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From Waste to Resources: SWACO grants help fund waste-diversion programs
Most people know that SWACO operates the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill. However, we're just as committed to keeping waste out of the landfill as we are to managing the waste that goes into it. In fact, we've helped the county reach the point where we...

The government has spent more than $5 million on consultants on the radio network project
A SINGLE, secure radio network for Tasmanian emergency services won't be up and running until 10 years on from the bushfires that sparked urgent calls for a communications upgrade. The state government has revealed Telstra will deliver the network, and...

'Your life is important': $60 million coronavirus support package for mental health
There has been a sharp increase in the number of Victorians presenting to hospital for self-harm in recent weeks, prompting the Victorian government to announce $60 million of mental health funding for people struggling to cope with the coronavirus...

Kayaker dies after going missing while kayaking on the Murrumbidgee River south of Canberra
Key points: The man was reported missing at about 2:00pm on Sunday; The Murrumbidgee River has been running fast and high due to heavy rainfall; The man was pulled unresponsive from the water at about 6:20pm and confirmed dead. ACT police said the...

Quandamooka Festival

The Quandamooka Festival has commenced with celebrations across the Bayside Districts of Wynnum, Redlands and Stradbroke Island.

On Saturday, July 22 the Winnam NAIDOC Kunjiel Corroboree is here at the Wynnum Wading Pool area.
This year the celebrations are bigger and better with additional market stalls on the foreshore, family and kids activities and a short film festival. Starting at 10am until 8pm there is something for everyone. The event is free and a drug and alcohol free area. For more information go to www.quandamookafestival.com.au or call 3396 3431 if you would like to have a stall at the markets, spaces are still available.