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2014 Dalby Show Success! Book out your weekend for next year, because if this year was any indication of what will be on offer in years to come, the Dalby Show is proving to be becoming bigger and better! This years show was definitely different from those of the past! Each year as the show approaches, what automatically springs to mind is exhibitions, dagwood dogs, and sideshow alley. However, this year really had an impressive range of entertainment on offer for all age groups and interests! If sideshow alley really isn’t your thing, then maybe the horse and ring events, young farmer’s challenge, machinery display, show car display, freestyle motocross, demolition derby, aerial dance performance, or a whip cracking slapstick comedy act may have caught your attention ... and this is just to name a few!


Arts Development Fund & Western Downs Regional Council was on offer to the youth of Dalby this year. Over the course of the workshop, the Crackup Sisters worked closely with the participating children in teaching them basic stock whip cracking and knockabout acrobatic skills, in which they were able to demonstrate these new found skills to the general public in Friday nights entertainment. In addition to this, the duo themselves provided entertainment throughout the entire course of Friday keeping the crowds drawn in and well amused, and finishing up with a hilarious performance for the main act on Friday night.



With the Eljay Freestyle Motocross demonstration, Crackup Sisters, Wilde Applause aerial dance performers, young farmers challenge and fireworks, it really was family entertainment at a whole new level! And what a breath of fresh air it was to have so many talents right here on our door step! I think it’s safe to say it was a great weekend had by all.

I must put my hands together for the Crack Up Sisters, who in my opinion, were undoubtably the show stealing act of the weekend! The main focus for this whip cracking female duo, is to promote Australian slapstick comedy and carry on the heritage of Australian stock whip cracking within the youth of regional Australia. With this, Emma Hooke a three day workshop funded by the Regional

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Show Time Memories (images) 1.

9 year old Allie Wenning & Charlotte Gibson learning acrobatics at the workshop


Eljay Freestyle Motocross demonstration


The Crackup Sisters performing on Friday night


Brian Weier an entrant in Saturday’s Show & Shine Display


Competitor in the show jumping on Friday


Ava Maher with mother Susie Turner and grandfather Les Turner enjoying sideshow alley

11. Group photo of The Crackup Sisters workshop participants doing the pyramid


Dakota Collins, 6 year old mastering whip cracking skills at The Crackup Sisters workshop

12. 8 year old Coopa Leggatt enjoying rides


8 year old Monique Theile having her face painting done by Thecla White


Breeanna Chapman and Alicia Chapman enjoying the Lindy Mindy music performance

14. Lauren Fisher - Darling Downs Showgirl, Steph Behrens - Dalby Showgirl & Paige Caldwell Dalby Junior Showgirl


10. Vehicles in the Show & Shine Display 2 – May 2014


13. Raphael Walton

Photography by Emma Hooke May 2014 – 3




Local Information EDITOR Jessica Flynn DESIGN Kate Haig Amy Skerman

ON THE COVER Georgia Saxelby and Renzo Ferrer getting ready for DSHS’s production of Footloose. Check out page 7 for more information!

ACCOUNTS Karel Brownhall JOURNALIST Ann Alcock PHOTOGRAPHY Western Downs Print Design Photography

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DALBY COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP Dalby Community Playgroup meets every Monday during the school term at MYCNC, from 9.30am to 11.30am. They ask for a $2.00 donation to go towards craft supplies and a small plate of morning tea to share.bFor further information, contact: Estelle – 0406 672 834, or MYCNC – 07 4662 0152.

Jessica Flynn, Editor

DALBY COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB Meets 3rd Sunday each month at the Senior Citizens Hall 1-5pm. Phone Brian Weier 0418 622 551

BUNYA MTS & DISTRICT AMCOM INC. Promoting Radio Communications & Electronics. Meets on the first Saturday in February, May, August & November. For more info, Ph: Neil 0488 687 649, or Ricky 0429 726 833

DALBY CREATIVE ARTS INC. Incorporating the Dalby Art Group, Potters, Silversmiths & Glass Workers. Meets Wednesday mornings 9:30am 2:30pm at the Marble St Arts Building. Ph: Robyn Buckley: 4663 9733

CAKE DECORATORS’ ASSOCIATION DALBY & DISTRICT Meeting second Tuesday of the month. Ph: Janelle 4662 4016 or Katrina 4662 2816

DALBY FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY Dalby Family History is open for researching on Wednesday, Friday from 1.00pm - 3.00pm and Saturday from 12.00 - 4.00pm. Ph: Jean Town, 4662 6454

CHEERLEADING/DRAMA/SINGING - DALBY Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:30pm Ph: Colleen Walker 4669 6478

SUBSCRIPTIONS Subscriptions are available to one or all five Western Downs Magazines monthly publications.

APEX CLUB - DALBY Meets fortnightly at the Windsor Hotel, Dalby. Ph: Johnno Webster, 0428 882 311

AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS BLOODBANK CLINICS First Tuesday & Friday commencing March on a quarterly basis. Contact Dawn Topp, 0429 383 067



DALBY CANCER COUNCIL Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, 7pm at Walker House, Anglican Church. Ph: Greg McKay 4662 4636 or Meg Doyle 4662 3637

AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS - DALBY Meets second Tuesday every second month commencing February. Contact June Crump, 4662 1036

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AERO CLUB - DALBY Flying day at the Dalby Aerodrome, First Sunday of the month from 2pm. All welcome. Ph: Terry, 4662 4524 or 0417 615 876

CRIME STOPPERS - DALBY Meeting 1st Monday each alternative month at the Myall Youth Community Centre. Contact Graham Buntain 4669 8664 DALBY AERO CLUB Flying day at the Dalby Aerodrome, First Sunday of the month from 2pm. New members welcome! Enquiries: Terry 0417 615 876. DALBY ARTS COUNCIL Dalby Arts Council meet third Wednesday of each month, 5.30pm at Maipbas, 96 Cunningham St, Dalby. Contact Lynn Sharpe 0447 470 141, or / DALBY BEAUTIFICATION ASSOCIATION INC. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7pm. Call Rob Parsons 4662 4369 or Cindy Ash 4662 6187 for more information.

DALBY LIONS CLUB Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Ph: Bruce Chalmers, 0429 696 029 DALBY MODEL AERO CLUB Fly every Sunday afternoon @ Dalby Model Aero Field, 743 Cecil Plains Road. Inquiries: Barry Harth, 0427 598 293 NATIONAL SENIORS, DALBY Meet the second Wednesday of each month at the RSL from 10am. Ph: Bob Holden: 4662 3868 DALBY PROBUS CLUB Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Dalby RSL - ANZAC Room. 9:30am. John Perry: 4662 5800 FICKLE FOLK CLUB Fickle Folk Club meet the 1st Sunday of the month from 2pm to 4pm, different location each month, more info from Pam Ph. 4663 2184. QUILTING & APPLIQUÉ CLUB DALBY The Dalby Quilting and Appliqué Club meets every 2nd Thursday in the Club Rooms above Anthony’s Material Shop

from February to November, starting at 9.30am. All welcome!  Contact Lorna on 4662 3433 QCWA - QUEENSLAND COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION Dalby Branch: Ph: Jean: 4662 3770 PRETTY PERKY RED HATTERS SOCIAL CLUB Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. No joining fee, everyone welcome. Phone ofr more info - Betty: 4669 8184, Merilyn: 4662 1881 or Colleen: 4669 6478 ROTARY CLUB - DALBY Meets every Monday Night at the Dalby RSL, Ph: Jim Charlton, 0427 624 922 DALBY TOASTMASTERS CLUB Meetings held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the MYCNC, 7.00pm to 8.30pm, Ph Russell 0429 932 175. TOOWOOMBA REGION AND DARLING DOWNS SUPPORT (TRADDS) FOR ASBESTOS RELATED DISEASE - DALBY BRANCH Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30am - 12:00pm at the Windsor Hotel, corner of Condamine and Patrick Streets, Dalby. Ph: Terry: 4662 0817 or Lester: 0428 457 727. CHURCHES - DALBY Anglican Church, Dalby. Ph: 4662 2071 153 Cunningham St, Dalby • Sunday Services 8am and 10am • Morning Prayer Services on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00am • Kidz Church on the 3rd Sunday of the Month at 10:00am • CAMEO (Come and meet each other) 1st Wednesday of the month Assembly of God, Dalby Christian Family Church. Ph: 4669 6211 101 Pratten St, Dalby. All Welcome. Sunday Services 10am & 6pm • Children’s Church during Sunday service 11am • Youth Group 7-9pm Tuesday • Homegroups during the week Baptist Church, Dalby. Ph: 4662 3717 Cnr Winton & Hayden Sts, Dalby • Sunday Service 9.30am • JFC kids programme each Sunday • Quake & Impact Youth Clubs Friday evenings • Craft & Friendship Group each Tuesday 9.30am

