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Stationery for School Children in Need

Currently, Brisbane North is home to over 215 families—many with multiple children—who are in desperate need of stationery for the 2021 school year’s commencement. However, Stationery Aid, a new local not-for-profit organisation with a vision, plans to help resolve this issue, at least partially.  After identifying the need to collect excess and used school stationery items in order to divert... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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It’s Starting to feel like Christmas

The NOW Business Community group have been busy putting together Christmas hampers again this year. In what has become a tradition, the NOW Business Community donate Christmas Hampers to local schools, to be given out to families from those schools who are doing it tough. With 2020 being such a traumatic year for many, the members of the NOW group... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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Festive Food donations welcomed at Brookside

For the twelfth year running, Retail First has teamed up with All Purpose Transport to collect food donations across South East Queensland, to help OzHarvest address the increased demand for food assistance over the Christmas season.   This is the largest food donation drive in Australia, where the generosity of shoppers will support those doing it tough and help provide... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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Wrapped in White Against Domestic Violence

On Friday 20th November 2020, White Ribbon Queensland urges every household to tie a white ribbon on their letterbox to raise awareness against domestic violence. With 1 in 3 Australian women at risk of being a victim of domestic violence in their lifetime, the White Ribbon campaign aims to visibly raise awareness of this operant conditioning within our society. According... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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Connecting The Hills Direct to Brisbane and Beyond

The Hills District prides itself on its leafy liveability and soon it might be able to boast its commutability as well. Council is calling for feedback on a plan to connect Ferny Hills directly to the Kedron Brook bikeway and beyond, with proposed design elements and a digital flythrough of what it could look like, unveiled today for a new... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Community generosity shines in the form of The Kindness Cart

Amid all the doom and gloom surrounding the coronavirus, it can be hard to keep a positive mindset. But thankfully, out of the chaos, have emerged many inspiring initiatives from within our community and ‘The Kindness Cart’ is just one of them. The Kindness Cart is a community pantry whereby non-perishable goods have been donated by local businesses and community... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Everton Park resident named Brisbane’s best hockey player

Jared Taylor from Everton Park has capped a sensational season on local hockey fields by being named Brisbane’s standout male player of the year.  The 25-year-old, who plays for Commercial Hockey Club, has won the coveted Brisbane Hockey Association Best & Fairest Medal. Introduced 40 years ago, the medal is awarded to the player who polls the most votes from... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Serving Up Smiles for Those in Need

A hot meal, warm smiles, and a cozy atmosphere—Picabeen’s Community BBQ is a weekly dose of generosity for the vulnerable members of our community! Every Tuesday from noon, a free lunch is provided at Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben Street, Mitchelton, to help support those who are in need. Not only is there delicious food on offer, but there is... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Positivity Prevails at Arana Netball Club

Covid may have disrupted our netball season but it certainly didn’t dampen our spirits! As soon as we were given the go ahead to return to netball, our players and officials could not wait to get underway. With restrictions still in place at the end of the nine week blast, our annual trophy presentation evening was modified to suit. In... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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New multipurpose kitchen for the kids and the community!

What happens when demand in the school Tuckshop rapidly outgrows the current kitchen space? A visionary P&C Association comes to life and begins planning a major renovation project – that’s what! And this is exactly what happened at Patricks Road State School. Plans began in early 2019 for a major kitchen renovation, which was kicked off by the inaugural Colour Explosion... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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