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$65 million relief package for fire areas
A $65 million recovery package for bushfire areas will be fast-tracked by the state government. The package offers support measures for councils, businesses and local families hardest hit by this season's fires. The bushfire crisis has put pressure on state and...

Federal Parliament to honour fire victims, volunteers
The entire first day of Federal Parliament will be dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in fires and to honour the volunteers and emergency workers who have served the community over the devastating summer. Parliament meets for the first...

Australia 'has a story to be proud of': Murray
Sky News host Paul Murray has taken time to “appreciate” all the things that make the nation great this Australia Day, and has condemned all the “garbage” which is present in society too. “We have a story to be proud of,” Mr Murray said. Mr Murray spoke of...

Gruesome discovery as body found on beach
The body was found on the shoreline at Safety Beach, just north of the Darkum Creek inlet, on Sunday around noon, police said. Officers attached to Coffs Clarence Police District attended and the body was retrieved with the assistance of the State Emergency...

Quandamooka Festival

The Quandamooka Festival has commenced with celebrations across the Bayside Districts of Wynnum, Redlands and Stradbroke Island.

On Saturday, July 22 the Winnam NAIDOC Kunjiel Corroboree is here at the Wynnum Wading Pool area.
This year the celebrations are bigger and better with additional market stalls on the foreshore, family and kids activities and a short film festival. Starting at 10am until 8pm there is something for everyone. The event is free and a drug and alcohol free area. For more information go to www.quandamookafestival.com.au or call 3396 3431 if you would like to have a stall at the markets, spaces are still available.