Dalby Christian Outreach Centre. Ph: 4662 1133 Mob: 0400 696 295 44 Orpen Street, Dalby • Sunday Service 9:30am with Children’s Church • Ladies - Thursday 10:00am Come and check us out Church of Christ, Dalby. Ph: 4662 2795 Cnr. Nicholson and Moreton Streets. (On the Moonie Highway) • Sunday Worship 9.00am • Mainly Music (Playgroup) Wednesday 10.00am • ‘Funky Thursday’ Fortnightly Kid’s Club 5pm -7pm (Includes A Tasty Kid’s Style Dinner).Youth Group: Friday 7.00pm Contact 4662 2795 Lutheran Church Dalby. Ph: 4662 2364 Cnr Condamine and Archibald Sts Dalby • Sunday Service 9:30am • Sunday School 10:30am during School Term • Youth Program at various times Presbyterian Church of Queensland, Dalby. Ph: 4662 5522 56 Condamine St, Dalby • Sunday Service 8:15am & 10:30am • Children’s and Youth Programs available Uniting Church, Dalby. Ph: 4662 2306 73 Condamine St, Dalby • Sunday Service 10:00am • Children’s Program 10:00am • Mainly Music Fridays 9.30am during school term Seventh-Day Adventist Church Ph: 4662 5401 Cnr Jimbour and Wood Street, Dalby • 9:30am Saturday Sabbath School (adult and children groups) • 11:00am Saturday Worship Service St Josephs Catholic Church, Dalby Ph: 46624011 142 Cunningham St, Dalby • Weekend Masses: Saturday 6pm, Sunday 9.00am • Weekday Masses: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5.30pm, Tuesday 7.00am, Thursday 12.10pm, Saturday 9.00am The Salvation Army, Dalby. Ph: 4662 2575, 7 Alfred St, Dalby • Sunday Service: 10am • Sunday School: 9am during school term

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Dalby Picnic Races


Line dancing social at Senior Citizen’s Centre 10.30am -2.30pm.


Bowenville Hall Committee old time dance from 8pm.


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Business After Hours at Agrifoods Australia 5.30-7pm

Music on the Mountain – Cool Nights Big Band play at Bunya Mountains 11am.


Mother’s Day Morning Tea at Dalby Senior Citizen’s Centre 10.30am


Queen’s Birthday Holiday


Business After Hours at Ostwald Bros Camp 5.30-7pm


Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea at Jimbour House from 10am


Bowenville Hall Committee old time dance from 8pm.


PARKFEST youth event at the MYCNC, 3:30pm - 8:30pm. Awesome activities, fabulous food and an outdoor movie from 6:30pm


National Seniors Dalby Branch monthly meeting at Windsor Hotel 10am.



Annual Burrandowan Picnic Races

Pips’n’Cherries Handmade Winter Markets, all goods handmade or home grown


Western Downs Winds concert at St Johns Anglican Church


Trash and Treasure markets at Bell RSL Hall.


Line dancing social at Senior Citizen’s Centre 10.30am-2.30pm.


Old time dance at St Ruth Hall 8pm.


National Seniors Dalby Branch monthly meeting at Windsor Hotel 10am.


Dalby Meals on Wheels Garage Sale & Bake Stall at the Red Cross Hall, North Street. 8am - 1pm


Markets at Dalby Showgrounds 6am to noon.


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Get that footloose feeling Dalby State High School prides itself on presenting professional and entertaining annual musicals, and this year will be no exception. Audiences will be left tapping their toes and humming the familiar tunes of the much loved classic, Footloose. This year’s production is directed by the talented Jeremy Wood. Mr Wood commented that throughout the process, he has been immensely impressed by the dedication and skill of the students “who have worked tirelessly to get this show off the ground.” He has no doubt that “by production week, they will have officially reached showstopper status!” Mr Wood has created a fresh take on this classic story about love, family, rebellion and resilience. Over 100 students are involved in this year’s show and, as always, the school community have banded together to bring the many facets of the musical to life. Chorus members have been creatively challenged by the dynamic dance moves and in true Dalby State High style, they have met this challenge head on. Mr Wood states that “the singing, acting, choreography and energy is outstanding and we cannot wait to share this classic story with our audience!” So come along and be taken for a dance down memory lane from May 20th, 21st, 23rd and 24th. Dalby State High School

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17-18 Light Up Your Landscape Quilting Workshop. See page 16 for more details. 18

Hampton Festival


Country Music Social at Senior Citizen’s Centre 1-5pm


Information evening on Halal Certification - Business Opportunity or Scam? 7-9pm at MYCNC Conference Rooms, Nicholson St.

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Old time dance at St Ruth Hall 8pm.

24-25 Field Days at Pioneer Park Museum 8am-5pm 31

Warra Memorial Hall 58th Anniversary Dance, music by Silver Comets 8pm-1am.

Do you know an athlete or individual in your community who has accomplished something great in the sporting world? Make their achievement known by nominating them for the monthly Western Downs Regional Sports Star Award Awards run from March to November 2014. Closing date for nominations is the 28th of each month. Visit: for an application form.

Each monthly recipient will be in the running for the title of 2014 Western Downs Regional Sports Star of the Year For more information contact 1300 CounCil (1300 268 624)

Top: Megan Burnett, Dakota Scholfield and Bronwyn Oberholzer Bottom: Bruce Pates, Jacob Hoopert, Rowan Hoopert and Elle Bolam 6 – March 2014

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JUSTIN MA – WEDDING/portrait PHOTOGRAPHER Raised in the small city of Townsville, North Queensland, Justin has been based in Brisbane for the past nine years and travels Australia wide and internationally as a professional photographer. His work has been mainly focussed on fashion, photojournalism, portraiture and weddings. “I love many areas of photography. Shooting all these different genres has helped me refine my technical skill as well as shaping my style of work. I always draw and combine inspiration from all genres of photography in my work”. Justin’s first camera was his mum’s 1982 Nikon FG, coincidentally bought the same year he was born. But it wasn’t until he was in university midway through a psychology degree that he discovered his love for photography as a means for creative expression. It didn’t take him long to then transfer into a Bachelor of Photography which he graduated from after three years. As soon as he completed his degree, he moved down to Brisbane to pursue work and since then he has visited many places around Australia and the world with his photography. His first photography job was in a portrait studio in Brisbane. This is where he honed his skills from photographing everything from individual portraits, glamour, modelling folios, budoir, couples and families. This gave Justin the experience and confidence to soon establish his own photography business. At first he focussed mainly on fashion photography and photojournalism, but then soon realised he could combine both these styles in photographing couples and weddings. “The thing I love about photographing couples and weddings is that I get to draw inspiration from a lot of different other areas of photography. I like to keep my work as fresh and modern as possible as this is what I have found a lot of my clients enjoy.”

to achieve photos that are unique and personal. It is also good way to help the client relax, as most of the time it will be their first experience in front of a camera. He doesn’t like to do photos that are too over posed, he tries Justin Ma to keep the photos as natural as possible and will always help by giving direction. “All photos require at least a tiny bit of posing, however I try to keep it as relaxed as I can. Especially when photographing couples, it’s all about capturing the little moments that show their connections with one another.” He also likes to shoot on location, as a studio setting can be too intimidating and artificial looking for a lot of people. With any of Justin’s photo packages you will receive magazine quality edited high resolution images on disc of the best shots from the day. He also offers prints, framing and personalised hardcover photo books.



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After recently photographing a lovely couple from Dalby, he is now organising some dates to come out and offer his services. “I really enjoy shooting in the wide open spaces in the country, I can get shots that you cannot normally get in the city. There are so many photo opportunities.”

Justin will be in Dalby on the weekends of 17th -18th May and 7-8th June, as well as 28th-29th June, and is available for couples, individual, family and folio photoshoots. Bookings are limited and have to be made in advance. Please contact Justin at hello@justinmaweddings. or phone 0402 724 478 for enquiries. In the meantime you can view his work at and www. Before any photoshoot, Justin always tries to get to know the client and what they would like to get out of the photos. This is very important Justin Ma

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The club has had another very busy meeting in curve ruler with further details and bookings April with some great events planned for the available from Anthony’s. If you have a project from a previous Bev workshop that you would upcoming months. like to finish or may need help with please bring 17/18 May – we have the Gloria Loughman it along to work on. workshops days The Club is also selling raffle tickets in a beautiful 29 May - “Busy Hands” morning. Come along quilt and will be donating the proceeds to to St Josephs Parish Centre at 9am for morning Youngcare. The raffle will be drawn on 8 May and tea followed by a morning of stitching and tickets are available from Anthony’s. friendship. Cost for the morning is $6 which includes morning tea and a kit to sew, or bring We are also having a silent auction. The items will along your own project. This morning is open be displayed in Anthony’s window after ANZAC to members and non-members so come for a day and the bidding will continue until 8 May. chat and stitch. RSVP to Lesley Reed 0408 938 610/4663 4106 or dalbyquiltingandapplique@ For further information on any of these events please call Lesley Reed on 0408 938 610/4663 4106 or email on dalbyquiltingandapplique@ 31 May – Bev McClune workshop above Happy stitching. Anthony’s. This will be a one day workshop featuring the Poinsettia pattern using a quick Liz Ryan

U3A Dalby has a busy month coming up with a Mother’s Day Morning tea on Friday May 9 and a bus trip to Millmerran on May 11.

Saint Columba’s Convent, in Cunningham Street, was built thirty-six years after the Sisters of Mercy, first arrived in Dalby. Sister Mary Rose, Sister Mary Beatrice, Sister Francis and Sister Ligouri had arrived by train in 1877 they came for the love of God and the Spiritual formation of the children. Many more Sisters were to contribute to the Spiritual teaching during the life of the building.

