Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Round Up Begins for Rodeo Fun at Creek

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Round Up Begins for Rodeo Fun at Creek

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THE Apple Tree Creek Rodeo is charging into town.

The rodeo will feature open, rookie and junior bull rides, open bare back and open saddle bronc rides, ladies' barrel race, the local barrel race and a junior steer ride.

Some of the top rodeo riders in Australia will be competing, including the likes of Dale Bougoure (saddle bronc rider) and local all-round cowgirl Katie Vaughan.

The event will be held on October 17 at the Apple Tree Creek Rodeo grounds.

Entry is $10 for adults, $5 for students, $2 for primary school children and under fives are free.

Gates will open at 3pm for a 5pm start.

All are welcome, but are asked to leave their dogs and eskies at home. For more information, telephone Doug Schofield on 0417 628 656.

Agricultural guide

AUSTRALIAN Agricultural College Corporation (AACC) has launched the new face of training for rural industry with its guide to next year's courses.

With strong demand for qualified workers in the agricultural sector and continued growth in the resource area, AACC is providing accredited employees who are ready to start work and keenly sought after.

AACC director John Elich said the range of courses on offer in the 2010 Training Guide reflected the needs of industry and the highly-qualified staff delivering training through AACC ensures there is an excellent rate of graduates who walk straight into jobs.

A full copy of the 2010 Training Guide is available for download on the AACC website www.aacc.edu.au (http://www.aacc.edu.au) as well as key competency units available at each campus, a break-down of each campus and more information about gaining an exciting career supporting the agricultural industry.

Hall birthday dance

THE Apple Tree Creek Memorial Hall is hosting a dance night on Saturday to celebrate the hall's birthday.

The dance will commence at 7.30pm.

Popular visiting band Soulmates will provide a mixed program of dancing to suit all patrons. …

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