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Empowering young men at Inala Wangarra

Guy Hazlewood February 20, 2024 2 min read

Inala Wangarra has recently introduced a new young men’s group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, which aims to assist young males aged 11-18. Inala Wangarra Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation providing community programs and community services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Inala. The young men’s group, which is supported by Inspire…

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Grants open to help sport and community clubs kick goals

Guy Hazlewood February 9, 2024 2 min read

Community groups can apply for a share of $400,000 with the next round of the Better Suburbs Grants, Community Support Category, now open Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said groups could apply for up to $10,000 to deliver new projects and improve their facilities. “Brisbane has an incredible outdoor lifestyle, and our community and sports groups…

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Inala Small Business Award Winners Announced

Jamie Furness May 23, 2023 3 min read

Brought to you: The Inala Small Business Awards 2023 were presented by Member for Inala Annastacia Palaszczuk The Oxley Golf Club on Wednesday May 17. The awards recognised the important part each business played in the lives of those living in the Inala Electorate.  “I had a great time hosting the Inaugural 2023 Inala small…

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Arts and Entertainment – TLN May 2023

Jamie Furness May 1, 2023 5 min read

Each month, more than 20 community groups or individual members enter their stories and updates from the Forest Lake Community. This makes up our valued group of Community Contributors. Below are our two articles for the Arts and Entertainment categories, featuring the Forest Lake Photography Club and FLAIR (Forest Lake and Inala wRiters club)

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Aquashield Bathrooms are Transforming the trade industry and your bathroom at the same time

Jamie Furness April 19, 2023 5 min read

Aquashield Bathrooms is a business on a mission to transform not only bathrooms, but the bathroom industry by leading the way in providing exceptional service, with customers at the heart of the business.
The family-owned business was recently nominated for the Inala Small Business Awards 2023, which voting will remain open for until April 21.
Read the full story below:

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Councillor Charles Strunk – International women’s Day and Anzac Day

Jamie Furness March 25, 2023 3 min read

I can’t believe we’re already into April. I feel it’s so important that we appreciate the good times and work collectively through the tough times. I hope you have come through the recent weather events okay. My office was working hard to report all the potholes, fallen tree branches, grass related jobs and more these…

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Lake Lappers

The Lake Lappers walking group created to nurture fitness and friendship

Jamie Furness March 22, 2023 2 min read

By Jamie Furness A new walking group has formed in Forest Lake for people of all ages and abilities who want to focus on their fitness in a fun, safe and social environment. Forest Lake local Denise Lloyd-Kelly started the free group, named “The Lake Lappers,” to help form community connections centred around health. “It’s…

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From the Desk of ANNASTACIA PALASZCZUK

Jamie Furness March 17, 2023 2 min read

For the dedicated readers of The Lake News, you will be amongst the first to hear about the Inala Electorate’s Small Business Awards in 2023. I understand the value that small businesses add to our community, and I want your help to recognise their invaluable contributions by nominating them for an award. I encourage you…

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What’s Strong With You – What does a healthy community look like?

Jamie Furness March 16, 2023 2 min read

By Paul Jackson – What’s Strong With You? When it comes to addressing the challenges of living together in community, there are many ways to get stuff done. Some will move us toward a healthy, flourishing community and others away from it. I’m not primarily talking about what gets achieved here but how it gets…

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Patrick Perkins – Forest Lake History Part 6

Jamie Furness March 16, 2023 3 min read

Homestead Park in the north of Forest Lake is the site of the earliest settlement in the suburb, and home to Archerfield House; the property included all of Forest Lake and much more.  It was purchased by the Durack family in June 1882 and mined for coal by the Queensland Land and Coal company, however…

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