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Changing season for local emergency services

Daniel Bouwmeester March 8, 2023 6 min read

The Queensland Government recently announced a commitment to investing $400 million into the state’s fire and emergency services capabilities and bureaucratic structure. It comes as Greater Springfield awaits the construction of a new centrally located fire and emergency rescue station in Augustine Heights. The announcement followed the completion of an independent review that recommended “more…

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Baptism of fire for emergency services site

Daniel Bouwmeester August 29, 2022 3 min read

The state government finally reached an agreement with Springfield’s developers in July for a suitable plot of land for construction of the region’s urgently needed new fire and rescue station. It will sit beside the existing ambulance station on Gateway Drive, just off Augusta Parkway – the major thoroughfare connecting the Centenary Highway intersection at…

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