Burnett Heads - Port Bundaberg - Mon Repos.
September 2007-Issue No-147
Produced by Burnett Heads Progress & Sports Assn; Inc.
Printed by Classic Design and Print, 2/16 Electra Street, Bundaberg.
Web Site - www.burnettheads.asn.au
Norfolk Pines planted at South Head Park Lands
National Tree Day In Schools was on July 27th. Which also was Students thoroughly enjoyed themselves, but returned to school
the day of the Combined Coastal School Sports at Woongarra in a less than lively state for the Coastal Sports.
Stat School. Not to be deterred by the timetable clash, the Burnett It is
Heads State School and Burnett Shire Council were able to plan hoped
the day in a way that allowed students to participate in both that the
events. Reforestation of areas of Burnett Heads is high on the trees will
agenda with the survive
council and the in the
Burnett Heads park and
Progress ans the
Sports Assn; Inc; students
Burnett Heads will be
Committee and an eye
other community on their
It was agreed that
a group of Year 7 The younger students also were able to participate in planting for
students would National Tree Day. Our newest students in the Prep/Grade 1 class
participate in a planting of larger Norfolk Pines at South Head were joined by a number of Councilors from Burnett Shire, to plant
Park Lands. School students, Teacher Miss Goodsell and some natives in the school grounds. Although a little shy to start
supportive year 7 parents walked down to the park early in the with the students soon took to the task and will have an
day. The planting proved to be quite demanding and included opportunity to watch these trees grow along side them in the
some digging of holes with Burnett Shire Council Parks and school grounds.
Gardens Staff also on hand.
11am - 4pm
11am - 2pm.
This year The Creche & Kindergarten Association in Queensland,
Come along for a Great Day Out
our umbrella organization, celebrates 100 years of providing a
kindergarten experience for Queensland children. At Burnett
for all the family
Heads Kindergarten we intend to celebrate by having a kindy
Plenty of Stalls
reunion on September 15th from 11am to 2pm, as this year also
Activities & Fun celebrates the 21st Birthday of our current Kindy, the building of
Amusement Rides which was a massive Kindy and community originated project.
supplied by Rides and Slides All families who have had an association with the Kindy since its
beginnings in 1970 are invited. There will be a roll call, time
Stall Sites Available--$10 per site. capsule and a commemorative gift as well as display’s of photo
and activities through-out our centre’s life.
Team Obstacle Course We particularly need help with information on the early years of
Prize of $100 Up for grabs our kindy.
Team Obstacle Course Co-ordinator G. Henderson Ph: 4159 4986 Please contact the Kindy on 41594566 for further information or if
For fete details contact T. Jackson Ph: 4159 5285 you would like to participate in the event.
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Community and Business Directory Deadline for Advertisements and Articles
Qld Ambulance (Bargara) Inquiries...........................................131233. in the October 2007 Newsletter
Police (Bargara).....................................................................41 591444 9am - Monday 17th September 2007
SES (Garry Allen) ...............................................................0412797772
Marge Kidd, Editor... Phone -- 41594484
Marine Rescue Burnett Heads................................................41 594349
Burnett Heads Community Hall, Internet Facility and Library. --- 41 594278 Email -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Burnett Shire Council.............................................................41 505400 The following rates for Advertising apply..
AH & Public Hols - water, sewerage & emergency...............41 505400 Business card - $14. -- 1/6th of a page - $21.
Animal and Nuisance Control Officer - B.S.Council...........0414227844
Accurate Aerials ---------- 0402316314 Allwired Autoelectrix -- ..41 521300 ¼ of a page - $26. -- 1/3rd of a page - $30.
Allotment, Acreage, Slashing & Mowing …............................................ 41541274 Half Page - $50. --- Full Page - $87.
AMS Computer Services ...................................................................… 41542267
Aussie Pooch Mobile Hydrobath.......................................................0412 577 860
Blue Water Club .................................................................................... 41594355 2007 TURTLE FESTIVAL
Book Exchange and Souvenir T-Shirts................................................0414592984
Burnett Heads Bakery ----41 594111 Burnett Heads Hair Salon ----- 41 595006 Melbourne Cup Week
Burnett Heads Boat Hire ------------------------------------------------------- 0414 721883
Burnett Heads Kindergarten ---41 594566 Burnett Heads Marina --- 41 594129 Join in the activities.
Burnett Heads NHW -----41 594430 Burnett Heads Over 50's -- 41 556426
Burnett Heads Post Office ---- 41 594800 Burnett Heads Store ------41 594280
For further information.
Burnett Heads Takeaway ----- 41 594287 Burnett Heads Soccer ---- 41 592840
Burnett Heads State Primary School.------------------------------------------ 41 302333
Burnett Sea Eagles -- 0412797772 Bundaberg Carpets & Vinyls --..- 41 532896 Ph: 07-41592787
Bundaberg Port Riverside Markets.......................................................41 595066
Bundaberg Port Marina ---- 41 595066 Bundaberg Sailing Club.---- 41 594424
Churches--------------- --Burnett Heads Uniting Church ,Zunker St -- 41 594284
Burnett Heads Community Hall is available for hire.
Church Service,. 8am Sunday.. Hall Booking and Keys.. Our Kitchen is well stocked with
St John's Anglican Church, Paul Mittelheuser St ------------------ --. 41 594107 Available at community hall crockery, cutlery etc for catering.
1st & 3rd Sunday of each month 7am between 9am and 3pm. PA System available........
Captains Chandlery, Port Bundaberg .................................................. 41594399
Monday to Friday... Our Barbeque area is also great.
CLAG --- (Crafty Ladies Activity Group)--------------------------------------- 41 594546
Ph...41 594278 Why not consider your local hall
Coastline Reality, Burnett Heads ------------------------------------------------ 41 594400
Coral Coast Chamber of Commerce ------------------------------------------- 41 592575
Hall keys also available for your next function.
at Burnett Heads Store.
Coral Coast Garden Club -------- 41 594941 The Crab Trap... ...41 595691 Further details Contact - Terry or Karen.. 41594979.
Dans Garden Bags ------ 41532895 Dean Elliott Electrical -----0438 439 931
Des Allen and Company Funeral Chapels ------------------------------------ 41 532424 ABN: 97 548 112 373
Donnas Seafood’s ------------------------------------------------------------------ 41 595595
Economy Garden Sheds -----------------------------------.41533755.......040 351 3335
Highland - Ferguson Lawyer’s -------------------------------------------------- 41 533100
Hodgson Plumbing ------------------------------------------ 41 595993 ----0424 716 189
King of Air ------------------ 41 542142
.Lighthouse Hotel Motel -- 41 594202 Lighthouse Caravan Park -- 41 594313
TV Antenna Installation
Man on a Bike ... 0409 959893 Metal as Anything -- Welder --- 0428798004 TV and Video Tuning
Moose’s Bistro , Blue water Club ------------------------------------------------41 595160
Digital Set Top Boxes supplied and installed
Oaks Caravan Village -------- 41 594353 Oaks Village Store ---------- 41 594644
Paul Baker -- Solid Plasterer ------------------------------------------------- .0408016984 Extra TV and Phone Outlets
Port Welding Specialist ------------------------------------------------------------ 41 594500
P.C.S --Printer Cartridge Services ---------------------------------------------- 41 511878
Richardson and Wrench, Burnett Heads ------------------------------------- 41 595460
Providing the best pictures possible!
