Jane Prentice appointed to Federal Coalition’s Sustainable Cities Taskforce.

The Federal Shadow Climate Action and Environment Minister, Mr Greg Hunt MP, in an address to the Committee for Melbourne, has confirmed the Coalition’s commitment to long term planning and a better strategy for city infrastructure investment with the announcement of the ‘Opposition’s Sustainable Cities Taskforce’. Continue reading Jane Prentice appointed to Federal Coalition’s Sustainable Cities Taskforce.

Brisbane Quaker Arboretum opens in Kelvin Grove

One of Brisbane’s most fascinating historic gardens, cared for by the Religious Society of Friends(Quakers) for over three decades.
Unique inner-city landscape of 100 grand 80 year old hoop pines and revegetated native woodland including rare, vulnerable  and threatened species. Meeting house designed by Rex Addison.
There will be demonstrations of the solar voltaic power grid, bush food sampling and a children’s forest treasure hunt.
Opening as part of Australia’s Open Garden Scheme, a not-for-profit organisation promoting the knowledge and pleasure of gardens and gardening. Each year the Scheme opens the finest and most exciting private gardens across Australia to the garden loving public.
Australia’s Open Garden Scheme: Gardening for Living.
Garden address
10 Hampson St., Kelvin Grove
Opening
19/20 March 2011 – 10am-4.30pm
Admission
$6 (under 18 free)

Brisbane Quaker Arboretum opens in Kelvin GroveOne of Brisbane’s most fascinating historic gardens, cared for by the Religious Society of Friends(Quakers) for over three decades. Unique inner-city landscape of 100 grand 80 year old hoop pines and revegetated native woodland including rare, vulnerable  and threatened species. Meeting house designed by Rex Addison.There will be demonstrations of the solar voltaic power grid, bush food sampling and a children’s forest treasure hunt.Opening as part of Australia’s Open Garden Scheme, a not-for-profit organisation promoting the knowledge and pleasure of gardens and gardening. Each year the Scheme opens the finest and most exciting private gardens across Australia to the garden loving public.Australia’s Open Garden Scheme: Gardening for Living.Garden address10 Hampson St., Kelvin Grove Opening19/20 March 2011 – 10am-4.30pmAdmission$6 (under 18 free)

Kerbside Cleanup

From Cr Andrew Wines

My heart goes out to all Enoggera Ward residents who were affected or have family and friend affected by the recent flood waters close to home in Brisbane and further out throughout Queensland. More than 35 suburbs and 28,000 homes within Brisbane were inundated with flood waters. The cleanup has begun and will continue for some time, I have provided important information below for those residents who would like to pitch in and help, embracing the Queensland spirit.

Because of this disaster, Council’s Annual Kerbside Collection service was announced as postponed. However, Council have now adivsed that collections commencing the week 24th January 2011 will go ahead as scheduled. Please see below for your suburbs collection dates.

Thank you all for your continued understanding of disruptions to Council’s Waste Collection Services and the changes to the Kerbside Collections during this period.

Brisbane City Council’s Annual Kerbside Collections have been rescheduled for the Northside. A full list can be found on the Brisbane City Council website atwww.brisane.qld.gov.au. The collections were recently postponed in the Enoggera Ward due to the flood disaster. The new Kerbside Collection dates, listed as week commencing, for suburbs in the Enoggera Ward are as follows:

Enoggera -07/02/2011

Ferny Grove – 24/01/2011

Gaythorne – 31/01/2011

Grange – 07/02/2011

Keperra – 24/01/2011

Mitchelton – 31/01/2011

Upper Kedron – 24/01/2011

Deferred Sign On

Mitchelton Football Club has deferred sign-on by 1 week due to issues related to the floods.

Sign-on for Mitchelton Football Club (Soccer) will be Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th February.

Kedron Wavell Services Hockey Club Variety Auction/ BBQ Fundraiser for Qld Flood Victims

Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
When: Saturday, 22nd of January 2011
Location: Kedron Wavell Services Hockey Clubhouse
1 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside

Kedron Wavell Services Hockey Club is hosting a Variety Auction and Barbeque fundraiser with all proceeds to go to the “Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal”.
Continue reading Kedron Wavell Services Hockey Club Variety Auction/ BBQ Fundraiser for Qld Flood Victims

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