IN MARCH 2004, The Irrigator covered many achievements and events.
There were sports matches, individual medals, evenings out and much more.
There was even a head shave for a worthy fundraising cause.
March 2004 was the third month of that leap year.
The month, which began on a Monday, ended on a Wednesday after 31 days.
March 2004 in Australia
- March 3: A bottle of wine is discovered on board the Queensland Government jet when Indigenous Policy Minister Liddy Clark and her staff visit an alcohol-free Indigenous community at Lockhart River, about 800 km north of Cairns, Queensland.
- March 11 A Senate report on poverty is immediately dismissed by Prime Minister John Howard. The report shows between two and 3.5 million Australians, or up to 19 percent of the population, are living in poverty.
- March 20: Van Tuong Nguyen is sentenced to death in the Singaporean High Court after being convicted of trafficking 396.2g of heroin into Singapore in December 2002.
- March 27: Brisbane City Council Elections. Liberal candidate Campbell Newman becomes Lord Mayor of Brisbane defeating Labor candidate Tim Quinn, thus ending 13 years of Labor government in Brisbane.