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Emergency declaration for public safety in Ipswich
Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act due to a mental health incident in the Ipswich suburb of Brassall. Maddy Morwood. less than 2 min read. June 13, 2021 - 8:43PM. A PSPA has been declared in Ipswich,...

Growing calls for Tamil family's release
Another LIberal MP has joined calls for a Tamil family to be freed from offshore detention. A small but growing number of coalition MPs want the Tamil family being detained on Christmas...

Young nurse reveals the sliding doors moment that saved her from the clutches of two of Australia's most notorious ...
It was about midnight and the mother-of-two was completely alone, apart from Barrie Watts and Valmae Beck - a sadistic couple who later raped, murdered and tortured a 12-year-old girl.

'They should never have been sent': Biloela family's fate to be decided within days
The fate of a Tamil family detained on Christmas Island will be decided within days as the federal government faces growing calls to release the four asylum seekers after one of them was evacuated for treatment in a Perth hospital. Immigration Minister Alex...

Local Parks - Wynnum West

Ropley Road
Ropley Road, off Wynnum Road opp Wynnum Plaza

Playground Shelter Toilets Water BBQ Areas Mini Court Basketball Off Road Parking Hand Ball Wall
Ropley Park Flying Fox - Wynnum West
Ropley Park - Wynnum West
Primrose Park
Wynnum and Sibley Roads
UBD REF# 143 B-19
Playground Shelter Toilets Water BBQ Areas Half Court Basketball Off Road Parking Hand Ball Wall
Primrose Park - Wynnum West

Primrose Park

Edward Kelk Park
Cnr Sibley Road and Kianawah Road
UBD REF# 163 A-9
Playground
Edward John Kelk was a pioneer settler in the Lindum and Hemmant Districts. In the early 1860's, 3 brothers William, Henry and Edward Kelk came to settle in the district from Lincolnshire, England and brought land not far from the present day Hemmant. The Kelks called their property Lindum-mere. The name of their home in Lincoln. Lindum is the Latin name from Lincoln.

William and Henry left the district, but Edward build a fine home on the 200 acre/81 hectare property not far from the site of todays Pleasantville. The entrance was near Lindum Railway Station and a Driveway led from the fancy gates up a hill to the house running along the line of the present Rodney Street.

Edward owned and operated a sugar cane plantation and a sugar mill on this Lindum property through which the Cleveland railway now runs. He was a pioneer-settler who was acknowledged as a highly respected citizen. He is remembered not only for his compassionate commitment to the early community, Lindum and Hemmant, but for his compassionate treatment of the local aboriginals who were employed to work on the cane plantations of those days and his implementation of projects to set them up in a local fishing industry by supplying them with boats, gear and supervision.

Edward Kelk Park

Edward Kelk Park - Wynnum