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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REMEMBRANCE DAY 2015

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Our Remembrance Day Service was conducted almost entirely by the School leaders with a little help from our Minister, Richard Lance.  Congratulations to Bailley Dreisse, Georgia Hutchings, Taya Mathiesen, Stephanie Ohman and Rusty Russian. The Last Post and Reveille were beautifully played by Taya Mathiesen and Stephanie Ohman.  So on behalf of The Dayboro War […]

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DAYBORO DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC Est. 2004_December 2015

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  Dayboro Remembers:  Lance Corporal Martin Coohey: Martin Coohey was born at Walgett, NSW on 2nd February 1887, the sixth of nine children of James Ah Que and Martha Gannon.  Three of his sisters died in infancy.  At the age of 5, on Christmas Day 1892, Martin was orphaned when his father shot and killed […]

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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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DAYBORO KINDY NEWS_December 2015

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This year has gone so fast and before we know it our little Kindy kids will be big preppies! 2015 has been such a fun and exciting year for our Kindy children.  They’ve had such a wonderful time playing on our new fort, learning so many new things from all of our talented teachers and […]

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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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Carnage.

I wrote this to try to slow down the senseless road deaths of our young people. Young people who are on the threshold of life.  They have been nurtured and loved, to get to this stage, they have taken on board an education, to enable them to make their way in this wonderful world, only […]

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Stronger support for high energy-using small businesses

The Palaszczuk Government has acted to expand the role of the Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland, passing legislation in Parliament. Member for Pine Rivers, Nikki Boyd MP, said small businesses with big energy needs such as bakeries and laundries will have greater support to resolve disputes with their electricity retailers thanks to the changes. “The […]

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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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Dickson News_December 2015

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From your Federal Member for Dickson PETER DUTTON Merry Christmas I would like to take this opportunity to wish all Dickson residents a safe Christmas and a prosperous 2016.  As we all celebrate Christmas this year, I hope you spend valuable time with your family and friends to appreciate the great opportunities we have in […]

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