Congratulations to Australia Day Award Winners and Finalists

Congratulations to Australia Day Award Winners and Finalists

A HUGE congratulations to all of the nominees and winners in this year's Australia Day Awards hosted by Ipswich City Council. It was fantastic to see so many locals nominated from the Jordan Electorate including the wonderful Trevor Fourmile from Hymba Yumba...

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Day 19 – Become a Coffee Connoisseur

Day 19 – Become a Coffee Connoisseur

Most of us have our daily coffee routines, but I challenge you to switch it up in 2021 and try out some of the amazing cafes right here in Jordan. To get you started, here are just some of my recommendations  Windy CafeScreamin’ BeansCoffee Guru BrookwaterCafe...

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Day 18 – Have a Staycation

Day 18 – Have a Staycation

Treat yourself and spend a luxurious night at Quest Springfield Central. With the beautiful, modern facilities and fantastic service, you will leave feeling refreshed - and best of all, you won't have to make the bed or cook breakfast!

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Day 17 – Water Safe…Learn to Swim

Day 17 – Water Safe…Learn to Swim

Another necessary thing for anyone with young children is ensuring they know how to swim. We have some great options locally, giving parents that peace of mind knowing their kids will be water safe in 2021. Peter Mcmahon's Swim FactoryWaterworx Aquatic CentreSplash...

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Need a Mask? Come down to the Jordan Electorate office.

Need a Mask? Come down to the Jordan Electorate office.

It's been great to see so many in the Jordan Electorate wearing their masks in public places and where social distancing is proving tricky... At this time, masks are mandatory until (1am) 22 January - and if you know of someone in the electorate who needs additional...

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Day 16 – Lose yourself in a good book

Day 16 – Lose yourself in a good book

Probably my favourite thing to do, but when you're leading a busy life, sometimes simple things like reading books just get pushed to the side. Let's make the time to relax with a book in the new year, and if you have any recommendations, let me know!  If you're...

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Day 15 – Learn an Instrument, Sing or Dance

Day 15 – Learn an Instrument, Sing or Dance

We have so many creative people in our Jordan community who are more than happy to share their talents and teach others. So whether you'd love to learn an instrument, sing or dance - here are some fantastic local businesses who can help you discover your hidden...

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Day 14 – Volunteer in our Community

Day 14 – Volunteer in our Community

We've seen so much kindness in our community through the challenges of 2020. As we head into the new year, it would be wonderful to see more people getting involved with our hardworking community outreach organisations. These are just some of the amazing groups we...

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Queensland State Budget to be Delivered Today

Queensland State Budget to be Delivered Today

Saw this on my morning walk...a great reminder as we head into a busy week in the Queensland Parliament. Today, the Treasurer Cameron Dick MP will deliver the State Budget - with a clear aim of growing our economy , creating more jobs and importantly seeking to...

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Rail Works Notice – December 1st & 2nd 2020

Rail Works Notice – December 1st & 2nd 2020

Rail Works Notice: On Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 December (from 10pm), Queensland Rail will be undertaking Cross River Rail works and track maintenance on the Ipswich and Springfield lines. Timetables buses will replace trains during this time. For further...

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Operation Safe Christmas 2020

Operation Safe Christmas 2020

Each year, Fair Trading Queensland conducts "Operation Safe Christmas" - a proactive Christmas toy safety campaign. In 2020, they visited 266 stores and pop-up shops across Queensland and inspected more than 5,640 different toy lines. Of these, six toys were...

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Mo for Dough – Movember Benefit Dinner

Mo for Dough – Movember Benefit Dinner

Movember has become a global movement bringing greater awareness to and more funding for Men's Health. Closer to home, our very own Springfield Mo-Men (Paul, Mark and Matt!) are absolute dynamos and despite a tricky year for fundraising, managed to raise $30,000 for...

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Stage 2 – Nicholas Street Precinct Redevelopment

Stage 2 – Nicholas Street Precinct Redevelopment

How exciting to join Jennifer Howard MP and the hundreds of #Ipswich locals this morning for the official opening of Stage 2 of Ipswich City Council's $250 million Nicholas Street Precinct redevelopment. The city’s new civic plaza, known as Tulmur Place, has come...

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Greater Springfield Chamber Marquee Business Awards 2020

Greater Springfield Chamber Marquee Business Awards 2020

A wonderful evening celebrating our local businesses at the Greater Springfield Chamber Of Commerce Marquee Business Awards 2020. It has been a difficult year for our small business community but they are incredibly resilient, adaptive and community minded and it’s...

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