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A BUSINESS WITH NO NAME

Inspirational Women’s Advocate and local business owner Daisy Cross is ready to find a name for her new business and she wants the community’s help to do so. Ms Cross said originally, she wasn’t going to name the studio. “A good friend of mine mentioned it would be fun to hand it over to the…

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THE DANGERS OF BUSHFIRE SMOKE UNMASKED

The gases and fine particles produced during a bushfire can make underlying respiratory and cardiac diseases worse and wearing certain masks won’t help. Nephrologist and Chairperson for Doctors for the Environment Australia Victorian Committee, Dr Katherine Barraclough said bushfire smoke is made of gases and particles, many of which can be detrimental to human health.…

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Wildlife Carer Escapes Unprecedented Fire to Look after Native Animals

Wildlife carer Rena Gaborovevacuated her home and wildlife shelter with an eight-month-old wombat named Fred, a six-month-old ringtail possum named Ginger, and three joeys named Satin, Lenny and Link, as a great wall of fire approached their property. Residents from Goongerah, East Gippsland, were urged to leave on Friday when fire authorities’ door-knocked expressing imminent…

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Hiking on an Island

The Indigenous Wulgurukaba people of the Island call it Yunbenun. Wulgurukaba which means canoe people are the traditional custodians of the land eight kilometres off the east coast of Townsville, known as Magnetic Island. They are descendants from the Dreamtime and they say their creation began with a snake that came down from the Herbert…

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R U OK? North West Queensland

Saving a person’s life could be as simple as starting a conversation about mental health this R U OK? Day, and that is just what Gidgee Healing Programme Officer Quiana Busch intended when she organised the Deadly Choice event with Headspace and Mob Fm. R U OK? Day is dedicated to reminding everyone to ask…

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