Keep Australia Beautiful local community grants now available to increase beverage container recycling

Applications are now open for a community grant of up to $10,000 for local projects that will help increase the recycling of beverage containers.The Keep Australia Beautiful grants, funded by Coca-Cola, are open to all communities across Australia with grants of up to $10,000 per applicant available for projects that will result in a measurable…

Queensland Plan Forum…

On the 19th June, Member for Chatsworth Steve Minnikin, will be hosting a Queensland Plan Community Forum. The Queensland Plan is a bipartisan initative, with the aim of building a 30 year strategic plan for Queensland. I encourage you to visit http://queenslandplan.qld.gov.au/ to learn more about the plan.The forum will be open to all members of…

National Reconciliation Week 27 May-3 June

National Reconciliation Week is the time to build better relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians-and a time to come together to acknowledge the enormous contributions that Australia’s First Peoples have made to shape our nation. Dreamtime at the ‘G’in 2005 Essendon Football Club joined with the AFL, Richmond Football Club,…

Mt Gravatt Challenge

 On 2 June 2013 the inaugural MT GRAVATT CHALLENGE hosted by the Rotary Club of Mt Gravatt will be held, bringing with it the opportunity for members of the community to challenge themselves against the Mountain and support a great cause at the same time.The walking/jogging or running course starts at the base of Mount…

National Palliative Care Week

Member for Bonner encourages everyone to make Palliative Care their business in 2013.   National Palliative Care Week is from 19 May to 25 May 2013 and during this period Palliative Care Australia wants to remind the community about the importance of palliative care with a special focus towards asking everyone to think about how…