Flinders Football Club – Registrations for 2019 Open

Flinders Football Club – Registrations for 2019 Open

We are pleased to advise that registrations for the 2019 Flinders Football Club season have opened for players in the Under 6 (born 2013/2014) to Under 15 (born 2004) age groups.

• ALL players will receive a free training shirt
• New players to the club receive a free backpack and cap
• New Under 6 players also receive a free ball

To register your child, please visit

2019 Flinders Football Club Registration Open

http://www.flindersfootballclub.com/2019/01/2019-flinders-football-club-registration-open/

 

or by emailing registrar@flindersfootballclub.com.

Curious Creatures School Holiday Program

Curious Creatures School Holiday Program

If you’re looking for a great day out with the kids this summer, the Maroochy Botanic Gardens in Tanawha offers an exciting program of holiday workshops just for children kicking off tomorrow the 15th of Jan through to Fri the 18th.

Join local artists and educators to learn all about the curious creatures of the Sunshine Coast these school holidays.

Registration is essential, and spots will fill up fast so be sure to visit the website and book your spot today: https://buff.ly/2E9ZgF0

Header Image courtesy of Lizzie Connor vis Eventbrite Listing

This event is by Sunshine Coast Council

SOCCER REGISTRATIONS FOR 2019 NOW OPEN!

SOCCER REGISTRATIONS FOR 2019 NOW OPEN!

It’s hard to believe, but the 2019 season is just around the corner!

Registrations are now open.

Click to register: https://registrations.sccsa.org.au/login

Fees for next the next season will be as follows;
U6 to U8 – $150
U9 to U10 – $170
U11 and over – $190

Register and pay online before January 30, 2019 to enter our lucky prize draw!

We have worked hard to keep the registration fees as affordable as possible to ensure we keep kids active and out there participating in soccer. This has been achieved through everyone’s hard work volunteering and fundraising through the season. Our club has one of the most affordable fees – even within our Churches association.

Not only that but next year the kids will be running around the paddock in brand new jerseys – thanks to a generous sponsorship agreement with Banjo’s Bakery, Sippy Downs.

Can’t wait to see you all on the fields in the new year.

Department Of Education To Support Safe School Travel Committee At Chancellor State College

Department Of Education To Support Safe School Travel Committee At Chancellor State College

Good morning all,

Please see the attached incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to pickup and drop-off facilities and improvements at Chancellor State College.

Kind regards,

Christian

Safe school travel (SafeST) program

Cartoon image of a school crossing.

The safety of students travelling to and from school is one of the most important issues for school communities. One way this is achieved is by providing the safest possible journey to and from Queensland schools. The Department of Transport and Main Roads supports safe school travel with the SafeST program and resources.

Addressing school safety issues

Establishing a SafeST Committee is the first step in identifying and addressing school safety concerns. The SafeST Committee will develop a school road safety action plan for implementing strategies and solutions.

Ideally an action plan would outline:

  • what the school is planning to do to improve road safety
  • how it expects road safety will improve
  • how the school will monitor and evaluate the success of the plan
  • when it will be done
  • who is responsible for making it happen.

School road safety is a matter that requires whole of community awareness and commitment. Improving the safety of school travel for all children relies on the involvement and engagement of schools (including parents associations), local government and state authorities such as Education Queensland, Queensland Police Service, TMR and TransLink and/or bus operators as required.

Sippy Downs Drive – Temporary changes to traffic conditions  SAT 24 NOV, 6am – 5pm 

Sippy Downs Drive – Temporary changes to traffic conditions SAT 24 NOV, 6am – 5pm 

Re: TEMPORARY CHANGES TO TRAFFIC CONDITIONS SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER, 6AM – 5PM.       

Temporary closure of a section of Sippy Downs Drive (between University Way and Siena Catholic College) and traffic detour via Service Road.

Dear Sippy Downs Residents and interested stakeholders.

Thank you for your ongoing patience regarding construction of the Sippy Downs Drive Upgrade Project.  We will soon be issuing another construction update which will include news of the construction break over the Christmas and New Year period and details regarding next year’s 2019 construction program.

