Hakka

Multicultural Festival makes a splash at the Lake 

Corin Mackay July 1, 2023 2 min read

The Forest Lake multicultural festival, hosted by the Hakka Association Queensland, was held earlier this month at the region’s eponymous lake, with splashing success. Forest Lake festival chief organiser Florence Day explained that the Dragon Boat Festival celebrated the life of Qu Yuan, a great Chinese warrior and poet who committed suicide in the Mi-Lo…

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Lakers dragon boat club bring home the bling after nationals

Corin Mackay June 27, 2023 2 min read

The Lakers Dragon Boat Club competitors had their eyes on the prize in Victoria as they competed against the top teams in the country late last month in the Australian Dragon Boat Racing Federation Nationals Competitions Event. Five members of the team, Aaron Pulemagafa, Nathan Billing, Robert Crowton, Ron Keil and Nigel Kahupukoro, represented Queensland…

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