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Dear resident,
Welcome to this edition of eConnect, Gladstone Regional Council's fortnightly online newsletter. Here's a snapshot of news and events around our region:

A photo of residents hosting an Australia Day barbecue thanks to a Council donation

Apply for donation
Council is offering donations for not-for-profit community groups and organisations to host an Australia Day event in their community.
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A photo of a beach at Tannum Sands

Shoreline plan
A Shoreline Erosion Management Plan has been adopted for Boyne Island and Tannum Sands to address erosion in these areas.
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Past Australia Day Award winners with Mayor Gail Sellers

Australia Day Awards
There is still time to nominate worthy citizens for Council's 2015 Australia Day Awards, with nominations accepted until November 7.
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Photo of library books

Literature project
Authors and book lovers will benefit from a three-year project between the Brisbane Writers Festival and Gladstone Regional Libraries.
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A photo of resident with recycling items

Recycle correctly
Think of the environment and recycle correctly, as latest statistics show thousands of tonnes of recycling are going to waste.
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Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards poster

Calling for artwork
Entry forms for the 39th annual Art Awards are available online. Submissions will be accepted from October 30 - November 1.
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Garage Sale Trail
Join the nation's Garage Sale Trail and contribute to sustainability on October 25. Host a sale yourself, through your work or with neighbours.
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Antarctic stories
The Gallery & Museum will host a free public talk session with guest speakers on Saturday, October 18 from 10.30am.
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