In the interim and as part of the project, Council must dig trenches across Sippy Downs Drive to install stormwater pipes.

To safely undertake this work a section of Sippy Downs Drive, between University Way and Siena Catholic College, must be temporarily closed to vehicle traffic for a period of one day, Saturday 24 November from 6 am – 5 pm (weather permitting).

On this day, light vehicle traffic will be redirected along the Sippy Downs Drive Service Road as one-way traffic. Buses and heavy vehicles will be detoured via an alternative route. University Way will remain open.

Please refer to the map below for more details.

The speed limit along the Service Road will be posted as 40 km per hour and signage and traffic control will help to redirect motorists.

The entry to Siena Catholic College will also be temporarily closed during this time. The project team thanks the School Principals and Parish Council for their assistance.

We thank you in advance for your understanding of these mandatory works and request that all motorists exercise additional caution when driving along the Service Road this Saturday.

Should you have any questions about this work, please feel free to contact us via the details below.

Yours sincerely,

Sippy Downs Drive Upgrade Team

PDF Update

CONTACT US:

  • Email: sippydowns@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
  • Phone: Council’s customer service team on 5475 7272 or 1300 007 272 (excludes mobiles and callers outside Sunshine Coast area). Please quote Sippy Downs Drive Upgrade Project.
  • Website: www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au  and search for ‘Sippy Downs Drive Upgrade Project’.
Parents Ask For Safe Kiss and Go Area For Scholars Drive

Parents Ask For Safe Kiss and Go Area For Scholars Drive

Hi all,

Our campaign to seek State Government assistance in rectifying school related traffic and parking issues on Scholars Drive has again ramped up with requests made to provide parents with a safe pickup and drop-off area for students.

The current school bus zone outside Chancellor Primary is of interest to parents in terms of creating a potential shared zone in accommodating this space as a kiss and go area.

After becoming aware of these concerns last night, I have immediately written to the Government seeking their assistance in providing their school facility with better outcomes for parents here in Sippy Downs.

Please see the attached letter which outlines concerns raised on behalf of parents.

Kind regards,

Christian Dickson


9 November 2018

Attn: Department of Education and Training

Via email: northcoastregion@det.qld.gov.au

Dear Sir/Madam

Re:  Pick up and drop off area at Chancellor State College – Primary Campus

I write to request the Department of Education consider ways to improve traffic flow and improve safety at the Chancellor State College Primary Campus in Scholars Drive, Sippy Downs.

I recently provided feedback to the Department of Housing and Public Works in regard to their proposal to expand the school.  My feedback suggested options on how to improve road infrastructure around the College due to the lack of parking and extreme traffic congestion faced by the school community, particularly over the last few years.

I am highly concerned about any expansion of the College which does not address the already insufficient road infrastructure to cater for such a high traffic generator all within a cul-de-sac. I am aware of parents/care givers queuing for up to 40 minutes in Scholars Drive in the afternoon school traffic.

In early 2017, parents of the school initially requested that I seek to have a pick up and drop off facility installed on Scholars Drive to help ease the traffic congestion.  I arranged for Council’s Traffic Engagement Officer to meet with the School Principal to discuss the idea.  At the time the Principal indicated that he was supportive of council’s suggestion to convert two of the three bus bays into a pick up and drop off facility as only 50 students were using the bus transport. With due consideration of buses, we thought the pick-up/drop of zone may work with signage indicating that it would only be operational during certain times of the morning and afternoon on school days.  

Council officer’s approached the TransLink Division of the Department of Transport and Main Roads and were referred to the Operations Manager of BusLink. BusLink advised that they were not in favour of the removal of any bus bays due to the need to ensure these bays were available for the buses that arrive in the afternoon – two at 3.10pm and three that arrive at 3.52pm.  These buses meet and transfer students to other buses for their final destination.

From the information provided to my office, I am told it is not possible to use the bus bays, my personal belief is that the government should try and accommodate the needs of parents in respect to picking up and dropping off their children and I would encourage you to urgently revisit a possible location for the installation of a pickup and drop off facility at Chancellor State College (Primary), particularly as part of the proposed development work as the safety of students is paramount.

Yours sincerely,

Cr Christian Dickson

 

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