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Why the Queensland election matters beyond the state's borders
State elections can be parochial, and Queensland's poll on Saturday is no different, with issues ranging from fixing the Bruce Highway to rolling out a youth curfew in two northern cities. But this election has resonance beyond its borders. Annastacia...

One more COVID case as Vic eases limits
Victoria has reported one new case of COVID-19 as Melbourne residents head into a weekend of greater social freedom. Saturday's health department figures show the fresh diagnosis and a daily case average of 2.4 for the fortnight up to Friday. Authorities...

Suspect in California hit-and-run returned from Australia
A woman suspected in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Southern California three years ago has been returned to the U.S. to face trial after her arrest in Australia. Authorities say Andrea Dorothy Chan Reyes fled the country after hitting Agustin...

Peter Gutwein's pandemic response won praise, but has the shine gone off?
Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein has a good story to tell. The son of migrants, he grew up the eldest of six children in the tiny northern Tasmanian town of Nunamara. His father worked as a baker and earned extra money by stacking animal skins and selling...

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Tuesday, 30 April | 10:30 – 11:30am Cox Park, Lota
Stretchband Pilates A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages.

Wednesday, 1 May | 8:30 – 9:30am Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum Tai Chi Qigong
This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome.

Wednesday, 1 May | 9:30 – 10:15am Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum CANCELED - Music and movement program

Thursday, 2 May | 9:30 – 10:30am George Clayton Park, Manly Zumba Gold® fitness Get active with great people at the Zumba Gold® workout for the young at heart! Ideal for anyone wanting a fun, simple and low impact fitness class, active older adults and low fitness participants. You'll be grooving to a wide range of zesty Latin, spicy Indian and other international rhythms! Wear exercise clothes and bring a water bottle. Don't forget your hat and sunscreen!

Sunday, 5 May | 7:30 – 8:30am Darling Point Park (road reserve) Yoga Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome!

Tuesday, 7 May | 10:30 – 11:30am Cox Park, Lota Stretchband Pilates A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages.

Tuesday, 7 May | 5 – 6pm Bayside Park, Manly Zumba® fitness Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba class.

Wednesday, 8 May | 8:30 – 9:30am Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum Tai Chi Qigong This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome.

Thursday, 9 May | 9:30 – 10:30am George Clayton Park, Manly Zumba Gold® fitness Get active with great people at the Zumba Gold® workout for the young at heart! Ideal for anyone wanting a fun, simple and low impact fitness class, active older adults and low fitness participants. You'll be grooving to a wide range of zesty Latin, spicy Indian and other international rhythms! Wear exercise clothes and bring a water bottle. Don't forget your hat and sunscreen

Sunday, 12 May | 7:30 – 8:30am Darling Point Park (road reserve) Yoga Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome!

Monday, 13 May | 9:30 – 10:15am Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum Music and movement program Come and enjoy the great outdoors with your little ones while you move and make music together. You will share a special time with other parents, while helping your little ones learn and grow through musical play and movement. Take home tips for how to keep grooving and creating musical moments at home provided. Meet near the whale feature by the playground.