Kedron Has Highest Covid-19 Numbers In Brisbane’s North

Kedron has the most number of COVID-19 infections in Brisbane’s northern suburbs, with 1,072 cases from 13 December 2021 to 19 January 2022.

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Based on data from Queensland Health, Kedron has recorded around 1,072 cases whilst nearby Gordon Park has recorded 696 cases for the above period. As of the latest census, Kedron-Gordon Park has a population of 13,700. 

Other nearby suburbs such as Wavell Heights (457) and Stafford Heights (283) recorded far fewer cases. Ascot, located seven kilometres away from Kedron, is one of the suburbs with the least Covid-19 infections with just 188 recorded cases for the same period.

Here’s an overview of some suburbs in Brisbane’s northside, from 13 Dec 2021 to 19 Jan 2022

Brisbane SuburbCovid-19 Cases
Chermside 827
Gordon Park696
Wavell Heights457
Ferny Grove378
Stafford Heights283
Chermside West 256

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Queensland ended all domestic border restrictions on 15 Jan 202, removing the need for border passes and the presentation of negative COVID-19 test results for anyone entering the state. Unvaccinated individuals no longer have to present quarantine requirements; however, establishments will still require proof of vaccination from their customers.

As of 24 Jan 2022, Queensland’s new COVID cases 10,212 with 878 patients at the hospital. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the state has had around 335,342 cases in total. Queensland has 89.2 per cent fully vaccinated individuals whilst 91.8 per cent have had their first dose.

Kedron Art Group to Hold Week-Long Show

Kedron Art Group will be holding a week-long show at the Aspley Hypermarket from the 19th to 25th of June, just outside the Discount Drug Store.

(Photo credit: Kedron Art Group/Facebook)

Every month, the Kedron Art Group organises shows in shopping centres. They aim to promote their handmade artwork. There will be sections for paintings solely made by the members of their group. A dedicated section for crafts and gift ideas are also on the list with embroideries, decorations, and jars on display.


Various Charities Involved

Apart from showcasing its members’ talents, Kedron Art Group is supporting the community by donating. Parts of the sales in their art shows will go to the local charities Karuna Hospice and Tough Love.

Karuna Hospice

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Karuna Hospice was established in 1992 at 27 Cartwright Street, Windsor. It is a charity that helps individuals in Kedron, Caboolture, Redcliffe and Brisbane’s Northern suburbs to live a happy life by providing care and support for people suffering from chronic illnesses, as well as people who are grieving for a lost of a loved one and people finding meaning in life.

Their services include “Home & Palliative Care” to provide in-home care for people of every age, children to senior citizens, without any fees. They also provide bereavement support to help people suffering from grief and loss. They also provide memorial services, especially to indigent people.

Only 50% of Karuna’s funds and budget are supported by the Queensland Health and the rest comes from donations and fundraising events such as the Kedron Art Group’s shows. To learn more about the services and details on how to donate and volunteer, visit their website.


Tough Love

Meeting Of Support Group
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Tough Love is a non-profit organisation that supports parents who are facing difficulties in dealing with unacceptable behavior from their teenage children. It is a network of parents, helping other parents, to bring positive changes to the whole family.

Tough Love is a parent group that will offer support through brainstorming and providing collective experiences on how to deal properly with teenagers’ behavioural problems. The organisation also focuses on showing parents that they deserve to be treated with respect.

As a non-profit community based organisation, Tough Love’s operation relies on donations and fundraising events. Donations can be monetary or in the form of equipment, services, and volunteering. Check out their services and donation details on their website.

(Photo credit: Kedron Art Group/Facebook)

For other upcoming art shows, check out the Kedron Art Group’s Facebook page.