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Greater Springfield is being asked to nominate new projects as part of a major funding boost to SEQ infrastructure and facilities.

Community invited to have say in new project funding

Daniel Bouwmeester July 26, 2023 3 min read

NOTE: Consultation period is now closed. The Greater Springfield community can now nominate new projects as part of a major funding boost to infrastructure and facilities across South East Queensland (SEQ). The SEQ Liveability Fund is a pool of $285.8 million committed by all three levels of government under the newly outlined SEQ City Deal….

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Seeds dinner showcases Westside’s story

Daniel Bouwmeester July 6, 2023 3 min read

The annual Seeds Fundraising Dinner for Westside Community Care took place at the Brookwater Golf & Country Club last month, pulling a record fundraising haul for an important cause. On Monday, June 12, from 7pm, dignitaries and guests took their seats for a night of auctions and raffles to raise funds for Westside Transformations, the…

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Councillor Nicole Jonic takes on Springfield Ipswich Chess Club’s Ed Cubilla for the inaugural match at newly installed outdoor chess tables.

Opening move for local outdoor chess

Daniel Bouwmeester July 2, 2023 3 min read

Public chess tables have finally been installed at Robelle Domain Parklands – thanks to the initiative of the founder of Springfield’s regional chess club. The idea for an outdoor venue was a gambit made by Springfield Ipswich Chess Club president Eduardo “Ed” Cubilla – part of his long-term goal to encourage more social gaming, especially…

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Springfield Central State High School hosted four guest speakers at its first ever International Women’s Day panel last Monday, March 6

High school hosts first Women’s Day panel

Daniel Bouwmeester March 12, 2023 2 min read

Springfield Central State High School hosted four guest speakers at its first ever student-led International Women’s Day panel last Monday, March 6. The panel included Division 2 Councillor Nicole Jonic and mentor Holly Green-Blair from the Brisbane Broncos’ Girls Academy. Also sharing their passion for women’s advocacy were Carrie Fortunso from domestic violence charity Small…

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Olympian Natalie Cook with Mayor Harding at Olympic Summit in November 2022

Council seeking input for new Olympics ‘legacy roadmap’

Daniel Bouwmeester March 1, 2023 3 min read

The Ipswich City Council is inviting Springfield residents to have their say in the 2032 Brisbane Olympics by participating in two new community engagement activities. They are the very first official steps along the ‘Ipswich 2032 Legacy Roadmap’, which the Council launched today. One of the activities is an online survey that eligible people can…

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Applications soon closing for senior student’s award

Daniel Bouwmeester February 28, 2023 2 min read

The state legislative member for Jordan, Charis Mullen, is offering $1,000 to one Year 11 or 12 student in the Greater Springfield region who best embodies the virtues of leadership — with entries closing in just a few days. Jordan MP Charis Mullen recently announced the competition for the Violet Jordan Leadership Award, with application…

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