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Community Spirit Celebrated At Australia Day Awards Ceremony

Community Spirit Celebrated At Australia Day Awards Ceremony

The recipients of the 2024 Australia Day Awards were proudly announced by Burdekin Shire Council at a rescheduled ceremony on Monday, February 12, recognising the outstanding achievements and contributions of individuals and groups in the community.

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Burdekin Shire Council’s Australia Day Awards And Citizenship Ceremony

Burdekin Shire Council’s Australia Day Awards And Citizenship Ceremony

Caption 1: Citizen of the Year John Wood (centre) was gifted a framed photograph of the Burdekin Bridge, pictured with Australia Day Ambassador Karen Jacobsen (left) and Burdekin Shire Council Mayor Lyn McLaughlin (right) Caption 2: Young Citizen of the Year Eddie Jones Caption 3: Young Citizen of the Year Achievement Award and Junior Cultural Award Winner Emily Holmes Caption 4: Senior Cultural Award Winner Irene Richards Caption 5: Young Citizen of the Year Achievement Award Winner Martina Boj

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Cheers To 50 Years With McCathies Furniture Plus

Cheers To 50 Years With McCathies Furniture Plus

Caption 1: L-R Jye, Rob and Kari Ravizza, George Gamia, Adam Smith, Lyndy and John McCathie and Shay Kratzmann Caption 2: Rob, Jye and Kari Ravizza and Lyndy and John McCathie Caption 3: George Gamia, Shay Kratzmann and Adam Smith Caption 4: Brad Jones, Rob Ravizza, Kavette Caspanello and Deni Caspanello Caption 5: Nakita, Amber, Paula and Alysha Caption 6: Neil Jensen and Joe Aguirre Caption 7: Rob and Lena Antoniazzi and Kari Ravizza

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Rescue Pet Of The Week Meet Pickles

Rescue Pet Of The Week Meet Pickles

Rehoming fee: $450 DOB: 23/07/2022 Sex: Female Breed: Bull Arab Cross Cattle Dog Kid Friendly: Yes Cat Friendly: Yes Other Dogs: Yes Fences: 5 feet This active little puppy is looking for her forever home, is always up for a cuddle and a play with her furry friends. While Pickles is still a keen learner for basic commands, she's a quick learner and loves being rewarded. Pickles loves splashing in water and will always chase after her ball. Pickles particularly enjoys going on long walks and

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LOT 73, 91 & 54 CORICA RD, BARRATTA
LOT 73, 91 & 54 CORICA RD, BARRATTA

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Beds
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Cars
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   • Expression of Interest - closing 12 pm Thursday 22nd February 2024

   • Area: Approx 127.05 hectares. Cultivation area: 122.47Ha.

   • Spacious 3-bedroom home.

   • Water Allocation: Approx. 1, 008 megs of water allocation from Sunwater.

   • Pumps: 3 open water pumps and 2 bores.

   • Cane Crop: growing approx. 12,000 tonnes per annum.

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Burdekin PROPERTY LISTINGS –  BUY / RENT / LEASE – OPEN HOME TIMES

LOT 73, 91 & 54 CORICA RD, BARRATTA
LOT 73, 91 & 54 CORICA RD, BARRATTA
EOI Expression of Interest - closing 12 pm Thursday 22nd February 2024

   • Expression of Interest - closing 12 pm Thursday 22nd February 2024

   • Area: Approx 127.05 hectares. Cultivation area: 122.47Ha.

   • Spacious 3-bedroom home.

   • Water Allocation: Approx. 1, 008 megs of water allocation from Sunwater.

   • Pumps: 3 open water pumps and 2 bores.

   • Cane Crop: growing approx. 12,000 tonnes per annum.

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35 JOHN DORY STREET, CUNGULLA
35 JOHN DORY STREET, CUNGULLA
$415,000

   • $415,000.00

   • Stunning four-bedroom and two-bathroom home

   • Double garage and double carport

   • Fully Fenced 809sqm block

   • Peaceful and family-friendly neighborhood.

Jo Gabiola - 0418186858

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34 RICHARD ST, AYR
34 RICHARD ST, AYR
$310,000

   • $310,000.00

   • Low-set, functional residence

   • 890m2 of low maintenance grassed grounds.

   • 3 Air-conditioned double bedrooms with robes.

   • Two single garage’s, one with internal access

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11 LISA DR, AYR
11 LISA DR, AYR
$430,000

   • 3.04 hectares of land

   • Serene and picturesque location

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Sit Down With Sam

Sit Down With Sam

February 15, 2024

Hi readers I have exciting news! Next Tuesday, I’ll be making my debut on Sweet FM with my very own show! I started volunteering for community radio station 4CRM while living in Mackay where I would host ‘The Prekend’ on Thursday nights, a show where I aimed to shine a light on local musical talent while bringing fresh, contemporary independent music from all over the world to Mackay's airwaves. I had no radio experience prior to this but, as I’ve mentioned plenty of times, moving to the regions

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Sharing The Magic With Inclusive Advancements

Sharing The Magic With Inclusive Advancements

February 15, 2024

The magic of the Little Mermaid was not lost on anyone at the recent Burdekin Singers and Theatre Company production. When Billy found out his school teacher, Olivia Licciardello, was playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid, he asked his mum to buy tickets. With his hearing impairment, Billy has difficulty distinguishing between different sounds, and has never been to the theatre before, but he wished to support his teacher and just watch and enjoy the show’s fantastic imaginary and amazing acting.

