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Bundaberg Four Wheel Drive Club hosts awards night

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Brad Praed, Lionel Smith & Peter Bannister with trophies they had won.

The Bundaberg Four Wheel Drive Club celebrated its annual Awards Night and the end to the year, reflecting on the club's activities over the last 12 months.

Our annual trip to Fraser Island at the end of 2020 saw members head up to Waddy Point, after having an unplanned stopover at Inskip Point due to the fires ravaging the World Heritage listed icon.

Giving back to the environment we travel through saw us, once again, participate in the annual Clean Up Australia Day where we cleaned up Kinkuna National Park.

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Bundaberg 4WD Club members Petrina Pashley and Graham Barnsley doing their bit for the environment.

Members also attended the annual Fraser Island Cleanup run by 4WDQLD, where 400 vehicles from 4WD clubs from across Queensland join forces to clean the world heritage listed island.

Weekend camp and day trips featured during the year.

Trips in the local vicinity varied from beach to bush.

State forests and private properties were used throughout the region.

The club volunteered to help out at the Mount Perry Show, taking on the role as the COVID Cleaning team so the show could go ahead.

Extended trips saw members head to Cape York to get the obligatory photo with the sign, our club campsite, which will see us continue our training and other club activities, is a work in progress, adding things to make a great base.

Promoting responsible four wheel driving is high on our club's agenda and we are grateful for the support that people give us to continue our chosen recreation.

The Rural Fire Service was this year's chosen charity, with donations from the sales of our annual calendar and our Ladies Day Drive going towards the group.

Due to the ongoing rains our planned Barefoot Bowls night, which was to be this year's end of year activity, turned into a night to catch up and celebrate, as the greens were too wet to play.

Presentation of our coveted trophies was held.

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Over the years meals have been cooked by various means.

Members had voted on categories such as “Best Photograph”, best “Camp Cook” and “Best Club Activity” but others were awarded trophies on a tally taken over the previous twelve months, including the “Most Recoveries” and “Most Damage”.

Santa even made an early appearance to pass out gifts to the gathering of children. The social night was a way for members to reflect on what has been another great year out and about.

We thank those businesses that support our club, and the people who allow us access onto their properties, to take members to those special spots that the general public is unable to go.

To find out more on the Bundaberg Four Wheel Drive Club and activities we have on, contact us via email,, on the net or catch us on Facebook or Instagram.

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