Social Tennis ------- 41 594313 Stephen Lane Electrical -------- 41 596945
Trumby’s Mowing and Handyman Services ----------------------------------- 41594340
TS Bundaberg Navy Cadets Unit ----------------------------------------------- 41 594352
Licensed Technician – 30 years’ experience
Wayne Newton- Plumber ------------------------------------------------------- 0418733694
Yacht Deliveries, World Wide -- --------------------------------------------------41 594651 Ph- 4159 4518 Mobile- 0402 316 314
DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this newsletter are not necessarily the
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
NEXT GENERAL MEETING Bundaberg Port Authority annual meeting of the
OF THE Technical Advisory Consultative Committee
BURNETT HEADS PROGRESS Bundaberg Port Authority held its annual TACC meeting
(Technical Advisory Consultative Committee) on 2 August
and SPORTS ASSN; INC. with a good roll up of people from Port of Bundaberg,
Environmental Scientists John Kennedy and Paul Anderson,
10th OCTOBER 2007 at 7.30pm . Port of Brisbane Corporation, Environmental Protection
Agency, Burnett Shire Council, Queensland Sugar,
AT THE COMMUNITY HALL Department of Primary Industries (Fisheries), Burnett Mary
ALL WELCOME. Regional Group and Len Harper and myself representing
Burnett Heads Progress and Sports Association.
Burnett Heads Progress & Sports Association Inc. Major agenda items included
PO Box 9041, Burnett Heads, Qld;. 4670. * Changes in Port organisational structure and
- COMMITTEE - management (Adam Johnston BPA)
President : Terry Kelly:------------Phone 41594979 * Groundwater monitoring (Paul Anderson)
Vice President : Len Harper:------------- 41594040
Secretary/Treasurer : Karen Kelly:------ 41594979
* Spoil ground seagrass and macroinvertebrate
Committee Members: monitoring (John Kennedy)
Mike Green -- 41594177.. Gwen Brown --- 41594860 * Community Consultation initiatives of BPA (Adam
MWN Editor -- Marj Kidd:---------------- --41594484 Johnston)
Progress Association Meetings * Future Environmental direction of Port of
Bundaberg (Brad Kitchen, Port of Brisbane
The Executive Committee
holds Monthly Meetings.
* Stakeholder Issues
If any residents have a matter they wish In response to a question from Burnett Heads Progress and
discussed, please contact one of the
committee members. Sports Assn, Brad Kitchen expanded on his wide ranging
General meetings are called presentation and assured the community that Port of
throughout the year for special Brisbane Corp owns four large marinas around Brisbane and
topics of discussion. has a well established community participation principal
required of its management team.
Your dog clean, flea free I would encourage residents to view Port of Brisbane, Port
Central and Northside Hamilton on the internet.
and smelling great... Or it’s FREE! There is absolutely no doubt that Port of Brisbane has the
corporate capacity and the legislated authority to achieve
great outcomes for the Port and Burnett Heads and sooner
rather than later.
At this stage I am reasonably confident that the existing
community will become part of the evolution of Burnett
Heads and will be the better for it. Time will tell!!
Warm Wash, Ear and
Blow Dry Eye Clean
Nail Clip Deodorise
Dog Treats Brush
The afternoon was given to a tour of the dredge “Brisbane”
(pictured) as it worked the shipping channel off Burnett
“We Care” Heads. “Mind Boggling” is the only description that comes to
me!! “Brisbane” spent 2 days maintenance dredging on the
MOBILE HYDROBATH channel before heading to Gove for a major six week
operation. “Brisbane” is the largest Australian owned sea
Now servicing your area going dredge currently in service.
PH: ANDREW 0421 577 860
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
Save Our Swimming/Beach Area Group Submission.
Thank you to all who supported the Public Submission to the
Bundaberg Port Authority regarding their proposed plans to fill in
the Swimming Area and Beach adjacent to Jan McDonald Park
and creek at the old boat ramp for future Non Strategic Port Land.
The submission was delivered personally to the Bundaberg Port
Authority Administration Centre at Port Bundaberg on Friday 20 th
July. Thank you also to those who responded to the article relating
to this proposal in the July 2007 newsletter, and submitted
personal objections of the filling in of the area to the Port Authority. The Brisbane Port Authority assume control of the Bundaberg Port
I have been informed that all the submissions relating to various Authority on October the 1st 2007.
issues of the Bundaberg Port Authority Land Use Plan have been The Burnett Heads Progress and Sports Association will be
passed on to the Brisbane Port Authority for consideration. holding a General Meeting on the evening of Wednesday 10th
October 2007 at the Community Hall, all local residents are
welcome to attend.
Marj Kidd, for the Save Our Swimming/Beach Area Group.
The Burnett Heads Kindy urgently requires a
cleaner for one hour per day after each Kindy
Ph: 0409 959 893 session (3 days per week). Please ring the
kindy if you are interested on 41594566.
Experience and references preferred.
Would suit semi retired or pensioner.
Local Burnett Heads Resident
Lic.Plumber,Drainer,& Gas Fitter.
BSA Lic No 1074115. Maintenance & repairs.
Hot & cold water repairs
Burnett Heads resident.
Phone Len -- 41595993 - 0424 716 189
Phone -- 41 594287
OPEN 7 Days
Come in and say HI to Sean and Leslee
Fish & Chips
Home Drinks, Lasagne & Quiche
deliveries Milk and much, much more.
Loaves of Bread $2.20 Ice Cream’s
Opening Hours-- Monday 5pm - 7pm (except public holidays)
Tuesday ,Wednesday and Thursday -- 10am - 7.00 pm
Friday - 10am - 8pm Saturday - 8.30am - 8pm Sunday - 8.30am - 7.30pm
DVD’s NOW AVAILABLE -- $5 OVERNIGHT Plenty to choose from -- New releases - Old Favourites - Children’s
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LIGHTHOUSE HOTEL MOTEL
66 ZUNKER STREET, BURNETT HEADS.
PH. 41 594202 FAX: 41 594675 email: email@example.com
TAB EIGHT MOTEL ROOMS KENO
BISTRO OPEN 7 DAYS
New Chefs- Aaron and Lynne.
LUNCH 12.00 - 2.00 DINNER 6.00 - 8.00
Wednesdays Friday & Saturday Nights
Buffet Lunch $10.00 All you can eat BUFFET - $10
Includes Dessert and Drink or Order from the Menu Board
Why not come down ’and check out the GREAT RANGE from our Menu Board!!
LIGHTHOUSE GAMING ROOM
14 GAMING MACHINES
JETSETTER LINK -------- $5,470.00
and climbing (correct at time of printing)
HAPPY HOURS THURSDAY
10.00am - Noon & 4.00 - 6.00pm.
The Lighthouse Hotel -- A Member of -the Bottle-O-Group
Look for our brochure every fortnight
in your letterbox.
Everyday Drive Thru
Specials for September
Clean Skins Sunny Vale Powers Gold Black
from Wine 30 Pack
$4.99 each 2
2 6 Packs
or ½ Doz for
@ $4.50 each $15.00 $56.00
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Burnett Heads Hall
Burnett Heads Internet Facility.
Open: MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9am-3pm Burnett Heads Community Hall ---
Come down Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. -- Manned by local volunteers.
to the Hall $2.00 Per hour
out our new Minimum
novels. 15 c per copy
All our books
donated by residents. Membership is free, just come along fill in a 41594278
borrower’s card and your on your way. Phone:- 4159 4278
Des Allen & Co Funerals
Do you need help with transport? Bundaberg.
St John Ambulance Transport Access Project offers frail Incorporating
aged people with a disability, transport to medical
appointments, shopping, outings etc.
From more information Crematorium
Contact:- 4151 1824 during business hours.
Most Wanted News
is now in colour Ph: 4153 2424
on our Web Site
Check it out! Des Allen and Bevan Rehbein.
24 HOUR SERVICE
22 Toonburra Street, BUNDABERG.
RICHARDSON AND WRENCH REAL ESTATE NOW AT
SHOP 2/31 ZUNKER STREET BURNETT HEADS.
