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Mullum Music Festival is supporting tree  planting on Sunday (Mothers Day) at Durrumbul Hall. Photo Jeff Dawson
Mullum Music Festival is supporting tree planting on Sunday (Mothers Day) at Durrumbul Hall. Photo Jeff Dawson

Mullum Music Festival’s annual Mothers Day tree planting is at the Durrumbul Hall site on Sunday May 14, 9am–1pm.

This year will see the 6,000th native tree planted by the festival team, its supporters and planting organisers.

Musicians Aine Tyrell and Andrew Morris will provide free entertainment.

Brunswick Valley Landcare will be providing a barbecue brunch (gold coin donation). Planting runs from 9am until 10am. Music and refreshments follow from 10.30am till 1pm.

Previous plantings took place at the Mullumbimby Community Gardens, Mullumbimby ‘horse paddock’ and showgrounds, Tyagarah Crown lands, and Shearwater Steiner School.

Bring drinking water and wear gloves, long sleeves and long pants, with protective footwear. Trees will be provided and laid out ready for planting.


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