30: Monto Rural Aid Small group conversation
HELD at the Monto Railway Station between 1-2.30pm. These small group sessions are limited to seven representatives, so express your interest to attend.
30: Monto Community Planning event for Rural Aid
HELD at the Monto Show Pavilion, come and share, talk, and co-create an action plan for the town’s makeover. Runs from 6–9pm.
31: Monto Rural Aid Business and Community Breakfast
FROM 7.15–8.30am at Cafe Delicious, Peter Kenyon will give an informative talk on ‘how to keep the tills ringing in tough times’.
31: Monto Open Forum for Rural Aid
HELD at the Cultural Complex, come have a say in Monto’s $100,000 Rural Aid makeover. Starts at 11am.
1: Gayndah Rural Aid Community Planning Barbecue
COME down to the Gayndah showgrounds to have your say in the $100,000 Rural Aid makeover. Please book your seats by phoning John Zahl on 0458 625 005 or Jo Dowling on 0407 164 468. Starts at 6.30pm.
1-2: Mundubbera 7-a-side cricket carnival
SATURDAY night will see the foot races, calcutta, and toad races being run at the community centre. Sunday will see teams from across the state battle it out at Archer Park and Scampers Grounds. Food and refreshments available at the grounds.
4-6: Navigating Tough Times Workshop
PART of the North Burnett suicide prevention trial which runs until mid-2020. Free workshops for farmers, community members, service providers and agricultural industry representatives.
Monto at Cafe Delicious on Tuesday, Binjour at Binjour Bowls Club on Wednesday, and Biggenden at the Grand Hotel on Thursday. All 4.45pm for a 5pm start with dinner included. Email Russel at email@example.com by January 20 to reserve your spot.
5: Biggenden Chamber of Commerce Meeting
HELD at the Biggenden Hotel, starting at 5.30pm. Welcomes anyone with an interest in the economic and community development of Biggenden
6: Grant-writing workshops
HOSTED by the Burnett Mary Regional Group, these workshops will be held at the North Burnett Community Centre at 69 Stuart Russel St, Mundubbera. Landcare, community and not-for-profit groups, and those seeking drought subsidies are encouraged to attend. Lessons in how to find and secure grants, what funding bodies are looking for, and stepby-step processes. RSVP by
January 24 to Ryan Trott or Dominique Glasgow on 4181 2999.
6: North Burnett Reef Regulations Workshop HOSTED by the BIEDO, the Department of Environment and Science will provide an overview of recently implemented reef regulations. Will be held at Biggenden’s Grand Hotel. RSVP by Tuesday, February 4 online at biedo.org.au/ events. 15: Mundubbera Hospital Auxiliary Bingo
COME down to the Mundubbera RSL Hall at 12.30pm to win the $65 jackpot. There’ll be a raffle and cent sale, along with afternoon tea priced at $2.
SHARPY'S SAUCER: On behalf of the Bottom Pub team at the 7-a-side, Rod Sharp accepts the saucer trophy from Mundubbera Cricket Association president John Burns at a previous carnival.