No 79 June 2022 – Home Hill News

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Welcome to the June 2022 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.

Millinery Masterpiece runner-up, Bonnie Cox (left) with the winner, Karly Rubins

Success continues for Growers Race Day

THE Burdekin Grower Race Day has continued to grow its status as one of the major events on the North Queensland entertainment calendar, after thousands of racegoers flocked to the Home Hill Racetrack on Saturday, June 21 for the 2022 event. 
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Speakers add to Chamber Meetings

Speakers add to Chamber Meetings

THE Home Hill Chamber of Commerce continued with their new format for their monthly meetings in May, with informative speakers providing interesting insights into developments taking place in the Home Hill community in the coming months. 
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Fantastic Feast by the Field

Fantastic Feast by the Field

THE Burdekin Shire Council’s first “Feast by the Field” has been described as a “fantastic addition to the Sweet Days, Hot Night’s Festival’s two-year program”
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Enter now for the Harvest Festival Ephemera

PROSPECTIVE entrants in the annual Home Hill Harvest Festival Ephemera have been urged to get their entry forms in as soon as possible for the 2022 event, as entries close on Friday, June 10. 
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Groper Creek Floods

Is your Home Flood-safe?

LESSONS in how homeowners could be better prepared for floods could be learnt from Groper Creek, where our iconic “houses on stilts” are built up high for a reason. 
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Origin Fever spreads across Groper Creek

GROPER Creek is currently in the grip of State of Origin fever! The rivalry seems to gather momentum each year, as various camps display their state’s colours with lots of jovial pranks and fun get-togethers. 
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Major Changes to Meeting Procedures

THE Home Hill Chamber of Commerce has made major changes to its meeting procedures to encourage more participation by members and supporters—but so far, it has not been a total success.
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Kindred Spirits returns to entertain

IT IS on again – quality entertainment from the artistic talents of local residents, as Ruth Stockdale and her Kindred Spirits group of singers have been busily preparing for another of their popular concerts.
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New Additions to the Memorial Hall?

While we are talking about the Memorial Hall and the great shows that are put on there—what about a coffee/tea automatic dispensing machine for the Memorial Hall
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Rising Rates must be Rebutted

NOT happy times ahead with Council’s budget time, but we are lucky, as we live in one of the wealthiest shires in Queensland.  Inflation is at an all-time high, don’t add to it with over-inflated rate increases.
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Apply now for RADF Grants

LOCAL residents have until Monday, June 6 to apply for the second round of 2022 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) projects.
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Car Boot Sale

THE Burdekin Artisan Community Association will host its monthly Car Boot, Ute and Market Stalls on Saturday, June 11 in front of Ashworth’s Rock Shop commencing at 8am. 
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