Dimbulah, 11 November 2018

  Dimbulah Memorial Hall in the glory days of tobacco farming and mining saw many descendants of migrant farmers come together for nights of laughter and dancing at regular social gatherings. This was also the place for the beginning of togetherness for couples. It was the place to be in days gone by. Festival of…

Nebo, 14 November 2018

Nebo Memorial Hall is a beautiful, classic country hall, with high ceilings and red velvet curtains defining the raised stage at the front. Built in 1956, it was used as a community cinema from the late 1950’s to early 1960’s showing strip film movies on projectors. During the 70’s, the hall played host to many…

Ilbilbie, 15 November 2018

Ilbilbie Community Centre is located next to the Ilbilbie Service Station approximately one hour’s drive south of Mackay. Over the years, the centre has been a hub for the Ilbilbie and Greenhill district, hosting many functions such as birthday parties and community meetings. The members of Ilbilbie Craft Group meet there every Tuesday sharing their…

Goovigen, 16 November 2018

Goovigen – the small country town with two halls The School of Arts was built in 1929 with lots of volunteer labour from the early pioneers of the district. Constructed of corrugated iron and local timber, it was to become the social venue for the district. The first function was a dance held on the…