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The morning tea will be held at the Dalby Senior Citizen’s Centre stating at 10.30am. Admission is by a gold coin, which will be donated to the Queensland Cancer Council as part of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. There will also be a raffle and lucky door prize. The highlight will be judging of the best teapot, cup and saucer and the best item associated with smoko. Prizes for tea pots and cups and saucers will be awarded for the prettiest, funniest and most unusual. Entries need to be nominated by 9.30am on the day. Entertainment will include poetry written by Joy Shields. Everyone is welcome and a plate of morning tea to share would be appreciated. On the Sunday, May 11 there will be a trip to Millmerran Cultural Centre for the concert ‘Dustier than Ever’. This free concert starts at 2.30pm and features the unforgettable hits of Aussie country music icon Slim Dusty sung by Chris Cook.

DATE CLAIMER: Garage Sale & bake stall

There will be a charge for the bus which leaves from Dalby Senior Citizen’s Centre.

On Saturday 17 May, Dalby Meal’s on Wheels are As always, donations will be gratefully accepted. having a Garage Sale and Bake Stall at the Red Cross Hall in North Street. The sale will run from Mavis Edgar 8am to 1pm, and there will be a raffle on the day. Coordinator / Treasurer Meals on Wheels Dalby

Bookings can be made by phoning Yvonne Jackson on 4662 4496 or Trish Shenfield on 4669 7895. Nancy Evans U3A Dalby Publicity Officer

The late Sir James Duhig, Archbishop of Brisbane consecrated the magnificent new St Columba’s Convent at Dalby, on Sunday 8 June 1913 in the presence of a record crowd. After Mass held in St Joseph’s Church, a banquet was held in St. Joseph’s Hall. The then Father Nolan, parish priest, later to be Monsignor T J Nolan, presided, and there were also present Fathers O’Keefe, Warwick, O’Keefe, Dalby, the Mayor of Dalby, Alderman W R Hunter, Mr. L E Groom, M.H.R., W J Vowels, M.L.A., Victor Drury, representatives of the Chinchilla, Dalby, and Toowoomba Hibernian Societies, and about 400 St Columba’s Convent of Mercy, 1913. Photo supplied by William Fitzpatrick other guests. for the total cost of the building. The final figure After the loyal toast, Father Nolan proposed the was £7433 including £342 for the architect’s health of the Archbishop, which was supported fees and the clerk of works fees being £224. by Mr. Hogan. His Grace expressed his delight He appealed for support from the community at being amongst them. to help with the debt of £2800. The following After the banquet, a procession was formed by amounts that were received on the day and the official party and they marched to the site of were listed, is as follows: Rev. Mother Patrick, St Columba’s Convent. After the Archbishop had All Hallows’, Brisbane, £100; Sisters of Mercy, performed the ceremony of blessing the new £100; architect, £100; Father Nolan,£50; Father building, he delivered an interesting address, in O’Keefe [Warwick]£20; past girls of St Columba’s the course of which he referred to the growth Convent, £110; St Joseph’s Hibernian Society, of Catholicity at Dalby, and paid tribute to the Dalby£50; Taroom, £27; Chinchilla, £40; ladies’ committee,£60; Mr. J G Appel, 10 guineas; as work of Father Nolan and his people. well as various other amounts with the total Father Nolan responded by thanking the coming to £1600. It was Father Nolan’s positive Archbishop, and then he presented the figures attitude and his strong faith that attributed to


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the respect and love that not only the members of the Church, but the general community afforded him. His Grace, preaching at St. Joseph’s Church in the evening of the 8th, took the opportunity of thanking the people for their splendid manifestations of faith, kindness and liberality. Saint Columba’s Convent still stands after 100 years, as a dignified lady, although somewhat aged in the grounds, but what wonderful teachings have passed through her doors. Jean Town DFHS Inc.



Dalby Drama Festival Plans are well in hand for the annual Dalby The Dalby festival was one of the first in Queensland to introduce a Playwright’s Award Drama Festival to be held on July 12 and 13. and many previous winners have since had their Now in its 19th year, the festival is hosted by works published. Dalby Players Little Theatre and is held at the Little Theatre on the corner of Myall and Chubb This year the adjudicator will be Damian Overton. Damian adjudicated at several festivals last year streets. and is making a name for himself. He previously The festival attracts theatre groups from all over competed in the Dalby Drama Festival several southern Queensland. years ago as an actor and as writer and director of junior plays. Many of the one-act plays are new works written by Queensland playwrights especially for this His plays regularly won awards around the year’s drama festival circuit.

festival circuit. Entry forms and more information on the festival are available from the festival convener Nancy Evans by phoning 0427 685 048 or by emailing Entries close on June 1. Dalby Players can also be found on Facebook. Nancy Evans Dalby Players Little Theatre

RASMUSSEN REPRESENTS AT DISTRICT FINAL Dalby State High School student Alex Rasmussen progressed through the Regional final of the National Australia Bank Lions Youth of the Year (YOTY) held in Dalby last month to the District Final held at Murrumba.

contestants given the high standards shown by each of them, but it is thrilling to see a Dalby student go to the District final representing our Club. “Any one of the students is capable of representing the nation’s youth in this forum but there has to be a winner on the night and our very capable judges have delivered Alex as our representative in this program and we couldn’t be prouder to have our Club represented.

Fending off excellent challenges from Club runner-up Gemma Hartwig from Our Lady of the Southern Cross College, and Hannah Redrup and Laura May from Chinchilla State High School Alex achieved the title of Regional Youth of the Year The Regional finals judges were Sarah Orth from and Public Speaking winner. our National Sponsor the National Australia Bank A large crowd representing Lions from Dalby and Tom and Lyn Bower. and Chinchilla, along with members of the contestant’s families and school communities, In spite of a sterling effort, Alex was just attended the event, held at the Lions Den in pipped at the post in the District Final but his representation of the Club and of Dalby Youth in North Street. the YOTY for 2104 was exemplary. YOTY Chairman Roger Henderson could not hide How lucky are we to have high schools and his excitement at the result. parents who deliver our communities youth of “It is impossible to pick favourites among the the calibre of all our YOTY contestants?

Schools and community groups receive $11,000 under the first round of the Enviro Grants Program One primary school and two community groups are the recipients of the first round of funding through The Recycling Market Enviro Grants Program, a joint program by Western Downs • Regional Council and JJ Richards & Sons. Council Spokesperson for Environmental Health Councillor Greg Olm said the selection panel has chosen three very deserving programs to support.

recycling, composting and mulching as part of delivering the 'Across Curriculum Sustainability Program' with Year 4 students Rotary Club of Dalby — will receive $5,000 to help build disabled toilets for the 'Dalby Men's Shed' so that their members can more easily get together to undertake recycling programs such as refurbishing pushbikes for overseas aid projects

"The Enviro Grants Program is funded from 25 Waminda Services — will receive about per cent of the net proceeds of The Recycling • $2,970 to install a rain water tank that will Market at the Dalby Waste and Recycling Centre help their clients establish a vegetable and and is aimed at encouraging communityherb garden based initiatives to improve environmental sustainability," he said. The next round will open later this year, with the "It was a pleasure to discuss the individual winners due to be announced during National projects with the winners over a morning Recycling Week in early November. tea recently and I look forward to seeing the For more information about the program, call programs we're supporting come to fruition." Council on 1300 COUNCIL or visit our website The recipients of the first round of The Recycling Market Enviro Grants Program are: Western Downs Reginal Council • Jandowae State School — will receive Top: Councillor Greg Olm, Dalby Men’s Shed about $2,700 to help them implement

representatives Leith Tebbit and Peter Wylie, and Contract Manager for JJ Richards Mal Stokes Bottom: Councillor Greg Olm, Waminda General Manager Stewart Mulligan, and Contract Manager for JJ Richards Mal Stokes

Dalby Youth of the Year Alex Rasmussen (Left) with Dalby Lions YOTY Chairman Roger Henderson. Congratulations to our students, teachers and parents who are creating our future leaders in commerce, industry and public service. Lion Bruce Chalmers

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CALL FOR POTTED PLANTS FOR DROUGHT Express was born." - Gay Tully, Windorah SW Qld. GARDENS - ANY TYPE, ANYWHERE IN QLD (Facebook name Marina Tully) (except fire ant restricted areas, sorry) There is currently a run scheduled for early May, so In order to help people whose garden’s have any donations of plants will get to the people who been hurt by the drought, the Green Thumb have registered their gardens in need of revival Express is asking you to pot up something from after the drought – Mitchell, Mungallala, Charleville, your garden or purchase some drought tolerant Tambo, Quilpie and Windorah. That is just on this run. There will also be a run from Warwick/ plants from your local nursery. Goondiwindi west to St. George and Cunnamulla. "Green Thumb Express began when our creek ran dry during this drought and I had to stop We will be looking to do other runs up until end watering my garden for the first time in 32 years. of September 2014, which will be the end of the collection and distribution of plants. Ladies in our area were discussing how many people had either run out of water, had to change We are encouraging each community to make the to harsh bore water as well as cope with record most of the idea and get their own communities temperatures this summer in the middle of this and garden groups on board. devastating drought. I live near Windorah in western Qld and we have been drought declared See what’s happening by checking the Facebook page at since June 2013. We came up with the idea that if people were willing to pot plants and donate cuttings/plants then it would go a long way to helping those who have lost all or part of their garden when the drought finally breaks. And so Green Thumb


To go into the draw to win a Merivale Cakes and Classes $400 wedding cake voucher, simply fill in the coupon with your name, phone number, email address and wedding date, and return it to WESTERN DOWNS MAGAZINES, 35 HIGH ST JANDOWAE, 4410. Alternatively, look for the Wedding Cake post on the Western Downs Magazines Facebook page, like the post and either comment or message with your name, email address and wedding date. The winner will be announced in the July magazines! Good Luck!

