Nicole Jonic

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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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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It’s a slow road to a better, safer city: 2022-2023 Council budget

Daniel Bouwmeester August 30, 2022 4 min read

Ipswich City Council will spend tens of millions of dollars over the coming months partly widening Springfield’s most congested roads and shoring up public amenity safety. In an effort to keep up with the region’s burgeoning population, Council announced in March last year a multi-stage strategy – known as the Major Road Duplication Project –…

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New hub of activity in Augustine Heights

Daniel Bouwmeester August 14, 2022 2 min read

Community groups and residents are now able to use a brand new public meeting facility in Augustine Heights. The Augustine Heights Community Hub, situated at the south-eastern corner of Jane Gorry Park, was officially opened to the public by Division 2 Councillors Nicole Jonic and Paul Tully in May this year. Cr Jonic said the…

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Chess park captures council interest

Daniel Bouwmeester August 13, 2022 3 min read

Public chess tables are to be installed at Robelle Domain Parklands, thanks to the initiative of Springfield’s regional chess club founder. The idea for a local public venue was an innovative gambit by Eduardo Cubilla – who runs the Springfield Ipswich Chess Club – as part of a strategy to encourage more social and outdoor…

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