Fair access to energy – Repower Gladstone Forum #2

As regional Queenslanders, we want to prepare for the future to ensure that we have strong diverse economies, great quality of life and healthy communities. Energy access is a key factor in looking after vulnerable people, building strong regional businesses and creating job opportunities for everyone.
Forum #2 explores the real world effects of electricity prices, with a range of speakers looking at different aspects of the causes of high electricity prices, the impacts, and what we might be able to do about it as a community.

When – Thursday, 19 September | 9am – 2pm
Where – CWA hall in Oaka Lane, Gladstone
Cost – FREE but you must reserve a ticket. No ticket, no entry

Tickets

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Event Times

09:00 am - 02:00 pm Thursday 19th September, 2019

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Location

FREE

Working dog and livestock handling course – Cracow Station

Neil McDonald demonstrates techniques on handling livestock and incorporating the use of working dogs.

Bring your dogs or not – a chair, hat and a water bottle and enjoy three days with a great group of like-minded people working stock with your dog.

For more information, call the event organiser
Richard Cox on 0409 721 830

Price : $1155 Inc

Possibility for some participants to apply for up to 30% rebate through FBA.

To find out more about your eligibility, contact Ellie Carter 0408 574 129

 

 

Event Times

08:00 am - 04:00 pm Daily from 23rd September, 2019 to 25th September, 2019

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Fossils of the Fitzroy Basin – School Holiday Event

Explore the prehistoric past of the Fitzroy River Basin and discover the stories of the ancient creatures that lived in our region millions of years ago. Capricorn Caves’ expert palaeo-guides will talk about the amazing creatures that once roamed this land using real fossils from Capricorn Caves and fossils of giant extinct megafauna, which have never been seen before in Rockhampton, thanks to their partnership with the Queensland Museum.

When:

24 September -9am – 10am
24 September – 11am – noon

1 October – 9am – 10am
1 October 11am – noon

Where: FBA’s Flow Centre
Cnr East and Denham Streets, Rockhampton

Cost: free

Please RSVP via EventBrite

For all enquiries, please email flow@fba.org.au or call (07) 4999 2800

Event Times

09:00 am - 10:00 am Tuesday 24th September, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Tuesday 24th September, 2019
09:00 am - 10:00 am Tuesday 1st October, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Tuesday 1st October, 2019

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FBA’s Flow Centre School Holiday Program

FBA’s Flow Centre will be open these school holidays for you to explore!

Come along and learn about the natural assets that surround you. We will have a special display on Traditional Ecological Knowledge over September 25 and 26 with lots of interactive activities to explore.

There is no need to book, just drop in!

When- 25 September – 9am – 1pm | 26 September – 9am – 1pm

Where – FBA’s Flow Centre
Cnr East and Denham Streets, Rockhampton

Cost – FREE

Event Times

09:00 am - 01:00 pm Daily from 25th September, 2019 to 26th September, 2019

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Sustainable Living(stone) Expo – Yeppoon

Get into the Green Scene at Livingstone Shire Council’s Sustainable Livingstone Expo!

With interactive activities, workshops and stall holders, competitions and prizes, as well as so many exciting Special Guest Speakers and the popular ‘2040’ Movie being screened there is sure to be something for everything when the event comes to town in September 2019.

Mark this one in your calendar folks, as you wouldn’t want to miss out

When: 29 September 2019

Where: Beaman Park, Yeppoon

More information: https://www.livingstone.qld.gov.au/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3081

Event Times

09:00 am - 03:00 pm Sunday 29th September, 2019

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Inside Outside Management – Holistic Management Course (Biloela)

Four 2-day sessions of excellent learning
Session 1: August 13-14 | Context and Decision Making
Session 2: October 1-2 | Holistic Grazing Planning
Session 3: October 29-30 | Holistic Financial Planning
Session 4: November 26-27 | Ecological Monitoring

Funding is available for landholders in the Fitzroy NRM Region!

RSVP –
brian@insideoutsidemgt.com.au
kerry@insideoutsidemgt.com.au

Tickets

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Event Times

09:00 am - 05:00 pm Daily from 13th August, 2019 to 14th August, 2019
09:00 am - 05:00 pm Daily from 1st October, 2019 to 2nd October, 2019
09:00 am - 05:00 pm Daily from 29th October, 2019 to 30th October, 2019
09:00 am - 05:00 pm Daily from 26th November, 2019 to 27th November, 2019

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FBA’s Flow Centre School Holiday Program

FBA’s Flow Centre will be open these school holidays for you to explore!

Come along and learn about the natural assets that surround you. We will have a special display on Rich Reefs over October 2 and 3 with lots of interactive activities to explore.

There is no need to book, just drop in!

