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Attitude checks essential for men 50 years and older

QUT and Cancer Council researchers have endorsed a tool to assess the attitudes of men when it comes to skin checks, helping those most at risk to detect melanoma early. Men 50 years and older are most at risk of being diagnosed with and dying from melanoma, and are the least likely to detect the […]

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Snake Bite First Aid for Pets

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Snake season is upon us – just ask Alfie! (Check out his survival story also in this edition – see page 29).  Most clients around the Moreton Bay region have reported seeing snakes in their backyards, even noticing big snakes in small suburban backyards, which is a first for many.  Those folks on properties that […]

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Pine Rivers VIEW Club News

At our October meeting Sharnelle and Kerri from the Crime Prevention unit came to speak to us. What a fabulous morning ! It was a most enjoyable and fun session of interacting with these police officers and learning so much about how we can protect ourselves from being a victim of crime. We all went […]

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40 rateable local government areas to receive annual land valuations in 2016

More than one million landowners in 40 of Queensland’s 78 rateable local government areas (LGAs) will receive new land valuations in 2016 under the Land Valuation Act 2010. Valuer-General Neil Bray said LGAs receiving new valuations were Aurukun, Banana, Brisbane, Burdekin, Cairns, Central Highlands, Cherbourg, Cloncurry, Cook, Doomadgee, Douglas, Fraser Coast, Gladstone, Gold Coast,  Hope […]

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THERE WAS ‘MOOVEMENT’ AT THE STATION

by Helen Goleby  The sky lightened as the world awakened to a new day.  The sun peeped over the mountains and the cows lifted their heads to gaze at the meadow before them, speckled with morning dew.  Rabbits frisked through the long grass, birds swooped down for the early worm while kangaroos stopped to nibble […]

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News from UQ Vets Dayboro For the love of Bovine – Part 5

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In this issue, the last in our recent bovine series, we will look at vaccinations and parasite control.  This is an area which has a huge impact on the health and wellbeing of your stock and something over which we have control.  By vaccinating your cattle and taking steps to control parasites you can eliminate […]

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DO YOU KNOW AN AMAZING YOUNG ACHIEVER?

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  Nominations for the Queensland Young Achiever Awards are now open.  Why not nominate a young person you know that is achieving great results or who is actively involved in the local or broader community?  You could make the world of difference to a young person’s confidence through a nomination and inspire them to continue […]

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Tristans Story – Raising Money for Cancer Research.

Sadly Tristan Prendergast, year 6 student at Mt Mee State School, never got to know his paternal grandfather, Peter.  In 2000 Peter passed away after a short battle with cancer.  Tristan and his brother Will have only gotten to know of their grandfather through the many stories their father Trent has shared with them of […]

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MEET THE CANDIDATES?

DAYBORO . . Hands up if you want a Meet the Candidates evening? . . . in March 2016 – for the Local Government Elections? If you want this opportunity let Doreen know and, provided there is enough support for the event, we will make it happen. Yes, our Council Elections will be held on […]

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NETWORK TOPIC November 2015

Arghh!  I know I’m over-tired when the mind starts exploring “Why is it so . . .” scenarios …..  You know about the Anexoria sufferers’ body image issues whereby they often see themselves as fat whereas we see a skeletal figure with overly prominent bones?  So what then is the name of the condition that […]

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