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Recently, the members of the Pioneer Park Museum & Vintage Machinery Association of Dalby were invited to exhibit their vintage engines, tractors and trucks at the Bell, Jandowae and Dalby Shows. First was the Bell Show on 2nd March and a very good roll up of the machinery widely used for farm chores were to be seen working doing the jobs they were made for, giving the present generation of farmers an insight to see how mechanisation took over from the horse and how work on the land became quick and easier. Then on the 22nd March, it was Jandowae’s turn to stage their annual Show. Again, the members exhibited their old machines to the delight of show patrons. The scene repeated as at Bell, with young farmers inquiring about how the engines were started, and how they performed under load for the various tasks such as pumping water for stock, sheep shearing and crutching, power

generation for homes and farm work, corn members of the Club took part in the display. shelling and milking machines. Over the next few weeks, the members will be The types of fuel used by the old engines and carrying out working bees and planning every tractors include petrol, kerosene, crude oil and aspect needed to organise and run the Annual dieseline. Some engines had to be started on Vintage Machinery Rally held over the weekend petrol and when warmed up, then changed over of 24th & 25th May. Visitors from many vintage to kerosene by a two-way fuel cock to utilise the Clubs from South Qld will be displaying and cheaper fuel. Some vintage engines and tractors operating their restored pride and joy over the were designated ‘all fuel’ engines, meaning that weekend daily from 8am to 5pm. the unit could run on a variety of fuels such as petrol, kerosene, or lamp oil, others could The Dalby Pioneer Park and Vintage Machinery operate on fuels like power kerosene, dieseline Association meet every two months at the Club and lighting kerosene. The Lanz tractor could run rooms situated at the Pioneer Park Museum at 17 on crude oil, waste oil, or diesel and do a very Black Street, Dalby, just off the Warrego Highway. People interested in the Vintage scene are good job of any task required by the farmer. welcome to come along to a meeting or phone The last Show, which the members participated Dan Fox on 07-46624760; Garth Brownsdon 07in with a good number of entries, was the Dalby 46624886; Jim McCotter 07-46622416. Further Show on 11th and 12th April, again going details can be found on the Museum website. through the ritual of showing off their pride and joy to visitors to the Show. Over a dozen Jim McCotter. May 2014 – 19



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Following a successful year in 2013 of events held at the Dalby Showgrounds in the Indoor Arena, the National Barrel Horse Assn of Australia formed an Area that encompasses the Darling Downs / Warrego area to enable local riders the opportunity to experience Barrel Racing in a 4 Divisional format.

Some QCWA activities include: •

Supporting families in distress caused by flood, fire and drought through providing vouchers to local stores to purchase household needs. Funds are raised to the Public Rural Crisis Fund (PRCF), by fundraising and tax deductible donations, and ALL funds are used to provide assistance to families suffering from natural disasters. Providing vouchers supports local businesses as well as local families. See the QCWA website to donate to the PRCF.

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Lobbying various levels of government to improve conditions in communities. Areas of concern include health, transport, education, the environment, and community and national security.

We also participated in The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) Women Walk the World with a display of ‘Shoes with a Story to Tell’. Members voted with the smallest coins in their purse for the shoes with the winning story. The funds raised from this little competition will be Competitions including Hand craft, Cookery, used to support the work of ACWW in the South Knitting and Crochet, Photography and Pacific Area. Public Speaking. Education and support of women and children in many areas including cooking, craft, public speaking, and international welfare of women and families.

Collecting old spectacles to be recycled to Papua New Guinea, making birthing kits for PNG, collecting used stamps, and foreign coins to be sold to fund International projects that benefit women and children, and putting together ‘Kits for Kids’ of educational necessities for schools in PNG and the South Sea Island communities.

Branches throughout your area welcome women from all walks of life at their meetings held monthly. If you would like to find out where the nearest branch to you is, or if you and some friends think you could start a new branch/ subbranch, please contact the Maranoa Division President, Maria Keys, on 4627 7173. Susan Gale

Recently members participated in Photography, Some of the Women Walk the World ‘Shoes with a Public Speaking and Dressmaking competitions, Story to Tell’ at our recent Executive Meeting that was and the winners of these competitions now go held in Jandowae. on to the Southern Region finals to be held at Redcliffe in June.

This year, Kogan and Dalby promoters have come together to run a “Buckle Series” and the local riders did not disappoint promoters at the Series first event of the year, the event was well attended with many local riders from the region as well as riders who came from Sunshine and Gold Coast regions, along with riders from Warwick and Rosewood to compete in the Open, Junior, Beginner and 5 to 10 classes as well as the Pole Bending event. 2014 will see a buckle series held at the Dalby Indoor Arena and Redrock Park, Kogan, riders will ride for the chance to win a “Ridetuff” buckle in the Open and Junior 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 4th Divisions and the 5 to 10 Ridden class. All full members of the NBHA are eligible to win the buckles, made by Ridetuff Buckles, Australia’s premier buckle makers. A total of six events will be run at these venues and riders will earn points at all six to decide the Series Winners. To kick the series off, a Maximum point event was held on March 15th followed by a Minimum point event on the 16th, breaking the tradition of a Mare Monolopy, the geldings came through for their riders with the exception of a couple of placings. The Maximum point event saw Dalby cowgirl Janene Hughes and her awesome little grey gelding Alfie take out the 1st division, with Warwick rider Paula Donovan coming second, Warra Local Shelly Frame on her big black gelding Heza Quik Scooter took out first place in the 2nd Division followed by Beaudesert’s Amy Knox, 3rd division was won by Chinchilla’s Amy Dolbel on the gelding she calls Chook followed by another Chinchilla local Kellie Johnson, 4th Division went to Tara’s Lisa Hall on her little Arab mare Lara, followed closely by International visitor Simone Matzler. The Juniors did not disappoint either, with Kogan girl Brandie Burgess winning both the 5 to 10 class, the Junior 1st Division on her super little chesnut horse Flying F Peppy Jay and 2nd in the 2nd Division on her new mare Isana

Top: Brandie Burgess on Peppy   Left: Shelly Frame and Heza a Quik Scooer  Right: Paula D first and second on her Arabian horses Kingfisher and Lara in the 4th Division. Once again Brandie Burgess and Peppy won both the 5 to 10 class and Junior 1st Division, and Brandie also won the 2nd Division on Isana Dejavu with Rebecca Hall Sunday also saw horses excel with speed and once again winning the 4th Division with Shari agility with some positions changing when riders Burgess slipping into second place. who won the cash the night before backed up their efforts. Paula Donovan and Janene Hughes Event dates for the series can be found on the swapped positions with Paula taking out first in website 1st Division and Janene coming in second, the 2nd Division saw Emma Graham take out first For more information on the Dalby Kogan Series place with Shelly Frame slipping into second you can contact Shelly Frame or Gayli Burgess at position, Kellie Johnson won the 3rd Division Dejavu, other winners in the Junior were Amy Dolbel winning the 2nd Division and Rebecca Hall on Lara winning the 4th Division closely followed by Shari Burgess and Miss Muffin.

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Moonie is 50 & we want you to help us celebrate! tennis court, then cricket grounds and the Moonie Sports Club began. It’s still the hub of the district and has hosted all manner of sports including cricket, tennis, netball, an AFL club, a gun club, fitness and ballet groups, as well as a well stocked and run bar, many different groups who meet there, our famous yabbie races, playgroups, school concerts, Arts Council performances, weddings, christenings, twentyfirsts and funerals. Over the years, the volunteer run sports club has expanded and updated it’s facilities and we now boast arguably the best hall and facilities for many kilometres (yes, we In 1964 a group of locals decided to build a are boasting, but it’s true! We even have mobile Do you have a connection with Moonie, either with the oilfields or the district? Fifty years ago, in 1964, the Moonie Oilfields was built to pump the newly discovered oil reserves. Many people built the facilities here, and many more worked and sometimes lived at the Moonie Oilfields. The recently balloted farming blocks were being cleared and the pioneering farming and grazing families of the Moonie district looked forward to a wonderful new district that they hoped would grow and prosper. Moonie State School recently celebrated it’s 50th year as well.

phone signal now!!) Please come and help us celebrate our half century on Saturday 7th June. It’s a very rare opportunity to tour the Santos Moonie Oilfields as it is usually a restricted area for safety and business reasons. Tours begin there at 11am then travel the short distance to the Moonie Sports Club, where the afternoon’s fun will lead on into an evening of food, fireworks and a great live band. Please RSVP for catering so we can feed you all! It will be a great day to remember. Lynelle Urquhart

Chamber Chat is held every two months. David spoke to us about the impacts of CSG on the Environment, especially Agriculture and ground water. He also spoke about co-existence between these two main industries and recent innovations and opportunities in Agriculture.

March has gone and Easter is upon us, and planning for events to be held later in the year is well underway. Our Business Excellence Award Committee is working hard and all are very confident that this years event, planned for October, will be the best yet.

