First aid training

Last week, Mornington Shire Council held educational workshops in senior First aid training, to build skills in local team members. Council’s training coordinator Aleesha Menere said the program was run through Remote Training Service Cairns, Queensland, Australia. “First aid training comes in handy for a variety…


Y E S T E R D A Y Over 90 Mornington Islanders gathered at the Mornington Shire Councilflag pole to pay respects to those fallen. “I would like to thank the traditional owners past and present for the opportunity to be here today to…

Deadly art comp

Gununamanda Store has launched a uniform design competition. The Mornington Island community store is after local artists to design their deadly new uniform for their staff. Artists can submit a painting 60×40 to win a cash prize. First prize $600.00 Second and Third prize $400.00 Entry form…

Art is key to connection

Way too ‪#‎deadly‬ and made by the hands of Indigenous high school students at Mornington Island State School, Gununa. Art teacher, Mr Ben Landers, has worked with the students to create a collection of badges that feature totems and culturally significant objects from the island….

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

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