10 Things To Do in The Moreton Bay Region – Home of The Woodford Folk Festival

Written by Debbie Diplock One hour’s drive from both Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, you’ll find the 500-acre Woodford Folk Festival site nestled in the Moreton Bay region. This is a slice of Southern-Queensland paradise where the native bush hides crisp, cool swimming holes and pristine beaches line the coast.  With a border just 25km from the Brisbane CBD, this region…

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Bill and Bob’s excellent festival adventure 

Cross posted with permission from The Sunshine Coast Daily Written by Bill Hauritz     WOODFORD Folk Festival director Bill Hauritz has provided an intimate insight into former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s last days, his character and the love affair he came to have with the Sunshine Coast’s favourite festival.   Vale Bob Hawke  At the age of…

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Beat The Heat at Woodford

The second innovative version of street shades are being unveiled at this year’s Woodford Folk Festival. Organizers are hoping that the new design by German bamboo architect Jorg Straum will be the right fit. Volunteers will construct 70 meters of shading under the supervision of Sydney bamboo/architect collective Cave Urban who worked with Jorg while visiting Woodfordia…

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BioQuesting Woodfordia 

QuestaGame recently won the prestigious Eureka Science Award for innovation in citizen science, and we invite you to play with us to document Woodfordia’s biodiversity. Already, across one weekend, 300 sightings have been submitted and a new species was found! Become Woodfordia’s citizen scientist by joining the Woodfordia Clan; discover the fascinating creatures that call…

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