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Saturday, July 4, 2020


Isis Club now 100 years on from being gentlemen only

Formed under the name of the Isis Quoit and Athletic Club in 1920, the Isis Club as it is known today, has grown with the Childers community.

Queens Park a link with original rainforest

Queens Park in Bundaberg is a great place to enjoy a barbecue, drop a line into the nearby Burnett River or simply walk among the old trees.

Shark-proof enclosure top memory for Woodgate visitors

Made from wood and big enough to see from the air, the old Woodgate Beach shark-proof bathing enclosures were certainly a feature from the 1940s onwards.

When Childers really was a “knockout”

Few people would disagree that Childers, with its quaint buildings and leafy tree-lined streets can, as a rural township, be considered as somewhat of a knockout.

Welcome rain in 1920 repeats in 2020

Waterloo resident Shirley Galea discovered the welcome rain last week was a repeat of what happened 100 years ago in the Yandaran district.

Greek cafe owners made mark in Bundaberg

The State Library of Queensland has published a tribute to Greek-origin former Bundaberg cafe owners, the Lathouras brothers. They migrated to Australia from Alatsata, in modern Turkey, in 1906.

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Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle reopens

Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle participants are celebrating as they return to the centre after months of absence.

Chance to get on the Moncrieff stage

The Moncrieff Entertainment Centre is shining a spotlight on local talent with artists and groups encouraged to submit ideas for its annual program.

New round of job-boosting grants available

A new round of the State Government’s Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.

Look back at State Talent Identification Series

This week in Sports Talk, columnist Vince Habermann looks back at the annual football State Under-16 Talent Identification Series.