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Forest Lake Dragons sign-on day this month

The Lake News February 3, 2021 2 min read

What a successful 2020 AFL season we had at Forest Lake Dragons even with COVID-19 restrictions requiring AFL Queensland to make some changes to our usual competition plans.  In 2020, we watched our 2019 boys (now Superstars) team move up to a mixed under 8.5 year team. With some new skills under their belt, they…

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Forest Lake Lions Club

The Lake News February 3, 2021 1 min read

On Christmas Day, a number of Lions, along with Premier Annastacia and Santa (Annastacia’s father Henry), attended the Forest Lake Lodge (nursing home) to hand out gifts to the residents. It is always great to spread a little cheer at the Lodge and the residents enjoyed the visit and their gift. A thank-you goes out…

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Forest Lake Men’s Shed update

The Lake News February 3, 2021 1 min read

We are back into the shed and its all go! We have started a Garden Bench restoration. Locals are donating benches which have seen better days and we are restoring them like new and selling them. You can see them on our Facebook page. We have lots of other jobs underway which is keeping us…

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Hubfit Active celebrates first birthday

The Lake News February 3, 2021 2 min read

Hubfit Active will be celebrating their first birthday on Saturday 13 February by inviting the community to join in on free fitness classes, games, prizes, and, of course, cake. Other local businesses in the area will be joining in on the celebrations, such as BOQ Forest Lake and Supps 24/7.  “The fitness classes and events…

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Get in shape this year! Visit PharmaSave Richlands for your OPTIFAST program

The Lake News February 3, 2021 2 min read

Make the most of a new year and get into shape. PharmaSave Richlands Chemist offer a wide range of Optifast varieties and flavours. All staff have been trained by OPTIFAST to be able to give the best advice for each individual.  OPTIFAST products are low carbohydrate, total food replacements for the dietary management of obesity….

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Off-leash dogs: RSPCA tells what to do to prevent trouble

The Lake News February 3, 2021 4 min read

Walking your dog should be a nice casual and calming experience, however sometimes things can go wrong that are out of our hands. After a recent vicious attack that killed five month old puppy, Arlo, and injured an older dog in Doolandella, it’s important to know what to do when faced with an off-leash dog….

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Unique exhibition at Inala Art Gallery this month

The Lake News February 2, 2021 2 min read

Members of the Inala Art Gallery committee are excited to be hosting an exhibition featuring the Brisbane Toy Soldier Association (BTSA), the club’s first ever public exhibition. Current members of BTSA can trace the history of the Association back to 1953 but there is anecdotal evidence that the club had its beginnings in the 1930’s….

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Local youngster shortlisted for Junior Photographer of the Year for 2020

The Lake News February 2, 2021 1 min read

Readers might remember an article from 2019 which featured then 10 year old Forest Lake young photographer, Luan. Luan, having just completed his first year of high school at Forest Lake State High School last year, is once again taking the photography world by storm. Luan entered the EKKA 2020 Digital Photography Competition in the…

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Street sign that reads Men's Shed.

Forest Lake Men’s Shed

The Lake News January 11, 2021 1 min read

Welcome to 2021. We hope you all had a great Christmas and Happy New year, we can only hope and pray we have seen the last of the COVID 19 and this year is a more fruitful year for all. This year in the shed will be more of the same, no set boundaries just…

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Finance Corner

The Lake News January 11, 2021 2 min read

Some time ago I wrote about proposed legislation that would have imposed up to two-year jail sentences on people for buying something for more than $10,000 with cash. The alternative to jail was a potential fine up to a ridiculous $25,200. Officially the proposed legislation was called the Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash)…

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