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Matthew Flinders Market Day

Coochiemudlo Island Progress Association is, once again, organising this year’s Matthew Flinders Market Day on Sunday, 17th July. Matthew Flinders himself has confirmed that he will be joining us on the day to re-enact his arrival on Coochie in 1799.  We are also organising a parade, a canoe race and, of course, the Coochie Markets. […]

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Matthew Flinders Day on Coochiemudlo Island

On 17 July 1799 Lt Matthew Flinders sailed the sloop Norfolk into Moreton Bay.  He touched down at Pumicestone Passage, Redcliffe and Coochiedmudlo Island. This historical event is commemorated and celebrated on Coochiemudlo Island each year.  This year it will be held on Sunday, 17th July. The day will be packed with activities for the whole […]

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