World Environment Day – June 5

Above all things, keeping our city clean and green is critical to ensuring that Brisbane remains a liveable city for our children, and for future generations. This is why we choose to celebrate World Environment Day each year, and why I remain committed with our Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner to rolling out the most ambitious…

Ducie Street Dog Park Upgrade

Exciting news for canine owners in the Darra Community! The much awaited upgrade for the Ducie Street dog off-leash area has now commenced. Earlier in the year following several community requests, I was pleased to announce that I had secured funding to refurbish the park to provide an improved space that can be enjoyed by…

Yarn in the Park Exhibition!

Rocks Riverside Park and Lorikeet Park are about to come to life with the contemporary handicraft exhibition: Yarn in the Park! Discover this stunning open-air exhibition from 17 June – 17 July, that decorates the park with yarn through a variety of installations and interactive pieces to captivate children and adults, while brightening our suburbs.…

World Environment Day 2022 – Only One Earth

🌎 Come and celebrate World Environment Day with us at the Pooh Corner Environmental Centre at 100 Wolston Rd in Wacol. Learn about the local wildlife in our area, enjoy a free sausage sizzle and don’t forget to pick up your free plant!🌱 There will be a bird walk at 7am and the event officially begins…

Rebuild and recovery fast-tracked in next budget: Lord Mayor

Rebuilding roads, bridges, bikeways, parks and sports facilities will be prioritised in next month’s Council budget to help Brisbane bounce back from February’s devastating flood.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today announced a number of projects and programs will be paused and scaled back on a temporary basis to ensure rebuilding flood-impacted public assets and…

Resilient Homes Fund – Expressions of Interest have opened

The $741 million Resilient Homes Fund is jointly funded (50:50) by the Queensland and Australian governments under Category D of the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. Funding will be used to repair, retrofit, raise or buy-back eligible properties within local government areas impacted by these events as follows: Rebuild Program: Funding to homeowners to repair or…

Delivered – Road safety improvements for Wacol

Critical improvements have been undertaken at one of Brisbane’s worst crash hotspots, Boundary Road and Formation Street intersection in Wacol, with the support of the Federal Government through the Black Spot Program. I want to thank the local community for their patience while these important upgrades were completed. I would like to acknowledge Assistant Minister…

Major General Jake Ellwood tours our Jamboree Ward

Major-General Jake Ellwood, met with local residents, community groups, sporting clubs, and businesses to gain an understanding of the impact of the floods. The strength and positive attitude of our locals as they recover was inspiring.  I could’ve spent days with him and still wouldn’t come close to sharing all the homes, businesses, and public…