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Aug 182014

Brisbane Billycart ChampionsipsI went along to the annual Brisbane Billycart Championships yesterday at Carindale Recreation Reserve. I recorded this piece for 612 ABC Brisbane as their Community Correspondent for the region.

The numbers were down on last year’s championships with it raining heavily the day before. However the sun came out for the billycarters and it was a fantastic day! Once again, Carindale Rotary did an amazing job coordinating the event.

I’ve collated some related tweets in this storify collection below to help illustrate the day. There’s also our billycarts Facebook album.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Gen is the Founder of Carindale Connect (started in 2007). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Queensland University of Technology and an internship from ABC Online. She's involved in a number of web projects, was the Website Manager for Chamber of Commerce and Industry QLD and the Editor of Wotnews (Australian news aggregator and search engine start-up). She also spent some time as a volunteer Community Correspondent for 612 ABC Brisbane. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Gen now lives in Carindale. She loves her bicycle (but doesn't do lycra), the environment and art.
Genevieve Robey

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