World Famous Guest Speaker confirmed

Moonie is very excited to announce our guest speaker and MC for this year's Yabbie Races!


Yes, there are more letters there than in the alphabet! Without knowing what they stand for, you can be assured that not only is Dr Fraser an interntionally recognised speaker and researcher in his medical field, he is also a brilliant entertainer, want-to-be actor and man of great humour!  

We are privilged that John can take time out from being the Eminent Intensive Care Specialist and Director of Critical Care Research at Australia's largest cardiac hospital, the Prince Charles, to take on the microphone for the 2012 Moonie Yabbie Races.

Dr Fraser has fellowships in internal medicine, anaesthesia, critical care and a PhD in surgery. He has extensive experience in managing patients with heart failure requiring VADs and cardiac transplants.  John's research work is famous around the world; his PhD work into post-burn scarring, and the design and development into the world's first artificial heart.


Yabbie Art Competition - $200 up for grabs

This year, as well as the usual assortment of great things to do and see at the Yabbie Races, there will be an artwork competition with a $200 prize.

Any media may be used as long as it represents a yabbie - paint one, scultp one, weld one, sew one, draw one or mosaic one - whatever you can think of!

Deliver your piece of art to the Moonie Sports Club before judging (which will take place Mon 19th Nov - Thu 22nd Nov) and see your work of art on display at the race day.

You will have the option to sell your art too - just name your price! 

Contact Kate Schutt for more details (4665 9186 or


Toowoomba Bus to service this year's races!

We are very excited to announce that this year Stonestreets will run a Day Trip Return Bus service, to and from the Moonie Yabbie Races.  The service will depart Toowoomba at 11:30am, travel via Dalby, arriving into Moonie for the 2pm start.  The bus will then return to Dalby and Toowoomba that evening. 

Seats are limited!  You can book your seat NOW -  just click on Book The Bus in the menu above!

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