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Jaybird Byrne soars to new heights
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Jaybird Byrne soars to new heights

Guitarist Jaybird Byrne has had massive few months, playing at festivals, working on her debut EP and mesmerizing a crowd of 7000 people at Pub Choir before Christmas. She reveals her plans for the next year and how she caught the attention of legendary Queen guitarist Brian May

Levi X steps into the spotlight
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Levi X steps into the spotlight

Levi X’s grounded approach to making music hasn’t changed even after a stint in the national spotlight, appearing on Channel 7’s The Voice program earlier this year. We chat to him about music, school and what the future holds. Photo: Channel 7

Moreton Bay students shine at Visual Art Awards
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Moreton Bay students shine at Visual Art Awards

37 Queensland senior students have been honoured at this year’s Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art. Here's the details

From little things, big things grow
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From little things, big things grow

Sebastian Onate-Henriquez is on a mission to save the world, one tree at a time. The eight-year-old from Newport has created a business, The Earth is my Place, which sells sustainable T-shirts and other products and plants a tree for every item sold. Here’s the details

Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Awards … 2023 winners
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Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Awards … 2023 winners

With a glamourous Moulin Rouge-themed backdrop, the region’s best and brightest businesses celebrated their achievements at the Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Awards tonight. We reveal the winners

Sky is the limit for JayBird
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Sky is the limit for JayBird

Natural talent, next-level dedication and perfect pitch are just some of the qualities that make JayBird Byrne an exceptional guitarist. The 12-year-old is a rising star who has captured the attention of Triple J, ABC TV and some big music brands. Here’s her remarkable story

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Local musos to rock Moreton Bay

Local musos to rock Moreton Bay

June is Make Music Month across Moreton Bay, and one local band is well and truly excited to be involved. Here's the story

Aneurysm survivor raises funds for RBWH
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Aneurysm survivor raises funds for RBWH

Annie Barnett has dedicated her time to raising awareness and funds for aneurysm research after suffering a life-changing brain aneurysm two years ago. Here's the story

Team aims for excellence
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Team aims for excellence

Redcliffe State High School’s Year 7 boys Rugby League Excellence team was one of eight teams in South East Queensland to qualify in the Tonie Carroll Cup in February. Here's the story

Vote now in small business awards
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Vote now in small business awards

Voting is now open for this year’s Pumicestone Small Business Awards, with the winners to be revealed at a gala night next month. ** FREE TO READ **

Day for black caps and gowns
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Day for black caps and gowns

It's graduation day tomorrow for hundreds of students at the Moreton Bay and Caboolture campuses of the University of the Sunshine Coast. ** FREE TO READ **

Prestigious bravery award for Kallangur teenager
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Prestigious bravery award for Kallangur teenager

A Kallangur teenager who rescued his six-year-old cousin from a dingo attack on K’gari (Fraser Island) last year has received a national award for his bravery. Here's what happened... **FREE TO READ**

Young professional to grow in mentoring program
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Young professional to grow in mentoring program

Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism’s Deanne Baker hopes to grow her tourism industry knowledge via QTIC’s 2024 Young Professionals Mentoring program. Here's the story

Eliminated from Australian Idol, but it's only the beginning
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Eliminated from Australian Idol, but it's only the beginning

Bribie Island local, Kiani Smith has now been eliminated from Australian Idol after making it to the Top 8. Here's what she had to say

Vote to save Bribie Island local in Australian Idol
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Vote to save Bribie Island local in Australian Idol

Bribie Island local, Kiani Smith will face a live elimination round tonight on Australian Idol. Here's how you can vote to save her

Local business raising funds for domestic violence
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Local business raising funds for domestic violence

One Dakabin local has taken advocacy into her own hands by launching a business that supports domestic and family violence charities. Here's the story