Wakerley Updates: Basketball court and Dog-off leash area

Wakerley Updates: Basketball court and Dog-off leash area

As many know, I was recently approached by a Year 10 student, Sam Atkins. Sam identified that the Mossvale Estate at Wakerley was in need of park facilities to cater for both teenagers and adults, and suggested a basketball court.

He set up an e-petition calling on Council to install a basketball court within the estate.

The petition received 226 signatures and called for Council to work with the residents of the Mossvale on Manly Estate to install a basketball court within the estate.

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Carina Bus Depot Upgrade: December Update

Carina Bus Depot Upgrade: December Update

Prior to the 2016 Council Election, I committed to refurbishing the Carina Bus Depot on Creek Rd, Carina.

The Carina Bus Depot is at the heart of our community, but as one of Council’s oldest bus depots, it’s become a tired eyesore on the local landscape.

I’m pleased to advise construction has now begun to upgrade the facilities. We will deliver a bus depot that residents can be proud of.

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Proposed basketball court for Wakerley

Proposed basketball court for Wakerley

Earlier this year approached by a Year 10 student, Sam Atkins. Sam identified that the Mossvale Estate at Wakerley was in need of park facilities to cater for both teenagers and adults, and suggested a basketball court.

He set up an e-petition calling on Council to install a basketball court within the Mossvale on Manly Estate, Wakerley.

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Budget 'brings home the bacon' for Doboy Ward

Budget 'brings home the bacon' for Doboy Ward

This budget, like those handed down previously, retains our 'Strong' credit rating and delivers an operating surplus to Council.

It's only through strong financial management that Council can continue to deliver more than ever before for our suburbs.

It includes a number of local initiatives that will continue to improve Doboy Ward for all residents, including;

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Traffic Survey results are in for Tingalpa's "rat run"

Traffic Survey results are in for Tingalpa's "rat run"

In 2014, Council acted on local resident's feedback to remove 50% of the traffic calming platforms on Thurston and Castlerea Streets, to improve traffic flows and reduce the impact on bus services.

While feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, I did want to ensure that we had an opportunity to review the traffic counts after the revised traffic calming had been in operation for some time.

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