THE TEAM THAT WORKS FOR YOU. Ph Sue:- 4159 5460/ Mobile: 0427 008 350
MAMMOTH MULTI AUCTION:- In rooms, Bargara Golf Club, 1st September @10am.
20 Lots to be sold now or at Auction, including 13 prime Burnett Heads Allotments.
Lots 78-86 Byron Street. #23 Nielson Avenue. # 56 Rickerts Road.
# 30 Harbour Esplanade. #4 Hicks Street. And many more in Bargara.
Call our team now for your obligation YOU LIST AND LET US DO THE REST.
free property appraisal.
Richardson and Wrench specialists in : Vacant Land from:- $95,000.00
Coastal Real Estate Sales and Marketing. Houses from:- $292,00.00
Local Holiday Accommodation. Properties Sold:- 15 Corser Street,
4 Dickenson Street, 80 Sea Park Road.
Sue. MOST WANTED: LISTINGS * LISTINGS * LISTINGS * LISTINGS
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CUTS-! COLORS-! FOILS-! CURLS-!
MENS & BOYS
COLORS OR FOILS & STREAKS SOFT CURLS
ECIAL ARE THE FRESH LOOK ARE IN FASHION
BER SP OF SPRING & .SUMMER
SEPTEM IERCING NOW!
EAR P 0 DON’T WAIT! BOOK NOW FOR YOUR NEW LOOK
Burnett Heads Hair Salon Shopping Complex.
COASTLINE REALTY Label
No. 1 Selling Agent Since 1995
Coastline Realty Pty Ltd
33 Zunker Street, Burnett Heads
(opposite the Hotel) • Various Styles
Sun...Sand….Surf • Bikinis & Full Piece
• Fabulous Colours
• Great Designs
• Carvico—Italian Fabric
PHONE (07) 4159 4400 This year.
Our Sales Staff Style-Armai Direct To You No Middle Man
LEN HARPER mobile: 0407 765 618 $69.95 Arrange for Private Viewing
ah. 4159 4040
CATE GREEN mobile: 0438 584 177 Contact Gloria ... 0438 868 505 Mobile
ah. 4159 4177 4159 4626 Home
PETER COLCLOUGH mobile: 0428 444 592 Swimwear on Display & For Sale
ah. 4159 2292 At Burnett Heads Hair Salon
Invite listings and sales inquiries and
guarantee honest and ethical service. Burnett Heads Bakery
Please call and discuss your real estate needs. Burnett Heads Shopping Complex
Zunker Street, Burnett Heads.
CHECK OUR WINDOW DISPLAY Ph = 41594111
OR VIEW THE WEB SITE Burnett Heads Progress Association Inc.
WWW.coastlinereality.com.au & Neighbourhood Watch thank you for
‘The Quiet Achievers’ providing supper for our various meetings.
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Burnett Heads PLAYGROUP
Invite all young mothers
and fathers of
Burnett Heads to a FREE
Meet and Greet Morning Tea
The Burnett Heads Hall Wednesday
12th September at 9.30AM.
Educating the children of Burnett Heads and Surrounding Communities.
This will be a great opportunity to see what
our local Playgroup has on offer and what
Kindy Kids Water Conservation project we can all do to make it even better.
Our Kindy Kids Water Conservation project made possible with an
For more information telephone Belinda - 4159 5442.
Australian Government Community Water Grant has been
completed. We were given $9,332.00 with which we installed a
14,500 litre tank, an automated water wise irrigation system, A fund-raiser will be held on
designed and planted a native garden and taught children about st
smart water saving practices. Many thanks to Kelly’s Nursery for Sunday October 21 at the C.L.A.G.
donating some native plants and to all those who volunteered their (Crafty Ladies Activity Group) Hoy & Cent Sale
time and helped with this worthwhile community Kindy project.
Some of our Kindy children pictured below with Paul Neville at the All profit from this day will be donated
official opening of the Water Tank to the Burnett Heads Playgroup.
Play Group All ages are welcome.
When: Every Wednesday morning 9am to Noon.
WHERE: Burnett Heads Community Hall,
at the rear section.
Contact Belinda on 4159 5442 for more details
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BURNETT HEADS POST OFFICE
This month we welcome the return of the warmer weather. Thank
you to the families who helped at our working bee to prepare for
the new spring growth. Our yard is beautiful at the moment and
the children are really enjoying playing in it.
This term we bought a new
lightbox for the children to BILL PAY - BANKING - POSTAGE
with light, shade and colour PHONE CARDS -
mixing which Toby is doing in PRE PAID INTERNET HOURS
the photo. We were so lucky
to be able to buy this new PAPERS - MAGAZINES - FAXING
piece of equipment with our PHOTOCOPYING
fundraising. Keep your eyes STATIONERY - WILL KITS
peeled for our chocolate
sellers this month as we
GIFTS - CARDS - WRAPPING PAPER
plunge into our chocolate
fundraiser. Please support MI LK - DRINKS
your local not for profit kindy
where the children benefit ALL AT THE ONE STOP
from all funds raised. 39 ZUNKER STREET, BURNETT HEADS
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Community Pink Breakfast Saturday 13th October.
Burnett Heads Community are invited to
help raise funds for Breast Cancer Research
by coming to our Pink Ribbon breakfast
At the Burnett Heads Shopping Centre, Zunker St!
Thank You Bob Ruddock. There will be pink lamingtons donated by
Bob has been busy during the past month
re-painting the upstairs section of our
Bargara Bakery, and you are welcome
community hall. Bob spends many hours to bring a plate of pink goodies to share.
voluntarily during each year maintaining
the hall and gardens. We are so very
Donations over $2 are tax
lucky to have someone like Bob, as we all deductible and receipted.
know buildings and grounds always Come along and support Breast Cancer Research
require maintenance, as the hall is the property of the Progress Contact Tracie Regan a/hrs Ph:-4159 4603
Assn; Bobs interest helps out so much and is very much
appreciated.. for more information on how you can help.
Thank you also to the CLAG Ladies who supplied the paint for --------------------------------
this project. Welcome to the new operators of Donna’s Seafood’s,
Thank you also to the many other volunteers who are involved in Tony & Anastasia, Malcolm & Lisa, and their assistants,
many ways within the various clubs, organisations and services Teonnie & Donna G.,the smiling faces behind Donna’s Seafood’s.
within our community, you make a difference, although at times We wish them all the best.
un-noticed, every bit counts. Good on you all. Marj Kidd.
To Donna and Wayne, a sincere thank you for all your
support to the community during your years of operating Donna’s
Seafood’s and we wish you both all the best of enjoyment
4 Wheel Drive Tractors. Ron Mathews for your future ventures.
5ft-6ft Out-front Ph:- 4154 1274
Mowers. Mobile:- 0405 500 415
Spraying. Whipper snippering.
Crane Truck. Ph: 07 4159 5595
Fax: 07 4159 4891
Machinery Trailer Shop 4 -- Moffat Street, Bundaberg Port Marina.
Local area operator. ABN 16 343 230 695
Direct from trawler to you!
The freshest selection of:-
Prawns, Crabs, Bugs,
Plus a large selection
of Frozen Seafood.
NOW AVAILABLE -- Hot Food’s --
Fish and chips etc.
Open 7 days ---
Mon. to Sat.
