Exciting park upgrades take shape in Doboy Ward

Exciting park upgrades take shape in Doboy Ward

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). 

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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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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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Carina receives Doboy's first LED Warning Signs

Carina receives Doboy's first LED Warning Signs

In mid-2016, Council announced a commitment of $3.24 million to fund a four-year Light Emitting Diode (LED) Road Signs program. This new road safety program involves the installation of LED road signs at known accident hotspots throughout Brisbane.

As your local Councillor, I am aware that rollovers and collisions are an issue along Creek Road and as such, I have arranged to have a slowdown LED road sign installed to address this.

Council is proposing to install the permanent LED road sign northbound on Creek Road, just past the D’Arcy Road intersection, during March 2017

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Carina Library Upgrade gets underway

Carina Library Upgrade gets underway

A new chapter for the Carina Library is about to be written, with Brisbane City Council soon commencing major upgrade works at the facility. 

Lifestyle Chairman Krista Adams said the $778,000 project would include a complete refurbishment to modernise the library and enhance its overall look and feel. 

“Our libraries are no longer just a place to borrow books, they have become bustling community hubs offering a range of services and entertainment for local residents,” Cr Adams said.

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