The Samford Commons Blog

Seed Planted for Sustainable Farm

More than 8,000m2 of Samford Parklands will transform into a sustainable farm as part of a new community lease by Moreton Bay Regional Council. Division 11 Councillor Bob Millar said working together with the Samford Commons group, part of the parklands would turn...

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LNP Elects to Back Samford Commons Vision

The Samford Commons' vision is of creating a community hub for a range of activities, and has already attracted local, statewide, national and international attention This week, in a strong show of support to back our vision, we received a response from Premier...

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Commitment Sought for Samford Commons

MEDIA RELEASE The high profile Samford Commons project is seeking a pre-election commitment from both sides of politics in the lead up to the State election. “The project is a shining example of what the Queensland Plan aims to do so we are very hopeful of a strong...

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Celebration On Site at Samford Commons

Moreton Bay Regional Council recently gave approval for Samford Commons to occupy its first building at the old CSIRO site. What a fitting time to celebrate and reflect on the achievements so far. So much has happened this year to establish Samford Commons and to work...

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Korean Entrepreneurs Provide Uncommonly Good Ideas

Samford recently played host to a group of South Korean Entrepreneurs (students) who were taking part in a short course offered by Griffith University entitled 'Sustainable Enterprise and Design Futures'. This group were guests of Samford Commons and attended a...

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Minister’s Visit – Millen Farm shares the vision

It was the big ideas, the grand vision that captivated the attention of Queensland’s agriculture minister, the Hon Dr John McVeigh last Thursday morning. With Howard Nielsen, chair of the Samford Commons, Councilor Bob Millar, and our local member, Dale Shuttleworth,...

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Welcome to Samford Connect

Welcome to the blog of Samford Connect and Samford Commons Ltd. Up until now we have been using the Samford Connect Facebook page to share news, engage supporters and connect the community. We are thrilled to now be able to tell the story in a more detailed way...

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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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