9am - 4.00pm
9.30 am - 3pm
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BURNETT HEADS OVER 50’S SOCIAL CLUB. This year in Seniors Week the Burnett Heads Over 50's Social
Club are having a lunch at the Lighthouse Hotel followed by an
The Members of the Burnett Heads Over 50's open day commencing at 1.15 p.m. on Wednesday August 22
Social Club were pleased to welcome the with free entry to the social afternoon indoor bowls, cards and
warmer weather after the cold weather at the mahjongg.
beginning of July which resulted in many suffering from the flu We would welcome anyone who would like to come along to our
which was very prevalent. Unfortunately our hard-working Wednesday afternoon socials and our monthly Hoy and Cent
President Ken and wife Wendy were two of the ones who were on Sales which are held on the first Saturday of each month. The
the sick list. next one is on Saturday September 1 starting at 1.30 p.m. with
The Club really appreciated all the work Ken did as the driver of afternoon tea at 2.30 p.m. There are always great raffle and cent
the bus on the overnight trip to Rockhampton in late July. The trip sale prizes and every hoy winner gets a prize as well as several
was a huge success with the Members who enjoyed both the prizes for a 'Three card snap' which are the first three cards called
show at the Pilbeam Theatre and the cruise of the Gladstone in a hoy game.
Harbour on the following day, pictured are some of the members Highest bows scores for July were -
ready for the trip.. 04-07-07 Ken Small/Mervene MacGrath 142
11-07-07 Charlie Demarco 144
18-07-07 Von Sands 151 -- 25-07-07 No bowls this day
Over 50’s Hoy and Cent Sale
Saturday 1st September 2007
At Burnett Heads Hall.
Commencing at 1.30pm
Afternoon tea is served at 2.30pm. A prize for every Hoy winner …
Excellent raffle and cent sale prizes to be won, including
fruit trays and jackpots , come along and join us.
And SOUVENIR T-SHIRTS
The commentary on the cruise was most interesting and Mon-Fri.8:00am -4:00pm
informative as we wound our way along beside the terminals
where the big ships were loading, and around the many islands in Sat,Sun-10:00am - 3:00pm
the harbour. We then enjoyed a barbeque lunch in one of the
lovely parks along the marina before heading back to Bundaberg
Burnett Heads Shopping Centre, Zunker Street.
and Burnett Heads. (OPPOSITE THE LIGHTHOUSE HOTEL) Phone - 0414592984
Economy Garden Sheds Open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
Saturday 8am to Noon
61 - 63 Princess St. East Bundaberg. Display area open 7 days 8am to 6pm
WE HAVE A LARGE VARIETY OF GARDEN SHEDS, CARPORTS,& UTILITY SHEDS.
KITS AVAILABLE OR MADE TO YOUR SIZE & REQUIREMENTS.
* KITS ARE IN EASY TO WE ALSO MANUFACTURE
ASSEMBLE PANEL FORM . IN OUR WORKSHOP:--
* STOCK SIZES OR MADE * SHADE HOUSES * PUMP SHEDS
TO YOUR SIZE AND REQUIREMENTS. * DOG KENNELS * GUINEA PIG CAGES
* AVIARIES ( good for chooks and cats too.)
FOR THE DO IT YOUR-SELFERS OR IF YOUR HANDY WITH THE TOOLS.
Ph: 41 533 755
WE ALSO SELL STUD, BATTENS, SHEETING, SCREWS AND RIVETS.
Whatever your requirements are, we are happy to help, Give us a call:-
Fax: 4153 6125
WE CAN DELIVER IN LOCAL AND SURROUNDING AREAS Mobile: 040 351 3335
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CRAFTY LADIES ACTIVITY GROUP C.L.A.G The delicious meal was prepared by Shane Brady, the son of our
lovely craft lady, Jenny Brady, Shane is a chef at the Italian
MOTTO : WE STICK TOGETHER
Restaurant, Viva Italia and he was assisted by our friendly Nicole
We welcome ladies of all ages to join our group.. Moyle.
We have a MAJOR FUNDRAISER in OCTOBER:-------
please mark the date in your diary and on your calendars.
CLAG are holding a Hoy & Cent Sale to fundraise for the
BURNETT HEADS PLAYGROUP on SUNDAY OCTOBER 21
starting at 1.15pm. Excellent prizes, raffles, homemade afternoon
tea, and a continuous jackpot. All profits from this Hoy & Cent
Sale will be donated to the Burnett Heads Playgroup.
Please come along and support this worthy cause.
Everyone is welcome for a fun afternoon.
Oh what fun we had celebrating CHRISTMAS IN JULY.
The hall looked terrific all decorated with balloons, animals and
clowns galore, some our of Ladies came to the fore dressing up
to suit the occasion (pictured below).There were jokes, skits,
dancing with Flapper Girls and Santa's Helpers, and we even had
a visit from Rolf Harris, the man himself, and his poor old father,
This month we have delivered another supply of crib rugs to the
who had a devil of a time keeping his pants from falling down.
maternity ward and lovely warm knitted 'hug me tights' for the
As this is a pre-cursor for our annual Seniors Christmas
Renal Unit as well as a box of goodies to use for their bingo
Luncheon, I cannot wait to see what the ladies come up with next.
prizes. Tricare have received more knee-rugs, these have proved
very popular amongst the residents, we have also put together a
hamper and craft basket for the Gracie Dixon Centre Cent sale.
Plant swapping day went extremely well with all who participated
happy with their exchanges, we will have to continue to do this on
a more regular basis.
Craft this month has been on the backburner a little, as many of
our ladies were busy preparing for the Christmas in July festivities;
we have however been making beautiful flowers from crochet
rings and handkerchiefs, also paper butterflies and flowers, to use
as decorations for the upcoming Spring Fashion Parade.
We have been very pleased with the success of our monthly Hoy
& Cent Sales, with a good following from our community, we do
our best to give you a very enjoyable afternoon, and we have a
terrific Craft table every month, loaded with beautiful hand made
C.LA.G HOY and CENT SALE items. So come along and have some fun, we do.
Sunday 16th September 2007. Our next Hoy & Cent Sale is Sunday 16th September, all are
Community Hall, Zunker Street, Burnett Heads. welcome, great prizes, continuous jackpot game, yummy
Starting 1.30 PM homemade afternoon tea and craft stall.
Excellent prizes. Sue.
Home made afternoon tea.
So come and have a fun afternoon.
For further information :-Phone Kay 41594546
LINE DANCING ---
Ladies --dancing is an enjoyable,
social activity & great exercise.
Come along and have some fun
-- Burnett Heads Community Hall,
Zunker Street Price
Tuesdays at 9.30am. : $3.00.
Come along and join in the fun
For further information contact
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Bundaberg Sailing Club, Strathdees Road, Port Bundaberg.
The winter season has been raced and the winners have surfaced The club ran a sailing coaching weekend last weekend which was
and a lot of fun was had by all competitors. A big thank you must very well attended and a lot of knowledge was imparted from our
go to the people behind the scenes who make sure the beer and imported coach, Lachlan Gilbert. Members of the Bundaberg
other drinks are cold and in stock, the food is hot and available, Sailing Club as well as members of the Bundaberg Cruising Yacht
the clubhouse is presentable and all the winter maintenance Club - hi guys - and some members from Yepoon Sailing Club
programme is attended to. This year we have had a great number attended and learnt new rigging techniques as well as racing
of people turn out to help the stalwarts who are always there. strategies and tactics as well as trimming the sails whilst
Amongst the new faces are Mick, John, Liz, George, Dave and underway.
Dermot. Thank you to you all for your invaluable help... Pictured at the recent sailing coaching weekend at the Bundaberg
To the 'regulars' a big 'thank Sailing Club are from left to
you'. I know we know you right,Lachlan Gilbert (coach),
and you know you but for Brian Bedford (club member),
those who think we have Greg Whalley (club member
magic wands or don't know and organiser), Phil Baker
you...Reg, Paul, Clem, (BSC Commodore)
Byron, Ken, - Thanks ,discussing the finer points of
Guys... sailing. Photo, courtesy of our
The clubhouse facilities are member, Peter Arney.
a tad messy at the moment Thank you Lachlan for your
all due to our 'plumber' but input and the way you handled
also due to a good cause the inexperienced and
as the new building ground sometimes basic questions.
works are nearly completed We are grateful for your
then the new facility can be efforts...
built...at last! Continued page 13.....