When- 2 October – 9am – 1pm | 3 October – 9am – 1pm

Where – FBA’s Flow Centre
Cnr East and Denham Streets, Rockhampton

Event Times

09:00 am - 01:00 pm Daily from 2nd October, 2019 to 3rd October, 2019

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Working bee – Jack’s Paddock Yeppoon

Jacks Paddock was kindly donated to the children of Yeppoon as a play space for their enjoyment and to gather them together.

After surveying and consulting the local community, the wish to establish a Community Garden along with the play space has been demonstrated along with a desire to bring the community together with regular activities and events.

Everyone is welcome to be involved in any way you can.

Working bees are held at 9am on the first Sunday of every month

 

Find out more here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/893133797501064/?fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBdHY8Z5toSUtB0vFjSyLRHzqI6mVgoi99GTtWkwd2_plb8UYZfgxMqlHQZUVbaVmXFdCDy8TsEEuIQBaGzHtVUdA65AhDVT67UXTDi_WylEAIa1zyDP0zxCj8016vI9ZDcdqNTMaPzxAWQWkAP423FHS7wtHX7xcHq7xT3PBC0kqY9KfHYyqcivjQ-4JYX2SGlt8pFfSAdXTwVc2LsBJ1PXyCXRTOSnPas70C5apvy1U2wkWhtBe_NK__1HPmCsu3SkrzIa9FBDRaWmLURahIkMzSvf3q3k70-O-Jy_G19Zspj82l4174KB-Ng-GZ4MCnqMyiUznzy1dhJy_yHWGdpuQ&__tn__=K-R

Event Times

09:00 am - 11:00 am Saturday 5th October, 2019

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Improving water use and water efficiency workshop – Rockhampton

Water – it’s amazing stuff! Reducing water consumption is one simple way to improve your household’s sustainability. Come along with the whole family to this free practical workshop and get more water savvy inside and outside your home. You’ll also take home some useful goodies and practical household tips to help you live more sustainably!

When – Saturday, 12 October 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & Saturday, 12 October 2019 | 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Where – Southside Library, 230 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton City 4700

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Event Times

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday 12th October, 2019
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Saturday 12th October, 2019

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Microgreens Workshop – Tondoon Botanic Gardens

Learn how to feed yourself from a sustainable windowsill garden.

This workshop will take you through the process of how to grow and maintain microgreens in your kitchen, Hydroponic planter, seeds and information booklet supplied to all attendees.

When :9am – 11am, 19 October 2019

Location: Tondoon Botanic Gardens 672 Glenlyon Road, Gladstone Q 4680

Cost: $30

Bookings: Required

Contact
Phone: 4971 4444
Email: tondoon@gladstone.qld.gov.au

Event Times

09:00 am - 11:00 am Saturday 19th October, 2019

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Free Weed Spotting Training

Event Times

10:00 am - 01:00 pm Thursday 24th October, 2019

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Lake Callide Family Fishing Classic

Usually held five days before the full moon in October, Biloela’s Callide Family Fishing Classic is all about the Barra. Pulling a 103.3 centimetre beauty has set the record and got everyone excited for what’s to come. About 400 fishing fans join the throng, so all-weekend action is guaranteed. Saturday night the mood continues with live music, raffle draws and food, cold beers and drinks.

There’s free onsite camping for everyone and thanks to the Banana Shire Council, new amenities make this venue top draw.

The Callide Valley Stocking Association has re-stocked the weir, year in and year out since 1987.

Event Times

09:00 am - 06:00 pm Sunday 27th October, 2019

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Recycling right with yellow bin workshop – Rockhampton

We can all recycle right!  Every can, piece of paper, cardboard box, plastic container and glass bottle we put in our yellow lid wheelie bin makes a difference.  Bring the whole family along to this interactive workshop.  You’ll build a recycle city from recyclable items, take up the ‘sort it’ recycling bin challenge and become official Recycling Heroes!  Plus take home useful goodies and practical household tips to help you live more sustainably!

When – Saturday, 09 November 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & Saturday, 09 November 2019 | 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Where – Southside Library, 230 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton City 4700

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Event Times

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday 9th November, 2019
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Saturday 9th November, 2019

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DIY green festive decorations workshop – Rockhampton

The gift of giving and celebrating over the festive season doesn’t have to cost you or the environment. Come along to this free, family-friendly workshop and learn how to upcycle everyday items into beautiful gifts and reusable festive decorations. You’ll also take home some useful goodies and practical household tips to help you live more sustainably!

When – Saturday, 07 December 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & Saturday, 07 December 2019 | 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Where – Southside Library, 230 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton City 4700

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Event Times

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday 7th December, 2019
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Saturday 7th December, 2019

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Disclaimer: This event is not an FBA run event. FBA is unable to accept responsibility for the conduct of this event and any associated changes.