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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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On Friday, take your dog to work! (… but ask your boss first)

Daniel Bouwmeester June 22, 2023 2 min read

Friday, June 23, is Take Your Dog to Work Day, which aims to celebrate the love and friendship that dogs provide and to encourage adoption. RSPCA Queensland said pet ownership comes with many health benefits, and a dog in the office for a day can also help create a positive working environment. “Having pets in the office,…

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A helping hand for weddings

Daniel Bouwmeester June 13, 2023 4 min read

By Rachel Waddington, My Precious Events | Edited by Daniel Bouwmeester Planning any event for yourself, friends, or family can be challenging, time-consuming, overwhelming, and overall frustrating. Even then, when it comes to weddings, for some reason there seems to be an added layer of pressure. In the last two years, the demand for assistance…

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Staines Memorial College held a Slime Spectacular obstacle course event to help raise money for the school's sports program

Staines students ‘goo’ for gold

Daniel Bouwmeester April 6, 2023 2 min read

On the last day of Term 1, Staines Memorial College held a Slime Spectacular obstacle course event to help raise money for the school’s sports program. The school raised a total of $5,200, an impressive result. It was an event that all students could participate in — from kindergarten to Year 12 — communications officer…

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Off-ramp upgrade on track

Daniel Bouwmeester April 5, 2023 2 min read

Work is now well underway on the widening of the Exit 32 off-ramp, which connects the Centenary Motorway southbound to the Springfield Greenbank Arterial. The existing off-ramp lanes will be doubled from two to four lanes, and the current roundabout will be upgraded into a major intersection. $6.5 million in has been committed by the…

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