April’s Business After Hours was hosted by the Dalby Herald. Nicole and her team provided a brief history of the paper in Dalby and informed members of the many activities in which the business was involved.

Speaking of great events, March’s Business After Hours event was hosted by the Dalby State School. School Principal, Mona Anau treated members to a very informative visual display of the students’ activities, we were introduced to the students’ leadership team and were entertained by the school choir. It was a time for reminiscing for some of our members who are former students of the school.

Series 2 of the Business Capability Statement Workshops facilitated by Deb Archbold from Debra Wilson Consulting commenced on 14th April, the two remaining workshops in this series will be held 28th April and 12th May. If you’re seeking to promote your business and gain a competitive edge, contact the Chamber for Have you been well served by someone lately; further details. do you know someone who always serves with a smile, is courteous, consistent, always looking (These services provided by Dalby Chamber to keep their customers happy? If so, consider of Commerce & Industry are funded by the nominating them for an Exceptional Service Australian Government). Award. Nomination forms can be found on our Our next Business After Hours function is website planned for Wednesday, 7th of May at the offices David Hamilton, Chair of the Basin Sustainability of Agrifoods Australia. Alliance addressed members and guests at the Chambers Business Before Breakfast that Peter Brown

At this event we presented an Exceptional Service Award to Lisa Harber, an employee of Dalby Hospital. Lisa was introduced to members by Colleen Rasmussen, Director of Nursing at Dalby Hospital. The event sponsor, Ray Hodge of Ignite Consulting, presented Lisa and Colleen with Award Certificates.

Our Exceptional Service Award went to Kerry Jiggens, an employee of the Cunningham Street News. Kerry was introduced to members by Pauline Laverty, proprietor of Cunningham Street News. The event sponsor, Michael Harth of Carrick Aland Accountants presented Kerry and Pauline with Award Certificates.

RACQ CareFlight Fundraiser While billed as a Fun Bowls Day Fundraiser for RACQ Careflight, a week of welcome wet weather put paid to any plans to get on to the greens on Sunday, 30 March 2014. However, a comprehensive program of activities inside the clubhouse kept attendees well occupied while the sun struggled to break through. The afternoon kicked off with a fashion parade, organised and compered by Kathy Sankey of Postie Fashions, Dalby. This was followed by a scrumptious afternoon tea and live music provided by the Dennis Sankey Duo. Tupperware, crafts and baked goods were on sale and a multi draw raffle and auction kept the room humming with anticipation and laughter.

provide almost half of the charitable service’s funding. Congratulations to the organiser of the fundraiser, Margaret Bailey, Daandine and all her helpers for contributing to this amazing effort. Congratulations also to the many businesses and individuals who supported this worthy cause RACQ CareFlight rescue is a not for profit with donations of goods and services to the community rescue helicopter service watching multi draw raffle and auction. over a region extending nearly a quarter of a million square kilometres south into New South Joanna Rodney Wales, north to the town of 1770, and from the Left: Kylie Sankey, Sylvia Hunter and Caren Rashleigh, CareFlight merchandise table. Coral Sea to the Surat Basin and beyond. Their all of Dalby catch up after the fashion parade. website states that RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Bottom: Bronte and Demi Hayes, Dalby are all smiles biggest supporters are the communities Right: David Trestrail, Dalby chats to Coral Brownhall at the RACQ CareFlight fundraiser. of southern and central Queensland, who and Daphne Polzin, both of Jandowae at the RACQ 22 – May 2014

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The Magic Hour Tuesday 3rd June 2014, 7.30pm Thought you knew Grimm’s fairy tales? Think again. Little Red Riding Hood meets Trainspotting in this wicked retelling of classic bedtime stories. Helpmann Award winner Ursula Yovich (Australia, Jindabyne, Redfern Now, The Secret River) plays a cast of sideline female characters from traditional fairy tales such as, Cinderella’s ugly stepsister, Red Riding Hood’s Grandmother and Rapunzel’s captor, who’ve been dropped into the gutters and alleyways of bleak Australian life. From one of Australia’s most original contemporary playwrights, Vanessa Bates, The Magic Hour is a gutsy one-woman comedy told with dark humour and soulful song. A night of stories told at twilight with werewolves and a touch of magic…

“Ruby” submitted by Judy Serong

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“Precious” & Callum, submitted by Tanya Maunder

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Toowoomba Anglican College and PrepaRAtory School Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School continues to pride itself on providing a home away from home for students from rural and regional parts of Australia. Striking the perfect balance between country and city, the campus is set on five beautiful hectares overlooking the Lockyer Valley. Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School offers your son or daughter the familiarity of home with all the benefits of a first class boarding education. Our boarding community is smaller than most schools providing an intimate, friendly and nurturing environment, but at the same time students are given the freedom to broaden their horizons by engaging in any number of wider curricular activities we have to offer. It is through this participation in a wide variety

of academic, athletic, artistic, and extracurricular activities that Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School students gain a better understanding of their interests and talents, and become actively-engaged, communityminded citizens who take initiative and assume leadership roles. We promote moral growth and personal academic excellence in a setting that fosters a respect for learning and each other. We encourage independence and self-reliance in all of our students and provide the ideal preparation for the challenges and responsibilities of secondary school and tertiary education. Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School is committed to helping each student reach his or her full potential in preparation for a productive and fulfilling life.

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Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School has been providing an outstanding educational program and nurturing boarding environment for over 100 years and we are now accepting enrolments for Kindergarten to Year 9 in 2014 and look forward to extending these offerings to include Year 12 by 2018. We invite you to register for our upcoming ‘Share a Day in the Life of a Student’ day, being held on Tuesday, 27 May or our Campus Tour Day, Saturday, 31 May, by contacting our enrolments officer, Mrs Karen Morris on 4639 8105 or enrolments@ Toowoomba Anglican Preparatory School



Early this term, our school captains and vice school captains (year 6 & 7) attended the GRIP conference in Toowoomba. The GRIP Student Leadership Conference concentrated on training student to become better school leaders. GRIP Leadership (formerly known as Impact Leadership) is an independent organisation that develop leadership groups within schools. A large number of students (over 500 participants) from the Darling Downs, South West Region attended the conference at the Highfields School Captains and Vice Captains at the GRIP Leadership Conference. Cultural Centre. The conference enabled both state and independent schools to come together to their leadership roles and responsibility either implementing a simple planning method. at school, home or within the community. and develop the capacity of student leaders. The conference was an excellent forum with many helpful ideas to help support and During the conference, challenges were identified The conference promoted their Core values – Generosity, responsibility, Integrity and people and students were given practical tools to help encourage student leadership. – which was well received by students, staff implement solutions to the problems that school and parents that attended the event. Students leaders may encounter. This process involves Mona Anau enjoyed a number of sessions that was relevant generating new ideas, effective goal setting and Principal, Dalby State School

Easter FUNDRAISER at Our Lady of the Southern Cross College Our Lady of the Southern Cross College’s Mini Vinnies recently took on the challenge to raise funds for Dalby’s St Vincent de Paul chapter, to help in its vision to offer a hand up to people in need. The Mini Vinnies arranged each of the College’s families to donate Easter eggs to the cause. These eggs were then wrapped up into 90 prize packs which were raffled, eventually raising an impressive $900.00. Prizes were presented at a College Easter liturgy on Wednesday, 2nd April. Mini Vinnies is a group of young people to help those in need within their school and local community. It introduces children to social justice issues, to the St Vincent de Paul Society and to living faith through action. For more information, please visit CHARACTER | INTEGRITY | ACHIEVEMENT

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Livestock Biosecurity

As the weather turns cooler and the leaves change colour, the excitement is building at the BMO Business Centre in Dalby. It’s tax time again!

Biosecurity is becoming a significant issue for • primary producers in the Western Downs and our nation at large. Karen Huskisson of Wattle Downs Merino and Poll Merino Stud at The Gums is a Director on the Agforce Sheep and Wool Board. In this role Karen has been trained as a Biosecurity Industry Liaison Officer in not only sheep and wool but all biosecurity issues that have the potential to affect primary producers. Karen has developed a broad knowledge of • issues through her roles as the President of the Queensland Merino Stud Sheepbreeders Association, a member of the National Wild Dog Action Plan Committee, a delegate on the Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders, a committee executive of Leading • Sheep, a coordination of the Moonie Weed and Pest Group, a member of Southern Inland Queensland Regional Committee of Agforce and also the Transport Committee. These roles have given Karen a comprehensive knowledge in the issues that arise under the banner of Biosecurity and assist her in understanding all industries of primary producers.

