No 82 September 2022 – Home Hill News

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Welcome to the September 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.

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Application submitted for new Pipeline Route

WITH an application submitted by the Bowen Pipeline Company to the Burdekin Shire Council for the proposed project to construct a water pipeline from the Burdekin River near Home Hill to Bowen, the Chamber is maintaining its hopes that the project planning moves forward quickly to approvals in near future….
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Chamber appreciation for Cane Cutting Stalwarts

Chamber appreciation for Cane cutting Stalwarts

THE Home Hill Chamber of Commerce presented Certificates of Appreciation to members of the Home Hill community who have maintained the cane fields in readiness for past Hand Cane Cutting Championships, and the staff of local community radio station, Sweet FM for their ongoing support for the Burdekin Community.
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Burdekin Artisan Community Association

Artisan Markets expanding

THE Burdekin Artisan Community Association will further expand its monthly Car Boot and Market stalls in September by adding a section for people wanting to sell fashions. The markets will be held on Sunday, September 11 from 8am-12pm.
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Choral Society Opportunity Knocks - Cherly Platt and Erin Brennan

Opportunity is knocking at Choral Society Vault

MEMBERS of the Home Hill Choral Society will be returning to the stage at “The Vault” in Eighth Avenue for their next production, “Opportunity Knocks” – a Play written by Judith Prior. Performances run from September 30th – October 9th. Here’s what you need to know…
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Ephemera – the first Major Festival Event

THE Home Hill Harvest Festival is on its way in 2022. One of the first major events of the festival period, the annual Canefields Ephemera, will open up to the public on Sunday, September 11 in Lloyd Mann Gardens in Eighth Avenue. Doors open 3pm with a 3:30 pm start.
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Dale Last MP Member for Burdekin

Dale’s Parliament Update

Normal sittings of Parliament returned for the first time in August since the budget and estimates process was completed. The discussion of youth crime follows.
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Rally for a Cure - Liam Cannavan, Jaidyn Lambie-Fabbro, Thomas Clive and Jarrod Sexton

Tennis Teams accept Challenge to “Rally for a Cure”

16 TEAMS took up the challenge from members of the Home Hill Tennis Association to “Rally for a Cure” with locals and visitors playing continuously at the Home Hill tennis complex for 12 hrs from 10am to 10pm to raise funds towards finding a cure for brain cancer.
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The 1950 Home Hill Senior Representative Team (Back Row) Nein Haller, Ron Edwards, Jeff Colls, Jim Cordner, Gordon Stockdale, Cecil ‘Basher’ Oats, Duncan Hall (captain/coach) Ted Parravicini, Reg Berryman; (Middle row) Angelo Tapiolas, Gordon Farrelly, Bill Parravicini. (Front row) Les Williamson, Alan Wilkie, Gordon Hall, Lance Madigan.

Home Hill and the Foley Shield

HOME HILL was admitted to the Foley Shield Rugby League competition in 1949, as part of a newly created “central zone” that also included Herbert River and Charters Towers.
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Kate Casswell with Townsville Hospital Cancer Ward supporters, JJ Jarrod (left) and Dr Michael Collins.

Rally for a Cure showing Major Support among the Community

THE members of the Home Hill Tennis Association again showing that when a major fundraising event is held in our town, the community comes out in force to support it, including many visitors from other areas. The Rally for a Cure displayed an abundance of support from our community.
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Reminder to Readers of the Home Hill News!

ANOTHER reminder to readers of The Home Hill News who wish to continue receiving their copy from the end of the year, when printing of hard copies are reduced, that you need to go to the Home Hill Chamber of Commerce website NOW to register your email address.
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Chamber Officers Re-elected

THE Home Hill Chamber of Commerce has re-elected the same executive officers to lead it into the 2022-23 year at its annual general meeting held on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
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RSL Sub-Branch secretary Allan Petersen with a cupboard which was ransacked by intruders

Intruders target RSL

THE Home Hill Sub-Branch of the RSL was recently targeted by overnight intruders into their storage room adjacent to the Burdekin Brass Band Hall in the Home Hill Park.
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Time to pay

RATEPAYERS in the Home Hill community should take note that time is fast running out to pay the annual rates bill before extra fees start adding up on top of the initial payment.
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