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  • -Once you are added, on a regular basis we will email you advising of a latest release available for download on the web site. We will also include the headline for the story and associated photos/images.
  • -We will also have available on the site media leads (suggested contacts) for media outlets to contact and create your own headlines. These will be based around the rural industry and anything of major interest in the lead up to the field days event

For further information, please call Jeanette Sturiale, Rotary FNQ Field Days Marketing Manager.

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May 29, 2021, 12:16 AM
Powerful presentations about helping country blokes talk about mental health and suicide are helping break down the sigma often associated with the topic. A key theme of the 2021 Rotary FNQ Field Days, a Health and Wellbeing Avenue has been set up to provide men with a diverse range of information, support and services. The event is also proud to have Mental Health advocate Mary O’Brien as this year’s guest speaker, sponsored by the Mareeba & Dimbulah Community Bank Branches.
May 28, 2021, 2:41 PM
BUSINESSES from across Queensland and interstate are already making plans to be part of the 2023 Rotary FNQ Field Days on the back of a hugely successful event. In excess of 15,000 attended the three-day biennial event at the Mareeba Rodeo Grounds on May 26, 27 and 28 – a true credit to the combined efforts of the Rotary Clubs of Atherton and Mareeba.
May 27, 2021, 5:14 PM
​FROM 12-metre-high drill rigs to tractors worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, the diverse range of agricultural machinery that’s come together for the Rotary FNQ Field Days is unlike anything else. Businesses across North Queensland and interstate have pulled out all the stops to get their machinery to the popular 2021 event. Sites big and small feature slashers, smooth drum rollers, backhoes, skidsteer loaders, fork lifts, bailers, mulchers, irrigation, pumps and much more.
May 27, 2021, 1:23 PM
TABLELANDS couple Mario and Jodie Cocco faced with every parent’s worst nightmare when they were told their young son had suffered a severe traumatic brain injury after crashing his quad bike. Domenic was just seven years old when he got on a quad bike without a helmet and without any formal training. After a period of time in hospital, he thankfully began to recover and was able to return home – a rare success story.
May 27, 2021, 9:12 AM
BUMPER crowds are expected to flood through the gates for day two of the Far North’s massive agriculture fields days after a record start to the 2021 event. An impressive 5000 people attended day one of the Rotary FNQ Field Days – one of the best first days on record, despite some wet weather. The skies have since cleared and sunny days are forecast for the reminder of the event.
May 26, 2021, 8:28 PM
​REFURBISHING a vintage Massey Ferguson 35 tractor to showcase at the Rotary FNQ Field Days was always Kevin Seles’ dream. Sadly, the Mareeba man lost his battle with cancer 12 months ago before he had a chance to finish his project. Since Kevin's death, his loving family and friends have come together and made it their mission to fulfil his dream.
May 26, 2021, 2:17 PM
​AN impressive spectacle of agricultural machinery from both generations past and the modern day has marked the grand opening of Northern Australia’s largest field days. Held in the arena of the Mareeba Rodeo Grounds, the Rotary FNQ Field Days hosted a grand parade for the first time as part of an official celebration. Tablelands businessman Rex Petersen also showed off his impressive talents performing a range of balance-based tricks on his Bobcat. Mareeba Shire Mayor Angela Toppin said the combined efforts of the Atherton and Mareeba Rotary Clubs to host such an event highlighted the importance of collaboration to bring visitors and economic benefits to the Far North region.
May 26, 2021, 11:08 AM
ALL the action is underway at the Rotary FNQ Field Days. Visitors have been flooding through the gates since opening at 9am despite a slightly wet start to the day. Conditions have now cleared up and are idyllic for the three-day event, which will run through until Friday afternoon (May 28). Event chairman Trevor Duncan encouraged everyone to come along and get involved, with a wide range of displays, presentations and something to see at every turn.
