Council seeks nominations for 2020 Australia Day Awards

Council seeks nominations for 2020 Australia Day Awards

Balonne Shire Council is now calling for nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Awards.
Balonne Shire Council 24 Sep 2019
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Get ready for a morning of fun and learning on 13 October

Get ready for a morning of fun and learning on 13 October

Get ready for a morning packed with entertainment at the Get Ready Balonne Family Fun Day near the boat ramp on The Terrace, St George, on Sunday 13 October from 9am.
Balonne Shire Council 23 Sep 2019
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Councillors head to Bollon for Community Catch-Up Day on 2 October

Councillors head to Bollon for Community Catch-Up Day on 2 October

Bollon residents and community groups are invited to join Councillors and senior Council leaders for an informal catch up on 2 October.
Balonne Shire Council 20 Sep 2019
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Council Meeting - 22 October 2019

Community Notice - Ordinary Meeting of Barcoo Shire Council 
Barcoo (Shire) 09 Oct 2019
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Auction - 05 October 2019

Auction - 05 October 2019

View Auction community notice (pdf)
Barcoo (Shire) 25 Sep 2019
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Jundah Social Sports Club - General Meeting

Jundah Social Sports Club - General Meeting (pdf)
Barcoo (Shire) 10 Sep 2019
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Australian Age of Dinosaur Museum unveils rare fly...

Bob Elliott may have found fewer prehistoric fossils than his father David Elliott OAM but he says he's found the best ones....
Boulia Shire Council 05 Oct 2019
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History made on Longreach Cup day...

History made on Longreach Cup day...

The stables at the Longreach racecourse was bursting at the seams on Saturday afternoon as over 70 horses took part in the seven-event......
Boulia Shire Council 30 Sep 2019
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Bespoke 2019

Bespoke 2019

Location: Powerhouse Theatre Venue address: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm Venue: Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm Event type: Performing arts Age range: Kids, Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Admit: $65 plus transaction fee of $6.60 Age: Suitable for ages 12+ Bookings: Book online.
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Bespoke 2019

Bespoke 2019

Location: Powerhouse Theatre Venue address: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm Venue: Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm Event type: Performing arts Age range: Kids, Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Admit: $65 plus transaction fee of $6.60 Age: Suitable for ages 12+ Bookings: Book online.
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Suitcase Rummage

Suitcase Rummage

Browse the goods for sale at this mini scaled market. Filled to the brim with books, clothes, records, bits and bobs, bric-abrac, handmade, second-hand, upcycled and recycled items - you won't want to miss these sales from suitcases! For more information visit Suitcase Rummage.  Venue address: Reddacliff Place, 266 George Street, Brisbane City Venue: Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City Event type: Featured, Free, Markets Cost: Free Age: All ages Bookings: No bookings required.
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TBSC/19/012 – Ayr Showgrounds – Electrical Upgrade – Stage 2

TBSC/19/012 – Ayr Showgrounds – Electrical Upgrade – Stage 2

Tenders are invited for a TBSC/19/012 - Ayr Showgrounds - Electrical Upgrade - Stage 2
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Job Vacancy 19/48 – Leading Hand – Form Setter/Concreter – Works

Job Vacancy 19/48 – Leading Hand – Form Setter/Concreter – Works

We are seeking applications for a Leading Hand – Form Setter/Concreter to assist with the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure in connection with roads, footpaths, kerbing and channelling, stormwater drainage, boat ramps and other functions of Council. Applications close on Tuesday, 1 October 2019 at 5.00pm.
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Burdekin Library closed 21 September

Burdekin Library closed 21 September

The Burdekin Library at 108 Graham Street, Ayr will be closed Saturday 21 September to allow for the final work on the library's new air-conditioning plant.
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Live testing Early Warning System

Cairns Regional Council advises live testing of nine outdoor early warning stations installed as par More
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Early Warning System put to the test

Live testing of nine outdoor early warning stations in the Redlynch area will take place on Wed More
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Shields Street closed for Sunday on Shields activa

Cairns Regional Council advises of the upcoming, temporary road closure to allow for the Sunday on S More
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August 13, 2019 - Tropical Art Deco Weekend a roaring success

August 13, 2019 - Tropical Art Deco Weekend a roaring success

It was a weekend of jazz, sequins, spats, diva dogs, vintage clothes and great fun when the Tropical Art Deco Weekend took centre stage in Innisfail.   Tropical Art Deco Weekend reference... Read More About August 13, 2019 - Tropical Art Deco Weekend a roaring success »
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August 8, 2019 - W4Q boost for Innisfail Boat Harbour

