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University of Queensland (UQ) researchers are studying the role of "third places" in the health and wellbeing of older adults in Springfield.

UQ needs study participants aged 60 years and older

Daniel Bouwmeester December 8, 2023 3 min read

Do you live or work in Springfield and are aged 60 years or older? University of Queensland (UQ) researchers are exploring the role of “third places” in the health and wellbeing of older adults in Springfield and are looking for participants. By helping, you could win a $50 Coles Group Gift Card. Third places refer…

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Bright night of Christmas carols on the horizon

Daniel Bouwmeester December 2, 2023 2 min read

A calendar highlight and a wonderful way to see in the Christmas season, the Springfield “Night of Light” Carols returns early next month. Taking place at The Circle at Robelle Domain on Saturday evening, December 9, the Springfield Carols is organised by a committee of community representatives and church members – predominantly the Greater Springfield…

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The Greater Springfield Indian Association is inviting the community to an open-air Bollywood movie screening at Robelle Domain next weekend.

Bollywood film on the Domain screen

Daniel Bouwmeester November 18, 2023 2 min read

UPDATE (12/11/23): EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED/POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST. MORE DETAILS AVAILABLE SOON. The Greater Springfield Indian Association (GSIA) is inviting the community to an open-air Bollywood movie screening at Robelle Domain next weekend. The free night of entertainment will take place on Saturday, November 25, from 5:30pm – with pop-up food stalls available…

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Don’t forget – Saturday, November 11 is Remembrance Day, and all are welcome to attend the morning serve at Robelle Domain from 10:45am.

A service to remember

Daniel Bouwmeester November 10, 2023 3 min read

Don’t forget – Saturday, November 11 is Remembrance Day. From 10:45am, all are welcome to attend a special service at the Springfield Central Australian Defence Force (ADF) Memorial to reflect on the sacrifices of soldiers during and since the First World War. The ceremony will culminate in a traditional minute’s silence at 11:11am. Former Royal…

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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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Tower of honour

Daniel Bouwmeester April 25, 2023 7 min read

If you attended Springfield’s annual Anzac Day Dawn Service at The Circle at Robelle Domain, you would certainly have noticed the shining beacon on the centre stage. The 10-metre metal light tower is a beautiful sight no matter the time of day or year. With a special perforated white steel sleeve, it can hold poppies…

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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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‘Field’ of dreams: our city turns 30

Daniel Bouwmeester August 26, 2022 6 min read

In August 1992, the nearly 3,000 hectares of topographically awkward bushland at the outskirts of Brisbane, west of Greenbank, was almost unknown. It was the sprawling estate of not much more than an abandoned tree-farming operation. It is incredible to think that, just three decades later, it is now home to the world’s 10th biggest…

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Friendships forming for Filipino spring festival

Daniel Bouwmeester August 25, 2022 4 min read

Next weekend at Robelle Domain parklands, crowds of all stripes will welcome in spring together at “PAMA SpringFest 2022” – a celebration of cross-cultural cooperation. The free event takes place Sunday, 4 September at The Circle, in Springfield Central – 9am to 7pm – and is being organised by the Philippines-Australia Multicultural Association (PAMA), an…

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Walk in the park to get pet smart

Daniel Bouwmeester August 20, 2022 4 min read

Next month, dog owners are invited to the howling return of Bark in the Park, a day of fun family entertainment to spread awareness about responsible pet ownership. On Sunday, 18 September, from 10am to 1pm, residents of the Greater Springfield area can come along with their fluffy friends – ensuring they are properly leashed…

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