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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

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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 , 3 months 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

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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 , 3 months 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 , 3 months 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 , 3 months 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 , 4 months ago

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Doctor, Who Put TARDIS on My Street?

TARDIS—an acronym standing for ‘time and relative dimension in space’; Doctor Who’s own, personal time machine; and a blue-painted phone box said to be alive. But what—or who—brought this zenith of scientific fiction to The Hills?  In 2007, David Engwicht released a novel, Mental Speed Bumps – The smarter way to tame traffic, on an enlightening yet peculiar concept. Engwicht... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

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Don’t miss out on first community grants of 2021

Start the year off right and get your applications in: Council’s first rounds of Council Local Community Support Grants for 2021 are closing soon. Local community groups have until 31 January to apply for up to $3,000 of funding for their community activities, projects and initiatives. Mayor Peter Flannery said he strongly encouraged locals to take advantage of the opportunity... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

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Construction Commences for Bunya Community Hub

2020 was a year of advancements for James Drysdale Reserve (JDR) in Bunya, with Moreton Bay Regional Council completing $5.1 million worth of refurbishments to its baseball facilities, as well as new field lighting works, field renewals, and the beginning of the long process around extending the western soccer field. There are also ongoing plans to undertake maintenance and renewal... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

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