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4 MAY - MILLION TREES PROGRAM ENGAGES STUDENTS

Council has bought the first 1250 of 5000 trees from Beaudesert State High School's Agriculture Department as part of a partnership under Council's Million Trees Initiative, with the objective of planting one million trees by 2024 through a range of initiatives aimed at providing trees to residents, community groups, rural land holders and schools.
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1 MAY - WAR STORIES AMONG AUSTRALIA'S TOP TEN ANZAC ART EVENTS

Scenic Rim's ambitious War Stories and Our Town program has been ranked among the nation's Top 10 must-see arts events commemorating the Anzac Centenary. ArtsHub, and has announced the initiative among its Top 10 list of "must see visual arts exhibitions and installations, tribute concerts and community projects to pay respect to the Anzacs past and present".
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28 APRIL - FACILITIES BOOST FOR RURAL FIRE BRIGADES

Council will provide long-term leases over land at Maroon and Mt Alford to allow rural fire brigades in each community to build new facilities to house emergency vehicles and equipment. Corporate and Community Services Committee Chair Cr Nigel Waistell said the brigades in both communities would be offered 30-year site leases through the Department of Community Safety.
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28 APRIL - CLUB'S PLANS GAIN TRACTION AT MILBONG

Milbong and District Classic Tractor Club has a new home for activities and events, with Council to lease part of a local reserve to the group.  Corporate and Community Services Committee Chair Cr Nigel Waistell said the interest group would be offered a 10-year lease over a reserve at the intersection of Ipswich-Boonah Rd and Zingelmann Rd at Milbong.
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28 APRIL - TWO MORE BRIDGES SET FOR CONCRETE TRANSFORMATION

Two ageing timber bridges at Lamington are set to be replaced with new concrete crossings. Council today awarded Davbridge Constructions a $1.84 million contract to replace both Lamington and Foxley bridges on Christmas Creek Rd, with the single lane timber bridges to be upgraded to concrete.
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