STORM SEASON - Check your Emergency Kit

Submitted by Angela Webadmin on Sat, 15/11/2014 - 20:58

Create your Home Emergency Kit

An Emergency Kit contains essential items that you and other members of your household may need during and after a severe storm.  The Kit should be able to sustain you for at least three days in case essential services have been disrupted or you have been isolated by floodwater.  I use one of those large plastic containers on wheels. Goes in the shed/garage during winter, and is next to our kitchen during Queensland's summer.
The following basic items should be included in your Home Emergency Kit:

AGM 2014 Minutes

Submitted by Angela Webadmin on Thu, 10/07/2014 - 14:49

 MINUTES JRA 2013-14 Annual General Meeting

Westside Church; Saturday, 28 June, 2014.

Attendance: 37 members and guests with 15 apologies.

Meeting opened 1.15pm.
  • President welcomed all and thanked Westside Church of Christ again for use of church hall
  • Minutes 2012-13 read. Moved Bruce Carey. Seconded  John Ferguson Passed unanimously
  • Presidents abbreviated Report – refer to website.  
  • Extracts from Mt Ommaney Shopping Centre Management letter was relayed and placed on website.
  • Model Rule additions – sub clauses 4a, 4b and 5 of clause 6 (classes of members) were moved by John Ferguson - Seconded by Michael Farlow - Passed unanimously.                   
  • Treasurer’s report read. Moved by Andrea Crouch -  Seconded by Carol.
  • Grant Witheridge gave brief history on the working life of Bruce Carey.
  • Bruce Carey was nominated for Life Membership of JRA. Moved by John Ferguson - Seconded by Murray McLennan - passed unanimously.
  • Brad Butcher gave presentation of proposed future working relationship between Darra
  •  Community Group and JRA. Also spoke about “The Darra Street Festival” on Fri. 17th October and JRA’s involvement in conducting raffle.
  • Hydrologist Grant Witheridge delivered a 45 minute presentation on “Living on the Brisbane River’.  Question and Answer session followed. See website for full presentation.
  • Grant Witheridge was presented with gift voucher and Appreciation Certificate.
  • Discussion on JRA – FRA Action Plan.  Moved by W Williams Seconded by A Crouch that Plan be included in charter of JRA. Passed unanimously.