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Few reminders remain of Isis Junction heydays

Passengers riding the daily train service between Bundaberg and Brisbane speed through Isis Junction, once the connection point of the North Coast Line and the branch line to Childers.

Isis Mill continues role in moulding tradesmen

The twin stacks which are synonymous with the Isis Central Sugar Mill tower above an industry that six new apprentices will call home for the next four years.

Cruising down memory lane in FX Holden

85-year-old Ray Cole from Childers is proud of his 1952 FX Holden but sad that General Motors will no longer produce the brand in Australia.

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.

Childers time capsule peeps into history

Childers residents look forward to opening a time capsule from 1970 which marks the 200th anniversary of Captain Cook's journey to Australia.

Record numbers flock to Snakes Downunder

Record numbers passed through the gates at Childers tourist attraction Snakes Downunder during the recently completed school holidays.

Childers honours its own with Australia Day awards

Five Childers residents have an extra special reason to remember Australia Day 2020 after receiving awards recognising their service to the local community.

Youth at the helm as Chloe takes Childers Show reins

A passion for country shows has seen 22-year-old Chloe Johnson accept the challenging role as Childers Show Society president.

Community makes a splash at Isis pool celebrations

It was a day of water fun at the official Isis Memorial Pool opening event, with the community invited to take a dip to celebrate the occasion.

Teenagers take on babysitting challenge

A new course has enabled six local participants to gain extra skills in babysitting and caring for young children.

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