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Stainless Steel Bolts & Screws
Great Range of Brass and Timber (Marine Style) Gift Lines
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Bundaberg Sailing Club continued...... The club AGM was held Members of the general public are also invited to come to the
on Saturday 25th August immediately followed by a club general Open Day and see some club activities and our facilities and
meeting and a sausage sizzle lunch.
perhaps even go for a sail.
Our Summer Season starts on Saturday 1st September with the
blessing of the fleet and Commodores Cup race. Your new So without further ado the new season is nearly here and some
committee encourages all members to attend this more social extra events are being planned such as the 'Bargara Bash'
event as it also includes the only club open day in our calendar. rematch which is being organised by the BCYC for the 30th
Invite your friends and make the occasion as friendly and as well September. Looking forward to that one. Also the Midnight Run
attended as you can. will be resurrected after a run of bad weather cancellations. That
will be in 2008. Watch this space.
Looking forward to seeing some new faces and reuniting with old
HIGHLAND -- Philby, Commodore.
Bundaberg Community Development Inc. Offer
FERGUSON as part of Adult Learning Week 24 free training
sessions which will be available to the community
LAWYERS during September 2007. These will be available during
the month and will give people a chance to try out a range of
training experiences. Some of which are:-
3 Branyan Street, Bundaberg First Aid Workshop for Parents -Telling your Story
‘Happy to be Me’ workshop - Making a Leadlight
P.O. BOX 1142 Bundaberg, 4670. Sun-catcher - Computer Card Making Class -
Mouse and Keyboard Fundamentals - Computer and Internet
Literacy - Multicultural Cooking Demonstrations -
Getting the best from your Job Network Provider.
To participate and register contact Bundaberg Community
Fax: 4153 3012 Phone: 4153 3100 Development, School of Arts Building, Bourbong St; Bundaberg.
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
Coral Coast Garden Club Inc. Spring is officially here, and spring brings enormous activity to the
garden. The gardens burst into flower and the dormant plants
‘Thoughts from the Nook’ start putting their new growth on for the warmer months. Winter is
now officially over and it is easy to be tricked into planting all sorts
Our Annual Meeting was held on Monday 13th
of things that are really not ready to plant outside, as the nights
August at the Burnett Heads Community Hall can still be cold.
followed by a delicious lunch supplied by our members.
Our Executive Committee elected for 2007-08 are as follows:- Petunia, I find to be one of the annuals that can be grown all year.
President - Pat Francey, Vice-President - Audrey Seymore Petunia means tobacco in a South American Indian dialect; and
Secretary - Joan Smart, Treasurer - Gwen Brown. petunias are indeed a relative of the tobacco (Nicotine).
Management Committee...Jean Gray, Keith Brown, Elaine Briggs, Petunia can be grown successfully in pots and hanging
Ray Seymore and Marion Dempsey. baskets and they look great as they cascade down
over the sides. Once established, they need little
Pictured below:- Joan Smart, Pat Francey, Audrey Seymore attention apart from occasional watering if the soil
& Gwen Brown. becomes dry. Give weak liquid fertilizer when buds
appear. After the first flush of flowers, plants can be cut back and
given a liquid feed for second flowering in late summer or early
We had a great day at Cherie's place in July. Our September
meeting will be held at Ray and Audrey Seymore's home, 25
Shelly St., Burnett Heads. New members are welcome to come
along. Enquiries on 4159 4941.
Happy Gardening, Pat Francey, President
Thank you to the Garden Club for a lovely morning, being invited
to their AGM I was very impressed with the friendliness, delicious
lunch provided by members and the obvious co-operation
between the members. If you are looking for something to enjoy
why not consider joining this club which offers lots of social
interaction as well as their interest in gardening, you cant go
wrong. Marj Kidd.
Leads the way where others follow!
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Burnett Heads State School Memorial Garden. Blue Water Sports Club Fishing Team
The P&C & members of the Coral Coast Gardening Club The Boating and Fisheries information seminar,
had a detailed conversation about the establishment of sponsored by DJ's Fishing and Camping, was well
a Memorial Garden at the school, and also about the attended. All the new regulations and laws were
future of a frog pond area. explained with lots of question and answer time.
Following the conversation, hardworking P&C members spent a A very well presented seminar.
Saturday doing some seriously heavy work as they cleared the
frog pond area of cemented rock and dug over the area to be
used as the Memorial Garden.
It is hoped that with the assistance of the Gardening Club's
expertise, the Memorial garden will be complete for the
November 11 Armistice Day observance.
------- -- -------
-Rural Fire Brigade-Annual-General Meeting.
Sunday 16th September 9am.
Burnett Heads Rural Fire Brigade
Welcomes all those interested in volunteering. A great day was had by all those who attended the comp on Aug
4th.The winner for the day was, of course, Mick Thompson who is
Training sessions are held the first Monday of every month making a bit of a habit of going out for just 2 hours and bringing
from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm . home more fish than anyone else. This time he had a nice bag of
and the third Sunday of every month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am 3 Whiting and 3 Bream with a total point score of 57, the biggest
Bream going .9 of a kilo. Great fish Mick! The fishing team will
BURNETT HEADS meet on Friday 31st August at 6:30 pm at the Blue Water Club with
STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE the comp day being held on Saturday 1st September, weigh-in at
Support your local SES. 3.00pm. Hope to see you all there.
Meetings are held at the Headquarters, Brewer Street
the 2nd & 4th Monday evening of the month at 7pm. Until then, tight lines…
Contact:- Gary Allen, 0412797772 Ray Smith, Team Captain
You wil find our friendly MARINA OPEN 7 DAYS Phone: 07-41594129
just inside the Burnett Heads Boat Harbour. Fax: 07-41594661
PO BOX 9077
Also incorporating ---
* Boat Building * Marina Berths
BUNDABERG MARINE BROKERS
* Slipway to 50 Tonne * Marine & General Engineering Repairs
* Hard-stand to 18 Tonne * Chandlery Shop including Stainless Steel Fittings
* Fibreglass Materials
* Your One Stop Shop for Unleaded Petrol & Diesel Fuel & LP Gas
* Marine Paints
* PLUS LOTS OF OTHER GEAR * FISHING
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
COMMUNITY BANK UPDATE .Photo:- "Coral Coast Community Banking reaches out to
Burnett Heads received a direct view of the push to gain Coral Burnett Heads with Steering Committee Members (L to R) Jim
Coast Community Banking on the Saturday (4 Aug.) before last. Lewis, Noel Bowman and Terry Kelly presenting the proposed
On that day the community minded, and all volunteer Steering banks huge advantages to a local resident.”
Committee Members, including Burnett Heads residents Terry
and Karen Kelly, set up an information distribution centre within
the Burnett Heads shopping precinct. Working from this base they
moved forward to distribute pledge forms, brochures, etc while at
the same time explaining to interested parties the huge
advantages community banking brings.
Spokesman for the Steering Committee group, Noel Bowman
said "these information points properly set up with appropriate
visual signage and abundant brochures gives us an opportunity to
meet and engage with the very people community banking
advantages". He went on to note that "community banking
carried out under the much respected Bendigo Bank franchising
arrangement, means that when in place our Coral Coast will have
gained a full service bank fully owned by its own local investors.
Indeed these same investors are most often the banks own
customers who rightly agree that its future profitability should be
retained within their community".
