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by Mark Balczun on Tuesday June 18th

The following is a thought provoking piece written by long time Island local Mark Balczun.   Mark and his wife Lynn have made Straddie their home for the past 40 years, raising their two children Gemma and Ash and are intrinsically woven into the fabric of our community.


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A Creative Visual Experience

by Straddie Sales & Rentals on Wednesday August 23rd

We are really excited to have the opportunity to showcase on our blog young local couple Angie Simms and Stuart Quinn who are the creators of local Island business Stradbroke Island Photography.  I say creators because their business is just that a creative visual experience of Island life, ident

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2017 Quandamooka Festival

by Kelly Hawke on Friday July 28th

For the third year, Quandamooka Festival has staged a community wide celebration with events being held around the Redlands and Moreton Bay Island regions, including Minjerribah (Straddie), as well as Brisbane.

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Through Love, Sweat & Tears. 10 years in the making

by Helaina Bannister on Tuesday June 20th

As the old saying goes, ‘if you truly love something, you have to let it go” rings true for the proud owners of our newest holiday rental, Amity Escape.

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Whale Season at Amity Point - The Best of Both Worlds

by Helaina Bannister on Wednesday June 7th

My partner and I recently moved to North Stradbroke Island after a year of struggles and heartache from a near-death motorbike accident and after two weeks at Amity Point, immersed in mother nature, our healing has well and truly begun!

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