The Samford Commons Blog

Kupidabin: Partner Profile

This is the first blog in our Partner Profile series, featuring Kupidabin Cultural Association Inc (hereafter referred to as Kupidabin). This new series shines a spotlight on the organisations collaborating with Samford Commons. The intention is to give our readers...

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AGM on Wednesday 28th October

You are warmly invited to attend the Samford Commons AGM on Wednesday 28th October. Want to know what is happening with the old CSIRO site? Keen to hear how your community enterprise is progressing with your community precinct? Members, please bring a plate to share...

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Imagine…. Samford Commons in 2020

Just imagine what Samford Commons will be in 2020! Recently a group of educators and others gathered to be treated to a site tour of Samford Commons to begin imagining any and all of the possibilities of Samford Commons in 2020. Assembling to be seated in a semi...

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Samford Health and Wellbeing: The Commons in the Community

Sammy Stingray paid a visitA wonderful health and wellbeing expo was held in John Scott Park, Samford last Saturday, giving Samford Commons another great opportunity to engage with the community. Hosted by Samford Chemmart, the response was huge with all 25 stalls...

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Samford Wow Factor: Launch of Samford Commons

Sunday dawned a beautiful sunny day, with a light wind for the Samford Commons LIVE launch event. And what a day it was for those who came. It certainly had Samford Wow factor! Around three hundred and fifty people turned out to witness the official opening, with more...

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Sustainable Agriculture Continues – Life After CSIRO

In preparing for Samford Commons launch event on 24th May, we decided to delve back into the history of the CSIRO land. CSIRO itself was even way back then, looking at sustainable agriculture in its own way. Now Samford Commons carries on as a core value, not only...

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Creative Samford; an exciting Samford arts event

Well, it’s nearly here... the start of Creative Samford’s Arts Trail! Mark every weekend in June on your calendars! This FREE event is on every weekend to give you a chance of experiencing the whole Arts Trail. There is so much to do, one day is way too short to see...

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Commons Family Hangout Bangs out a Beat

It was late afternoon on Good Friday. Samford village was eerily quite... that is, until the commons family hangout got into full swing. Excitement filled the air as kids scampered around John Scott Park in search of Easter eggs, while parents kicked back to watch the...

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Samford Anzac Day and Avenue of Honour

A fantastic morning dawned and hordes turned up for the official opening of the Avenue of Honour and the Samford Anzac Day service. Crowd estimates were put at between 8,000 to 10,000 people. Starting at 6.00 am people arrived from far and wide to gather at the soccer...

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The Block: Samford Style

We need your help on Sunday 19th April from 9am - 12pm for the first stage of renovation! (see below for details) Samford Commons Reality Show is Here!  Well, almost a Reality Show! As the first building at Samford Commons becomes available for use, there is a modern...

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Donate $$ or Services

New ideas, practical help and delivery of services are all needed at Samford Commons.  At the same time, in the formative years of Samford Commons, we need financial resources to build to the point of being a sustainable social enterprise, not reliant on government funds or donations.

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