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First community title scheme demolished under buy-back program

Guy Hazlewood May 28, 2024 2 min read

Demolition has commenced in Goodna on the first community title scheme to be voluntarily bought back under the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund (RHF). This initiative, jointly funded by the federal and state governments, marks a pivotal moment in the effort to mitigate future flood risks. The unit complex on Mill Street was severely impacted…

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First community title scheme demolished under buy-back program

Guy Hazlewood May 20, 2024 2 min read

Demolition has commenced in Goodna on the first community title scheme to be voluntarily bought back under the $741 million Resilient Homes Fund (RHF). This initiative, jointly funded by the federal and state governments, marks a pivotal moment in the effort to mitigate future flood risks. The unit complex on Mill Street was severely impacted…

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Youth Week celebration at The Base

Guy Hazlewood April 17, 2024 3 min read

The Base Support Services Inc. (TBSSINC), or ‘The Base’ in Goodna, recently concluded a vibrant Youth Week event at their premises, reaffirming their commitment to the local youth community. The event, held in the car park of The Base, brought together young individuals from the area to celebrate Queensland Youth Week. The Base service manager…

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A hundred Ipswich homes have now been bought back as part of the government’s Resilient Homes Fund – and be freed from future flood risk.

100 flooded Ipswich homes bought back so far

Daniel Bouwmeester November 12, 2023 4 min read

A hundred Ipswich homes have now been bought back as part of the government’s Resilient Homes Fund, which enabled families to voluntarily sell flood-impacted properties – and be freed from future flood risk. The program was established in May last year following the catastrophic 2021-22 rainfall and flooding events, which predominantly devastated homes in Goodna,…

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Board game hobbyist group Springfield Gamers is running its second annual gaming showcase tomorrow at Goodna State School.

Bring on SpringCon!

Daniel Bouwmeester October 6, 2023 2 min read

Board game hobbyist group Springfield Gamers is running its second annual gaming showcase tomorrow at Goodna State School. SpringCon is an event suitable for anyone – families, friends, or solo (children must have adult supervision) – and will take place this Saturday, October 7, from 9am to 5pm at the Main Hall at Goodna State…

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Not forgetting the floods

Daniel Bouwmeester August 31, 2022 6 min read

Half a year has passed since the major flooding that ravaged Ipswich and surrounds. For many residents and workers in the Greater Springfield region who had to deal with its impact, it was yet another burden after years of the ongoing COVID crisis. Mayor Teresa Harding, in the immediate aftermath, captured the sentiment: “After the…

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