Peter Gardiner News Item

Noosa News

After the wonderful History Night on 12th March 2014 at the Apollonian Hotel in Boreen Point, Peter Gardiner interviewed Ron Turner who was the District Ranger for Cooloola National Park in 1978.

Gail Forrer news item

Noosa News

The breakfast picnic at Kinaba on Sunday 16th February saw the arrival of a few more interested people who came to see the Sir Thomas Hiley Information Centre and the work Friends of Kinaba is doing there, and to enjoy the beauty of the Kinaba area, and listen to some of the stories concerning the Centre.  Gail Forrer was one of the interested people, and she wrote this article in the Noosa News on Thursday 21st February 2014

Peter Gardiner news item

Noosa News

A great article in the Noosa News on 9th September 2012
by Peter Gardiner explaining why we were having a picnic at Kinaba, and our intentions if we can get permission to start work.

Media release

Community picnic rally a success!

Organised by the Friends of Kinaba steering committee, the picnic day held on Saturday the 25th of August at Kinaba (Sir Thomas Hiley) Information Centre, was to reinforce the community’s dedication to keeping Kinaba open to the public and continuing its duty as gateway to the Noosa Everglades (a.k.a Upper Noosa River). 

Download the PDF to read the whole media release

August picnic was great

Community Picnic with a difference.
article by Jemma Darlington

The morning dawned with a thick mist over the lakeside community of Boreen Point. All are late to rise, including the sun. All that is, except for Friends of Kinaba. Preparations are being made; lunches packed, sunscreen smeared and masts hoisted. For a picnic is to be had, a picnic with a difference.

Construction began 1978

Construction began May 1978...opening ahead of completion in September 1978.
Completed and opened to the public March 1979, making local news.

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