No 88 April 2023 – Home Hill News

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Welcome to the April 2023 edition of the Home Hill News.

You can read or download the whole newsletter (in pdf format) using the link above or read the individual articles below.

Participants in the rain-affected 2022 Home Hill Anzac Day

Remembering the Anzacs

ANZAC Day Services in Home Hill on Tuesday, April 25 will be conducted with the day of commemorations starting at 5am with Coffee Royale and concluding with the public services at the Cenotaph and War Memorial in the Home Hill Park commencing from 11.20am.
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Winning combination of owners, trainers and jockey Kelsey Lenton

Our Entertainment Bonanza

TWO months of solid entertainment are ahead for Home Hill, and the Burdekin as a whole, as almost every weekend between April through to early June are filled with major events that will attract large numbers of visitors to the area and an economic bonanza for the district.
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Craft Fair Spectacular December 2022-2

Craft Spectacular reverts to May Date

FOLLOWING an amazing Christmas Craft Spectacular by the Burdekin Uniting Church in December, after the interruption to their normal schedule caused by the COVID Pandemic in 2020 and 2021, the Burdekin Craft Spectacular will return to the Burdekin Memorial Hall in Ninth Avenue, Home Hill on Saturday, May 13.
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Dale Last MP Member for Burdekin

Dale says – A special Reunion

IN EARLY March, I attended the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) program, where I had the pleasure of reuniting with two friends from my days as a police officer in Charters Towers.
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Burdekin Rags to Runway 2023 poster

Sewing Skills bring Fashions to Life

An event not to be missed displaying artistic talent in the area is the popular Burdekin Artisan Community Association’s annual “Burdekin Rags to Runway 2023”, at the Burdekin Memorial Hall on Saturday night, April 22, 2023 at 7:30 pm.
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Christmas Greetings to Prime Minister – 1944

CHRISTMAS greeting from the Second World War era was brought back to the families associated with The Home Hill Observer during the past month, with a Facebook reminder of correspondence exchanging the festive greeting in December, 1944.
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Australian Automobile Association logo

Road Crash Database needed

A PUSH by the Australian Automobile Association for urgent federal action on identifying the causes of bad crashes, has been joined by Shadow Minister for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, in light of shocking statistics that show higher risks for non-metropolitan drivers.
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What is happening, Queensland?

“WHAT has happened with decentralisation in the state of Queensland?” is a question we have asked several times in the past, but it is difficult for anyone in authority to give a definitive answer to the query.
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Bruce Highway

New Safety Considerations needed

Serious consideration should be made to do overcome safety issues involving the increasing amount of traffic that is bypassing Ayr by turning off the Bruce Highway north of Brandon, travelling via Maidavale, Ivory and McDesme Roads to rejoin the Highway before the Burdekin Bridge.
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Laying a new concrete footpath through Memorial Park in Home Hill

New Upgrade!

The Council is laying down a concrete footpath through Memorial Park, giving the town another new upgrade!
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Welcome to Home Hill Sign

Let’s make our Town even more Welcoming

OUR photo shows the sign that welcomes visitors from the south into Home Hill—but is it as welcoming as it is expected to be with the heavy grass growth that accompanied it as those motorists head into our town?
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We all need a Voice

Myself and many others would like to invest and have a ‘voice’ as well, in Local or State Government, partnering with councillors to reduce spending on unnecessary services, which are not vital to either the present economy or relevant at this time.
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