Division 11 Community News for June 2018

Robina Common upgrades continue

Improvement works continue at Robina Common to make for better conditions for our sport lovers.

These include:

  • Delivery of a 45,000L tank to make irrigation at Robina Common more reliable and frequent. It will also help alleviate existing drainage issues.
  • Replaced decrepit and mangy garden beds with new turf for more space and added safety.

What makes you a Proud Gold Coaster?

Council has launched a City Pride 2018 campaign, giving you the chance to have your voice heard.

Go to: gchaveyoursay.com.au/gcpride and fill out the quick survey before Friday 15 June.

Save the date – Winterfest 2018

I am again proud to support the return of Winterfest to the Varsity Lakes waterfront on Saturday 4 August.

The event includes the much-loved and free Symphony By The Lake featuring the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra.

More information and event details to come – stay tuned!

Frascott face-lift

If you’re a regular Frascott Park user, make sure to take a look at the new gardens at the entrance off Mattocks Road!

Residents can rest assured that there’s lots more to come for this much-loved community park.

Varsity 3X3 Basketball Classic

Are you registered for the inaugural Varsity 3X3 Basketball Classic on Sunday 17 June from 9am to 5pm?

It’s coming to Varsity Lakes Central Park, Central Park Drive and is proudly presented by City of Gold Coast, Gold Coast City Regional Basketball, Varsity Vipers and Temple Gym.

The day includes a classic dunk competition, shoot out, entertainment for the kids plus lots of food trucks and a DJ to keep everyone entertained.

All welcome! $50 registration fee.

Register here.


Free community legal education seminars

Help understand the law and attend a Robina Community Legal Centre free information seminar by a qualified lawyer.

Next up on the agenda: ‘Parenting After Separation’.

The process of ending a relationship can be painful – even more so when children are involved. There are several ways you can formalise arrangements after separation. The team can help you understand options to continue your relationships with your children.

The seminar takes place on Tuesday 19 June from 5.30pm to 7.30pm in Room 1.2 of the Robina Community Centre.

Register now.

Robina Native Gardening Forum

Have you always wanted to grow and plant local native species in your garden but did not know which ones to choose?

Come along to a forum and hear first-hand advice on Saturday 21 July from 11am to 12.30pm in Robina (location details provided upon registration).

We will talk about and hear from experts on how we can select among more than 400 local natives in cultivation to find the best plant to use in our garden.

City officers will also be able to assist with the identification of weeds with a live environmental weed display and offer advice on appropriate control methods and techniques.

Register now.

Free screening

The BreastScreen Queensland mobile unit is outside the Robina Library building until early July offering free breast cancer screening to women, without current breast cancer symptoms.

Women aged 50 – 74 are strongly encouraged to attend, with women 40+ eligible to attend.

Make an appointment online or call 13 20 50.

Join a thriving online community

Use social media to raise issues, make suggestions, and hear from other locals just like you.

Residents are invited to join our active Division 11 Facebook group. Pop in to the group and meet your friendly neighbours.

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