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NAIDOC Day With Ayr State High School

NAIDOC Day With Ayr State High School

Ayr State High School’s cultural fire was burning “Loud and Proud” at their annual NAIDOC day held last week on 11 July. Led by Indigenous Captain Seanna Chapman, the event commenced with a traditional Welcome and Smoking Ceremony by Uncle Randal Ross. The day also saw Year 7 students engage in cultural games, craft Message Sticks, and immerse themselves in traditional Dreamtime stories with the guidance of Uncle Neal and Aunty Leah Tabo. “It was a privilege to have Uncle Neal and Aunty Leah

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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea At The Ayr Golf Club

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea At The Ayr Golf Club

Debbie Searle and a group of dedicated friends orchestrated a delightful event at the Ayr Golf Club on 30 June. Their efforts were to host a Biggest Morning Tea, an annual fundraiser that combines the simple pleasures of tea and treats with the noble cause of supporting Cancer Research. Approximately 50 enthusiastic ladies gathered at the Ayr Golf Club to partake in a morning filled with camaraderie and goodwill. Among the highlights of the event was a captivating fashion parade featuring the l

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$10,000 Raised And 88 Skin Cancer Checks At Biggest Kali’s Cup To Date

$10,000 Raised And 88 Skin Cancer Checks At Biggest Kali’s Cup To Date

On Sunday 7 July, another highly successful and memorable Kali’s Cup was held

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Taking The Time To Learn About The People Around You

Taking The Time To Learn About The People Around You

In our busy lives, it's easy to overlook the importance of getting to know the people around us. Whether it's our colleagues, neighbours, or community members, each person has a unique story and set of experiences that can add depth and meaning to our lives if we take the time to connect. One of the most important reasons to get to know the people around you is to build a sense of community and belonging. When we take the time to learn about our neighbours and coworkers, we’re creating a bond

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199 BOWIE ROAD, BRANDON
199 BOWIE ROAD, BRANDON

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• Nestled just 8 minutes from the heart of Ayr.
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• 2” Bore Ensuring ample water supply for your
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199 BOWIE ROAD, BRANDON
199 BOWIE ROAD, BRANDON
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• Nestled just 8 minutes from the heart of Ayr.
• This unique property offers the perfect blend
of rural tranquillity and modern convenience.
• 2” Bore Ensuring ample water supply for your
needs.
• Expansive Machinery Shed.
• Additionally, there’s a lean-to (12m x 7.5m x
approx. 3m high.
• Screened entertaining deck overlooking Dicks
Bank Water Hole.

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38 FOURTEENTH AVENUE, HOME HILL
38 FOURTEENTH AVENUE, HOME HILL
$380,000

• This charming house is situated on a spacious
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2 BASILIO COURT, AYR
2 BASILIO COURT, AYR
$389,000

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150-152 BURDEKIN ROAD, AYR
150-152 BURDEKIN ROAD, AYR
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Chat With Chelsea

Chat With Chelsea

July 18, 2024

Hi everyone, I hope you have all had a great week! It’s been lovely hearing from you all, and please feel free to reach out to me to just say hi or share your stories with me – my email is chelsea@lifepublishinggroup.com! With university resuming for Trimester 2 this week, I’ve been busily working away already on my final few courses before I graduate from my Bachelor of Communications and Journalism degree later this year! It’s all flown by and I’m so excited! Along with university resuming,

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Burdekin Catholic High School Students Rally For Childhood Cancer Support

Burdekin Catholic High School Students Rally For Childhood Cancer Support

July 18, 2024

In a heartwarming display of compassion and community spirit, Year 7 students at Burdekin Catholic High School came together to make a significant contribution to childhood cancer support. Through their dedicated efforts, they raised an impressive $953.50, demonstrating the power of unity and generosity among the school's youngest members. This fundraising initiative was further bolstered by a generous donation of $1,000 from Queensland Country Bank in 2023, underscoring the local community's

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Last Calls For Estimates  Integrity To Be Upheld

Last Calls For Estimates Integrity To Be Upheld

July 18, 2024

As the spotlight turns to how the state government plans to roll out future funding for services and projects across Queensland, Member for Burdekin Dale Last has called for a commitment of transparency as Budget Estimates approaches. Mr Last said with allegations already swirling that one state government department had employed and since ceased separate media training ahead of Estimates proceedings, Queenslanders deserved assurances the parliamentary process of Budget Estimates would be held

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Local Sporting news & Results

