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Useful Links – old and new, and those old Coochie newsletters

We’ve just updated the Useful Links page.  We’ve: Removed the entries for (Rachel Krinks’) Island Views and the online Bay Journal, both of which are now defunct; and Added a couple of new entries: Redland 2030 ( and Redland City Council’s press releases ( Before Rachel we had Bruce Green and Camrin Reeves producing their own […]

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Coochiemudlo Island Directory

Coochiemudlo Island Directory now on

Our new business directory site at is currently in soft launch and we are continuing to develop it.  In the meantime, we are now using it to provide a directory for businesses and organisations on Coochiemudlo Island and elsewhere all over Australia. Think of your business listing on as a cost-effective one-page website […]

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Garden Club

Garden Club Update – May to July 2011

  Our trip to Isabelle Shipyard‟s Herb Farm in May had our members enthusiastically purchasing medicinal herbs for their gardens after a very informative talk and herb tasting given by Isabelle. With the renovation of the Community Hall, the Garden Club has volunteered its services to replant and maintain the Community Hall Garden. This saw […]

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Family day on Coochie

Bushcare Meetings – 2011

Coochiemudlo Island Bushcare meets every 3rd Saturday of the month at 2pm at assigned sites on Coochie.   Check location details below. As an outgoing and friendly group we offer you the opportunity to meet new people with similar interests and would be pleased to welcome you to our group. Contact:  Margrit Lack at 07 3207 […]

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Flinders Day 2011 - Indigenous ceramics

Indigenous ceramics at the Flinders Day Markets

I shared the stall (thanks to Bev & Don Holcroft and the Coochiemudlo Island Progress Association for the freebie) at the markets today with Vickki King, Indigenous ceramics artist living in Lismore, NSW. In another part of my life (ie apart from my passion for community websites), I have been a long term volunteer […]

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Flinders Day 2011 - Candles on Coochie

Candles on Coochie opens its business at the Coochie markets

Helen and Len Turner, long-time Coochie residents, recently decided to try their hands in the candle making business.  And where else to open it than at the Flinders Day markets on Coochie? Candles on Coochie candles are affordable ($10 each) and are made of environmentally friendly soy wax.  In addition, they provide a $1 refund […]

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