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Idle Chatter Newsletter

Idle Chatter Newsletter

A new Idle Chatter Mark II Newsletter is uploaded to this website every week.  Make sure you read it to keep up to date with all the latest news and events happening at Quandialla.

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations

Come join the fun as Quandialla celebrates Australia Day. There will be a activities to suit everyone! Yabbie Competition:  Head down to your favourite dam and try your luck at catching the biggest or fastest yabbie of the day. Registration, weigh in and races will be held at the Bland Hotel from 6:00 pm.  For further information contact the Bland Hotel or Geoff E. Swimming: The Quandialla Pool will be open from 2:30 pm.  Free entry on the day. Bowls: …

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“PAVLOVAS IN THE DUST” The Great Quandialla Pavlova Race

“PAVLOVAS IN THE DUST” The Great Quandialla Pavlova Race

  This wacky and unique event took place at the Quandialla Centenary Celebrations on Sunday 5th October 2014.  A 3pm start saw teams representing Quandialla, Bimbi, Bland and Morangorell rise to the occasion, endeavouring to take home the prize-money and be crowned “Pav Racing Champions of 2014”. The mixed teams of five contested the event down Quandialla’s main street, starting with 3 empty mini-pavlovas on a “tray” and building the pavs to completion while swapping runners, negotiating an obstacle course,…

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Centenary Art Show – Winners

Centenary Art Show – Winners

Art Show Winners Echidna Sculpture Adult: 1st Kristen Davey  2nd Nathan McAlister Pensioner: 1st Ross Causer  2nd Mary Deery High School:  1st Melissa & Rachel Causer  2nd Sarah Penfold Primary School:  1st Aleira Scott  2nd Lucas McAlister   Echidna Painting 1st Judy McAlister   Echidna Drawing 1st Reuben Ryan   Thank you to everyone who entered and helped make the Art Show such a spectacular display for the weekend. Thank you to Abby McCulloch, who undertook the very difficult task…

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Centenary Event – Winners

Centenary Event – Winners

Echidna Scavenger Hunt – Winner: Hamish Troth Centenary Find a Word – Winner: Bianca Scott Pavlovas in the Dust – Winner: Quandialla Team consisting of Manager: Kathy Smith Runners: Jillian Causer, David Dixon and Ben Causer  Decorator: Sue Priestley Wheelbarrow Pusher: Stephen Kelly. The Committee would like to thank everyone for taking up the challenge and entering in the above events.  Special thanks go to David Armitage for his skills as Commentator and John Priestley for his duties as Clerk…

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Centenary Raffle – Winners

Centenary Raffle – Winners

Congratulations to the following winners. Winner:  Hugh Nowlan Winner:  Nicole Cook 3rd Prize – Patchwork Quilt made from fabric donated by locals Made by the Quilting Group Winner:  Craig Forsyth 4th Prize – Garden Art Emu               Donated by Ross Causer Winner:  Joe and Sheila Manton 5th Prize – Knife Block                     Donated by Judy Johnston Winner:  Sally Haythornthwaite 6th Prize – Garden Art Spider             Donated by Ross Causer Winner: Matthew Fitzhenry 7th Prize – 2015 Calendar designed and donated by Ruth…

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Book Launch and Photos

Book Launch and Photos

 Quandialla: The First 100 Years 1914-2014 The official launch of the Centenary Committee’s pride and joy “Quandialla: The First 100 years 1914-2014” took place at the Quandialla Bowling Club on Saturday September 13th 2014.  Many locals, as well as previous residents from the district and beyond, were in attendance to witness the launch of this much anticipated book. The opening address was delivered by Dr Val Noone.  He told the audience that “the book was not just about the township…

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