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UPDATE Dulong Lookout Upgrade

3 February 2017

Photo:  From left; Jennifer Catalano; extract from the letter of support from the Nambour Museum; Gillian Hall from Dulong Futures community group.

‘We are working through the final (hopefully) design issues’
A completed project design will available in the near future.

Transport Infrastructure Management
Infrastructure Services | Sunshine Coast Regional Council

While the council is working on the concept plan, a group of community-minded people, with an interest in saving our heritage, have been working with Jennifer Catalano on a heritage interpretive plaque which is taking shape. Thanks to everyone for the many hours of collaborative research!

Queensland Government Media Statement

12 April 2016

Sprucing for Scenic Lookouts

Scenic lookouts around Queensland will be spruced up thanks to a $3.2 million Palaszczuk Government program in the 2015 State Budget.

Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey announced the successful sites while visiting Henry Ross Lookout near Cairns today, where $300,000 will be spent upgrading facilities.

“The Scenic Lookout Upgrade Program was set up to help local councils revitalise existing lookouts across Queensland,” Mr Bailey said.

“Lookouts on local roads will be funded on a 50:50 basis in partnership with local councils, with upgrades on State roads receiving 100 percent state funding.”

Tourism Minister Kate Jones said the Scenic Lookout Upgrade program would deliver a significant boost to drive tourism in Queensland.


Community Announcement: RIP John Major

Our good neighbour and friend, John Major passed away suddenly and peacefully yesterday, 12 January 2017 at his home in Mapleton.

“Great Grandfather, Grandfather, Father, Brother, Friend, Poet, Farmer, Sportsman, Queenslander, Australian.”

We understand John’s funeral will be held in Rockhampton and there will also be a celebration of John’s life in Mapleton.

Our thoughts are with John’s family at this difficult time.

Photo: The last community event in Dulong that John participated in, Celebrating 110 years – Dulong-Kureelpa School of Arts on Saturday 26 November 2016.

John Major:  The Great Reciter by Tony Bryant

 

 

 

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