A FUND-RAISING EVENT

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A member of our community has organized a fund-raising event at the hall on the 5th of April.

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The Management Committee will hold a management meeting at the Obi Obi hall on Thursday the 13th at 7.3pm. All welcome.

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THE LATEST WEDDING

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Fairy lights erected inside the hall for the wedding.

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INSIDE THE  FIRE SHED

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From the rear of the shed (no electricity no lighting)

three rooms, left –  shower and toilet, middle – lunch, right – office with the remainder a large open area for the fire truck and equipment.

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The hall through the fire shed office window

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The hall’s lawnmower is  now stored in the fire shed.

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The main results of the well attended General meeting held at the hall on the 13th of February.

  • The previous new year’s eve fund-raising event was discussed.
  • Four new full memberships were ratified.
  • A motion was passed to continue investigating the holding of a fundraising event in conjunction with the Blackall Range Motorcycle Club.
  • A grant application has been made for a public address system for the hall.

There is now eleven weddings booked for the rest of this year.

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MADERIA VINE IS CURRENTLY FLOWERING THE OBI OBI VALLEY

It is established in many places along the verges of Obi Obi Rd from Baxter Creek Rd to number two crossing. Originally from South America, this vine relatively new  to the valley  invades road edges and waterways has the potential to smother rainforest shrubs and trees.

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Maderia vine is a class 3 declared pest in Queensland.

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Class 3 pests are established in Queensland and have, or could have, an adverse economic, environmental or social impact. The primary objective of Class 3 listing is to prevent sale, therefore preventing the spread of these pests into new areas.

Landholders are not required to control Class 3 plants unless their land is adjacent to an environmentally significant area and they are issued with a pest control notice. It is a serious offense to supply a Class 3 pest without a permit issued by Biosecurity Queensland.

Information above  from the Queensland Government’s Department Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

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