Not everyone enjoys tax time as much as the accountants at BMO, so Partner Adrian Rasmussen has put together these top three tips to help you survive the final quarter of 2013-14 and avoid any nasty surprises after 30 June. See your accountant. It might sound obvious, but it still surprises us that some business owners don’t see their accountant before the end of June. You should be seeing your accountant in May to review your predicted tax position. When 1 July hits, it is too late. Over the years we have saved clients thousands and thousands of dollars with legitimate strategies to minimise tax liability. Get Super advice. With the pension age set to rise to 67 in 2023 (and talk of it going up to 70), there’s no guarantee that we’ll have pension payments in the future, and life expectancy continuing to rise, we need to be investing for our futures. Superannuation has had a bad rap over the years, but remember it’s not Superannuation itself that is bad, it’s the failed investments that have been made inside Superannuation that have caused the trouble. Superannuation is a really effective structure and you can use for high or low risk investments. That said, tax time is the perfect time to talk to your financial planner and accountant about your super as it can be an Adrian Rasmussen presenting at one of BMO’s Farmer Wants a Life seminars earlier this year. essential part of your tax planning. information straight from your bank statement, financial year. Get organised. If you haven’t kept all your records so there’s no need to enter all the data. You can up to date during the year, now is the time to get also set up the program to memorise transactions BMO Business Centre your bookkeeping program (like QuickBooks) so regular payments are coded automatically for Adrian Rasmussen is a partner at BMO Accountants. BMO is ship-shape. If you find entering data too time you. a multifaceted business advisory firm delivering solutions for accounting and taxation, business growth, wealth creation, consuming and mistyped figures drive you crazy, talk to your accountant about streamlining While tax time can be stressful, communicating loans and leasing. Information in this article is general in nature and readers are advised to seek advice specific to their with BankLink. This system securely takes the with your accountant regularly is an important circumstances. way to keep calm and enjoy closing of another

Karen recommends that all properties should have a Biosecurity Property Plan to assist them with their personal management of any risks or hazards that have the potential to harm their livestock or business. Biosecurity hazards do not only appear as animal diseases; they can come in all shapes and forms including: •

Weeds: Vehicle access to properties can pose a threat of transferring weeds, this hazard has become more common especially with the current active oil and gas exploration where a high risk of Biosecurity issues arise with vehicles entering and exiting properties. Some properties and paddocks have been rendered unusable due to the spread of African lovegrass and • other inedible grasses and weeds.

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Fodder: Importing and exporting contaminated feed from properties and factories also poses a risk of transporting poisonous and inedible plants like With these extras hazards posing risk to Patterson’s curse, parthenium weed, mother your livestock it is essential to incorporate a of millions and stremoneum Biosecurity Property Plan in your management procedures to ensure the farm’s optimum Straying Stock: Stock that are inadequately viability status. Your local Biosecurity Industry contained on their property of origin Liaison Officer can assist you with accessing pose one of the greatest risks and can information on contamination, disease and spread disease at a phenomenal rate while creating a Biosecurity Property Plan. having a detrimental impact on viability of livestock production. Not only does straying Karen says there are specific chains of action stock spread lice and other contaminants; that must be taken should you find health status sheep pose a huge risk of contracting and issues within your livestock. Firstly, you would spreading brucellosis which is a sexually need to contact your regular vet. If the vet is transmitted disease causing infertility. unable to explain the illness or if the issue is that This disease is in extreme stages in some of a biosecurity nature your vet must contact the areas of Queensland amongst the sheep Principal Veterinary Officer who will then inform industry due to the lack of containment of the Chief Veterinary Officer of Queensland. From stock. In addition to this graziers are getting here you can be put in contact with your local unwanted offspring affecting their breeding Biosecurity Industry Liaison Officer who can program and genetic gains. To prevent this assist with facilitation of communication and you should buy your rams from a Brucellosis explanation between the authorities and you as Accredited enterprise. Medulated fibre in the farmer on a confidential basis. merino flocks also causes a large discount to the producers’ wool as the fibre is from Should you need more information you can an exotic animal breed which must be access the Livestock Biosecurity Network declared on selling wool. Any exotic breed online at or contact Biosecurity owner can be held responsible for lack of Queensland in the Department of Forestry and stock containment and loss of income to the Fisheries in Toowoomba. merino owner. Chantahl Stedman Transporting




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of stock from interstate can aid in the contraction ovinejohnes/bovinejohnes disease. It is a national regulation that all stock transported interstate must travel with a National Health Statement and sheep should travel with a Sheep Health Statement supplied by the owner or seller to the buyer. It is recommended that all purchases of livestock should check the stock entry requirements for their specific state and their role as a purchaser.

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Feral Animals:  These animals can transfer catastrophic diseases to our livestock, for example: wild dogs spread diseases such as parvo, distemper and neosporum caninum which specifically causes early abortion in cattle; feral pigs can spread leptospirosis as well as acting as a carrier for various worms and other minor diseases. katrinashairdesign

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Health & Beauty

Health & Beauty

Colds & Flu

Spotlight On Castor Oil

Common colds are respiratory tract infections caused by viruses. Medicines can relieve symptoms, but cannot cure the common cold. A vaccine and some antiviral medicines can protect against influenza. Antibiotics are not effective against these viral infections.

Last month I discussed dangers of synthetic preservatives in our food and personal care products and the links they have with illnesses and diseases. I also talked about the benefits of using certified organic products and how small changes can really prolong your life and benefit your health. If you missed this column, then you can find a copy of it on the Western Downs Magazine website in the April edition of the Dalby & District Magazine.

Cold symptoms include: • • • • •

Dry or sore throat which may develop a day or so before other symptoms. Runny nose which is clear and watery at first, then thicker. Blocked nose (nasal congestion) Headache Sneezing and cough

Here are five very good reasons why it pays to apply it to your skin: 1.

Because it has a low molecular weight, castor oil is easily absorbed into the skin, helping to nourish and moisturise. It is particularly effective when it comes to the prevention and treatment of wrinkles.


Castor oil has been used for thousands of years as a face cream to help reduce dark under-eye circles.

This month, we put the spotlight on castor oil, one of the best kept secrets in the world 3. of natural cosmetics and beauty products. A key ingredient a number of the personal care products, castor oil is a deep skin healer and contains strong therapeutic qualities. Sometimes used to assist in pregnancy, castor oil has a bit of a sour reputation as a result of its taste and mouth feel, which is said to be like drinking a thick oil, or even vaseline. 4.

Flu symptoms are similar to cold symptoms, but are usually more severe. Flu also causes fever and sore aching muscles and joints. People can develop more serious infections while they are ill with a cold or flu. This include a middle ear infection, sinusitis, bronchitis or pneumonia. Some self care tips for you while you are feeling unwell: • Get plenty of rest • Drink at least eight glasses of water each day • Eat a balanced, healthy diet • Cover a cough or a sneeze with a tissue • Wash hands regularly • Do not smoke as this makes symptoms worse

Thankfully, there are other options if you don’t want to swallow it! But you will have to put it on your skin. Castor oil is one of the key ingredients in some lip glosses because of its fantastic healing and rejuvenating properties.

For all your cold and flu requirements please call in and ask for help from one of the friendly staff at The Dalby & District Friendly Society Dispensary Ltd.

joints, reduce pain and increase circulation. Because it is easily absorbed, castor oil has the ability to reach the deeper organs of the body. For this reason, it has long been used by ayurvedic practitioners to help break down blockages leading to water retention and weight gain. By Chantahl Stedman

It is rich in ricinoleic acid, a powerful antimicrobial agent which can help fight skin infections, as well as aid in the healing of minor cuts and scratches. Ricinoleic acid also possesses pain relieving properties. This makes castor oil ideal for the treatment of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, as it can help lubricate

Dalby & District Friendly Society Dispensary

Doctor encourages people to vaccinate against influenza With early indications predicting a dire influenza hospitalisations from the flu.” season, Darling Downs Public Health Unit director Doctor Penny Hutchinson is urging all people to The federal government provides free vaccinations to the following groups of people. receive this year’s influenza vaccination. Dr Hutchinson said predications were based on flu activity in the Northern Hemisphere during the past winter, and the number of flu cases seen this year in Queensland.

Indigenous people aged over 15 years, pregnant women, people aged over 65 years and people aged over six months who have a chronic medical condition.

“People aged between 20 and 64 years have been “This year, free vaccinations will also be provided identified as the group most likely to succumb to to people who have Downs Syndrome, who are obese (a body mass index greater than 30) and the flu this year,” Dr Hutchinson said. people who drink heavily,” Dr Hutchinson said. “People mistakenly think that if they are healthy, “However, we encourage all people to receive then they can’t get very sick from the flu. the flu vaccination, not just those deemed ‘at risk’. “But the flu is a highly contagious and potentially serious disease that can spread through “By receiving the flu vaccination, you not only protect yourself against illness, you protect those coughing and sneezing. around you.” “Already this year in Queensland we have seen The Darling Downs Public Health Unit also 32 – May 2014

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Dr Penny Hutchinson launched its Tackle Flu Before It Gets You campaign, aimed at vaccinating Indigenous people aged over 15 years, on March 25. The campaign will visit 10 locations across the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service and the South West in March and April. Darling Downs Hospital and Health Services May 2014 – 33

Health & Beauty

Health & Beauty

My Midwives Rural Outreach Darling Downs My Midwives is a Midwifery Group Practice based in Toowoomba. We opened in December of 2010 as the first practice of its kind in Australia. We provide antenatal care and postnatal care in the community and labour and birth care at Toowoomba Hospital where we have admitting rights. All our midwives are able to order pathology and diagnostics and many are able to prescribe. We provide two main

services – continuity of midwifery care where a woman sees the same midwife throughout the continuum from early pregnancy to six weeks after birth with the midwife on call for labour and birth care and a bulk billed services where a team of midwives provides the care.

program will provide antenatal and postnatal care in three areas – Millmerran, Inglewood and Chinchilla in conjunction with medical care of the woman’s choice if required or desired

For more information or an appointment please contact or phone 07 The My Midwives Rural Outreach – Darling Downs 46 422 977. project has been funded by Medicare Local. The My Midwives

Ask OptomTom Your questions answered by the experts at Eyecare Eyewear

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Introducing our new Topcon Maestro Optical Coherence Tomographer. Automatic 3D laser scan and retinal camera. The gold standard in eye disease diagnosis and management.

