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Transit Oriented Development construction to commence in July

Last month I had the great pleasure of officially opening the shopfront for the Fernery – the apartment complex component of the Ferny Grove Transit Oriented Development (TOD). The apartments look fantastic and, I am told, selling fast. If you are keen to check out what the development will look like, or if you are thinking about getting an apartment... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

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Ross Road Park – Nature Reserve Upper Kedron

Previously to Council’s purchase of Ross Road Park in Upper Kedron, the property was owned by five generations of the Marshall family and operated as a dairy farm until 2004.  In 2010 the property was acquired through Brisbane City Council’s Bushland Acquisition Program because of the high level of biological diversity, ecological integrity and significant native corridor linkages including Cedar... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

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Federal Budget News

FEDERAL BUDGET 2021 EDITION Tax relief  Around 67,400 taxpayers in Dickson will benefit from tax cuts of up to $2,745 this year. This is a result of the Morrison Government’s decision to extend the low- and middle-income tax offset to 2021-22 and the decision to bring forward Stage 2 of the Government’s tax relief plan.  75,300 people in Dickson have... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

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Everton Park Link Road Now Open!

Finally, after many years of applying pressure on the State Labor Government, the Everton Park Link Road (Stage 1) is open. This new link road through Everton Park’s retail hub provides a direct route between Stafford Road and South Pine Road, which will improve congestion and redistribute traffic turning left into South Pine Road.   Motorists who are travelling northbound... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

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Everton News – May 2021

ANZAC DAY It’s great to be back to normal as we gathered at locals RSLs and war memorials to commorate the legacy of the ANZAC’s.  It was an honor to share this special day at Gaythorne RSL with those who have served and continue to serve.  It was encouraging and hearfelt as our Veterans had the freedom to march and... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 months ago

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The Ferny Report – May 2021

October to be a celebration of Queensland’s seniors This year Queensland’s annual Seniors Week will become a month-long celebration. With grants of up to $1000 available, we’re gearing up for events and activities with the theme of Social Connections. If our COVID experience has taught us anything, it is the value of connecting with others and the need to constantly build community and empathy. The celebrations will... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 months ago

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Everton News – April 2021

CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY Thanks to everyone who joined me for Clean Up Australia Day at Teralba Park. Despite heavy rain clouds, we had a good turn out and even managed to find a vintage washing machine near the creek! Thanks to Subway at Everton Park for providing us with a delicious bacon and egg roll to finish.   INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY On the 8th... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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Out and About in The Gap Ward – April 2021

Keperra Picnic Ground Drainage Upgrade Keperra Picnic Ground, located on the corner of Samford and Upper Kedron Roads, Ferny Grove was converted to a local green space in 1982.  Over this time, a variety of sporting fields and community facility buildings have been added to the site.  As a result of this infrastructure, the area has experienced high surface water drainage flows.  This drainage... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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Out and About in The Gap Ward – March 2021

Planting Verge Gardens Over this past year we’ve been spending more time at home and enjoying the outdoors in our own back yard. Verge gardens are one way to beautify local streets and contribute to greening our suburbs. You can plant ground covers and shrubs as well as edible plants. To encourage verge planting in The Gap Ward I am... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

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Out and About in The Gap Ward

Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards 2021 Congratulations to the winners of the Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards 2021, which pays tribute to Brisbane’s unsung heroes in our community.  This year Leo Lee from SOWN was recognised with the Green Heart Award for an independent project to identify and rehabilitate native fish populations in Cedar Creek, Upper Kedron, one of the most important local creek systems... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

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