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JUBILEE COMMUNITY CARE A WINNER IN AGED CARE AWARDS

Jubilee Community Care’s Client Support Co-ordination Team has been named a winner in the Team category of the Excellence in Age Services Awards 2019 (Queensland).  Jubilee, a not-for-profit aged care service provider with numerous clients across the northwest, provides in-home care and support services. The awards, run by Leading Age Services Australia, aim to promote and recognise excellence across the age... Read More

by Katie , 13 hours ago

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New Recreational Space for Ellendale

Upper Kedron residents have a new park to visit, featuring state-of-the-art play equipment designed to suit all ages. The park that sits alongside natural bushland in the Ellendale community and is locatedat the end of Cascade Place, Upper Kedron. The park  features a one-of-a-kind playground, including a unique eight metre  play tower, climbing nets, tunnel slides, swings, quattro see-saw, shade sails and a... Read More

by Katie , 6 days ago

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Ecologist reveals pond is critical for wildlife

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by Katie , 7 days ago

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P&C Superstars at Ferny Hills State School

The Ferny Hills State School P&C Association had a busy year of fundraising in 2018.   Through various events, including the hugely popular Trivia Night, Bunnings BBQs, a Read-a-thon and Pie Drive they successfully raised funds to complete the installation of air conditioning in every classroom and purchase STEM resources for the school.   The 2018 fundraising program also saw... Read More

by Katie , 1 week ago

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2019 House Captains

Congratulations to the 2019 House Captains at Ferny Grove State High School this year; Caleb So, Chelsea Fryer, Lauren Reed, Sarah Pike, Jade Beasley, Jessica Hughes, Josh Edwards and Pierce Boorman. We are sure this will prove to be a fantastic year for the school! ...

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by Katie , 3 weeks ago

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Tid Bits for March

Well at last it is cooling off! Thank goodness we did not get the Cyclone, although we could have done with a bit of rain. Our gardens are still very dry. Unfortunately our planned February Bus Trip did not eventuate, apologies to all. However there is another one planned for the 15th April (details are below.) Our upcoming events are... Read More

by Katie , 3 weeks ago

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Specialist knowledge boosts ability to alleviate chronic pain

Pine Rivers Private Hospital is increasingly investing in an emerging medical specialty to tackle the debilitating effects of chronic pain. QPain’s Dr Michelle O’Brien, who has consulted at the hospital for the past year, is one of only around 250 pain specialists across the country, and supports a multidisciplinary approach to help patients better manage their pain. ‘As a relatively... Read More

by Katie , 3 weeks ago

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Trefoil Guild Gets all Dolled Up!

If you weren’t familiar with the Trefoil Guild, the Guild is for girls and ladies who have made a promise at some point in their lives and are often ex-girl guide leaders or cub scout leaders who want to continue with the fun and friendship they have enjoyed as Guides or leaders.  Our local Guild, the Mildred Bliss Grovely Guild,... Read More

by Katie , 3 weeks ago

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Q&A with St. Williams New Principal!

St William’s Primary School Grovely has welcomed their new Principal, Roycelyn Wilden to their school. With over 30 years experience in the Education sector we recently caught up with Roycelyn to ask her a few questions. Are you a Brisbane Local? I was born in Mackay, raised in Rockhampton and have taught and lead in schools across Qld, Canberra and... Read More

by Katie , 3 weeks ago

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Channel Swimming Champions

On Saturday 23 February Samford local, Leah Tannock McGuire from Samford Swim Club travelled to Western Australia to compete in the Rottnest Channel Swim. She joined forces with Kenny Smith from Perth to create the Moonburners Team – Duo Team 522.  The Duo completed the swim in a sensational time of 8:04:01 coming a whopping 11 out of 51 teams.... Read More

by Katie , 3 weeks ago

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