Council has just completed major footpath projects in both Hemmant and Wakerley in response to requests from local residents for improved pedestrian infrastructure. But there’s always more to be done.Read More
Earlier this year, Brisbane City Council released the concept design and introduced the Colmslie Beach Reserve public pontoon through a community newsletter to the suburbs of Morningside and Murarrie in February 2018. Following further investigations and design works, Council identified significant constraints to the Colmslie Beach Reserve site.Read More
The 2018-2019 Lord Mayor's Budget allocated a total of $352,000 towards park upgrades throughout Doboy with a further $321,000 from the Doboy Ward's Footpath & Parks Trust Fund allocated towards upgrades in Thurston Street Park (Tingalpa), Pinnibar Place Park (Hemmant) and Saltburn Place Park (Wakerley).Read More
Earlier this month, I advised that a fishing platform was being installed at Carmichael Park, Tingalpa as part of the Active River Program.
I’m happy to advise the fishing platform is now complete and open for public use!Read More
Last year, I announced that Brisbane City Council’s 2017/18 budget allocated $98,000 towards a pedestrian safety and concrete footpath reconstruction project on Wynnum Road, Tingalpa.
These works are now finished and I think you’ll agree, it’s been a massive improvement!Read More
As part of International Women's Day 2018, I am launching a petition calling on Brisbane City Council to rename Barrack Road Park in Cannon Hill to Irene Longman Reserve; in recognition of Queensland's first female parliamentarian.Read More
In 2016, I announced a commitment to upgrade the existing Murarrie Skate Park. Works are anticipated to start in February 2018, weatehr and site conditions permitting. The project will deliver a range of new skate features as well as a new surface finish.Read More
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.Read More
In late 2015, Park Hill residents petitioned Council to provide a dog off-leash area for the estate.
Council has assessed the nine local parks within the estate as to their suitability for an off-leash area, including Governor Tce Park, Portwine Street Park, Condamine Place Park and others.Read More