, tomorrow and Boxing day are likely to see some thunderstorms building over the ranges and to the south of the...
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Bribie Island Fishing REPORT and tide times Dec 2019

Tags: Fishing report. Tide Times. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Wow, its Christmas time again. School holidays at Christmas means boating and hitting the beaches with the kids and family. I hope all you guys get out there with your family and friends and enjoy what...
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Fauna & Flora – Grass Trigger Plant

Tags: Australian native plants. Flora. A truly amazing perennial herb is the Grass Trigger Plant. It is called a Trigger Plant because the flower actually has a trigger in the form of its club-shaped stamen which extends from the throat of the flower. This is bent...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Leaden Flycatcher – Myiagra rubecula

Leaden Flycatchers are reasonably common on Bribie and surrounds and most likely to be encountered in woodlands in mid to upper canopies during the summer months. They are small active, passerine birds at 14-17cm in length a little smaller than Willy Wagtails. Their weight...

Australian Seaweed Institute to construct a seaweed farm

Is this the future of Moreton Bay marine park? Members of the Sandstone Point Community only recently became aware of an enormous proposal by the Australian Seaweed Institute to construct a seaweed farm covering 66 hectares just offshore from Sandstone Point and in Deception...
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Rotary Traditions and History – a Reflection!

There is currently much debate occurring in Rotary regarding the value of traditions and whether they matter in our modern world. Membership numbers are stagnated and we are not attracting younger members. Many believe this is due to our old-fashioned traditions and style. To me,...
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Bribie Island Weather – Severe Thunderstorms with heavy rain likely

Showers and thunderstorms will start developing over the ranges this afternoon with some of these thunderstorms becoming severe. The possibility of large hail, frequent lightning, heavy rain, and strong to damaging winds may form. The situation: A low-pressure trough extends down into southern Queensland combined with an...
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How lightning helps plants grow

How does lightning form? Lightning is the product of particles in a cumulo-nimbus or other large cloud formations rubbing together to form giant sparks that can form within these clouds or from the cloud to the ground or even from the ground to the cloud...
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Mental Health – Human Instincts In The Modern World – Part 2

Go to Human Instincts Part 1 “We exist in a bizarre combination of Stone Age emotions, medieval beliefs, and god-like technology.” Edward O. Wilson Our instinctive behaviours were adaptive during prehistoric times (they enhanced our ability to survive and reproduce), we see that some of our...
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Bribie Island History – BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS

Next year Australia will be celebrating the so-called “Discovery” of Australia by James Cook, 250 years ago in 1770. I will be writing much more, and giving some public presentations, about that early next year. The arrival of Matthew Flinders on the sloop “Norfolk” in...

Gloss Magazine Bribie Islander 25th Edition December 6th 2019 Issue 102

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, places, children’s activities, arts...
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Bribie Wildlife – Red-necked Stint – Calidris ruficollis

Tags: Wildlife. Native. Birds. Australian. Red-necked Stint. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Bribie Island. Red-necked stints are the smallest migratory shorebirds to visit our beaches. They are very common and descend onto our sandy beaches in flocks to mingle with other waders roosting and feeding. Kakadu Hide,...

Touching Base: Home run

My Dearest Island fam, It’s been a while! I’m sorry for not writing to you in the last couple of issues. So much has been going on and there is a lot to tell you. So let’s begin… First of all, I’ve had a...
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BUSY FINGERS – November 2019

This last month has been quite busy with a lot of donations arriving, keeping our volunteers very busy indeed. We have been having many different sales, furniture and pictures 50% off, ladies clothing $6 a bag and many others. Our daily sales will continue,...
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Bribie Island Rotary – Teacher in a Box!

One of my family’s favourite poets, Robert Frost, said, ‘I am not a teacher, but an awakener.’ Likewise a paraphrased quote from Plutarch says ‘education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire’. These eloquent quotes are all very well...

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