Category Archives: Special Features

June2015_Eat Australian – Here’s why

Food safety was an area of some professional activity for me in my working life and this issue is now attracting considerable public interest following recent health issues with imported foodstuffs.
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June2015_DAYBORO REMEMBERS ANZAC DAY 2015

We expected big crowds at the 100 year Centenary of Anzac Dawn Service this year but the numbers were way beyond expectation with in excess of 1200 attending, many were families with very small children.  First the magnificent new granite memorials were dedicated by Richard Lance.  This was followed by 15 “Soldiers”, our scouts dressed in WW 1 uniform each representing one of the 15 men killed in action during WW1 and accompanied by descendants of the 15, placing poppies on the columns in a moving tribute to those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice.  
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May2015_Pine Rivers youth gains spot in Youth Parliament

Member for Pine Rivers Nikki Boyd congratulated Clare Hohns as this year’s YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament representative for our local area.  Clare Hohns is one of 93 young Queenslanders selected to take part in this year’s program. 
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May2015_Our Alpaca industry celebrates 25 years.

Australian Alpaca Week, May 2 – 10 2015, is an educational initiative of the AAA.  It focuses on all that is fascinating and luxurious about alpacas and the advances making Australia a world leader in the industry.   
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May2015_2015 EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Brisbane Bus Lines, a family business with long-standing links to the Dayboro community, has been servicing the South-East Queensland community for 50 years.  They have been  recognised for their achievements at the Queensland Bus Industry Gala Dinner and Award Night held in Cairns on Saturday 11th April 2015. 
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Apr2015_Presentation of ANZAC Display Resource

“The Peace Keepers  – A Poetic Tribute to The Spirit Of ANZAC”.
This is the culmination of 20 years of local poet, Russell Plunkett, applying his poetic passion to words that celebrate the “Spirit of ANZAC”.
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Mar2015_CENTENARY OF ANZAC DAY 2015

DECENDANTS OF THE 15 FALLEN
The Dayboro War Memorial Association reported in the April 2014 Grapevine we would be installing memorials to the men from the Dayboro District who paid the supreme sacrifice during WW1 and were killed in action.
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Feb2015_DAYBORO CELEBRATES 60 SHOWS on JULY 4th and 5th 2015

Our Show is held in July each year and falls on the 27th weekend of the year, which is why this year it is the first weekend instead of the second weekend which we have been used to.  All shows in Queensland are given a set date, and it is not easy to chop and change this.
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Feb2015_RURAL FIRE BRIGADE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR FOR QUEENSLAND 2014.

MS LEE TAPPER
Secretary and Operational Firefighter with Dayboro and District Rural Fire Brigade
And Volunteer Community Educator for Queensland Rural Fire Service.
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Dec2014_Trevena Glen Farm – Open Night 20th December

To celebrate Christmas and to get to know the surrounding community, Trevena Glen is offering an open night free of charge on Saturday 20th December, 5:30 – 8:30pm.  Come and join us with Christmas music, lights, wagon rides, jumping castle, and of course meeting the animals!  Wood fired pizzas and drinks will be available for purchase. 

 

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