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Facing our history

Facing our history

A retired academic has launched a new website that seeks to raise awareness of Australian Indigenous history.  by Chris Gilmore The website So That We Remember is the work of Ray Barraclough, who was a long-time Maleny resident before moving to Currimundi several...

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Chapel of Love

Chapel of Love

You may not be able to take a trip to the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, but you can join an intimate audience to be carried away on the wings of arias. The Rangebow Festival has created an exclusive event to showcase the drama of opera with acclaimed Queensland Opera...

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Mr Fix-It

Mr Fix-It

Recognising a need within the community, Michael Morgan is teaching people, for free, how to maintain and fix their cars. by Rebecca Mugridge You know a town has character and heart when locals get to know the people behind the businesses, and the business supports...

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The Craft Connection

The Craft Connection

There are plenty of happy people along the hinterland right now, thanks to The Craft, a perfect place for local craft beers and great food.  Nestled in the very familiar, large English-Tudor-style building on Flaxton Drive, which has housed a couple of eateries over...

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The Power of Two

The Power of Two

The Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Sunshine Coast Youth Orchestra will join forces to bring a powerful concert of classical and film music favourites to Venue 114 in Bokarina on July 24 at 2pm. Combining the two growing orchestras has created the largest...

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Jordan Brodie’s Fretboard Fireworks

Jordan Brodie’s Fretboard Fireworks

Award-winning guitarist and composer, Jordan Brodie is regarded as one of the best young  guitar players in Australia. With a fine sense of showmanship and technical virtuosity, Jordan is well on his way to a flourishing solo career with the release of his most recent...

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Butter Factory exhibitions

Butter Factory exhibitions

There are two exhibitions coming to the Butter Factory gallery in Cooroy. The Outsiders Art Circle's latest exhibition, Mountain Stories offers the viewer a range of rich and diverse interpretations around a mountain theme.  The group felt drawn to this subject after...

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Host an event for women

Host an event for women

To celebrate its 10th birthday this year, Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week is inspiring women in regional Queensland and Far North Queensland to put their health first. The timing couldn’t be more important – for many women, regular health checks and screenings have...

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Calling retired teachers

Calling retired teachers

Hello to all teachers who are no longer actively working. The Queensland Retired Teachers Association hope you are enjoying your retirement! The QRTA is a body of ex-teachers (state and non-state, interstate and overseas) and their spouses, established to cater for...

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A Bug’s Life

A Bug’s Life

Wolfgang Engel and Tina Cooper have never looked back since moving to Montville, an Artisan Village in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Wolfgang is running 'The Red Door' Glass Studio/Gallery alongside the Tina Cooper Art Glass Gallery. A Bug’s Life - is the upcoming...

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Sparkling afternoon

Sparkling afternoon

Australia’s biggest regional short film festival, Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival, is bringing an afternoon of brilliant short films and live music to Maleny. From 2pm Sunday July 17, the Community Centre will play host to A Golden Afternoon - the...

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Mary Valley Art Festival

Mary Valley Art Festival

Artwork submitted to the Mary Valley Art Festival will be judged by three accomplished figures in  the Queensland art sector – landscape artist Brent Harvey, Gympie award-winner Kym Barrett (pictured) and fine art critic Kaye Cathro.  It’s a coup for the festival to...

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