August 8, 2019 - W4Q boost for Innisfail Boat Harbour

Innisfail Boat Harbour is getting a new lease of life with rehabilitation of the mooring piles and walkways and fittings.   The Innisfail Boat Harbour Piles Rehabilitation is a Queensland... Read More About August 8, 2019 - W4Q boost for Innisfail Boat Harbour »
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August 6, 2019 - Free workshops for Cassowary Coast businesses

August 6, 2019 - Free workshops for Cassowary Coast businesses

Tropical Coast Tourism is hosting free ‘Gearing your Business’ workshops for Cassowary Coast business owners and operators across the region next week to help them make the most of local... Read More About August 6, 2019 - Free workshops for Cassowary Coast businesses »
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Calling for comments on The Gemfields locality name change

Residents of Anakie, Sapphire, Rubyvale have until the 13 December 2019 to make a submission to the Department of Natural … Continue reading Calling for comments on The Gemfields locality name change The post Calling for comments on The Gemfields locality name change appeared first on Central Highlands Regional Council.
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Now is the time to give feedback on the Gemfields name-change

People living in the Gemfields area are invited to make a submission to the Department of Natural Resources Mines and … Continue reading Now is the time to give feedback on the Gemfields name-change The post Now is the time to give feedback on the Gemfields name-change appeared first on Central Highlands Regional Council.
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Community grants recipients announced

Community groups across the region have been awarded $143,156.24 in Central Highlands Regional Council’s second community grants round in 2019. … Continue reading Community grants recipients announced The post Community grants recipients announced appeared first on Central Highlands Regional Council.
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Next round of funding available

Charters Towers Regional Council has signed a new agreement with the Queensland Government for this financial year’s Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program.   Council...
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Councillor message - Draft Local Government Infrastructure Plan - Cr Mike Power

Councillor message - Draft Local Government Infrastructure Plan - Cr Mike Power

Starting today, 3 October, Council will release its new draft Charters Towers Regional Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) for community consultation.   The LGIP is a...
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Public Notice - Draft Charters Towers Regional Local Government Infrastructure Plan

Public Notice - Draft Charters Towers Regional Local Government Infrastructure Plan

Public Notification of the Draft Charters Towers Regional Local Government Infrastructure Plan Charters Towers Regional Council invites submissions on the Draft Charters Towers Regional Local...
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Council is inviting tenders for the purchase and removal of a large quantity of pipes. Visit our...

Council is inviting tenders for the purchase and removal of a large quantity of pipes. Visit our...

Council is inviting tenders for the purchase and removal of a large quantity of pipes. Visit our website at www.cook.qld.gov.au/tenders to download the submission document. (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Cook Shire Council 05 Oct 2019
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LAST CHANCE: if you are an artist or arts industry worker and would like the opportunity to be...

LAST CHANCE: if you are an artist or arts industry worker and would like the opportunity to be...

LAST CHANCE: if you are an artist or arts industry worker and would like the opportunity to be mentored, get in touch with Council's Regional Arts Officer now! (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Cook Shire Council 04 Oct 2019
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Council is seeking a Customer Service Officer for a three month fixed term contract - if this sounds…

Council is seeking a Customer Service Officer for a three month fixed term contract - if this sounds…

Council is seeking a Customer Service Officer for a three month fixed term contract - if this sounds like you, head online and apply now at www.cook.qld.gov.au/work (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Cook Shire Council 03 Oct 2019
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Doomadgee Youth Hub

Doomadgee Youth Hub

There is Lots happening at the “Doomadgee Youth Hub” for ages 15 to 25 Computers Internet Playstations with Lots of games Pool Tables Table tennis Darts Basket Ball Hoops Movies and lots more MONDAY NIGHTS – is girls night (Girls Only) WEDNESDAY NIGHTS – is for the Boys Openi...
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Ecofest continues to grow spreading strong environmental messages

04 JUN: Interest in Gladstone Regional Council’s environmental event, Ecofest, continues to grow annually with 6202 people attending last Sunday’s (2 June) event.
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Gladstone Region community activities heat up during Winter months

03 JUN: It’s officially Winter and despite some cooler weather, the Gladstone Region is heating up, with plenty of Gladstone Regional Council-planned and supported community activities on offer in coming months.
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Workman's Beach areas to temporarily close for annual maintenance

03 JUN: Workman’s Beach Camp Ground and Day Use Area at Springs Road, Agnes Water will close to the public from Tuesday to Friday next week (11-14 June) for annual maintenance work.
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Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included

