Category Archives: General

Record smartphones and online use by Moreton Bay residents

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Moreton Bay Regional Council has released a statistical snapshot for the 2014/15 financial year featuring a record number of local residents interacting with council online via mobile devices and smartphone apps. Mayor Allan Sutherland said while many continued to interact with council through traditional telephone and email contact, thousands of residents were moving to smart […]

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A.I.R.—ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT RETIREES_December 2015

We have various socials and bus trips during the year with regular monthly meetings (excluding Nov and Dec).  Meetings are at the Wavell Heights Community Hall in Edinburgh Castle Road, Wavell Heights, located on the LHS going east, just up from the Bowling Club on the left.  They start at 9.30am and finish around noon. […]

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POWERFUL OWL CLUB NEWS

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Celebrating the 5th birthday of the Powerful Owl Club of Samford, Ray O’Brien, Co-ordinator and Treasurer informed us of the history of the club.  Fourteen visitors arrived at the very first meeting.  Attendance over the years has been up and down during this time and at one stage for about four months only 8 or […]

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REGIONAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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The winners of the prestigious 2015 Regional Achievement and Community Awards were announced at a Gala Awards Presentation Dinner at the Sunshine Coast Function Centre on Friday evening 30th October. The Awards were hosted by Channel 7 Queensland presenter Rosanna Natoli. 250 guests gathered from across the State including The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham MP, […]

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DICKSON RESIDENTS STUCK IN NBN NO MAN’S LAND

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On Tuesday night – November 17 – over 100 local residents gathered at Albany Creek State High School to hear from Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare, Senator Chris Ketter and Labor Candidate for Dickson Michael Gilliver about the second-class state of Malcolm Turnbull’s National Broadband Network plan for Dickson. Under the previous Labor Government […]

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One more gift

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This year as we finish our Christmas shopping please spare a thought for others. Once you’ve bought a Kris Kringle for a workmate, a quirky gift for your brother-in-law or any of the presents you need for family and friends, consider one more gift for someone who really needs it. One more gift to Red […]

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COMMUNITY CONTACTS_Let us know about changes

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We are happy to include details of your non-profit group’s meeting dates and contact details in  “Your Community Contact List”.  The idea is that it serves as a ‘memory jogger’ – a follow up to reading your article and/or advertisement of the regular activity or meeting.  At times we get calls from people wanting more […]

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Talk is Sheep

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In November we had our “Talk is Sheep” seminar, presented by UQ Small Ruminant Specialist Dr Brandon Fraser, covering all things concerning alpacas, sheep and goats. We had a great turn out and have received some very positive feedback.  Over the next couple of months we will give you a condensed version of the key […]

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Pine Rivers VIEW Club_December 2015

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Do you want to meet some new friends and at the same time help raise funds for needy Australian children?  How about joining Pine Rivers VIEW Club.  We love welcoming visitors and new members. We have a luncheon meeting ,with an interesting speaker, on the third Wednesday of every month at the Murrumba Downs Tavern. […]

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One in two Aussie sunburns occur during everyday activity

New Cancer Council research shows half of weekend sunburns occur while Aussies are going about day-to-day activities, with the backyard replacing the beach as a sunburn hotspot. Cancer Council is warning Queenslanders that ‘it all adds up’ – reminding people that sun damage from UV radiation increases individual risks of deadly skin cancer. Results from […]

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