May 24, 2021, 8:12 PM
Bush businesses in the spotlight A GROUP of rural women passionate about their craft are bringing their much-loved bush businesses to the Rotary FNQ Field Days. Spending their days working or out harvesting, spraying and picking on the farm is the norm for many rural women across North Queensland. But it’s the creative talents and shared love for business that’s brought together a group of Dimbulah women.
May 12, 2021, 3:33 PM
On a mission to save rural lives A RURAL woman dedicating her work to meeting with rural men on the ground to help break down the stigma of mental health has a powerful message for those across the Far North. The importance of health and safety on-farm will also be addressed in the in the Rotary Business Tent, with presentations from Atherton couple Jodie and Mario Cocco.
Apr 30, 2021, 2:05 PM
​Balance put to the ultimate test in stunt show A MAREEBA heavy machinery operator will attempt to defy gravity in a first-time stunt show at the Rotary FNQ Field Days.
Apr 22, 2021, 3:55 PM
​Iconic agricultural Field Days ready and rearing to go The Rotary FNQ Field Days’ organising committee is taking extensive steps to ensure that this year’s event will be recording breaking, safe and fun for all exhibitors, patrons and visitors.
Apr 14, 2021, 3:04 PM
​Cattle go to auction in first for Rotary FNQ Field Days
Mar 19, 2021, 8:58 AM
The Rotary FNQ Field Days set to be electric in 2021
Oct 1, 2020, 5:50 PM
STRONG AND STABLE Field Days ready for 2021
May 31, 2019, 9:14 PM
THE afternoon of day two at the 2019 Rotary FNQ Field Days was abuzz with excitement as the final round of the John Deere Tractor and Garden Tractor Pull took place.
May 31, 2019, 4:01 AM
THE Health and Wellbeing Pavilion has been a highly sought-after stall at the 2019 Rotary FNQ Field Days, and one such program garnering much interest is the Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service’s ‘Behind Closed Doors’ program.
May 31, 2019, 3:30 AM
FARM safety is one of the three core themes of the 2019 Rotary FNQ Field Days, and it is an issue that hits close to home for this year’s event’s special guest Shane Webcke and Rotary FNQ Field Days Health and Safety Officer Joe Moro.
May 31, 2019, 2:00 AM
DAY three of the 2019 Rotary FNQ Field Days saw visitors flock to the Emergency Services and Department of Transport and Main Roads sites to make a pledge in support of Fatality Free Friday.
May 31, 2019, 12:10 AM
VOLUNTEERISM is at the heart of the Rotary FNQ Field Days, and there are two no greater examples of the enormous role volunteers play in the event’s success than that of Geoff and Honor Redington.
May 30, 2019, 2:55 AM
FORMER Brisbane Broncos, Queensland Maroons and Australia Kangaroos legend Shane Webcke was at day two of the 2019 Rotary FNQ Field Days to deliver an influential message on farm safety.
May 29, 2019, 3:04 PM
Minister Furner officially opens 2019 Rotary FNQ Field Days
May 29, 2019, 4:40 AM
MENTAL health and wellbeing problems continue to be a scourge on our society, which is why this year’s Rotary FNQ Field Days theme of Mental Wellness is of particular importance.
May 22, 2019, 2:20 PM
Farm safety at the forefront of Field Days
May 16, 2019, 12:09 AM
Flood Effected Horsemanship Display coming to Field Days
May 8, 2019, 4:27 PM
Winning Photo for Official Guide Release
Apr 23, 2019, 11:39 AM
Charity to benefit from Rotary Field Days volunteer partnership
Apr 15, 2019, 9:12 AM
Rugby league legend special guest at Rotary FNQ Field Days
Mar 22, 2019, 1:54 PM
From little things big things grow
Mar 1, 2019, 8:55 AM
THE Rotary FNQ Field Days is on the hunt for a hero agricultural photograph to feature on the cover of its official exhibitor guide.
Nov 29, 2018, 3:48 PM
Field Days 2019 launches with Men’s Sheds the big winners
Nov 2, 2018, 11:39 AM
Northern Australia’s best field days on the way – Site Sales Open Now
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Stage 2 sites up for grabs at Rotary FNQ Field Days
Feb 3, 2017, 3:41 PM
ROTARY FNQ Field Days will return to Mareeba with an action-packed three-day extravaganza in 2017.


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