Our vision is to create a city where everyone’s included so we all have the same opportunity to enjoy the Gold Coast’s enviable lifestyle,” he said.The AICAP builds on the successful foundations of the City’s inaugural plan, which delivered more than 170 actions over five years to improve access to City information, infrastructure, programs, initiatives, public places and transport.Mayor Tate said the second plan outlined more than 100 actions over the next five years which would help to remove barriers to community participation, including using best practice design principles.“In the first phase we delivered initiatives like beach matting, improved public toilet facilities and parking bays, and recharge bays for mobility devices.“Some of the actions planned for the second  AICAP include more Changing Places toilet facilities at public locations, the dementia-friendly Seniors Garden, identifying locations for accessible waterway recreation, building five accessible cabins in tourist parks and producing a mobility map for the Coolangatta precinct, to name a few.” Mayor Tate said with the first plan well informed by community engagement, this draft plan will go out for community consultation from November 2019 to January 2020.
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Businesses join forces to offer CBD tradies discount deals

Businesses join forces to offer CBD tradies discount deals

Ipswich City Council has launched a new promotion to help traders and tradies in and
Ipswich City Council 09 Sep 2019
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The story of Rosewood Library beginning to unfold

The story of Rosewood Library beginning to unfold

The new state-of-the-art library at Rosewood is taking shape with construction work on track for an opening in early 2020.
Ipswich City Council 30 Aug 2019
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Ipswich businesses encouraged to check new local laws

Ipswich businesses encouraged to check new local laws

Ipswich businesses are encouraged to thoroughly check Ipswich City Council’s proposed local laws in case they impact the way they
Ipswich City Council 19 Jul 2019
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Community Invited to Connect with Council in Upcoming Round of Meetings

Community Invited to Connect with Council in Upcoming Round of Meetings

Council will be visiting 12 localities from Keppel Sands to Stanage over the next two months to meet with residents about Council business while creating an opportunity to provide feedback at the next round of Community Meetings.
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Capricorn Coast Officially One of Australia’s Best Street Art Regions

Capricorn Coast Officially One of Australia’s Best Street Art Regions

Media Release on behalf of Australian Street Art Awards Beach Party, an Emu Park mural, was shortlisted in the ‘Best Amusing Street Art” category, while Kraken Unleashed, in Yeppoon, is a finalist in the Best External Mural category.
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Help those doing it tough at Council’s Anti-Poverty Awareness Day

Help those doing it tough at Council’s Anti-Poverty Awareness Day

The community is being encouraged to help reduce poverty and hardship in Livingstone by taking part in Council’s upcoming fundraising event on Friday 18 October during Anti-Poverty Week (13 – 19 October).
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WATER SUPPLY – MAREEBA

Some areas of Mareeba may be experiencing low water pressure due to an issue encountered... The post WATER SUPPLY – MAREEBA appeared first on Mareeba Shire Council.
Mareeba Shire Council 18 Oct 2019
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Customer Service Officer – Two Positions

The post Customer Service Officer – Two Positions appeared first on Mareeba Shire Council.
Mareeba Shire Council 15 Oct 2019
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Australia Day Awards 2020

Australia Day Awards 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Mareeba Shire Council Australia Day Awards are now open. Mayor Tom... The post Australia Day Awards 2020 appeared first on Mareeba Shire Council.
Mareeba Shire Council 05 Oct 2019
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Better Business Solutions – Charleville

Better Business Solutions – Tips, Tools and Tech is happening in Charleville, Tuesday 29 October at the Charleville RSL 37 Watson Street, from 9:30am to 2:00pm. One-on-one sessions available from 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Lunch is provided and RSVP is essential. Delivered by local experts in financial and rural business and tailored to the specific needs […] The post Better Business Solutions – Charleville appeared first on Quilpie Shire Council.
Quilpie Shire Council 16 Oct 2019
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Opening of John Waugh Park Oval & Community Connect Event

Quilpie Shire Council invites you to attend the official John Waugh Park Oval opening and Community  Connect event with Johnathan Thurston and the JT Academy. Monday 28 October 2019 at John Waugh Park commencing at 5:30pm. BBQ dinner will be provided with drink available for purchase at the bar. Please RSVP to Quilpie Shire Council […] The post Opening of John Waugh Park Oval & Community Connect Event appeared first on Quilpie Shire Council.
Quilpie Shire Council 15 Oct 2019
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Media Release – Johnathan Thurston & JT Academy Visit Quilpie

Media Release – Johnathan Thurston & JT Academy Visit Quilpie

Australian rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston will bring his Johnathan Thurston Academy to Quilpie at the end of October to present a series of workshops to the local community to help inspire and prepare them for the future. He will also attend the official opening of the refurbished Quilpie Football Grounds. Thurston will arrive in […] The post Media Release – Johnathan Thurston & JT Academy Visit Quilpie appeared first on Quilpie Shire Council.
Quilpie Shire Council 14 Oct 2019
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Koala selfie statue wins art challenge

The popularity of selfies is behind the winning entry in Redland City Council’s Koalas in Design art challenge. The competition focused on promoting the importance of koala conservation and how students could help protect them, with winners presented with their awards at the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) by Mayor Karen Williams.\ The overall winner  Continue reading...
Redland City Council 01 Oct 2019
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Get planting to help save the glossy black-cockatoo

