Record levels of kindergarten attendance in QLD

KINDERGARTEN attendance has reached a record level in Queensland.

Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek told Queensland Parliament that Australian Bureau of Statistics figures showed 97.4% of Queensland children were now attending kindergarten in the year before starting school.

He said the figure represented a vast improvement on 29% in 2008 and 77% in 2012.

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Council, developer agree to fix boardwalk

FIXING IT UP: Bay residents Max Dederer and Ray Maxwell at the closed Urangan Marina boardwalk.

The boardwalk has been closed for about five years.

The team behind the Qld School Sport triathlon

TEAM BEHIND THE TRI: Countless officials and volunteers ensured the Queensland School Sport Triathlon Championships ran without a hitch.

Preparation starts almost one year out from the event.

WEATHER: Cool change coming and showers forecast

Generic rain photo from Photo Contributed

'It will feel a lot different to what it has over the last week.'

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