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August 8, 2018

Furneaux Museum Update

A few this happening at the Museum of late. Here is an update by President Bron Grutzner from the Augusts 3rd addition of the Island News. NEW EXHIBITION – Now on display for the first time is a selection of photographic equipment donated to the Museum by the estate of George Coster of Emita. The exhibition […]

Island News
July 26, 2018

Mini Market Time!

Mini-Market tomorrow at the Football and Netball. Starting at 10 am in the tearooms at the Showground. Just a side note to say The Condimental will be closed tomorrow morning. They will be at the mini market instead with pizza and usual sourdough loaves and baguettes.  

Island News
May 31, 2018

Wednesday fun at FIAAI

Wednesday after school activities for all at the Flinders Island Aboriginal Association. June 6th 2018, 3:30pm- 5:30pm Board Games!! A wide choice of new and traditional board games to play. June 20th 2018, 3:30pm – 5:30pm Video Games!! Escape the winter weather and hide out with the team at FIAAI. July 4th 2018, 3:30pm- 5:30pm FIAAI […]

Island News
January 2, 2018

Emita Sports 2018

Saturday 6th January, 3 pm til dusk Emita Hall, 1 Melrose Rd Events for all ages: 3 legged race, sack race, box ponies, Emita marathon and more! Food & drink available for purchase; BYO picnics welcome. Bar available; no BYO alcohol please. BYO shade, sunscreen & hats. Please leave your dogs at home.

Island News
December 28, 2017

New Years Eve

Celebrate New Years Eve at the Furneaux Tavern. Live entertainment from ‘HIT THERAPY’, plus a massive display of fireworks. Furneaux Tavern is hosting a night of great entertainment on New Year’s Eve. Bring the family along to watch the incredible display of fireworks over the water at 10 pm. Then party on with the band into […]

Island News
September 10, 2014

Wireless Station

Lets flash back to the 8th October 1913. Flinders Island Wireless Station was officially opened after almost a year in construction of two buildings and erection of the 170 ft. (52m.) high mast in February of 1913. Amalgamated Wireless Australia (AWA) held a contract with government of the day to provide radio contact between ships […]

Flinders Island History, Island News