If you’re looking for ways to lead a more sustainable life, the Green Heart Fair is your one-stop-shop for everything eco-friendly.
More than 120 eco-experts will share their knowledge and advice when Brisbane City Council’s longest running sustainability event returns to Chermside this month.
Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the fair was about encouraging residents to keep Brisbane clean, green, and sustainable in a fun, family-friendly environment.
“Council is inspiring residents and busine...
Impress your mum with a colourful orchid this Mother’s Day. The Aspley Orchid Society May Show is on this month and is the perfect place to find beautiful flowering orchids.
Aspley Orchid Society secretary Jan Patterson said there would be flowering orchids, ferns, and foliage on display.
“We will have floral arrangements for sale and another area where you can purchase orchid growing requirements, like pots, labels, and fertilisers,” Jan said.
Orchid growers will be able to submit their plan...
Landing your dream job could become a reality sooner than you might think – with the right advice.
Job seekers will learn resume-writing tips, how to impress at interviews, and much more when the Jobseeker Bootcamp comes to Bracken Ridge Plaza this month.
Property consultants JLL’s Queensland regional marketing manager Setty Ferdousian, who manages Bracken Ridge Plaza, said she had spent time talking to local community groups and community members and discovered employment was a key issue in the area.
Redcliffe residents seeking new ways of leading a healthier life will find a community of like-minded people at the Heal Yourself Expo.
A range of natural and alternative therapies will be on display when the annual two-day expo returns to Hercules Road State School at Kippa-Ring this month.
Event organiser Wayne Pina-Roozemond said one of the main reasons he and a few other people had started the expo 11 years ago was because they had found it incredulous that people were happy to hand over ...
Redcliffe residents are being given the opportunity to have their say on local government regulations, including those related to fires and fire pits, animal control, and illegal dumping and littering.
Between 1 April and 30 June, Moreton Bay Regional Council is inviting residents to provide feedback on the full range of local laws as part of a sweeping review.
Mayor Peter Flannery said the questions were simple but significant: what issues do you have with local law matters and what ideas do...
A doctor from Redcliffe Hospital is cycling 2500 kilometres, from Cairns to Redcliffe, as part of a fundraising mission called Raise it for Redcliffe.
Director of Research and Medical Education Dr Joel Dulhunty and his wife started the ride on 13 March and will finish their 40-day journey when they arrive at the Redcliffe Hospital on 4 May.
Joel said Raise it for Redcliffe was a partnership between Redcliffe Hospital and the RBWH Foundation, and was about how individuals and the community cou...
It’s time for toddlers and pre-school aged kids to dance, play, and get creative at a special music concert just for them.
Moreton Bay Regional Council has created the free Redcliffe Mini Music and Arts Festival especially for children aged under five, to be held at Crockatt Park in Woody Point this month.
Mayor Peter Flannery said children would be smiling from ear to ear with a huge array of creative activities to participate in, and a line-up of A-list performers set to entertain.
“I’m a big believer in the importance of these kinds of family events for locals, especially littlies,” Pete
Get your skates ready because Xanadu is rolling onto the screen for this month’s free movie in the park, hosted by Brisbane City Council.
The colourful, cult Olivia Newton-John flick will transport you back in time with a soundtrack featuring music from Newton-John, Cliff Richard and Electric Light Orchestra.
Marchant Ward Councillor Fiona Hammond said everyone should come along, bring the kids and relive their childhood by seeing this iconic movie.
“We are going back to the 80s with Xanadu –...
Commuters will be one step closer to improved traffic conditions with construction beginning on a major intersection at Bald Hills.
A construction tender was awarded in January, and works were scheduled to commence last month, to transform the Gympie Arterial Road and Strathpine Road intersection into a diverging diamond interchange (DDI).
Member for Aspley Bart Mellish said this groundbreaking interchange design was proven to reduce congestion and would make the busy intersection more effici...
With all the ingredients for a dazzling night out, it’s no surprise Irish music and dance sensation A Taste of Ireland has added another Redcliffe show to their national tour.
After selling out the evening performance, a matinee has now been added to the 28 April show date at Redcliffe Entertainment Centre, for those keen to see the feel-good theatre spectacular.
Lead dancer Ceili Moore said the sell-out show was testament to how much the Redcliffe crowds loved the show and were looking forwa...
Sandgate is hosting an annual festival celebrating Sikh culture, with traditional dancing, food, activities, and music on display.
The Sikh community of north Brisbane will gather at Curlew Park this month for the Vaisakhi Festival, a free event where all are welcome to attend.
Punjabi Cultural Association of Queensland secretary Parminder Singh said the location of the event in Sandgate made it easily accessible to all members of the community.
“Many Punjabi communities around the world will...
Feast on delicious food, dance to the very best in live music and finish up with fireworks. What more could you want from your weekend?
There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Park Vibes, a family festival to be held at Pine Rivers Park on 20 March. Only a short drive for residents living in Chermside, this event is packed with so much entertainment you won’t want to miss it.
When the festival kicks off at 3pm, kids can make the most of their afternoon in the dedicated Kids Zone, where they will be able to enjoy free rides and activities to suit all ages.
An undeveloped transport corridor between Carseldine and Everton Park has been identified as a potential solution for growing traffic congestion in Brisbane’s north-west.
The nine-kilometre North West Transport Corridor is being considered as part of a business case being developed by Brisbane City Council, which will explore options for improved transport after identifying challenges with the current transposkid01rt network.
Bracken Ridge Ward Councillor Sandy Landers said the council study was being done at the request of the Federal Government to establish the transport needs of residents
If you’ve ever imagined yourself fencing like Zorro or The Three Musketeers, then Spanish sword fighting classes are a great place to start.
The Brisbane School of Iberian Swordsmanship is holding classes on Wednesday nights at Stafford State School for those keen to learn how to wield a rapier, or who want to impress their friends with an exciting new hobby.
Instructor Kate Hickey said the school was founded in 2015 and was the only place in Brisbane where students could learn the traditiona...
Nathan McDowell is gearing up to achieve a lifelong goal to ride his bike long distance.
When 31-year-old Nathan was first diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder called Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, he was told he wouldn’t live more than three years. That was in 2007.
Nathan, who also lives with spina bifida and cerebral palsy, will defy the odds this month by riding 110km from Noosa to Redcliffe to raise awareness of his illness.
Nathan’s support worker at Holistic Horizons Disability S...