Hills kids say konnichiwa to Japanese

CHILDREN as young as four are learning to speak Japanese at Hills International College after the school’s early learning centre was selected for the Australian Government’s Early Learning Languages Australia program. So far 15 children from the Hills Early Learning Centre are learning Japanese through the program’s play-based mobile tablet app, with the school aiming…

Expansion for Glenore Grove Scout Den

THE Glenore Grove Scout Group will be able to make more room for activities and new members after securing $19,377 in Commonwealth funding towards a six-metre extension to the group’s Scout Den. The extension, which Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz helped get Commonwealth funding towards, will benefit the group’s 47 members and their families…

CCTV boost for Gatton

SAFETY and crime prevention will be boosted at Lake Apex Park, Gatton through five new CCTV security cameras. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz and Lockyer Valley Deputy Mayor Jason Cook on Thursday, June 9 announced $17,000 under round two of the Coalition’s Safer Streets program for the equipment. The Lockyer Valley Regional Council will receive…

Rail projects critical to future of Scenic Rim

THE Coalition’s Inland Rail project will maximise job and growth opportunities resulting from new Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan and South Korea. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the project would ensure demand for Australian domestic product in Asia is met. He said the SCT intermodal freight and logistics facility being constructed at…

Boost for Logan Village Lions

THE Logan Village Lions are raising the roof in celebration after securing a $5000 Commonwealth grant to replace the collapsed ceiling at their Lion’s Den. The $11,610 project – which the group will contribute towards – will transform the group’s meeting space by putting a stop to debris falling from the broken ceiling. Club president…