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Mark June 8 for Ubobo Bush Festival

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Venture to the Boyne Valley on June 8 for the Ubobo Bush Festival, a major Queensland Week event in the state. The Ubobo community has received a large slice of the State Government's Queensland Week community event funding to put on a day to remember.

Highlights will be the Gladstone Area Water Board Ubobo Fun Run, carrying a total prize purpose of up to $1000; children's games and rides; a talent show; time capsule opening; a book launch; picnic lunch; roast dinner and on-stage entertainment throughout the night provided by the Gladstone Entertainment Centre.

This event is for the whole family so keep an eye on Council's website in the coming weeks for the program of events. Camping will be available for those who stay overnight.

Permit needed to access Lilley's Beach

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Council reminds residents making the most of Lilley's Beach to ensure they have a permit to drive along the seven kilometre stretch of coastline from Boyne Island to the popular site.

Permits cost $5 for a week or $25 for a year and can be purchased from the Gladstone and Calliope Administration Centres or the Boyne Tannum Community Centre. Further information is available at Council's website.

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