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
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
Last year, I advised that the Hemmant-Lytton Neighbourhood Plan was adopted by Council.
As I mentioned, the aim of this neighbourhood plan is to foster economic growth while protecting the natural environment and meeting the needs of the local community for a more connected suburb.Read More
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;Read More
On Tuesday 28 February 2017, Brisbane City Council adopted amendments to Brisbane City Plan 2014 to include the Hemmant-Lytton Neighbourhood Plan, along with necessary consequential amendments. The amendments are now scheduled to commence on Friday 24 March 2017.Read More
Over ten thousand Doboy Ward residents are in the firing line of the Federal Government's proposal to build a new dual gauge rail freight line up the Gateway Motorway.
On 11 September 2015, the Federal Government (via their wholly owned subsidiary Australian Rail Track Corporation, ARTC) released a delivery plan to the start the design and construction of a continuous inland railway link between Melbourne and Brisbane.Read More
On Friday May 1st, Brisbane experienced it's wettest May day since 1840 and the wettest day of any month in more than 25 years. It follows months of higher than normal rainfall, starting with a very wet January.Read More
Council has just posted the Draft Hemmant Lytton Neighbourhood Plan on it's website for viewing.
This plan is an important initiative for our area and the first co-ordinated planning excercise ever undertaken in Hemmant.Read More
Brisbane City Council is set to submit the draft Hemmant Lytton Neighbourhood Plan to the Queensland Government for review.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the plan would support the area’s continued commercial growth while taking into account its natural environment and the community’s needs.Read More