July 3, 2019

EVERY MONDAY – FRIDAY JULY from 15 JULY U3A BEACHMERE -  VARIOUS TIMES FOR CLASSES & LOCATIONS – see program of classes for TERM Three  www.bang.org.au/u3a OR drop into our office Mon, Tue, Thur to Thur 8.30am – 2.30am, Wed & Fridays 8.30-11.30 for more details, Beachm...

Wow, this summer we had gone from hot and dry with no rainfall, to very humid-  with temps hovering in the mid-thirties, to an onslaught of gale force winds from the effects and remnants of cyclone Oma, to a nice cool and comfortable 25 degrees with cloudy days and sho...

March 13, 2019

Finally, and almost right on cue, the first week of autumn and temperatures are already receding, which makes gardening- so-much- more -pleasant! Don’t get too comfortable though! There is plenty to do now if you have the time, energy and ability. The lawns are startin...

March 13, 2019

March 2019 Fishing Report – The Island and Surrounds

Fishing has continued to be a little quiet in the past month. The summer has brought less than 25% of its usual rainfall and most of the winds have continued to be easterlies. Storm season in SE Qld should be bringing...

November 21, 2018

Even if you have been to New Zealand in the past – how much do you really remember or know about our ‘across the ditch cousins’. I am a bit of a study junkie so when a new course is launched on a country, I am right in there. So it comes as no surprise when I say I am...

November 21, 2018

Vehicle lift modification laws will be changed in Queensland to create greater consistency for 4WD motorists. 

Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the changes would be in place from 26 October 2018, following the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement last...