Last working bee on a chilly day

A small party of dedicated volunteers braved the breezy, chilly, and grey morning to cross the lake to continue to look after the Information Centre. Various maintenance tasks were tackled, along with the usual cleaning and tidying. Morning tea time was welcome and refreshments and conversation were enjoyed in a brief period of warm sunshine.

May 2023 Maintenance morning at Kinaba Information Centre

On Tuesday 9th May, eight enthusiastic volunteers braved the chilly but calm morning to cross the lake for the third attempt to maintain the Information Centre. Two previous attempts were abandoned due to unsavoury weather conditions.

Window and general cleaning completed, door locks replaced, and First Aid Kit checked and was in good condition.

The usual morning tea period was welcomed. Thank you volunteers.

Tuesday 22nd November - final working bee at Kinaba for 2022

Perfect lake conditions for two boats of four intrepid volunteers continued the upkeep of Kinaba Information Centre.

General cleaning of windows, walls and floors was completed, including a social period enjoying coffee, cake and conversation.
Replacement of some worn doors and door locks also successfully executed. Geat work for 2022!!!

September caretaking day at Kinaba

Nine dedicated volunteers crossed the lake in two vessels and in lovely conditions.

The usual caretaking tasks were completed with ease, plus some minor maintenance.
Morning tea break was enjoyed during a busy period with visitors stopping off for a look around

Meet-up with Brisbane Intrepid Landcare Group

On Saturday 27th of August, we met with Brisbane Intrepid Landcare group, who were having their annual workshop in our area and camping at the Boreen Point campground. They are an organisation of relatively young folk.

Winter Solstice clean-up

Twelve intrepid souls crossed the lake in ideal lake-crossing conditions, to spend a few hours maintaining the Information Centre. Two of those folk were inducted on-site, adding to our volunteer base.

General cleaning, painting and minor repairs carried out, plus listing future tasks to be tackled. As usual, morning tea offered a chance to re-group and chat.
It was our first dedicated maintenance trip with the new vessel "Jabiru", with passengers suitably impressed.

Official Jabiru launch Saturday 18th June 2022

Finally we had perfect weather for the launching of Friends of Kinaba's new boat, "Jabiru".

November working bee and new members get to work

Perfect weather conditions greeted eleven intrepid souls to cross the lake in four vessels, to tackle some long-overdue tasks at the Information Centre.

Two of those folk were inducted on-site as new volunteers. 

General maintenance and a friendly and social morning tea consumed the morning, before the pleasant return journey to the ramp.

10 years of maintenance celebration

 Saturday 12th June saw about 15 enthusiastic folk brace the chilly but calm lake crossing to mark the 10th anniversary of the inception of Friends of Kinaba organisation. An enjoyable morning had by all.

Revitalising displays, information and display area

On 27th April Friends of Kinaba committee met at Kinaba with QPWS staff to begin planning for the entire display area to be revitalised with lots of exciting and new display and information for visitors to the centre.

This has been a long time vision and is very exciting.



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