The Ayr Golf Club’s Wednesday Winners

The Ayr Golf Club’s Wednesday Winners

July 18, 2024

On Wednesday July 10, the Ayr Golf Club hosted Burdekin Printers Day 2024. In celebration of the Burdekin Printers’ continued sponsorship and support, Wednesday saw one of the Ayr Golf Club’s largest attendance totals, with 28 ladies on the course. With each competition, the club continues to see the ladies reach new personal bests, with impressive scores shining through. Katrina Hearn was the celebrated Winner of the day, with a “sensational” total of 41 points. The Runner Up was Angie Baxt

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Celebrating The NIS Ayr Ladies Closed Championships

Celebrating The NIS Ayr Ladies Closed Championships

July 18, 2024

Sunday 14 July saw 20 ladies compete in the annual Northern Insurance Solutions (NIS) Ayr Ladies Closed Championships. The 2024 championships hosted spectacular weather conditions whereby two divisions played a 27-hole stroke event on the gorgeous greens of the Ayr Golf Course, with the club celebrating all those who maintain the grounds. “The ground staff and volunteers are doing a great job – big thanks to all of you,” shared the Ayr Golf Club. Due to the championship having no live scorin

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Burdekin Football Club’s Junior Carnival Success

Burdekin Football Club’s Junior Carnival Success

July 18, 2024

The Burdekin Football Club has celebrated another successful Junior Carnival following an action-packed Sunday igniting the sporting fields of Beach Road. Sunday 14 July attracted many travelling teams along with the region’s very own local stars. All the young players shone brightly across the fields of International Park, showcasing great sportsmanship and team spirit whilst giving each game their best. Over the past numerous weeks, the Burdekin Football Club’s committee comprising of paren

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS / GIG GUIDES / SOCIAL PIC GALLERY

Burdekin Show Wrap Up

Burdekin Show Wrap Up

July 4, 2024

On Wednesday 26 June, the Burdekin Show ignited the region for another year, with star-studded entertainment, classic show rides, and a joyous atmosphere. Approximately 4,000 people flooded through the Ayr Showgrounds gates ready to enjoy one of the most anticipated events on the region’s calendar. The weather was not overly favourable, with a spot of rain here and there, however the show festivities shone through, with the show committee more than impressed with the overall attendance. “It w

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Burdekin Singers & Theatre Company’s Disenchanted!

Burdekin Singers & Theatre Company’s Disenchanted!

July 18, 2024

In a world wild with tainted fruit, and fragile footwear, Burdekin Singers & Theatre Company’s August production of Disenchanted! will have audiences questioning the princesses they know and love. A comical musical, Disenchanted! throws poisoned apples, sparkling tiaras and glass slippers out the window as Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses set the record straight. Unhappy with how they’re portrayed in today’s pop culture, many iconic royal renegades will deliver both the truth

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SNEAK PEEK! Whitsundays Writers Festival Itinerary Announced

SNEAK PEEK! Whitsundays Writers Festival Itinerary Announced

July 18, 2024

The Whitsundays will overflow with literature and creativity when the highly anticipated Whitsundays Writers Festival graces the region from 6 to 8 September. The full, star-studded Festival Program features many highly talented and commendable literary professionals including Shankari Chandran, Garry Disher, Sally Hepworth, Kirsty Manning, Christos Tsiolkas, Anne Buist, Graeme Simsion, Karina Kilmore, Melissa Ashley, Jack Roney, Joy Damousi, Nick Earls, and Linsday Simpson will be staged over

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Celebrate Music With Burdekin Brass Live

Celebrate Music With Burdekin Brass Live

July 11, 2024

The Burdekin Brass Band will ignite the Burdekin Theatre for an afternoon overflowing with music and local talent on Sunday 4 August from 2pm. The Burdekin Brass Live performance will encompass 18 – 20 members of the local Burdekin Brass Band, 12 members originating from bands within the schools of the region, and 26 Thuringowa Brass members. Together the group of talented, experienced and beginner musicians will perform a celebrated selection of music everyone will know and love with both t

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Event Guide 12 July

July 18, 2024

Saturday 13 July The Sunshine Club Saturday from 7.30pm It tells the story of Frank Doyle, an Aboriginal serviceman who has come home from World War II to find that although the wider world may have changed, attitudes back home in Brisbane are just the same. Filled with a defiant energy and ambition for a better life, Frank starts The Sunshine Club, a place where black and white can meet and, most importantly, dance. Here he dreams of a future where he can dance in step with Rose, the girl next

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