The Lake

Swan killed by fishing gear at the lake

Jamie Furness May 11, 2023 3 min read

One of the black swans at Forest Lake has tragically died after a hook and a piece of fishing line became wrapped tightly around its neck. On April 19 Forest Lake local Christine Pipistrelli found the swan and called the RSPCA, who attended to the swan within the hour.  “Sadly his oesophagus was damaged due…

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Young photographer nominated for Lord Mayor’s People’s Choice award.

Jamie Furness August 11, 2022 3 min read

Luan Sejdi from Forest Lake State High School has been listed as a finalist for the “People’s Choice Award” in the 2022 Lord Mayor’s Photographic Awards with a stunning photo that captures the beauty of the lake at Forest Lake. Luan’s photo “The Lake” was selected by the Lord Mayor and a panel of judges…

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