Community members can help make a difference to the future of a threatened bird species by taking part in Council’s 16th annual glossy black-cockatoo tree planting on Sunday 13 October. Mayor Karen Williams said community members were invited to join Council’s Bushcare team for a morning on Macleay Island to help plant 600 native seedlings.  Continue reading...
Redland City Council 27 Sep 2019
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North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 12.00pm, 26 September 2019

North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 12.00pm, 26 September 2019

Update as at 12.00pm Thursday 26 September 2019 **This warning is no longer current. Please refer to the QFES Facebook page for updated information.**NORTH STRADBROKE… Posted by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Update as at 1.00pm Wednesday 25 September 2019 **Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no  Continue reading...
Redland City Council 26 Sep 2019
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Councils calls for EOI for Soldiers Memorial Hall Community Consultation Group

Councils calls for EOI for Soldiers Memorial Hall Community Consultation Group

“The upgrade will involve a multi-staged refurbishment of the building with the initial stage focusing on the maintenance and repair of the entire building, as well as upgrading the front portion of the building,” Mayor Antonio said. “We want the building to be a place that people enjoy which is safe, comfortable, accessible and most importantly, promotes a sense of community as a gathering space or meeting place.” TRC Property Services Chair, Cr Geoff McDonald said the Soldiers Memorial Hall Community Consultation Group will provide feedback to Council during the project upgrade. “The application form will provide background information about the project and ask applicants about any specific skills, their ability to commit to the project and also ask for a 25 word or less response telling us how they can contribute to the community consultation group.
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Council calls for EOI for Soldiers Memorial Hall Community Consultation Group

Council calls for EOI for Soldiers Memorial Hall Community Consultation Group

“The upgrade will involve a multi-staged refurbishment of the building with the initial stage focusing on the maintenance and repair of the entire building, as well as upgrading the front portion of the building,” Mayor Antonio said. “We want the building to be a place that people enjoy which is safe, comfortable, accessible and most importantly, promotes a sense of community as a gathering space or meeting place.” TRC Property Services Chair, Cr Geoff McDonald said the Soldiers Memorial Hall Community Consultation Group will provide feedback to Council during the project upgrade. “The application form will provide background information about the project and ask applicants about any specific skills, their ability to commit to the project and also ask for a 25 word or less response telling us how they can contribute to the community consultation group.
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Call for nominations for the 2020 Norman Miller Violin Award

Call for nominations for the 2020 Norman Miller Violin Award

The Award aims to enhance accessibility and musical career prospects for aspiring violinists who reside or study in the Toowoomba Regional Council area. The student must be AMEB Grade 3 or above, or 10 years or older with a demonstrated need and promise. Miller’s talent was internationally recognised when he was accorded the title Egregio Maestro Liutaio (master lute maker) from Associazone Nazionale Liuteria Artistica Italiana.
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Inside Out showcases local artistic creations

The Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition is about to open for its sixth year, displaying unique artworks created by our... read more
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Help acknowledge our local achievers

It’s not too late to nominate someone who has done great things for the Western Downs region, for the upcoming... read more
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Reds and Waratahs to hold pre-season match in Dalby

Western Downs Regional Council has welcomed the opportunity to host a pre-season trial match between the Queensland Reds and New... read more
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Council launches Round 2 of small business program

Budding entrepreneurs are encouraged to take advantage of Round 2 of the Whitsunday Small Business Start-Up Program which open on October 10.
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Free camping kicks off at Lake Proserpine

Free camping kicks off at Lake Proserpine

Pack your swag and snag a barra! The upgrade of recreational facilities designed to activate Lake Proserpine are underway with the free 72-hour lakeside camping facility being available from Friday afternoon.
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Main Street Upgrade in Proserpine begins next week

Main Street Upgrade in Proserpine begins next week

A new entry statement leading into Proserpine and upgraded footpaths, lighting and new street furniture in Proserpine’s main street will start being installed next Monday 30 September.
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Council installs drain buddies

Council installs drain buddies

The drain buddy installation was a huge success today and received lots of positive community interest and support.    3 drain buddies were connected to drains on the beach near the church and 5 drain buddy nets were installed inside drains located on Noble Drive, Gribble Street and Reservoir Road.   The Council road crew […]
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Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-06/more-businesses-being-socially-responsible-to-attract-consumers/9622668   Thanks to all of you for your help with this project. I hope you like the results.   The radio program with Yarrabah in it is now here http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bestpractice/mind-your-business-part-2/9614554   Yarrabah is in the last third of it. The program will be on Radio National on the weekend, tomorrow at 5am (!) and […]
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Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

  The radio program with Yarrabah in it is now here http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bestpractice/mind-your-business-part-2/9614554   Yarrabah is in the last third of it.
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