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Welcome to the Atherton Maize Festival Website

About us

The Maize Festival began in 1962 by the Atherton Branch of the Qld Ambulance Transport Brigade to raise much needed funds.

Today, it is still a community event that aims to raise money for local causes. It is hosted on the Atherton Tablelands, Queensland. In 2012, we celebrated 50 years of the festival and the funds raised were given to Atherton Tableland Local Ambulance Committee to be used to purchase equipment to help train Atherton and Tableland paramedics and ambulance officers. 

 

The Committee and what we do

The Maize Festival is staged by volunteers who form the Maize Festival Committee.
Each year the Maize Festival holds popular events and competitions, which include the Maize Queen contest, best dressed window & premises and the always popular Mardi Gras and Street Parade.

NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING - 8th June 2016 AT THE COUNCIL BOARDROOM, MABEL ST, ATHERTON. 5:30PM START. EVERYONE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

Get involved in the All New 2016 Atherton Maize Festival. 

Why not try your hand at our BRAND NEW Rainbow Corn Growing Competition!

But be quick! You need to sow your seeds now to ensure you're ready for harvest by August....

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  Visit our Facebook page: facebook.com/maizefestival50

 
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Contacts

President - Taleesha Fegatilli 0428 560 002

Secretary - Alicia Jaggard 0427 879 364

Treasurer - Melanie Mahoney generalinfo@maizefestival.org.au

mailbox-2-iconP.O. Box 18, Atherton QLD 4883