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Day to re­mem­ber

NA­TIONAL Po­lice Re­mem­brance Day is a day of great sig­nif­i­cance to the Queens­land Po­lice Ser­vice. To­day, the po­lice hon­our their col­leagues who have lost their lives both in the line of duty and oth­er­wise. Biloela Po­lice will com­mem­o­rate the day by hold­ing a march and church ser­vice. The march be­gins at 9.30am on Kari­boe Street, leav­ing from the Com­mon­wealth Bank and on to the An­gli­can Church on the cor­ner of Kari­boe and Mel­ton Streets.

Pool up­grade

UP­GRADE work is cur­rently be­ing un­der­taken on the 25m pool at Biloela Aquatic Cen­tre. Work in­cludes the de­sign and con­struc­tion of a dis­abil­ity ramp, shade struc­ture and re­new­able en­ergy so­lar in­stal­la­tion. The 50m swim­ming pool is cur­rently open to the pub­lic. The 25m pool is due to open on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 1.

Re­fund scheme

COM­MU­NITY groups are en­cour­aged to reg­is­ter for the Con­tainer Re­fund Scheme, which launches Novem­ber 1. Un­der the scheme, el­i­gi­ble bev­er­age con­tain­ers will be worth 10c each, pro­vid­ing an op­por­tu­nity for com­mu­nity groups and schools to or­gan­ise the col­lec­tion and re­turn of con­tain­ers within their com­mu­ni­ties to raise ad­di­tional funds. In­ter­ested schools and com­mu­nity groups are en­cour­aged to reg­is­ter at www.con­tain­ers­for­change.com.au/.

Mag­pie sea­son

MAG­PIE breed­ing sea­son has be­gun and is likely to con­tinue un­til Novem­ber or De­cem­ber. Coun­cil in­ves­ti­gates com­plaints of nui­sance mag­pies on Coun­cil-con­trolled land and will erect warn­ing signs in the vicin­ity of the swoop­ing zone. To re­port a prob­lem, phone Coun­cil on 4992 9500.

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