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Flinders Day 2011 - JJ Redland JJs

Redland JJs playing at Flinders Day

Currently playing California Dreamin’ …. Redland JJs consists of seventeen 13-20 year old Redland youths who are passionate about their music.   They have a repertoire of 150 songs from which they can pick and choose for a particular audience. See them next at the Redlands Eistedofodd on Monday, 25th July. Check out their website at […]

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Island Feast

Matthew Flinders Island Feast

Coochiemudlo Island Progress Association invites you to: Live Entertainment with Ricky Taite Saturday, 16 July 2011 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Community Hall $20/person Child minding available at the Community Hall (downstairs) for $5/child donation. For more details, contact: Russell:     0410 328 066 | 07 3207 8522 Colleen:    0409 348 504 Space is limited. […]

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Market Day

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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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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