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Brunch in Celebration of International Women’s Day

The Zonta Club of Pine Rivers is again hosting it’s International Women’s Day Brunch on Sunday, 14 March commencing at 9am for a 9:30am start. The speaker this year is Wendy Paterson, Co-Founder of “Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity”. Wendy, herself a breast cancer survivor, is an enthusiastic speaker and her dedication to making a difference is contagious. This... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Share your big ideas for new Hills District Community Place

 Moreton Bay Region residents are being asked to think big and think bold when sharing their ideas for the future Hills District Community Place.  Mayor Peter Flannery said there was an opportunity to redevelop the old Club Arana building on Dawson Parade to make way for a new community space.  “This project will breathe renewed life into the heart of... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Calling on Hills District schools to bee-come environmental champions with Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants

Applications for the 2021 Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants Program are now open for Hills District. Primary schools and early learning centres across Hills District can also apply for a Bee Bonus, as part of a $1.5million investment by Woolworths into the program. Up to a thousand Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants are being offered, for up to $1,000 each. Recipients in... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Arts and community grants now open

Moreton Bay community groups and budding artists can now apply for their share of funding under seven new grant categories. Council’s bi-annual community grants and the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants have launched today, providing funding from $2,000 to $20,000 per applicant. Mayor Peter Flannery said this round of grants is the latest in a range of funding opportunities... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

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New Development for Brookside

The Brook Hotel located at 167 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton is set for a major redevelopment to revitalise the northern edge of the Brookside Shopping Centre in Mitchelton. A development application has been lodged for redevelopment of the site to include a Dan Murphy’s Liquor Store, Tavern and Hotel (Short-term accommodation) to the north of the development site, with car parking... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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The Opportune Arrival of a Wise Raccoon

A world overrun by technology, a new generation of screen-addicts—this is the future our society may face. Yet we march toward this fate without a flicker of fear. Why?  Research upon research highlights the negative impacts that too much screen time can bring to children. Insomnia, behavioural problems, learning difficulties and poor overall health and wellbeing all share one common... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Get on the Green for Golf Fundraiser

Get your golf clubs at the ready and be prepared to hit the green on Friday 23rd April for an Anzac Day Golf Challenge like no other. This major fundraising event is hosted by local not-for- profit and registered charity, This Story, which is dedicated to preserving Australia’s unique history by producing documentary interviews of our Veteran’s personal stories. We... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Australia Day Awards Recognise Everton Park Local

Everton Park local, Jason Mayweather, has been acknowledged for his significant contribution to the local community by being awarded the coveted Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Achievement Award for 2021. This truly inspirational young man is helping to bring sport to Brisbane residents living with a disability. Born with cerebral palsy, Jason’s parents were told he would never walk or talk.... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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New Citizens Welcomed to the Region

Our local area welcomed 41 new citizens during a citizenship ceremony that was held as part of the Australia Day celebrations on the 26th January 2021 at the Arana Leagues Club. The conferees came from all around the world including; Mexico, the United Kingdom and the Philippines. All conferees were all delighted to become Australian citizens. The Rotary Club of... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Arts Fair to Take Samford by Storm

Mark the 27th and 28th February 2021 in your diary as a date not to be missed, as the popular ‘Off Trails Arts Fair’ is set to take the Samford Valley by storm. These unique markets are hosted by the Creative Samford community and offers a plethora of goods from artists and makers from around the region. This year organisers... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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