Opossum Creek

Summer is the perfect time to spot koalas as it’s koala breeding season, and koalas are on the move through Springfield.

Summer is the season for koala spotting

Daniel Bouwmeester December 30, 2023 4 min read

Did you know that South East Queensland has the highest concentration of koalas in the state? by Luise Manning President, Springfield Lakes Nature Care, Inc. However, since February 2022 the status of the koala changed from vulnerable to endangered. Although this is not good news, the change in status does mean an increased level of…

Read More...

A first ‘portal’ of call

Daniel Bouwmeester November 3, 2023 3 min read

Ever felt like volunteering, but had no idea where to begin or whom to ask? Ipswich City Council’s Better Impact Volunteer Portal is a great place to start. Around 400 volunteers from across the Ipswich region currently help the Council run smoothly thanks to accessibility tools like the Volunteer Portal. The portal lists all currently…

Read More...