Category Archives: Between Editions Stories

Dayboro families urged to Get Started with $150 vouchers up for grabs

Families have been encouraged to apply for Round 7 of the Palaszczuk Government’s Get Started Vouchers program opening on Wednesday 27 January at 10am. Member for Pine Rivers, Nikki Boyd MP said Get Started Vouchers provide up to $150 to eligible families to help cover the membership and associated costs of joining a sports club. […]

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PANCREATIC CANCER FORUM Nov 7 in Fortitude Valley

Locals impacted by pancreatic cancer invited to free forum In light of pancreatic cancer awareness month, Cancer Council Queensland is reaching out to Brisbane locals affected by offering a free community education session. Pancreatic cancer awareness month, November 1 – 30, is an important time to raise awareness about risk factors, signs, symptoms and challenges […]

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Get moving and motivated this Spring

Moreton Bay Regional Council will help put a Spring In Your Step for summer with 8 weeks of free fitness for men and women aged 18 and over. Lifestyle and Amenity spokesperson and Division Four Councillor Julie Greer said the popular Spring In Your Step program provided free group fitness activities to get residents moving. […]

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Is that email about a World Bank Irrevocable Payment Order a SCAM?
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Help Beat Mozzies

(Media release from MBRC 27 Feb 2015) 
From emptying outdoor pot plant saucers to cleaning out the gutters, residents across the Moreton Bay Region are helping to reduce mosquito numbers after ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
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Last chance to have your say on proposed changes to Queensland stocked impoundment permit scheme

Public consultation on proposed changes to Queensland’s Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme (SIPS) will close next week at 5pm, 27 January 2015.
To have your say on the future of Queensland’s SIPS and freshwater management arrangements, download the Regulatory Impact Statement from  and submit your feedback online. 
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ReGift to Red Cross

Don’t ditch it, re-gift it!  Did this year’s Christmas presents miss the mark?  Not impressed with the joke hand towel, the ‘his and hers’ bath robes, rainbow socks, keep calm t-shirt, fluffy slippers, wallet chain, crazy pattern leggings or animal suit?
“Don’t ditch your unwanted Christmas presents, donate them to a Red Cross Shop” says Red Cross Shops General Manager, Kate Dear.
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Live smart in 2015

Learn how to reduce your power bill, save money and help the environment with the free Living Smart program.
Moreton Bay Regional Council Lifestyle and Amenity Spokesperson Councillor Julie Greer said Living Smart was a website with handy advice, activities and calculators to help you take on the environmental challenge and save energy in the home. 
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Health and fitness top 2015 resolution lists

 – let’s make them stick!
Queenslanders are taking on 2015 by setting big goals for their health and wellbeing.  Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ) want to help people across our state achieve a better quality of life and establish new healthy habits.
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Workplace Maths Does Not Add Up

High school mathematics teachers have gone into Australian businesses to see for themselves the mathematics that workers use every day.
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