Community Spirit & The Big Wet

We don’t need to tell you how catastrophic and challenging the Big Wet has been – but we’ve got a little article praising community spirit and links to the Mud Army 2.0 and Red Cross fundraisers so help if you can. We’ve got a lot of news this month, including all the info on the medical practice that has started on Coochie – see page 3!

Your March issue of the Coochie Island News is now available to view and download: https://coochieislandnews.com/online-editions/

The print version is at Curlew CafeCoochiemudlo Island Beach Bar and Seminara Apartments and will be at all mainland outlets later today and our gym and Men’s Shed by Tuesday. (Some outlets may not be accessible today due to flooding).

So much talent on such a tiny isle! Thanks to our fabulous contributors who shared their news, views, and writing talents! Please support our sponsor Bay Island Transport for their magnificent longstanding support of this newspaper. Darren & Louise Gearing, we love your community spirit! We particularly love our front colour page which pops! Thank you for your support.

Thank you to each of our advertisers for your community focus. We grow businesses and we love having you on board.  Huge thanks to our growing band of community-focused advertisers booking and paying for ads 12 months advance – THANK YOU Andrew Courtney (Plenitude Wealth), Angela Hoskin(Site Content), Craig Carter (Coochie Contractors), Kerry Burton (Team Solomon Estate Agents), Matt Bufalino (Bufalino Builders)Ian and Christine Hart (Coochiemudlo Island Beach Bar), and Steven Shelley, Shelley Contracting! Awesome support!

Thanks to each and every advertiser in CIN, and the businesses allowing us to distribute CIN on their premises. We love you!  And thank you dear readers – without you there would be no reason to have a paper.

Be sure to check out our Two of Us – How We Met story, Michael des David’s fishing tipsAdaire’s musing on her one year anniversary of houseboat adventuresChristo’s tips on coping with ‘overwhelm’ in today’s uncertain world, a lovely On the Deck interviewfilm & book reviews and Golf Club’s events and news and lots more! Like… what’s on at RPAC, another great Meet Our Volunteers interview, all your community organisation news and events and lots more … whew! I think that’s it for another month!

Thanks for supporting Coochie Island News. It means a lot to this community.

Have a lovely weekend!

Rachael xx