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Pioneers continue to score heading into 2024 season

Guy Hazlewood February 8, 2024 2 min read

The Greater Springfield Pioneers Basketball Association have had a successful 2023 campaign and look to continue that success into the 2024 season. In their first year as an affiliate association with Basketball Queensland, the Pioneers cleaned up at the MVP awards for the 2023 QSL Youth League. Pioneer players Shaia Tautua and Nathan May were…

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Springfield Photography Club had a nice break over the holiday period, and returns to meeting every second Wednesday at Aveo Springfield.

Springfield Photography Club: back in focus for 2024

Daniel Bouwmeester January 24, 2024 2 min read

After a nice break over the Christmas and New Year period, Springfield Photography Club picked back up again last week. Springfield Photography Club meets fortnightly at Aveo Springfield. Meetings are usually held every second Wednesday from 7pm until 8:30pm. It is a time for each of us to be able to share our expertise, including…

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Pioneers Basketball believes in creating more than just a game. It's about building a community, a home for players in Greater Springfield.

Attitude of gratitude: Pioneers in 2024

Daniel Bouwmeester January 23, 2024 2 min read

At Pioneers, we believe in creating more than just a game; we’re building a community, a home for players. Fostering a welcoming environment is a privilege. It’s about more than pixels and code; it’s about creating a space where every player feels valued and cared for. Embracing the transformative journey of tournaments, where mind, heart,…

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Ipswich City Council is bringing a four-week aquatic access and skills program to Orion Lagoon for people living with a disability.

Rising ‘STAARS’ at Orion Lagoon

Daniel Bouwmeester January 22, 2024 2 min read

Ipswich City Council is bringing a four-week aquatic access and skills program to Orion Lagoon, beginning February 5, for people living with a disability. The Water STAARS (Support to Access Aquatic Recreational Spaces) Program is a partnership between the Royal Life Saving Society Queensland (RLSSQ) and the Council’s SEAL Pool Safety Program. Qualified Royal Life…

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The Greater Springfield Indian Association is holding its second annual Kite Festival next Friday, January 26.

Kite festival flies high next Friday

Daniel Bouwmeester January 17, 2024 2 min read

The Greater Springfield Indian Association (GSIA) is holding its second annual Kite Festival next Friday, January 26, making it a great way to get out and celebrate Australia Day. The Greater Springfield Kite Festival 2024 will take place on the college oval at Woodcrest State College, from 12 noon until 6pm. Entry into the festival…

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Ipswich City Council is encouraging Springfield's residents to put safety first when trying to beat the heat this summer.

Safety first when making a splash this summer

Daniel Bouwmeester January 6, 2024 3 min read

Ipswich residents are being encouraged to put safety first when trying to beat the heat this summer. Just like with permanent pools or spas, store-bought portable swimming pools and spas must adhere to local council safety regulations. “With the weather warming up, it may be tempting to cool down by purchasing an affordable store-bought portable…

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The Springfield Brumbies Basketball Club held their annual Family Day on Sunday, December 3, honouring members and unveiling new jerseys.

Brumbies celebrate 15th anniversary

Daniel Bouwmeester December 29, 2023 2 min read

The Springfield Brumbies Basketball Club held their annual Family Day on Sunday, December 3, honouring the season’s best and also unveiling new jerseys. The presentation event in particular celebrated the Brumbies’ 15th anniversary, with local dignitaries in attendance for the occasion. Coaches, referees, supporters, volunteers, committee members, and sponsors were all acknowledged in some capacity…

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Ipswich City Council​​ has revealed the community’s official Olympic legacy wish list as part of its new ‘Leveraging 2032’ roadmap.

Ipswich’s 2032 roadmap released

Daniel Bouwmeester December 23, 2023 3 min read

Ipswich City Council​​ has revealed the community’s official Olympic legacy wish list as part of its new ‘Leveraging 2032’ roadmap. Leveraging 2032: Our Roadmap to the Olympic and Paralympic Games was launched at Brighton Homes Arena on December 8. The Springfield Central venue is scheduled to host the modern pentathlon during the Brisbane 2032 Olympics…

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The Brisbane Lions have clinched the AFL Women's premiership for the second time, defeating the North Melbourne Kangaroos by 17 points.

Lions women win AFLW premiership

Daniel Bouwmeester December 11, 2023 3 min read

One year after moving to Springfield, the Brisbane Lions have clinched the AFL Women’s premiership for the second time, defeating the North Melbourne Kangaroos by 17 points. The grand final game against the Roos took place at Ikon Park in Melbourne on Sunday, December 3. The Springfield-based Lions Women’s team had ups and downs during…

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Fishing competition lures local anglers

Daniel Bouwmeester November 20, 2023 2 min read

Next month sees the return of the annual Charlton’s Fishing ‘Springfield Lakes Pest Fishing Competition’ – with the goal of clearing out Springfield’s invasive fish species. On Sunday, December 3, locals from near and far are invited to Spring Lake, the major lake in Springfield Lakes, from 7am to 2pm, with a chance to win…

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