Media Releases


Program to boost young Indigenous leadership

26 Jun 2015

Last week, a young leader from Sandgate took part in a six-day leadership forum in Brisbane.

Fundraising Event for Nepalese Earthquake draws Hundreds

15 Jun 2015

On Saturday night, hundreds of people from the local area and greater Brisbane came out to the Fitzgibbon Community Centre to support and raise funds for the victims of the devastating Earthquake that hit Nepal in April.

Express your inner Mozart this July

12 Jun 2015

Filnders Parade will be turned into a musical mecca on the 23rd of July as part of QMF's 2015 Keys to the City Event.

Graffiti hotspot in Deagon transformed into Boondall Wetlands Mural

22 May 2015

One of the biggest graffiti hotspots on the Northside has been transformed into a picturesque mural, located along the bikeway linking Deagon to Boondall and unveiled by Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe.

Local Masonic Care Facilities Receive Boost from Grant Money

15 May 2015

Masonic Care Queensland have received a much needed funding boost for Lucinda and Musgrave Aged Care as part of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund’s recent round of funding.

Let’s Give Happy to Live Happy this National Volunteer Week

12 May 2015

Australia’s week-long celebration of volunteers officially kicked off on Monday, May 11, with events and activities to be held throughout Queensland over the coming days to mark the contribution volunteers make to our state.

Launch of Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative Set to Boost Local Job Opportunities

02 May 2015

The first round of the new Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative was officially launched on the 1st of May at the Sandbag Community Centre by Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe, and Minister for Training and Skills, Yvette D’Ath.

Consultation on Eventide’s Evolution begins

01 May 2015

Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick and Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe, have assured community members there will be a future for residential aged-care at Brighton’s Eventide at a meeting on Wednesday afternoon.