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Trac­tor bash time

THE Tur­key Beach Trac­tor Bash is back this year. Come and make a week­end of it at Tur­key Beach and see the trac­tors, trucks, clas­sic cars, sta­tion­ary en­gines, mo­tor­bikes, hot rods and much more. There will be mower races, wood chop­ping, loads of mar­ket stalls, chil­dren’s area and raf­fles. To­day events open 8am–4pm. Go to www.face­book.com/turkey­beach­trac­tor­bash/.

Stop el­der abuse

EL­DER abuse can take many forms – it’s any act within a re­la­tion­ship of trust that re­sults in harm to an older per­son. Recog­nis­ing the signs of all types of el­der abuse and call­ing out the abu­sive be­hav­iours is im­por­tant, be­cause ev­ery­one in Queens­land has the right to be safe and treated with dig­nity and re­spect. Find out more about how to see the signs and ac­cess help. If you’re con­cerned that you or some­one you know is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing el­der abuse, phone 1300 651 192 for free, con­fi­den­tial ad­vice and sup­port.

Na­tional Tree Day

NA­TIONAL Tree Day is Aus­tralia's largest tree-plant­ing and na­ture care event. Tree Day is an op­por­tu­nity for you to do some­thing pos­i­tive for your com­mu­nity and the en­vi­ron­ment. Join in and make a dif­fer­ence by go­ing to tree­day.plan­e­tark.org to look for events or to make one.

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