Steering Committee Chairman Jim Lewis chimed in to say "we When concluding the interview Noel Bowman also drew attention
are extremely busy at the moment with information distribution to the Steering Committees latest venture in promoting a 'Great
going on all round the Coral Coast from Burnett to Elliot Heads". Trivia Challenge' scheduled to be held on Saturday evening 25
He continued by also advising that "this form of action would in August and conducted at the Bargara Bowls Club. It should be a
conjunction with other more formal presentations to community great evening Noel said "with prizes passing the $1000.00 mark
organisations, continue for as long as it takes and that his group and the charity of benefit nominated as 'Sailability' the disabled
would welcome other well motivated volunteers seeking to sailing organisation based at the Sailing Club at Burnett Heads.".
promote pro community objectives” It should be noted that there are only a total of 20 x 6 person
tables available and pre booking is advisable if not essential!
KING of AIR Enquiries on any of the above subject matter should be directed
to Steering Committee Secretary Grant Casey, telephone number
4159 1935, or alternatively Terry and Karen on 4159 4979.
Shop 8/66 Targo Street.
Bundaberg Noel Bowman
Media and Public Relations
Ph.. 41542142 or 0413 013 181
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Repairs & Installation.
* Air Conditioning
Hoses, Parts & Fittings.
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
Burnett Heads United Football Club th
Under 14 girls team look likely to finish in 4 position and a semi-
What a season 2007 has been not only did the club final appearance once again.
enter it's first men's team into the Premier league but The under 7 and 10 teams are doing really well, enjoying
on Saturday 11 August that team played in it's first their football, unfortunately the under 7's will lose their coach
grand final in the FBI Cup against ATW. The team Patrick Curtin when he leaves to join the Navy on the 26th
had a terrific run into the final with several great wins August. Pat will be sadly missed not just by his team but by
against Alloway 3-1 and Diggers 8-2. The boys have the club as well. Pat is a member of the 1st division team as
been playing some very good football and only well as a very hardworking committee member who always
experience at this level has meant that the end results have been puts his hand up when help is needed.
some narrow losses.
Presentation dates for the club will be a Club Breakup including
Having kept ATW to a 0-0 draw in there last encounter it was th
junior presentation on Sunday 16 September commencing at
looking good for a great competitive game and it didn't disappoint 11am at Jack Norgate Oval and the competition teams
with scores locked at 0-0 at halftime both teams were brilliant in th
presentation will be held on Friday 12 October at Renee's Place.
defence with keeper Hamish Jansen playing at the top of his This is an opportunity for the club to recognize all its members and
game throughout making several key saves as did ex Burnett players and sponsors.
Heads boy Tyne Smith in the ATW goals.
Thank you to everyone for there support over the year and see
The second half saw first ATW score then BHU equalize almost you next month.
immediately with a great goal to Richmond Felstead only to have
Yours in sport, Kim Tominich
Waves score again 20 minutes later but a superb free kick from
BHU player Duncan O'Brien curling the ball around the Waves BURNETT HEADS/PORT BUNDABERG,
wall to equalize to send the game into extra time. BARGARA 4
Unfortunately in extra time Waves took control and manage to Meetings are held at the Community Hall
score first a very easy goal then followed it with two more to give the 1st Thursday of each month at 7.30pm.
them the game 5-2. A scoreline not at all reflective of the game. All welcome.
Despite the loss the boys showed how great they can be as a
team and earnt a great deal of respect with there performances
throughout the season and have shown what great things will
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As all competition teams are fast approaching the finals the ABN 67 781 478 660
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Septembe 2007 Issue Number 147
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY --- What Does a Dad Do?
“A single mother had raised a son who was about to become a dad himself. What could she tell
him about being a father? Thinking about her own dad she told him:
Dads cook the BBQ; put fuel in the car; go into dark houses ahead of the family to make sure
it's safe; when they drop off the babysitter, they wait until she is safely inside before driving off;
they lock up at night; mow the lawn; and tighten the clothesline when it sags. He was always a
available; he listened; he allowed mistakes, didn't lecture when things went wrong but asked
“what did you learn …?”. He never laughed at her grandiose dreams; he admitted his mistakes
and tried to right them. He taught her to respect others and to give rather than to receive. By
St. John’s Anglican Church.
observing her own father, she could say to her son “a dad is there in good times and bad times. Paul Mittelheuser St;
He is his children's constant teacher, model and guide. From him, the children learn how to Burnett Heads.
handle adversity, anger, disappointment and success.” Worship:-
Fatherhood carries with it tremendous responsibilities from simple things like bringing the car 1st and 3rd Sunday
of the month at 7am.
around to keep the family dry to standing by your unpopular decisions about reward and
punishment, fatherhood is hard and often unappreciated work, you don't always get a medal
let alone a Father's Day card. Dads you have the potential to be a powerful force in your child's THE UNITING CHURCH
life look closely at your dear children today, what wisdom are you instilling in them for life and IN AUSTRALIA
for eternity? Worship & Sunday School
Zunker St Burnett Heads 8.00 am
“Fathers, don't exasperate your children by coming down hard on them.
Bargara 9.30 am
Take them by the hand and lead them in the way of the Lord Jesus Christ. @ CWA rooms Neilsen Park.
The Bible - Ephesians 6:2 --- Pastor Kate Dix, Uniting Church in Australia. Phone -- 41511 342
COFFEE and CHAT MORNING. Burnett Heads Uniting Church Tennis Court Hire-- Booking and Keys Available at ----
Every 4th Thursday Morning - 9.30-11 am. Lighthouse Caravan Park
Contact -- Phone 41594313
Why not come along for a morning of friendship. Social Tennis Tuesday Mornings 9am-12 noon.
For further information contact Laurel; Ph.41594284 -- $2.00 per person -- All welcome.
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
BURNETT SHIRE COUNCIL NEWS
Business hours:- 8.15am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday,
160 Hughes Road, Bargara, Qld, 4670. Vera Scarth-Johnson Wildflower
Once again it is fantastic to see our The Vera Scarth-Johnson Wildflower
community members being recognised Reserve is located approximately 17
for their fantastic efforts to look after this km south-east of Bundaberg City off Coonarr Road in
beautiful Shire in the Tidy Towns 2007 competition. Burnett Shire. It is designated as a Scenic Reserve for
Meadowvale and District Community Group Wildflower Conservation and was named after Vera
Mayor Ray Duffy.
won the Environmental Protection Award for their Scarth-Johnson, the famous local artist, botanist and
outstanding accomplishment in the protection of the dedicated conservationist. Situated close to Kinkuna
local natural environment and a commitment to the preservation of National Park, the Reserve protects 93.5 hectares of wallum
local fauna and flora. heath vegetation and borders approximately 1 km of the Elliott
For over twenty years a small group of very dedicated River. The area supports ecosystems that contain a number of
group of residents, the Meadowvale and District Community Group rare and vulnerable plant species including Melaleuca cheelii.
have been working tirelessly against the odds to protect Council has formed an advisory committee which has
Meadowvale Nature Park as unspoilt bush land to be enjoyed by prepared a Draft Management Plan with the aim of protecting,
present and future generations. managing and enhancing the Reserve's significant ecological
The other winner from the Shire was Bargara who won the values and floristic diversity.
Young Legends Award which is the recognition of outstanding The draft Plan proposes a number of management
accomplishment by youth and by a town/community that actions to guide future controls and decision making in relation to
encourages and promotes youth activity. the reserve The draft Plan can be viewed and downloaded by
The year 6 classmates from Bargara State School are this visiting www.burnett.qld.gov.au. A hard copy of the draft Plan is
years Young Legends Award winners for 2007. Each year on available for viewing at Council offices in Hughes Road, Bargara
National Tree planting day the students choose a tree planting area and at 42 Quay Street, Bundaberg.
and with the help of Ann and Frank Garrett from the Nielson Park Burnett Shire Mayor, Ray Duffy, encourages all in the district, not
Beautification Advisory Group plant trees to help our environment. just Burnett Shire residents to examine the draft Plan and have
Committed environmental work like this by the youth gives our any comments back to Council by 29 August 2007.
community real hope for a greener future.
