Hello Readers

Happy New Year to all! Wow, haven’t we seen a lot devastation around our country with the fires in NSW & VIC. My heart goes out to everyone and I am sure you will all join me in saying a huge THANK YOU to all our volunteer fire fighters. I feel so helpless, donating money is wonderful, however you need to make sure every cent you donate does go to the victim’s whether it be 2 legged or 4 legged.

Last year was a tough year for our local small businesses and we would like to see this decade 2020 be a much more fruitful for our community. I can see we are slowly becoming a holiday destination and our visitors will grow and grow.

This year you will see a council election in March and a state election in October some time. The Local news intends to interview each candidate for you the readers and constituents to get to know your candidate.

In this issue we have cranky lizard talking about the bush fires, events from MBRIT throughout 2020, did you know we had Bribie Island Dolphin Research and much more.

Enjoy your read

Warm regards

Belinda Ferguson

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