Shop 21 Dalby Shoppingworld Phone 07 4669 7072 Shop 3 Chinchilla Central Phone 07 4668 9888 Shop 4 Rosecity Shoppingworld Phone 07 4661 4144

Looking for expert non-surgical Cosmetic Medicine advice? Call Cosmetic Elegance Clinic today Cosmetic Clinic

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Suite 102, Medici Medical Centre, cnr Scott & Curzon Streets, TOOWOOMBA 34 – March May 2014 2014

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Community Contacts

Classifi eds

Community Amateur Picnic Race Club Apex Club Dalby Dalby Beautification Association  


0418 784 528

John Webster

0428 882 311

Rob Parsons  

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld Financial Counselling Services Lions Club - Dalby

Julie Lane

Bruce Chalmers

0429 696 029

Lyn Clancy

4662 0152

Dan Fox


Jim Charlton

0427 624 922

Ros Turner

4669 6393

Pioneer Park Museum

The Salvation Army Western Downs Financial Counselling Service

Paul Grima

4669 6393

Captain Mark Burlow

4669 6393 4669 6393

Dalby SES

Women’s Networking Group Zonta Club Dalby

0427 742 842 Frank Chiverton

0420 921 408

Melinda Hay

4669 6729

Beth Wood

4662 4063 0419 645 671

Health Cancer Council

Meg Doyle Wal Barton

4662 3637 4662 1146

Meals on Wheels

Mavis Edgar

4662 5230

National Seniors Dalby

Bob Holden

4662 3868

Australian Stock Horse Society (Darling Downs Branch)

4662 1694 Neil Holmes Richard Lammas

Cake Decorators’ Association (Dalby & District) Dalby Country Music Club Dalby Community Choir Dalby Creative Arts Inc.  

Janelle    Katrina  

0488 687 649 0429 726 833 4662 4016 4662 2816

Brian Weier

0418 622 551

Cr Carolyn Tillman


Meg Stevensons

4662 2582

Rilla Witt

4662 5215

Melinda Wells

4662 6674

Dalby Eisteddfod Association Dalby Reconciliation Choir Darling Downs Hobby Club

Scout Group - Dalby

Peter Evans

4662 4889

Scrabble Club - Dalby

Kathleen Maher

4662 0717

Songwriters Network Queensland

Melinda Wells

4662 6674 or 0408 938 030

Russell Duncan

0429 932 175

Toastmasters’ Club Dalby Dalby Junior Sports Clubs

Paul Buckley

Wheatmen Rugby Union Club

4662 2540 4663 9763

Bowls Club Inc. Ladies’ Bowling Club

4662 2243 4662 2243

Bridge Club

4662 3327


Colleen Walker

Croquet Club Inc. Dalby & District Pony & Hack Club Dalby Model Aero Club Dalby Senior Cricket Association Dalby Swans Australian Rules League Dalby Vikings Futsal

NIck Holman

0433 728 289

Barry Harth

0427 598 293

Lorraine Monaghan

4662 3768

Noel Rockliff

4663 3570


0418 935 186 0427 188 830

Devils Junior Rugby League Diehards Rugby League

4662 4751 Kylie Milne





URGENT SALE - UTE Reasonable Offers Considered Holden Commodore VYII 2004 Ute Excellent Condition 133400km. Twin Exhaust. 5 speed manual. Black Interior. Upgraded Stereo. Near new Tyres. Body Kit. Goes Great. Reduced to $10,000 ONO. Ph: 4668 5110 ......................................

FOR SALE Aluminium Boat, Stacer Sea-Sprite. 3.1, only used twice. As new. $1290. Contact Col Gott on 4627 1498 or 0429 949 522 .....................................

Professional Editor and Proofreader will correct your writing before you print. For more information phone 4663 4744 .....................................

FOR SALE - JANDOWAE HOUSE Approximately 12 years old, 4 bedrooms, good scooter ramp to verandah - 2 bay lockable car shed with workshop, laundry and toilet attached. Price - $227,000.00. Ph: 4668 5781. ......................................

FOR SALE - TRAIL BIKE Kawasaki KZ 250F Trail Bike 2012 model. New plastics and graphics. Spare set of plastics. Goes great, excellent condition $5500 ONO. Ph: 4668 5110 .....................................

FOR SALE Window casements in excellent condition. 26 in total. Offers considered. Contact Col Gott on 4627 1498 or 0429 949 522 ..................................... FOR SALE Bodyworx Treadmill, hardly used. Inclines, heart rate monitor. As new condition. 2 years old. $500. Ph: 46657186 at night .....................................


Golf Club Clubhouse

Leanne Toms

4662 2259

Golf Club Pro Shop

Heath Garvey

4662 4622

Gun Club Inc.

4662 4183

Indoor Bowling Ass.

4662 2220

Jockey Club (Dalby & Northern Downs)

4662 2340

Kart Club Inc.

4669 8123

Motorcycle Sporting Club

4669 7217

North Ladies’ Bowls Club Inc.

4662 2859

Jean Town


Girl Guides - Dalby

Kathy Crump

4662 4455

Players Little Theatre - Dalby

Adele Jasper

4669 6457 0402 231 780

President: Vaughan


4662 2296

Tennis Inc. Dalby Touch Association Inc. Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (Dalby Branch) Inc.

FOR SALE DESK: 1500 x 700 c/w 3 drawers & swivel high-back chair. $95. Ph. 0429 621398 Dalby .....................................

FOR SALE Quality grey females - resonable prices; very good condition; docile natures. 8 mths to 29 mths. Full details Ph 4668 6870 ..................................... FOR SALE 2 buff Pekin bantam roosters. Good quality, 4 mths. $10 ea. Ph 0409 272 880 .....................................

BIKE WIND TRAINER: Fork Mount, adjustable height & length. $125. Ph. Sladey. 0429 621398 Dalby .....................................

FOR SALE Bosch HydroPower Hot Water System. No need for power point. POA. Phone 0429466226. .....................................

FOR SALE Minnkota Electric Motor $240. Contact Col Gott on 4627 1498 or 0429 949 522 .....................................

FOR SALE Mature Pony Tail Palms. Ideal for new or established gardens. $50 each. Phone 0429466226.

STALL HOLDERS INVITATION The Jandowae Timbertown Festival is seeking stall holders for the upcoming 2014 Festival (6th-9th June 2014). Please visit www.jandowaetimbertown. to download an application form. Festival attendance is estimated to be over 10000 people. ..................................... WANTED - AGISTMENT For up to 10 head; quiet stud cattle. Ph 4668 6870.

PROPERTY 49 WILLIAM ST, JANDOWAE Just Walk In - Totally Renovated Colonial cottage on large 1454m2 allotment/2 bedroom with room for more. Tastefully renovated. French doors leading into the open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area. New bathroom and kitchen. Both bedrooms have double built in cupboards. Verandah on three sides overlooking the gardens. The paved rear entertainment area has the luxury of a spa to indulge in. Large yard/ street appeal with attractive picket fencing and old fashioned shutters and criss-cross railings on the verandah. A double carport sits to the side on a gravel driveway for easy access. $199,000 ono. Keen to sell. Phone owner for inspection on 07 46981676

BUSINESS + HOUSE FOR URGENT SALE Meandarra Licensed Post Office, lock stock & barrel with huge 4 bedroom house + 2 Door Garage for URGENT SALE ($negotiable$). For more information please ring Chris in confidence at Ph: 4665 6130 or 0467 489 075 or ...................................... FOR SALE House with Income on 5 acres. 3 Bedroom, 2 toilets, air-con in main bedroom and living area. 9’ ceilings, hardiplank exterior and shed. 2 government school bus run contracts and 2 buses. $320,000. Ph: Jerry 4663 0050. ...................................... FOR SALE - HOUSE 4 Bedroom House in Jandowae. Renovated bathroom, kitchen with granite bench tops, huge living areas. House sale includes all furniture (everything from the TV to beds etc.) Double carport. Lockable shed 6 x 4m, covered patio area, landscaped gardens. Great buy for a family or an investment property. 64 George St, Jandowae. $200 000. Ph: 4632 4093 .....................................

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0407 458 703

Netball Association

Rugby Union Club

FOR SALE – CARAVAN 17’6 dual axle, pop-top. 12 volt system. All new brakes. Roll out awning. Double bed. 3 seater couch. L shaped dining converts to bed. $11000 Ph 0427636256 .....................................

4662 3320 Tim Phillips


Family History Society

0457597275 4662 4149

Eight Ball Association Football Dalby (Soccer)       

4669 6478 4662 2746

Darts Association


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0447 470 141

4662 3304

4668 5688

Probus Club - Dalby

4662 3433

Benita Neilson

Le-Anne Callaghan

DISCO - Downs Industry Schools Co-op


Diggers Bowling Club

Hobby Clubs / Associations

Bunya Mts & District AmCom Inc.

