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Rosemary Ward and Soriia Murray, 6 months, during Stockland Gladstone's Teddy Bear Picnic at the Gladstone Harbour Festival. Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Families paws to enjoy picnic with festival in full swing

PICNIC blankets, teacups and teddy bears came from far and wide to dance and enjoy the brilliant weather during the Gladstone Harbour Festival on Saturday.

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To think we allow this type of thing to go on, while at the same time we spend $millions looking for a plane that might or might not have crashed some where! Did we inherit the earth or did we confiscate it?

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