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EVENT:   Launch of ‘WHISPERS THROUGH THE SPINIFEX: Memories of Mount Isa in the Making’


Lawns of the Mount Isa Civic Centre


Thursday 23 February 2017


6.30pm - 8.30pm


 - Static display of 300 historical photographs of the making of Mount Isa

 - Old Cine Sound News reels and film clips of defining moments - Mount Isa

 - Country Music Madness
 - Emcee(s)  -  Terry Lees  OAM  (in Australia Day Honours) & Derek Barry
                    (Editor of North West Star newspaper)

 - Welcome to Country

 - Smoking Ceremony

 - Kalkadungu ‘Sundowners’ Dancers

 - Old Cinesound News reels

 - Bush poetry readings

Hopefully???   Books arrive in town ……


A couple of bushies said they’ll “… pick the books up under the spinifex on the Cloncurry road and bring ‘em to town”.  Fingers crossed they don’t want to wet the whistle with the Bundy Barrel on the way they should get to town in time for the bun-fight.  The ol’ girl is booked to dance in the streets with her crazy mates. An’ we hear our Federal mate Katter is thingkin’ of comin’ and readin’ too!  Bloody good shindig for ev’one.  R ugh comin’ ???  

 - Official Book Launch

 - Book Readings by Several local identities

 - Book Signings


And that's all folks...

EVENT: Presentation of film clips and a historical static photo display
VENUE: Mount Isa Library 
DATE: Friday 24th and Saturday 25th of February 2017
TIME: Between 10am - 12 noon
‘Whispers Through the Spinifex’
Country to Coast Promotional Tour
will start on Monday 27 February.  
Confirmed details to follow.
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