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Fire on the outskirts of Canberra at emergency level as residents told to leave now towards Queanbeyan
An emergency warning has been issued for a fire burning out of control in an easterly direction on the border between the ACT and Queanbeyan, in NSW, near Canberra Airport. Key points: The fire is burning near Pialligo Redwood Forest in an easterly...

Fierce debate over Jenner's 'cruel' collar
Kendall Jenner has been criticised on-line for utilizing a destructive reinforcement canine collar. Prong canine collars are unlawful to make use of in Victoria and unlawful to import into Australia. It's not unlawful to make use of a prong collar in different...

Telcos move to strengthen mobile networks in wake of bushfire crisis
A sweeping review of the telecommunications industry will examine its disaster resilience, with a high-powered meeting of executives and government officials agreeing to better protect phone and internet networks in the wake of the unprecedented bushfire...

'Abandoned': Sydney passengers trapped in tram on new CBD light rail
Hundreds of passengers were trapped on a tram for more than an hour after Sydney's new $2.9 billion light rail service broke down, prompting an evacuation by police. A mechanical failure on a tram at Town Hall at 4pm on Tuesday triggered the closure of...

Illuminations Festival

The RE/MAX Advantage Illuminations Festival, Wynnum is on again year so pencil Saturday 18th June 2016 into your diary. The parade of light and lanterns will run from the park at Manly and end at the Wynnum wading pool and a sea of floating illuminated globes. It’s a beautiful site to see.  There will be a wide range of food avaliable, activities and stalls to entertain, the festival ending with a fireworks display. 

Program 2016
3:00 – 8:00 Twilight Markets & Amusement Rides
Browse the markets and pick up some wonderful arts & crafts!
A great variety of food will be available for purchase to tempt all taste buds
Amusement rides tickets are $5 per ticket or buy 5 for $20
5:30 – 7:00 Stiltwalkers & Fire Twirlers (roving entertainment)
7:30 Fireworks – sponsored by Cr. Peter Cumming’s Wynnum Manly Ward SIF Grant & Joan Pease MP, Member for Lytton,

8:00 Event end
After Party – Sports Bar @ Waterloo Bay Hotel

Bandstand Park
5:30 – 8:00 RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon on Display
Main Stage sponsored by Waterloo Bay Hotel - MC Ranger Stacey
3:00 – 8:00 Musical entertainment
5:00 Official Welcome by Cr. Ryan Murphy representing the Lord Mayor

Wading Pool – sponsored by Magic Fencing
5:30 – 7:30 Wading Pool Lantern Display with illuminated SUPs by BrisSUP
5:00 Lantern Parade assembly
6:00 Lantern Parade departs Wading Pool to walk to Bandstand Park

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