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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Inland Rail proposal "diabolical" for Eastern suburbs

Inland Rail proposal "diabolical" for Eastern suburbs

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. 

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Council delivers park upgrades for Doboy families

Council delivers park upgrades for Doboy families

Doboy Ward Councillor Ryan Murphy is providing more outdoor facilities for residents to enjoy in Doboy Ward, with $139,600 worth of park upgrades completed in November.

Cr Murphy said Council was investing $44.5 million into new and upgraded parks this financial year to provide residents and visitors with attractive parks and recreational facilities.

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