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Stephen Bendall

Celebrating Indigenous Business Month On The Fraser Coast

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STORY & PHOTOS BY STEPHEN BENDALL On Tuesday October 20, the Fraser Coast Regional Council (FCRC) through Leon Nehow and the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP), through Michelle Howden, invited proud Birra Gubba man Wayne Denning from Blackwater Central Queensland, to speak and inspire indigenous youth through two school visits in Hervey Bay and in a presentation at the Maryborough RSL. The Beacon attended the Maryborough…


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Litter, Plastic our Beaches

By | Environment, The Beach | No Comments

Rubbish, trash, litter it’s everywhere especially plastic and it’s contaminating everything in the ocean and on terra firma destroying our beaches and oceans, killing fish, whales, birds and animals. What can we do to play our part in alleviating this problem? We can recycle, reuse and limit our use and addiction to plastic, we can also not litter.  But what we can do very easily is pick up rubbish when…


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