Congratulations must go to all the winners of awards from Innes Park Amenity Block Mural....
the 2007 Tidy Towns competition and I hope that next year we have "Another public art project is underway for the Shire on the
many more winners from our fantastic Shire. foreshore at the Innes Park Reserve.
Raymond E Duffy
Mayor. Artist, Helen Francis, is creating a mural of local flora and fauna
to clad the facility buildings. The project is expected to run
Burnett Shire Council's City Office.... through to September and visitors are welcome to drop into the
The Burnett Shire Customer Service Centre was introduced by site and see the work in progress."
Council when the office was relocated to the Administration
Centre situated at 160 Hughes Road, Bargara. Council also 10 000 Steps
operates a "One Stop Shop" for Customer Service at its Branch If you already walk for exercise regularly or want to improve your
Office located within the Central Business District of Bundaberg health, join the fun of the 10 000 Steps Walking Program. Burnett
at 42 Quay Street. These two (2) locations attend to a broad Shire already has two walks marked and signed. One path runs
range of enquiries and business transactions across all facets of from Nielson Park Life Savers Club to the carpark at Moneys
Council. Creek, Bargara and the other from Moore Park Beach Lifesavers
An integral part of Customer Service is Councils Call Centre. Club via Pandanus Street to the Moore Park Beach State School.
This Centre is operated by Customer Service Officers and For more information regarding the 10 000 Steps Program contact
enables customers to speak to an officer who can attend to their Council's Community Liaison Officer Darren Roll on 07 4150 5400.
enquiry at the first point of contact. This Centre also provides an
“After Hours Contact” facility for emergencies or general
complaints by calling 07 4150 5400. Councils hours of operation BUNDABERG CARPETS
are 8.15 am to 4.45 pm, Monday to Friday.
Historic Burnett Heads Lighthouse Locally owned and operated.
Open the 4th Sunday
of each month 9am to noon
Ph: 07 41532896
Pictorial History on Display Fax: 07 41514013
Entry gold coin donation. Ask for Joe.
Open other times on request:-
Contact Marge on Ph. 41594484 Corner of Crofton and Barolin Streets, Bundaberg.
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Septemer 2007 Issue Number 147
New furniture and equipment is gradually being installed
and at the present time the office will only be manned 3 mornings
a week on Tuesdays (myself), Wednesdays (Faye Chatham) and
Thursdays (Kim Allgood). Unfortunately, our attendance has to be
subject to other commitments however we plan on extending
these times once we settle in and more volunteers come onboard.
Documents such as Membership Applications can be accessed
from the office from 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Apart from enabling the office bearers to collate data in
By President, Greg Barnes one centralised location, the office gives us a physical presence in
the heart of the Bargara CBD.
CHAMBER'S 10 ANNIVERSARY JP SERVICE... As mentioned above, I'll be available in the
Chamber's office on most Tuesday mornings between 9.00am &
On 25th August the Chamber will hold its 10th Annual Noon to assist anyone requiring the services of a Justice of the
General Meeting and it's interesting to reflect back Peace. Please either drop in or call me on 0407 155 727 to
on the days when a small group of us used to meet in the former confirm that I will be available.
Irish Bar at the Bargara Beach Hotel and plan the formation of the
Chamber and a number of other activities. PAN SAVERS --- Harald & Isabel Hendricks have established Pan
Savers Oceania at 6/14 See Street, Bargara to import and
Interestingly, it was in the Irish Bar where many innovative ideas distribute the products throughout Australia & New Zealand.
were hatched over the odd pint of Guinness while sitting on the These heat resistant (204 C) liners are an innovative product
timber slab benches in a dimly lit corner. Only once were we targeted primarily for the commercial catering industry including
interrupted when the publican rode his Harley Davidson into the restaurants, clubs, hotels, hospitals, retirement villages, etc. and
bar followed by his blue heeler and then parked it in the middle of designed to provide significant savings and benefits in the way
the room but that was life! food is prepared, heated, displayed and served. If you're involved
in the catering industry they're well worth a look at
Events such as the Coral Coast Turtle Festival, Shakers & Movers www.panliner.org
Dinner & Dance, Australia Day 'Beached Boys' Concert, CABE
Charity Golf Day, Coral Coast Destination Guide, WIN TV We recently used the product in a Bain Marie at a BBQ for some
'Destinations' Documentary, Caledonian Pipe Band Roaming 200 people and that tedious task of scrubbing out trays coated
Restaurant Performances, Aerial Photography Project and many with burnt food was non-existent. We simply lifted out the liners,
others came to fruition from the informal sessions in the Irish Bar threw them in the bin and wiped the trays.
and later during other networking sessions. Without doubt though, Samples and more information are available by calling 41592443
the two most important achievements for us have been the or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
creation of the ANZAC Day Dawn Service/Gunfire Breakfast and
providing the groundwork and impetus for the Bargara INCOMING MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Streetscape project. At the time of writing nominations have been received for all
positions on the Chamber's Management Committee with none
As evidenced by the wide scope of our activities, the Chamber being contested.
has not isolated itself within the realms of the business and Those nominated are: --PRESIDENT - Greg BARNES
corporate sectors but has recognised the need to become an (Honorary Life Member/The Edge Marketing)
active player within the local community. I believe it is for this VICE PRESIDENT - Faye CHATHAM (AU Trademarks)
reason coupled with the success of many projects that it has VICE PRESIDENT - Alex GROVE (Carlyle Gardens Chemist)
gained credibility and wide spread support which in itself has VICE PRESIDENT - Cathy WALSH (Conwal & Associates)
further enhanced its ability to raise funds for new challenges. SECRETARY - Kim ALLGOOD (Allow Me Catering)
TREASURER - Lindon HOWARD
At a more personal level, many valuable friendships have been (Honorary Life Member/Bargara Post Office)
fostered through Chamber membership and several new business COMMITTEE ----
operators that have come to the region have 'settled in' with the Isobel BARNES (Honorary Life Member)
support of others they have met through the networking John BRADFORD (Bargara Professional Painting Services)
opportunities that we strive to create. Robyn McKINNEY (Bargara Computing)
Jane NETHERCOTE (Coastline Realty)
NEW CHAMBER OFFICE … It's with much pleasure and a sigh of Louise URQUHART (Shoreline Serviced Apartments)
relief that we announce that the Chamber has now established its Maarten VAN BOKKEL (Catalyst Media)
office next to the Windmill Restaurant and behind the Bargara
Once again it's great to have a proactive and experience team at
Post Office. We are sharing the premises with Harald & Isabel
the helm. Welcome back to the returning members and a warm
Hendrick's new import and distribution business, Pan Saver
welcome also to the new members. We look forward to your fresh
Oceania (see article opposite).
ideas and input.
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Interested in volunteering at Mon Repos
Conservation Park during the turtle season?
No special qualifications are needed, though being friendly and able to
Mon Repos Conservation Park can have over 30 000 visitors during the converse with inquisitive visitors is a plus. The only requirement is a firm
turtle season. Volunteers assist with the nightly operations of the commitment to the volunteer program and its goal, along with some time
information centre and on the beach. Duties include staffing the entrance to donate!
and souvenir shop, providing visitors with information, assisting with Volunteers are asked to make a commitment for the duration of the turtle
school groups and childrens activities, guiding visitor groups onto the season from early November 07 to the end of March 08. Volunteers are
beach and assisting Rangers with turtle research activities. required at Mon Repos seven nights a week, and from the individual
volunteer we ask for:- *One to two evenings per week from 6.30pm to
11pm. *Attendance of training nights conducted by QPWS Rangers
during October and November 07.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact or leave a message
for Ranger staff at Mon Repos on 07 4159 1652
by Monday 10th September. Staff will return your call and send out an
application form. Interviews for positions will commence thereafter.
