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Early Market Sounding Underway For The Mill At Moreton Bay

The company managing the multi-billion-dollar development at The Mill at Moreton Bay are undertaking targeted industry engagement ahead of the first phase of investment opportunities being released later in the year.  Millovate is market sounding potential Advanced Manufacturing opportunities for the site from 15 to 28 June 2021 to identify local interest in operating in a medium to high-density mixed-use... Read More

by katie , 12 hours ago

Events, Newsfeed

Learning made fun at the Samford Show

The Samford Show prides itself on the range of attractions that change from year to year while sticking to the basics. One of our key objectives this year is to provide fun learning experiences for kids of all ages. Exhibitions and lessons in science, the environment and nature will be all around the Grounds.  Terry Hogan, Samford Show President, pointed... Read More

by katie , 13 hours ago


PROJECT UPDATE: Harry Evans Park Proposed Pathway and Playground

In October of last year, Moreton Bay Regional Council  unveiled a plan  to construct a new shared cycle and pedestrian pathway and a new playground at Harry Evans Park, Arana Hills between Dinterra Avenue and Jane Street. This pathway would have ultimately connected with the popular Kedron Brook Bikeway. However, with environmental considerations in mind, Council has decided to not... Read More

by katie , 1 day ago

Newsfeed, Sports News

A Tip For a Better Barefoot Bowler

Our long time coach, George, at Gaythorne Bowls Club has always stressed on bowlers, and particularly new bowls members, the importance of ‘Rolling The Jack’. This also applies to anyone wanting to become a better barefoot bowler. A lot of bowlers at any club can often be seen quickly going onto the green and immediately rolling the Jack (with hardly... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 days ago

Events, Newsfeed

Second Show for 2021 set to take off!

Growl Theatre is currently in rehearsals for Boeing Boeing, their second show for 2021. Directed by Charles Langford and Brendan James, who return to the directors chair following the sold out production of Suddenly Last Summer in 2020. Tickets are already selling, so book soon to avoid missing out. Boeing-Boeing is a classic farce written by the French playwright Marc... Read More

by Editorial Team , 5 days ago

Community, Newsfeed

Serenata Celebrates!

The Serenata Singers presented a belated 50th anniversary concert for family, friends and former members of the choir at The Gap Uniting Church on Saturday afternoon, 29 May 2021. In 1970, The Gap and District Musical Society was founded. In 2020, it achieved its 50th anniversary under the name Serenata Singers. Just as activities to observe the occasion were being... Read More

by Editorial Team , 6 days ago


Paying tribute to one of Everton’s oldest immigrants

Almost one-third of Australia’s multicultural population was born overseas – from every country around the world. Amongst them are local woman Maudesta Litwinowicz. The 32-year-old, better known as ‘Maud’, arrived in Australia from the former Yugoslavia 71 years ago. She migrated to Australia after Pula, the city in Yugoslavia where she lived, came under communist rule following World War II.... Read More

by Editorial Team , 6 days ago

Community, Newsfeed

Do grants support charities to thrive?

Do grants support charities to thrive? According to Social Ventures Australia’s May 2021 report, grant funding can create ‘unique vulnerabilities for charities’. Yes, you read that right.  Grant funding can sometimes be a bad thing for charities. There are differences in the way we invest in an organisation depending on whether they are for-profit or non-profit. Let’s take a closer... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 week ago


Tax Matters – June 2021

The Federal Budget was handed down last week, with one of the big ticket items being that single parents will be backed to buy their own home with just a 2% deposit. Dubbed the ‘Family Home Guarantee’, the new scheme aims to help single parents enter the housing market. From July, single parents with dependent children will be able to... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 week ago

Health, Newsfeed

Robotics Arrive at Local Hospital

The robotic surgical assistant Da Vinci Xi has arrived at North West Private Hospital in Everton Park, helping support the latest surgical capabilities. The da Vinci Xi system allows the surgeon to control the da Vinci robot from a console. The surgeon’s hand movements are translated to perform tiny movements within the body in real time. The system also offers... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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