Zombie councillors Stuart Taylor and Robert Garland roamed through the Heritage City markets yesterday in search of brains.
Zombie councillors Stuart Taylor and Robert Garland roamed through the Heritage City markets yesterday in search of brains. Megan Pope

Zombies stagger through M'boro

MARYBOROUGH'S CBD resembled a scene from a horror film yesterday, after an army of zombies staggered through the CBD ... all for a good cause.

The collective moans and groans of the about 30 zombies could be heard throughout markets, as the "walking dead" helped to raise money for the Brain Foundation.

There were gasps and screams from onlookers as the hoard of colourful characters made their way through the main streets of Maryborough before stopping on the steps of City Hall.

Fraser Coast Regional Council youth services officer Raelene Hurst said she was impressed by the number of dedicated zombies who had covered themselves in fake blood for the occasion.

"I was really surprised by how many people were into zombies," Ms Hurst said.

"There are some really great costumes here as well; someone even brought a bucket of fake blood."

Maryborough Zombie Hazel Midnight Rose said the event was a great excuse for people to dress-up and support a good cause.

"You don't need an excuse to dress up as a zombie, I mean it's so much fun," Ms Midnight Rose said.



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