The Lake News

Centenary Evening View Club

roberthernandez June 18, 2024 2 min read

This month we returned to our regular venue, the Centenary Tavern, for our May meeting where we enjoyed an interesting talk from our guest speaker Dr Kelly Stewart who is an accredited sports dietician and a senior lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology. As we tucked into our supper Kelly and two of her…

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Charles Strunk- June Article

roberthernandez June 18, 2024 2 min read

New Lights for Wallaroo Way and Blunder Road Residents in Doolandella are eagerly watching the progress of the upgrade of the intersection of Wallaroo Way and Blunder Road. Works have started on the underground electrical cables, new drainage and the new footpath that will link Peacock Street to the bus stop on Blunder Road. The…

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From the desk of Milton Dick MP

roberthernandez June 18, 2024 1 min read

The Forest Lake RSL did an excellent job of organising one of the largest ANZAC Day Services I have ever been to. In addition, there was a special service held at dusk for the animals who have served in our Defence Forces. Appropriately, this service was held at the Dogs QLD War Animal Memorial in…

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FLAIR

roberthernandez June 18, 2024 3 min read

My addictions began when I learnt to read and write and gradually became a slave to reading and writing. In those bygone days, there were no smartphones, computers or TV. Some neighbours had radios but we had a gramophone. We did not have an unlimited set of gramophone records, so we listened to the few…

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Durack Inala Bowls Club announces youngest life member

roberthernandez June 18, 2024 2 min read

Bradley Eustace was announced as a new life member of the Durack Inala Bowls Club at the club’s AGM held last month, becoming the youngest to achieve the title at 45 years of age. 45-year-old Bradley Eustace is a new life member at Durack Inala Bowls Club. Source: Guy Hazlewood Bradley started at the club…

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National Seniors

roberthernandez and Julie Baldwin June 17, 2024 2 min read

Hello readers, Our group loves to get away for a few days each year. Members who went on the Hunter Valley away trip had such a great time. Hunter Valley ticked all the boxes for our gardening enthusiasts on this trip too. Photos taken on Hunter Valley trip as travellers enjoyed a cruise on the…

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Retirement Living Council Critisizes 2025 Budget

roberthernandez June 17, 2024 2 min read

The Retirement Living Council (RLC) has expressed its dissatisfaction with the Australian Government’s 2025 Budget, arguing that it neglects the housing needs of older Australians. RLC Executive Director Daniel Gannon provided a pointed critique, highlighting the budget’s failure to address age-friendly accommodation and care. Source: Pexels “This is a budget that focuses on the housing…

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A flavourful journey: New menu delights at The Lion Richlands

Guy Hazlewood June 13, 2024 3 min read

The Lion Richlands has upgraded some of its restaurant menu and I had the opportunity to taste test some of the delicious new items. The Lion Richlands boasts a café style experience and a restaurant, with both areas being able to access the café and restaurant menus. The restaurant was buzzing at lunchtime with a…

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Man missing, Forest Lake

Guy Hazlewood June 13, 2024 1 min read

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 51-year-old Coochin man who has been missing since yesterday, June 12. Jason Burn, pictured, was last seen at a shop on Grand Avenue, Forest Lake around 12pm and has not been seen or heard from since. Police and family hold serious concerns for Jason’s welfare as his…

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Community hopeful for cygnets’ survival despite Theft attempts and predators

Jamie Furness June 11, 2024 3 min read

The iconic black swan pair at The Lake recently welcomed six cygnets in late May 2024. By June 8, one baby swan was already missing from the brood. With survival statistics at the lake so grim for the cygnets, residents have been diligently rushing to play their part by reminding each other on social media…

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