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Golf Rounds Boom

This time last year the Keperra Country Golf Club was holding daily meetings with its committee and leadership team to determine how it would remain open as COVID-19 began to take hold in Australia. Over a period of three weeks, the club bounced between being open and shut, in line with the Queensland Government guidelines. Michael Dash, Keperra Golf Club’s... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Newsfeed, Sports News

A great night out awaits at the Bowlsy

Looking for a great place to relax locally? Why not pop down to the Gaythorne Bowls Club and unwind. The Gaythorne Bowls Club prides itself on providing that old world charm and a non-glitzy atmosphere that is fast disappearing in this modern world.  There are many new and stylish venues in the Mitchelton area, all of which offer great food... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Stand Out Art Student Set for Sydney

Mitchelton State High School is pleased to share that Lola, a 2020 Mitchelton State High School graduate, has been accepted into the National Art School in Sydney.  Lola will commence her studies in a Bachelor of Fine Art, which is a three-year degree designed to impart the skills, knowledge and creative independence required to sustain a career as an artist. ... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Renovations are Rife at Everton Park State High School

There was great excitement in the air at Everton Park State High School this month when staff moved into the new Administration Block.  The offices have been given the seal of approval from students, families, visitors and staff as they settle into their modern space to move their school forward. The Hospitality rooms are also nearly finished with air conditioning... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Learn about the Good Men of Padua College

Padua College is the only school in Australia under the care of the Order of Friars Minor.  Inspired by the teachings of St Francis, the Franciscan Friars established Padua College as a school to cater for boys from Year 5 to Year 12.   Over sixty years on, the College has grown to 1,400 students and while there have clearly... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Mt Maria College embraces the 90’s with ‘The Wedding Singer’

Mt Maria College was transported back to the 90’s in March as students performed the smash-hit Broadway musical ‘The Wedding Singer’ to the local community over two sold-out performances. ‘The Wedding Singer’ musical is based on the 90s film of the same name and follows Robbie, who sings at weddings, his failed relationship with his former fiancée, and his romance... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, FEATURED, Newsfeed

Women’s Shed Powers into 2021

While the Men’s Shed movement is well established within Brisbane, the sister movement of the Women’s Shed is far less so. However, that is soon set to change with the formation of the Women’s’ Shed at Ferny Grove (WSFG)—a first of its kind in Brisbane.  It’s also one of the few across Australia with a primary focus on wood and... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Health, Newsfeed

New day rehab unit offers respite to Queenslanders in pain

As part of their recent $55 million expansion, North West Private Hospital has opened the new Day Rehabilitation Unit which features a new exercise class specifically tailored to help those struggling with the aches and pains of arthritis.  Arthritis affects 3.6 million (15%) Australians and, one in five (22%) also experience high to very high levels of psychological distress as... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Events, Newsfeed

School Holiday Events at the Library

There are some wonderful events happening at the Arana Hills Library these school holidays. Bookings required: go to mbrc.qld.gov.au/libraries/events, choose your event, make your booking and print your ticket. Or contact the library on 3351 3401 Grow a pet sprout: Thursday 8th April: 3pm – 3.45pm Drop in and design your own sprout pet using a stocking, potting soil, and your imagination! Wear old... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, History, Newsfeed

Contributions to the Society now welcome!

The Enoggera & Districts Historical Society Inc. has just completed its 2021 AGM – and is now doing a stocktake of its archives. If anyone out there has any photos, publications or memorabilia – that reflects our wonderful region’s community from years’ past – we would love to hear from you. Items donated will be maintained in our collection and... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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