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September 2007 Issue Number 147
BURNETT HEADS TIDE TIMES -- September 2007 Duffys Bus
Route 5 -
CITY - BURNETT HEADS - CITY
Servicing City, Kalkie,
Port Bundaberg, Kepnock High School
Monday to Friday Services 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 -5 Saturday Services 2-3
Service number 1 ------ - 2 -------- 3 ------ 4 -------- 5
Major Stops AM ---------------- PM ----------------------
SDO (SDO -- School Days Only) SDO
- 8.30 12.30 2.10 3.13
Suncorp - Metway - 8.32 12.32 2.11 3.15
Target - 8.35 12.35 2.15 3.16
Princess St 7.14 8.38 12.38 2.21 -
Kalkie 7.18 8.42 12.42 2.28 3.40
Port Marina - 8.53 12.53 - -
Port & Rowlands Rds 7.25 8.55 12.55 2.37 3.50
Burnett Heads 7.30 9.00 1.00 2.42 3.55
Burnett Heads School 7.31 9.05 1.05 2.44 3.59
Shelley St 7.35 9.07 1.07 2.45 4 .00
Sea Park Rd 7.39 9.10 1.10 2.47 4.04
Kepnock High 7.55 - - - 3.30
Kalkie 7.45 9.15 1.15 - 4.12
Princess St - 9.20 1.20 - 4.15
IGA 8.00 9.30 1.30 - 4.20
Church 8.01 9.31 1.31 - 4.21
Kmart 8.02 - - - -
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Private Collector....Peter Mulhall. PETER'S FISHY
Old or unusual fishing tackle.. On the other hand, looking into the
Rods-Reels-Lures-Floats- gut contents of small black marlin
Patches-Badges-Books taken off central NSW has shown that,
while they do eat a wide range of
or other fishing memorabilia. items, more often than not, a stomach
4 Brewer St Burnett Heads, 4670 Ph. 41594935. will be packed with baitfish of the
same size (slimy mackerel, yellowtail).
Did You Know The deep-sea fish called the rat-trap fish, can eat In fact, with all the heads of the
prey larger that itself. In it's dark world, it comes across food so baitfish pointing in the same direction! It reminded me of opening
infrequently that when it does, it makes the most of it. a can of sardines.
Fussy Fish “Why is it, that large fish often focus on small prey Those who waft the fly rod tend to live by that old maxim, 'match
items, making them a pain in the bum to catch? For example, the hatch.' In other words, always present the quarry with an
barra and threadfin chasing those tiny jelly prawns, and mackerel imitation of the most abundant natural food at the time. Wise
and tuna focusing on tiny glass eyes. How many of these mini words, but in many situations, a bit of a dilemma. First you have
morsels would they need to eat to fill up, and why would a larger to catch a fish to open its stomach to see what it has been feeding
offering seem to be of little interest to them when they are on! Ah, the joys of fishing.
concentrating on the little things? It is the 'ice-cream complex,'
Wots on the Chew: I put pen to paper after a morning fishing
because the small items are so tasty? Or do they lack the capacity
trip in the town reach of the Burnett, with reports of Trevally on the
to multi-task, making it difficult to consider all options in front of
chew. Two species were caught, big eye and giant and were taken
on small metal lures, soft plastic's and fly's. A good morning of fun
We often talk abut predatory fish as being 'opportunistic', which was had. Reports of good numbers of diver whiting with most
simply means they take the opportunity to eat a wide range of being small, yabbies and squid strip best. With calm, clear water
prey species, depending on where and when they find plenty of pike can be caught, these fish can be good training for
themselves. However, this does not necessarily mean that fish will kids as they will eat any thing. Small baits and lures, also good
eat everything that passes by, including that tasty looking lure. In fun on light fly gear. Bream at night with a few flathead and tailor.
fact, it is more likely that predators will tend to focus on the most For the keen offshore reef's with a lot of snapper but remember
abundant food source in an area. Studies have shown this is size and bag limit.
because hunting different prey species requires different hunting
Still some monster cobia as well as most other species. All reports
strategies and it is much more energy efficient to use one strategy
tell me a lot of very large squid are being caught on inshore reef's
at a time.
and coming into the mouth of the river. Good bait and tucker.
Prey items taken from the stomach of a 5kg longtain tuna had
IN THE KITCHEN ----- TREVALLY CROQUETTES
recently feasted on at least seven species of fish and one species
of squid. Clever tuna. But the really interesting aspect of this Ingredients:-
varied diet is that each of the prey items is of a very similar, small 750g Trevally fillets, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
size. Despite a tuna of this proportion being more than capable of
3 tablespoons flour, 1 cup fish or chicken stock, ½ cup milk
eating much larger prey, it had locked in on a certain size. While
1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon chopped onion
it's possible the tuna had used its gill rakers to sift small items as it
swam through the water with its mouth open, it is more likely that 2/3 cup grated carrots, Salt to taste, pinch cayenne pepper
it visually locked in on this size prey because they were the most Flour, 1 egg, beaten, Dry breadcrumbs, oil for shallow frying
abundant in its immediate surroundings.
Method:- Skin the fillets and remove bones, mince finely using a
In my many years of peering into the entrails of fish, a most food processor, set aside. In a saucepan melt butter stir in flour
surprising observation has been the many very small prey items in and cook gently for 2 minutes. Gradually add stock and milk,
the stomachs of large marlin. This was mainly revealed in Hawaii stirring constantly until sauce boils and thickens. Remove from
where examination of 250kg-plus blue marlin would often show the heat and add parsley, onion, carrot, salt, cayenne pepper and
that they had been feeding on trigger fish, squid, prawn killers and minced fish. Mix well. Chill mixture well then mould into croquette
crab larvae up to 2cm long. Now, unlike tuna, marlin do not shapes. Coat with flour, beaten egg and breadcrumbs.
possess any gill rakers at all, so the only conclusion possible is
Rest in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Heat oil in pan and gently fry
that the marlin must have actively picked these tiny morsels from
croquettes for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
the water column.
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BLUE WATER SPORTS CLUB LTD. ACN010039657
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10 AM TILL LATE -- 7 DAYS
Harbour Esplanade next to VMR
Phone 41594355 Fax 41594698
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Annual General Meeting, Saturday 15th September, Blue Water Club at 2pm.
Positions open for nomination:- President, Treasurer plus 2 Directors.
All members are encouraged to attend and support your local club.
LOOK WHAT’S HAPPENING at YOUR CLUB in September
Footy Tipping Every Friday Night Watch the FOOTY on the Big Screen.
ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR For September :-
Sat; 1st Los Cobras Sun; 2nd Rod Bryant Sat; 8th TBA
Sun; 9th Graham Ford Sat; 15th Stainless Steel Sun; 16th Rod Bryant
Sat; 22nd Matt Farthing Sun; 23rd Graham Ford
Sat; 29th Boogie Brothers Sun; 30th Rod Brant.
Happy Hour all day Thursday. Lunch Time Snack menu
available from the Bar.
Full membership of the Blue Water Club entitles financial members:- Blue Water Club
Access to the Pontoon, Hard Stand and Boat Ramp. Voting Rights. Polo Shirts
Free membership to the Fishing Team, as well as Footy Tipping. $30.00
SUNDAY AFTERNOON’S CONTINUOUS RAFFLE
40 plus prizes Incorporating our Pick A Box and Cash Jackpot
Tickets on sale from 4pm Raffles start at 5pm.
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Sunday’s from 3pm. .
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