North Lakes Community News

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Jobs Open For Application at IKEA North Lakes

Apr 28, 2016

If you happened to have missed it, Chanel 7 News have reported that IKEA North Lakes will be advertising over 250 new job positions starting next month. 

We'd like to correct that by letting you know as we've done a few months ago, that positions for the North Lakes location are being advertised currently. We have tracked them down over the last few months and have been advertising them for the convenience of the job seeking community on our Jobs Page and Facebook page. Some of these Ads have already expired but there are still more available.

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Good News For Deception Bay School Goers

Apr 27, 2016

A new partnership struck between the Palaszczuk Government and Telstra will see Deception Bay State School students connecting to the Internet faster than ever before.

Chris Whiting MP, Member for Murrumba said the $137 million partnership with Telstra would connect more than 450 Queensland state schools to the high speed fibre optic cable network, bringing the total number of connected state schools to more than 1000.

 “I’m excited by the potential of this partnership to open up new possibilities for students at Deception Bay State School,” Mr Whiting said.

“The Internet is such a valuable tool for students as we ...

Confirmed Win For Rothwell Roundabout Upgrade

Apr 27, 2016

A State Government announcement over the long weekend has confirmed funding for an upgrade to the Rothwell roundabout.

The announcement has come following Luke Howarth MP’s year-long campaign, which culminated with a visit from State Opposition Minister for Main Roads, the Hon Fiona Simpson MP.

“I invited Fiona to Rothwell to help me pressure the State Government to confirm funding and get the project started,” said Luke Howarth MP.

“This funding announcement is fantastic news – it’s exactly what we were calling for, and it’s all thanks to the hundreds of locals who joined my campaign.”

Luke Howarth MP said ...

Country Of Origin Food Labelling Reform

Apr 27, 2016

Local shoppers will start to see new labels pop up on food products from July, following an agreement on Country of Origin food labelling reforms.

Federal Member for Petrie, Luke Howarth MP, said the Commonwealth Government’s agreement with the states and territories has come after decades of frustration. “For years, consumers have had to put up with misleading and confusing food labels.

“This new system will provide the clarity shoppers deserve, importantly without imposing an excessive burden on businesses.”

Many foods found on Australian retail shelves will be required to include a kangaroo in a triangle logo to indicate if ...

Councillor News by Julie Greer

Apr 27, 2016

Hello everyone

Firstly, I would like to say thank you to the residents of Division 4 for your support during the recent Local Government elections which saw me returned as your divisional councillor for another four years.  I will continue my commitment to represent Moreton Bay Regional Council and the residents of Division 4 with pride, integrity and a lot of hard work.   As well as myself, Mayor Allan Sutherland and six of the previous councillors were returned and we have five new councillors.

The hard work commences immediately and my schedule will be very busy for the next couple ...

Local Crime Update

Apr 27, 2016

The week that was Sunday April 24th 2016

Mango Hill North Lakes Division Break and Enters

DATE / TIME –April 19 at 1800
SUBURB – North Lakes
STREET – Grebe Circuit
MEANS OF ENTRY – Through open window

DATE / TIME – April 23 overnight
SUBURB – North Lakes
STREET – Discovery Drive
MEANS OF ENTRY – Smash glass

DATE / TIME – Between April 22 and 24
SUBURB – North Lakes
STREET – Nicklaus Pde

KISS Rocks Vegas Hits Event Cinemas North Lakes

Apr 20, 2016

The helicopter descended upon the infamous Hard Rock Hotel as KISS invaded Las Vegas for an historic nine-show run. Now, for ONE NIGHT ONLY on Wednesday 25 May, fans will be able to experience this spectacular night for themselves as KISS ROCKS VEGAS hits EVENT Cinemas!

From this blistering live show, fans can expect sky high flames, ear-bursting volume and a few drops of blood! PLUS experience EXCLUSIVE footage and interviews with band members and production team on the challenges of making ‘KISS ROCKS VEGAS’ that you will only see in cinema!

As America’s #1 Gold Record Award winning group of all ...

Andre Rieu's 2016 Maastricht Concert Is Coming To North Lakes

Apr 20, 2016

Events Cinemas, supported by distributor CinemaLive, is proud to announce that one of the world’s most popular music artists will screen his concert via satellite* nationally across Australia this July only! 

André Rieu is bringing his legendary annual Maastricht concert to a cinema near you for two unmissable shows. 

Not only do cinema-goers have the opportunity to see the music legend on the big screen, Event Cinemas is exclusively offering the chance for one lucky fan to WIN a call from the man himself on Mother’s Day! Simply purchase tickets at Event Cinemas between 7-27 April and go into ...

New Council Sworn In For The Moreton Bay Region

Apr 20, 2016

The Moreton Bay Region’s newly elected council has been formally sworn in at a post-election meeting at the Strathpine Community Centre on Monday, including the highest number of female councillors ever elected to serve the Moreton Bay Regional Council.

It was nice to see our Division 4 local advocate Julie Greer among the smiling faces once again. 

Mayor Allan Sutherland said the increase in female representation was a milestone the region should be proud of, and looked forward to continued and increased representation of women on council.

“I was very pleased to see the number of female councillors double, bringing a ...

Local Crime Update

Apr 20, 2016

The week that was Sunday April 17th 2016

Mango Hill North Lakes Division Break and Enters

DATE / TIME – April 14 early morning
SUBURB – North Lakes
STREET – Quoll Cct
MEANS OF ENTRY – Sneak Break – attempted to jemmy front door

DATE / TIME – April 16 overnight
SUBURB – Griffin
STREET – Cayenne St
TYPE OF PREMISES – new development
MEANS OF ENTRY – Unknown entry
PROPERTY STOLEN – Kitchen appliances

DATE / TIME – April 17 during the day
SUBURB – North Lakes
STREET – Wells ...