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Local News   •   11-11-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Pausing to reflect on Remembrance Day

Veterans, families, leaders and the general community across the Moreton Bay Region paused to reflect on the sacrifice made by those who have served to protect our way of life on Remembrance Day. See the photo gallery…

Local News   •   11-11-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Pausing to reflect on Remembrance Day

Veterans, families, leaders and the general community across the Moreton Bay Region paused to reflect on the sacrifice made by those who have served to protect our way of life on Remembrance Day. See the photo gallery…

Local News   •   22-11-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Celebrating 100 years of change

The world is a very different place 100 years on from the formation of Soroptimist International – an organisation committed to educating, empowering and enabling women and girls to have a better life. Be part of their centenary celebrations.…

Local News   •   10-11-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Remembrance Day services across the Moreton Bay Region

As Redcliffe RSL Deputy President Karen Hemers leads commemorations on Remembrance Day tomorrow, she will be thinking of her father but also the countless others who have made enormous sacrifices to defend our country and way of life.…

Local News   •   4-11-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Grace Lutheran Primary School celebrates 50 years

Community was at the heart of Grace Lutheran Primary School even before it opened in 1971 and as the school celebrates 50 years, it is evident this is still the case. We look back on the past half century. See the photos.…

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Local News   •   4-11-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Grace Lutheran Primary School celebrates 50 years

Community was at the heart of Grace Lutheran Primary School even before it opened in 1971 and as the school celebrates 50 years, it is evident this is still the case. We look back on the past half century. See the photos.…

Local News   •   4-11-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Redcliffe remembers: Special service to honour the Sydney

Redcliffe Naval Association will this month hold a special service to mark the 80th anniversary of one of the Australian Navy’s greatest losses.…

Local News   •   13-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

NRL club 74 years in the making

From humble beginnings in 1947 at the Redcliffe Showgrounds to the rugby league powerhouse it is today, the Dolphins has been the club of champions, legends of the game who have gone on to represent their state and country.…

Local News   •   23-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Tales of great escapes preserved forever

Bryn Evan’s book about airmen’s incredible escapes during World War II not only preserves their stories for future generations, but also serves as a reminder of what was sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. We chat with the Scarborough author.…

Local News   •   23-3-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Father Peter Gillam farewelled

Father Peter Gillam a man of the people…

Local News   •   26-1-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Honour recognises Antarctic service

Moreton Bay’s John Russell, Michael Hawkins and Sheryl Backhouse receive Australia Day Honours…

Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   11-1-2021  •   Kylie Knight

2011 floods, 10 years on

Parts of the Moreton Bay Region endured flooding in the weeks leading up to the devastating 2011 floods in Brisbane, the Lockyer Valley and Ipswich. But that didn’t stop weary local SES volunteers from answering the call, as Alan Peterson remembers ……

Local Stories   •   11-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Family’s road to farming milestone

A Wamuran family has reached a remarkable record having lived and farmed the same crop on the same land for 100 years.…

Community Groups   •   10-11-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Remembrance Day a time to reflect

Neville Cullen’s family had a long history of military service, so it was only natural that the then 17½-year-old would sign up for the Vietnam War in 1964.…

Local History   •   10-11-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Videos preserve Kabi Kabi language

The culture of Moreton Bay Region’s Kabi Kabi people has survived for thousands of years and now it’s entering the digital age.…

Local History   •   28-10-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Hornibrook legacy lives on

Julie Hornibrook is justifiably proud of the legacy her grandfather left for the Redcliffe Peninsula – and for Queensland as a whole.…

Local History   •   11-9-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Club closing – and opening again

Caboolture RSL will close for the final time on Sunday, just a few weeks short of its 65th birthday – but the club’s doors will not stay shut for long.…

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