4669 8290 4662 3647 4663 5157

Dalby Sporting Clubs

The Salvation Army Rural Ministries Centre

Dalby Show Society

Glenys Kirstenfeldt Dorothy Culbert Val Schelberg

Regional Arts Council Dalby

Dalby Junior Cricket Association

The Salvation Army Personal Counselling Service The Salvation Army South Qld Flying Service

1300 991 443

Quilting & Appliqué Club

Restored Vehicle Association

Myall Youth & Community Network Centre Inc.

Rotary Club - Dalby

4662 4369

QCWA (Queensland Country Women’s Ass.) Springvale (based in Dalby) Kupunn Macalister

4662 4677 0427 762 615 Peter Green

4662 3160

Gayle Nobbs

0408 062 217

Jan Linsley

4662 4666 0419 404 303

Fran Crawford

4663 4043

Regional Sporting Clubs Bell Pony Club

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Bunya Mountains Accomodation Centre - Bunya Ave, Bunya Mountains. Ph. 4668 3126. info@ Hayden House - Long and Short Term Serviced Apartments in Dalby. – Ph. Kristine 0419 700 757 or visit or email smileys@

Accounting Firm

BMO Ph: 4662 3722, Email:

Air Conditioning

043 Split Installations. Service, supply and install air conditioners E: Ph: 0437 754 844

Balloons/Costumes/ Party Decor

Time2Party - 16 Eileen Street, Dalby. Ph: 4662 3825 Mob: 0407 623 790

Beauty Clinic

Cosmetic Elegance Clinic - Suite 102, Level 1, Medici Medical Centre, 15 Scott St, Toowoomba Ph: 4638 2700


Hughes and Sons Builders. Call Darren Hughes 0427 631 003. Fax: 4663 9770. Quality Service and Friendly Advice.


Southside Quality Meats, 106 Cunningham St, Dalby Ph: 4662 2950

Building Design

Martin Building Design 42 North St, Dalby Ph: 4662 1403

Building & Joinery

Golden West Joinery, 3 Dan St, Dalby. Ph: 4662 1699. Fx: 4662 1722. Mob: 0427 921 139

Business Cards & Printing

Western Downs Magazines - www. Ph: 4668 5953

Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning & Commercial Cleaning

Town & Country Cleaning Service, Dalby: Ph 4662 3405


Hooke Chiropractic - 70 Nicholson St, Dalby Ph: 4662 3898


JTW Cleaning Service - builders move out clean, window cleaning, one off cleans, office cleans, bond cleans. Ph: 0429 624 797 4662 4797

Computer Sales and Repairs

Brodah Computer Systems - Ph: 0417 143 459. Reliable and local service since 1997.


Dalby Containers - Sales and Hire Shipping Containers Ph: 4663 5544 Mob: 0429 063 151 Gosden’s Machinery – Shipping Containers and used farm machinery – 24999 Warrego Hwy, Chinchilla 46652289 or 0427584397.


Western Downs Regional Council - www.wdrc.qld. Ph: 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624) Fax: 1300 FAXWDRC (1300 329 937)

Dog Grooming

Best Friends Bath House. “Pamper your pooch!” Phone Leah on 0499 023 518 or email

DVD Conversion from VHS etc.

“Save your memories before it’s too late!” George Sturgess -Mob: 0428 157 566


Pentacon Civil Infrastructure and Bulk Earthworks. 33 Heeney St, Chinchilla.

Education Centre

Kumon Toowoomba West Education Centre. Ph: 4638 8639 or 0418 731 005.


Stewarts Electrical and Television. Stewarts Electrical offer domestic, commercial and industrial electrical installations and service. Contact one of our friendly staff on: 07 4662 3969 or drop in and see us at 31 Nicholson Street, Dalby

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Funeral Arrangements

Burstow’s Funerals - 9 Rochedale St, Dalby Ph: 4679 8200


Dalby Dealers Furniture, 8 Eileen St, Dalby. P: 4662 2828 F: 4662 5758

Garden and Landscape Supplies

Dalby Landscape & Home Garden Supplies 15 Hospital Rd, Dalby. Ph: 4662 3910


Stimson Plumbing - 20 Loudoun Rd, Dalby www. Ph: 4662 2383 Fax: 4669 8448

Have your business listed here for only $7 per month! Email: Ph: 4668 5953 Fax: 3054 0550 Timber

Blinco Bros Timbers - Dalby and Chinchilla - Dalby Ph: 4669 6766 - Chinchilla Ph: 4668 9989

Website Creation

Kabosh Creative - Ph: 4665 5207 Mob: 0418 528 432

Website Design

pjWaters Web Design - Ph: 4662 2224

Advertising & Dates Dalby Harvest Advertising Pricelist Size


Specifications (w x h)

Full Page:


210 x 297mm (+5mm bleed)

1/2 Page:


198mm x 125mm or 94mm x 260mm

1/3 Page:


198mm x 80mm


Katrina’s. Shop 24, Dalby Shoppingworld. Ph: 4662 5336

1/4 Page:


198 x 60mm OR 96 x 130mm


Dalby Visitor Information Centre, Thomas Jack Park Ph: 4679 4461

1/8 Page:


96mm x 60mm

Interior Decorator

Holly Pippet Glamour Interiors. Ph: 07) 4669 8469 Mob: 0401 235 907. Web: Email:

Inserts: $100 per 1000

Kids Club

Dalby South State School, Owen St, Dalby. Ph: 4669 8416 or 0400 954 772.

Machinery Hire

CMS Hire. Importer and Distributor for Fareson Telehandlers. Ph. 46272660. www.machinerysolutions.

Marriage Celebrant, Renewal of Vows, Commitment & Namings

Margaret Mott Ph: 46621313. Email: Available Dalby & District.

Massage Therapist

Aloha Massage - Hawaiian Massage - Ka Huna - Lomi Lomi Robyn Clark: Ph: 0439 506 239 Remedial, Pregnancy, Bowen NST therapy. Health funds. Judith Edwards, 51 Nicholson St, Dalby. Ph 4662 4954.

Meal Delivery

Meals on Wheels Dalby, Ph. 4662 5230. If you are over 65 or unable to prepare your own meals. Delivered Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Mobile Diesel Mechanic

Attitude Contracting. Mobile Diesel Mechanic. 119 Bunya St Dalby. Ph: 0429 622 747

Music Centre

O’Shea’s Music Centre, 23 Hospital Rd, Dalby Ph: 4662 3100

Naturopath, Kinesiologist, Bowen

Desley Gray - Dalby Natural Therapies Cnr. North & Pratten Sts, Dalby. Ph: 46623702


Eyecare Eyewear - Dalby Shoppingworld - 4669 7072 John Davies Optometrist - 46a Archibald Street, Dalby Phone 4662 3725

Party Supplies

Time 2 Party, 16 Eileen St Dalby. Ph: 4669 8998 Fax: 4662 3825 E:

Pet Shop

Dalby Pet Centre Shop 1, 15 New Street Dalby. Ph/Fax: 4669 6555 Email:


Friendly Society Dispensary - 52 Cunningham St, Dalby Ph: 4662 5333


Justin Ma Weddings, Professional Photographer specialising in weddings, engagements and couples photography. Ph: 0402 724 478 or email hello@


Skin Cancer Clinic

Stimson Plumbing - 20 Loudoun Rd, Dalby www. Ph: 4662 2383 Fax: 4669 8448 Cosmetic Elegance Clinic - Suite 102, 1st Floor Medici Medical Centre, TMBA. Ph: 4638 2700

Trade Directory Listing: $7 per line per month (free to advertisers) Email: Ph: 07 4668 5953 Fax: 07 3054 0550 Discounts are available for advertising in more than one magazine. Please contact us for full details.

Our Team Shelly Barclay Advertising Manager As well as working as our Advertising Manager, Shelly Barclay is also an ‘Earth Angel’ for ‘Angel Flight’ along with donating her time to the ‘Pyjama Angel Foundation’. Shelly is also a very proud Mum of three girls and doting Grandmother to her three grandchildren.

Kate Haig Graphic Designer

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Growing up in Brisbane, Kate moved to Jandowae in 1999 and is the newest member of the Western Downs Magazine Team. She has been involved with many community groups in Jandowae, and enjoys small country town life. Kate brings with her an interest in photography.

The Dalby Harvest is distributed to every house, business and PO Box in Dalby and also to some surrounding areas, and has a total distribution of 6,000 per month.

Julie Whelan Photographer

What’s Free? Local news, event wrap ups, community group news e.g. Lions Club, sporting club reports and much more! Email your reports and photos to For more details phone 07 4668 5953.

Julie moved to the area this year with her family from the Gold Coast. She has been a photographer for 14 years, shooting over 500 weddings. She was also a water skier at Sea World for over 15 years. Together with water skiing, photography and journalism are her passions.

Lynelle Urquhart Photographer & Writer Lynelle and family live and work on a cattle breeding and cropping farm at Moonie. She also teaches part time at a couple of local primary schools. Lynelle is state webmaster for ICPA (an educational lobby group) and is the publicity person for many local groups including the Moonie Sports Club and Moonie ICPA.

Western Downs Magazines post 16,000 magazines around the Western Downs every month!

Inquiries: Shelly Barclay, Advertising Manager: Mob: 0417 829 080 If you would like Shelly to visit your office to discuss advertising options, just give her a call!

Ann Alcock Photographer Ann is a freelance photojournalist who is also involved in several social documentary photography projects. She has a keen interest in rural communities and has recently written the history of racing in Taroom. May 2014 – 39

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