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Securing Tenders Workshop By QLD Government

Securing Tenders Workshop By QLD Government

February 15, 2024

Are you ready to get your business to stand out from the crowd, to attract more contracts and achieve essential government and industry tenders? This workshops, hosted by the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning (DSDILGP), will aid businesses in improving their chances of securing tenders, of putting together a concise and comprehensive capability statement, and marketing your business to attract tenders. An effective and up-to-date capability statemen

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Local Sporting news & Results

Football Matters with Cyclops

Football Matters with Cyclops

February 15, 2024

The 2024 football season started last Saturday for Burdekin FC. The Panthers were away to Estates in the Kappa Cup. It was a good start to the season with the Panthers winning 2-1 at Victoria Park in Townsville. The boys were keen to get into their first fixture of the year. The Panthers always seem to do well in the Cup and wanted to continue that. Burdekin started well with Matthew Kolb hitting the post with a well drilled left foot shot. With lots of short, sharp passing, the Panthers were a

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Golf On The Beach

Golf On The Beach

February 15, 2024

Hordes of people descended on the Ayr Surf Life Saving Club on Saturday February 10 for their annual Beach Golf Day. The day kicked off with the drawing event of their Top 100 Club, where the masses mingled over lunch and drinks until the big wheel revealed the lucky winners. First prize went to Ena Daniels, whilst Carol Rossato was the winner of second prize. 20 teams took to the unique beach golf course to make their way around the 6 holes, enjoying an afternoon of sunshine, sand and laughs.

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Volunteers Recognised By Burdekin Race Club

Volunteers Recognised By Burdekin Race Club

February 15, 2024

The services of some of its most dedicated members and volunteers were recognised by Burdekin Race Club at a presentation late last year. At a race meeting on December 9 2023, four volunteers were presented with Life Memberships while a further four were honoured for their volunteer service. “It’s all about recognising those many years of volunteering,” said Burdekin Race Club President Rick Gudge. “Everything that’s done here is done by volunteers and, without them, there’s no club.” Life Memb

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS / GIG GUIDES / SOCIAL PIC GALLERY

Triple M Broadcasts From Brandon

Triple M Broadcasts From Brandon

November 29, 2023

As part of the show’s Tiny Towns Tour, Triple M’s The Rush Hour paid a visit to Brandon last week, broadcasting from the Iron Works Brewery on Thursday, November 23.Brandon was the first stop on the tour which saw Townsville-based presenters AB and Elliot learn about local history and hear from local guests.“We’re travelling around Queensland visiting the unsung hero towns, the ones that aren’t on the tourist maps, the ones with really small populations and short Wikipedia pages,” said AB.

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Get Ready For Footy Season With Local Footy History Book

Get Ready For Footy Season With Local Footy History Book

February 15, 2024

The Burdekin boasts a remarkable rugby league history, with close to 20 internationals playing in the local competitions between the 1920s and 1980s, with this history and more captured in the book ‘A Short History of the Ayr, Home Hill and Burdekin Rugby Leagues’ which was written by rugby league historian Martin Grandelis and published in 2022. Mr Grandelis grew up in the Burdekin in the 1960s in the heyday of rugby league in the Burdekin district. From the great rivalries between clubs to the

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The Tale Of The Burdekin Night Writers

The Tale Of The Burdekin Night Writers

February 15, 2024

There are many groups throughout the Burdekin offering residents the opportunity to pursue and develop their creative pursuits, and one of these is the Burdekin Night Writers, a vibrant online writing group with roots dating back to 2007. Founded by the visionary Cherelle Murphy, the group initially convened at her residence for a remarkable 15 years. In 2019, facing the challenge of Cherelle's move to palliative care, the group seamlessly transitioned online to ensure her continued participati

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The Little Mermaid; Showing At The Burdekin Theatre Now

The Little Mermaid; Showing At The Burdekin Theatre Now

February 8, 2024

Talk of the town right now, The Little Mermaid theatre production is charming audiences from across the region. With successful shows behind them and more to come this weekend, this high-quality local masterpiece is one to watch. The Little Mermaid Opening Weekend Burdekin Singers & Theatre Company took audiences ‘Under the Sea’ as its production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid opened at Burdekin Theatre on Friday, February 2. The local production was the product of months of preparation from l

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Dive Under The Sea With The Burdekin Singers And Theatre Company

January 25, 2024

A magical story of finding true love, Hans Christian Andersen’s classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, has been transformed into a beautiful musical the Burdekin can enjoy under the talents of The Burdekin Singers and Theatre Company and community members this February. The tale begins in a magical deep-sea kingdom where a young mermaid, Ariel, dreams of leaving her ocean home to live in the world above. With the help of her comedic companions, Flounder, Scuttle, and of course Seb

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