Health and education top jobs predicted post-COVID-19 in Greater Springfield

Originally published: Greater Springfield A dedicated regional jobs committee is working hard to identify future jobs in Greater Springfield, with health and education still tipped as the biggest growth opportunities during COVID 19 and beyond. The Springfield Regional Jobs Committee (formerly Springfield Skills Alliance) was formed in 2018 and is a place-based training and skills…

Significant step forward for Ipswich-Springfield public transport corridor

Originally published: Ipswich First Ipswich City Council has announced a step forward on a major project for the region, with the recommendation to make a submission to Infrastructure Australia in support of a 25km public transport corridor between the Ipswich CBD and Springfield Central. The area is a preserved 25km public transport corridor that connects…

New Early Learning Centre for Greater Springfield

Original published: The Greater Springfield AS Greater Springfield continues to grow in population so does its offerings with Harmony Early Learning Centre recently announced as its latest addition. The Harmony Early Learning Journey childcare centre will be located on the corner of Spring Mountain Boulevard and Grande Ave, and will cater for age groups from…

The Reserve update

Originally published on The Lions Funding for The Reserve has been deeded by our government partners, ensuring it will proceed as planned. Amid all the current angst and uncertainty, the Club, AFL and indeed country are currently facing, it’s wonderful to be able to share some good news with our loyal members, fans and partners.…

Coles hires across southwest with 75 more jobs to fill

Originally published on The Courier Mail Coles has announced it has created new jobs at Springfield and across Brisbane’s southwest, with more vacancies still on offer. Coles has announced it has created 12 new jobs in Greater Springfield and 64 new jobs across Brisbane’s southwest suburbs, with another 75 positions still on offer. A Coles…

A billionaire’s plan to turbo-charge his private city Rich Lister Maha Sinnathamby survived financial ruin to build Australia’s biggest private city.

Originally published on The Financial Review in December 2019 Rich Lister Maha Sinnathamby survived financial ruin to build Australia’s biggest private city. But the 80-year-old is far from done. Standing up here on level 10, you can almost believe you’re in a real-life version of the video game SimCity.There are the hospital, the university campus and the…

ENGIE and Springfield City Group last December signed an historic 50-year strategic alliance to make Greater Springfield a net zero energy city.

Originally published on Greater Springfield on 20 November 2019 Under the alliance, investments are being planned in renewable energy generation and storage infrastructure, district energy schemes, green mobility solutions, digital technology, energy efficiency initiatives and a dedicated research and innovation centre. The Zero Net Energy Vision for Greater Springfield means that by 2038, the partnership’s vision…

Greater Springfield named Queensland’s Best Development of last 25 years

Originally published on Greater Springfield on 21 November 2019 The special 25th-anniversary award was announced recently as part of the 2019 UDIA (Urban Development Institute of Australia) Queensland Awards for Excellence. This year’s Awards ceremony celebrated 25 years of recognising developers creating inspiring places for Queenslanders to live, work and play. Springfield resident Janelle Burton moved…

Maha Sinnathamby on the city’s achievements so far

Originally published on The Courier Mail on 21 November 2019 In his second column, Springfield visionary Maha Sinnathamby reflects on some of the city’s greatest achievements to date. IN 2010, Springfield was awarded the World’s Best Masterplanned Community by the International Real Estate Federation. In 2018, the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull recognised Greater Springfield as…