No such thing perhaps, but sad to hear the Campdraft can’t go ahead this weekend. The grounds are looking magnificent. Sorelle, Sarah, Tony and Andrew had everything ready to go. Pam and Karen had organised the prize money and the floats. Everyone had pulled together to organise fencing for the playing field, and ready theContinue reading “Too much rain?”
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Planning for the future
We’re working on a masterplan for the Rathdowney Memorial Grounds. a vision and mission research – who lives here? who visits? what do people want? how can we help? mapping – what’s here now? the site, the facilities, electricity, water and drainage? safety issues – what’s urgent to fix? future issues – what’s SEQ goingContinue reading “Planning for the future”
Another thank you, to Council
It’s on it’s way. Council supported the RMGA to buy a 6x3m marquee we can use for shade, and to escape the rain. Big thanks to Lacey Sawtell, who helps us manage our grants, and to Councillors Greg Christensen and Marshall Chalk, for supporting our endeavours.
Mental health fitness
Council is running a workshop on Tuesday, 30 March at The Centre, in Beaudesert. There are still places left at the 6.00-8.00pm session. All welcome. Course Content – A proactive, positive concept that encourages people to invest in their mental health and works to reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Based on four key concepts –Continue reading “Mental health fitness”
Call out for Volunteers – 13-14 March
We need a few community volunteers to help run the 2021 Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft. We have a COVID-safe plan which includes contact tracing at the gates. If anyone can give us a hand (2-4 hour shift, Saturday or Sunday), please call Sue on 0435 052 545. We appreciate your support.
Solar is on!
We’ve had the solar meter installed, and we are starting to benefit from the cells on the roof. It’s early days, but usage is down. Way down. We can’t see the feed in tariff yet. The online data hasn’t caught up with the meter. But it will.
COVID safe Campdraft
The camp draft in March has to be running with a Covid safe plan. That means, collecting contact details at the gate. We are setting up a QR code to make that easier for people who want to use it. You’re welcome to give it a go!
Thank you to supporters
I have just submitted a grant application – Community Recovery, Queensland Government – for work we had planned at the Caravan Park, and design of new amenities for the canteen area. Huge thanks to all those who helped with letters of support, including the Rural Fire Service (Ian Richter), Greg Christensen, Jon Krause, Scott BuchholzContinue reading “Thank you to supporters”
Caravan Park rules updated
Caravan park rules for casual visitors have been updated, so that visitors can drink alcohol at the bbq shelter, as well as the shelter beside the canteen. This was an error in the first draft of the rules. The correction was passed by a resolution at the January general meeting.