Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Rescue Team Arrives to Fill Gap for Estate Volunteers; New Managers Predict Estate to Bloom for Mining Boom

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Rescue Team Arrives to Fill Gap for Estate Volunteers; New Managers Predict Estate to Bloom for Mining Boom

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Byline: Nikita Watts Nikita.Watts@capnews.com.au

RESIDENTS at Yeppoon's Keppel Bay Estate can finally down tools after volunteering for more than a year to maintain their pride and joy.

Administrators Investment Management Ltd has taken over management of the estate and has been quick to reassure residents it will start maintenance and a capital works program to return the rundown estate to its former glory.

The original developers of the estate built 132 lots and established man-made ponds and luscious parklands, but eventually had to file for bankruptcy, taking away the full-time gardener, pumps to clean the ponds and a general maintenance service.

Residents also feared for the future development proposals, such as a small shop and child care centre.

So residents like John Harris and Harley Fisher took it into their own hands to maintain the aesthetics of their premier addresses and formed the Keppel Bay Estate Residents Volunteer Group. …

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