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Coochie Markets schedule for 2016 announced

The Coochiemudlo Island Progress Association and Bev Holcroft, organisers of the long-running Coochie Markets on Coochiemudlo Island have relesease the schedule for this year’s markets: JANUARY – Australia Day Markets, 26th January MARCH – Easter Markets, 27th March JULY – Flinders Day Markets, 17th July SEPTEMBER – 18th September NOVEMBER – 27th November Market stalls […]

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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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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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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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