Month: March 2016

Bloomin’ great deal

Blue skies greeted the Mornington Island visitors to Cairns today, some – their very first time on a plane. Eight passengers arrived at the Cairns airport, overwhelmed at the generosity of ‘free’ flights from Bloomer Constructions. Grateful Gununa local Jack Juhel Junior explained, “the fact…

Cyclone threat

Due to flooding, Birri and Balaleah Roads are closed to all traffic (from where the bitumen ends) until further notice (March 14 2016). For more information, visit Get Ready Queensland Government Latest satellite imagery here

Dick Smith visits Wellesley Islands

The famous philanthropist winged his way to Mornington Island on Wednesday March 2 to open a community garden, at the invitation of Mornington Shire Council. The garden will create a sustainable supply of fresh fruit and vegetables. He was joined by the ABC’s Australia All Over radio…