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…

Kalpowar, 17 November 2018

  The Kalpowar Hall was built in 1954 using locally milled timber from the Kalpowar Forest, built only by voluntary labour and without debt.   The village of Kalpowar is situated in the foothills of the Burnett Range, beside the  Kalpowar State Forest which protects a mosaic of forests. Patches of dense rainforest with towering…

Felton, 18 November 2018

The original Felton Hall was built in 1931 by local farmers. The same spirit of self-help survives to the present day. In 2015, Felton Hall Association members took a decision to replace the old hall. This was done by bringing an existing building from St Anthony’s school in Toowoomba. The cost of re-locating the St…