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What they’re saying on Flinders Day 2010

Here’s what they’re all saying on Flinders Day:

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FLINDERS DAY – 18th July 2010

This Sunday, 18th July, is Flinders Day on Coochiemudlo Island once again, the annual commemoration and celebration of that fateful day in July 1799 when Lt Matthew Flinders arrived on the island while exploring Moreton Bay on the sloop Norfolk. This historical event will be re-enacted during the day, complete with the landing of Lt Flinders […]

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Children fun for Flinders Day?

We participated in the Easter Carnival on Stradbroke Island with our laughing clowns, lucky ducks, lucky dips and streamers, and the children had such fun.  A lady from Coochie suggested I contact the organisers for events on your island.  We would love to hear from you.  Please phone 34088787. Many thanks, Veronica.

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Matthew Flinders birthday celebration postponed

Errata:  This was originally posted under Flinders Day 2010.   Flinders Day 2010 has NOT been postponed and will go ahead as planned on 16th July. This year marks the tenth anniversary since the formation of the Coochiemudlo Island History Society. The Society is planning a joint gala celebration to commemorate this important milestone and to […]

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Join in Flinders Day fun

Bayside Bulletin – 14/7/2008 COME along and join in the fun when the annual Flinders Day celebration takes place on Coochiemudlo Island on Sunday, July 20. The event commemorates the discovery of Coochie by Lt Matthew Flinders of Her Majesty's Sloop 'Norfolk' on July 19, 1799. There will be a number of firsts this year, […]

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