Discover Christmas in the Moreton Bay Region


Volunteers revamp special school gardens

Posted: 5pm 02 Nov 2021

Caboolture Special School has been given a revamp by volunteers from Lendlease, the global development company.

Last week around 25 Lendlease employees upgraded gardens and lay a sensory floor for children at the Torrens Rd school.

Volunteers helped revitalise the school’s edible and sensory gardens by mulching, planting new vegetables and fruits for the community.

They also put down some vinyl in one of the school hallways for a sensory pathway.

Caboolture Special School is one of more than 47 national in-person and virtual volunteering projects selected for Lendlease Foundation’s annual Community Day, now its 26th year.

Last year more than 1000 Lendlease employees around the world joined community volunteers supporting over 60 Community Day projects.

Community Day enables Lendlease employees to work with colleagues and community partners to make a difference in the communities where they live and work.

Projects are sourced from existing relationships with national organisations including Oz Harvest, Australian Red Cross, Landcare, Career Seekers, other charities and not-for-profits.

“Community Day offers our people the chance to apply their skills to make a positive contribution to our local communities,” Cate Harris, Lendlease Group Head of Sustainability and Lendlease Foundation said.

“This is the same approach we seek to emulate with our global target to create $250 million in social value by 2025.

“Our target reflects our commitment to leave a positive legacy by helping to support community health and wellbeing, provide economic opportunities, improve the local environment and by creating resilient and thriving communities.”

For further details visit



Volunteer of Year twice in one month

Paul Walker has been named 2020 Volunteer of the Year by his club Narangba Rangers and Rugby League Brisbane.…

Division 7 candidates face voters at forum

Candidates in the upcoming Moreton Bay Region Council by-election will have the opportunity to address the community with a live-streamed forum on December 1. Find out where it's happening...…

More you might like:


Local News   •   3-12-2021  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Touch, cuddle artwork at accessible exhibition

Enter a world of furry forests, cosy bathtubs and embraceable artworks made from faux fur, feathers and foam with a new hands-on exhibition showing at the Caboolture Art Gallery.…

Local News   •   3-12-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Mascots with a message

The award-winning characters might look fun and lively but their young creators hope the community will take their environmental message seriously.…

Local News   •   3-12-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Hardman primed and ready for 'risk'

Isaac Hardman, a rising star of Australian boxing, admits he’s taking a “massive risk” climbing into the ring with Adam Stowe on Saturday.…

Local News   •   2-12-2021  •   Kylie Knight

USC Moreton Bay's expansion plans

The University of the Sunshine Coast has plans to expand its Moreton Bay campus next year to provide more room for teaching, research, sporting activity and socialising.…

Local News   •   2-12-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Division 7 by-election candidates face forum

Candidates for the Moreton Bay Regional Council Division 7 by-election answered questions from the community and made their final pitches to voters during a forum hosted by Moreton Daily last night, ahead of the poll this Saturday.…

Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   2-12-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Roads flooded in Moreton Bay Region

Heavy rain in recent days has caused flash flooding with a number of roads closed across the Moreton Bay Region. Here’s the list.…

Your free local community newspaper, home delivered fortnightly.

Read Latest Edition