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Armed robbery shakes Augustine Heights restaurant

Guy Hazlewood June 13, 2024 1 min read

Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a man captured on CCTV who may hold vital information regarding an armed robbery on May 8 in Augustine Heights. The robbery took place shortly before 5:30 a.m. at a business located on Augusta Parkway. A male suspect, wearing a face covering and wielding a knife, entered the…

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transport

Game-changing transport overhaul set to transform Greater Springfield commutes

Guy Hazlewood June 12, 2024 2 min read

The Queensland Government has unveiled a substantial investment in public transport aimed at transforming the commuting experience for residents in the fast-growing Greater Springfield area. With an initial outlay of almost $70 million through the Bus Services Investment Program, coupled with ongoing annual funding exceeding $24 million, this initiative promises to significantly enhance bus services,…

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Springfield resident travels back in time for debut novel

Guy Hazlewood June 7, 2024 2 min read

Springfield resident Darren Bennett has put a twist on his life-changing experience of surviving Cyclone Tracy in a new novel. The debut novel aptly titled 25.12.74, takes readers on an intriguing journey back to the devastating events of December 1974 through time travel. The catastrophic event that struck Darwin on Christmas Day in 1974 left…

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St Augustine’s College athletes shine on the international stage

Guy Hazlewood May 31, 2024 3 min read

St Augustine’s College is beaming with pride as three standout athletes have recently achieved remarkable feats on the international sports stage. Isabela Hoyos Yanez has been selected as part of the Junior Matildas, representing Australia in the Asian Football Confederation U17 Women’s Asian Cup First Round competition last month. The Junior Matildas secured a commendable…

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Local realtor Beautique Realty is helping to calm anxious young ones with an original bedtime story about moving to a new home.

‘Moving’ book for moving home

Daniel Bouwmeester January 8, 2024 3 min read

A local realtor is helping to calm anxious young ones with her original bedtime story about moving to a new home. Beau Miller, the owner of real estate business Beautique Realty, in Augustine Heights, published a children’s story book in 2021 titled Little Red is Moving House. “At Beautique Realty, we believe that with an open…

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Woogaroo Creek State School held its inaugural Year 6 graduation ceremony in early December after opening its doors in February 2023.

Cakewalk for inaugural Woogaroo Creek graduates

Daniel Bouwmeester January 1, 2024 3 min read

Woogaroo Creek State School (WCSS) held its inaugural Year 6 graduation ceremony early last month after opening its doors in February 2023. On Wednesday, December 6, staff welcomed the families of graduating students, along with Jordan MP Charis Mullen and Redbank Plains State High School (RPSHS) Deputy Principal Diana Furlan, to help recognise their achievement….

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Construction of commercial site The Zones is now complete, with Springfield City Group announcing another development will follow suit.

The Zones of commercial interest

Daniel Bouwmeester December 27, 2023 2 min read

Construction of new commercial site The Zones is now complete, with Springfield City Group announcing another development will follow suit. The Zones, located along Success Circuit in Augustine Heights, features 22 strata-titled units for mixed use. These include retail, office, warehouses, and hybrid office-warehouse units – as well as a café and a gym. All…

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This Saturday, October 14, all Australians are required to vote in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander "Voice to Parliament" referendum.

The Voice: Greater Springfield polling places

Daniel Bouwmeester October 9, 2023 4 min read

This Saturday, October 14, all Australians are required to vote against or in support of changing the constitution to establish an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander “Voice to Parliament.” Referendum voting day will run between 8am and 6pm. Early voting is available (at similar hours) throughout the week leading up to this Saturday. Polling place…

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Woolworths is supporting Australian menstrual care charity Share the Dignity this month through its biannual ‘Dignity Drive’ – helping eradicate period poverty in Greater Springfield.

Woolies stands with Share the Dignity for August drive

Daniel Bouwmeester August 3, 2023 4 min read

Woolworths is supporting Australian menstrual care charity Share the Dignity this month through its biannual ‘Dignity Drive’ – helping eradicate period poverty in Greater Springfield. Period poverty is a lack of access to feminine sanitary products, menstrual hygiene education, and other related washing and waste services. It is both a local and global problem, especially…

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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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