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A Message from Peter  Best of luck to all the students back at school for the year, whether you’re starting Prep  or heading into Year 12, I wish you all the best for the year ahead and encourage you to make the most of opportunities that come your way.  It is an exciting time for our local area. We have... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Citizenship Ceremony It was my privilege to be the Presiding Officer for the Australian Citizenship Ceremony held at the Arana Leagues Club. A citizenship ceremony is the final step in becoming an Australian Citizen. It’s when family and friends come together and witness our new citizens make the Australian Citizen Pledge. I want to thank the Mitchelton Rotary Club for... Read More

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The Ferny Report – March 2020

Yes, all men The brutal killing of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Camp Hill last month has brought into sharp focus the uncomfortable truth that for all our progress as a society, domestic violence remains a horrifying and persistent reality. On 28 February 2015 the Palaszczuk Government received the Not Now, Not Ever report authored by Dame Quentin... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Out and About In The Gap Ward

Happy New Year for 2020!  It’s been a busy start to the year with council budgeted projects underway, the Australia Day Ceremony in The Gap and Clean Up Australia Day nominations across the ward. Annual Rotary Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony Sunday 26 January 2020 A record number of new Australian Citizens took the Oath of Allegiance at the Rotary Australia... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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2020 Australia Day Awards for Dickson

The 2020 Dickson Awards have seen outstanding local residents rewarded for their hard work and dedication to make our community. The 2020 Dickson Citizen of the Year is Colin ‘Col’ Chandler. Col is a Highvale resident with Multiple Sclerosis. He is the founder of ‘Goat Track Madness’ the MS fundraiser that he started by declaring he wanted to climb the... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Ferny Grove State High School Centre of Excellence completed on time!

The $19.9 million Centre of Excellence at Ferny Grove State High School is open to students on time and under budget. I had the chance to get an early look at the new centre with Executive Principal John Schuh and 2020 School Captain Natalie Peck and I was blown away. The facilities are nothing short of amazing and represent a... Read More

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Local coding champion wins challenge William Broadhurst from Ferny Grove State High School has taken out the Years 7 to 8 Individual Category for Python/HTML/Javascript in the 2019 Premier’s Coding Challenge. Ferny Grove State High School was the host school for the Premier’s Coding Challenge awards ceremony this year with Minister Grace Grace on hand to present William with his... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Dickson December News

A Message from Peter  2019 is coming to an end and as this will be my last column for the year, I’d like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  I hope you are able to enjoy a nice break over the holiday period and spend some time with your family, friends and other loved... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Out and About in The Gap Ward for December 2019

The Gap Ward Community Networking Evening On Wednesday 6th November 2019 Deputy Mayor Councillor Krista Adams, Chair of Public and Active Transport, Economic and Tourism Development Committee and Councillor Steven Toomey hosted a free community networking and information evening at The Local Larder & Wine Bar at Ashgrove West. This was an opportunity to connect with local community and learn... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Everton News – December 2019

I am really proud of the hardworking volunteers across my electorate, and it’s important to acknowledge their incredible work in the many schools, clubs, sporting clubs and community organisations.   Every year, I hold the Everton Volunteer Awards to say thank you and celebrate the outstanding work of our volunteers.   This year, Gladys Foley from The Nest Community was... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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