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Musgrave Park Toilet Block Murals

I've allocated a bit of my discretionary local budget to fund Aboriginal artists to paint murals on the two toilet blocks in Musgrave Park. Work should start in the next few weeks on the toilet at ...

BCC 2022 Flood Investigation

BCC has initiated a reasonably broad-scope investigation into the 2022 floods, to be led by Mr Paul de Jersey. The following text is copied from the Terms of Reference circulated to councillors by ...

February 2022 Flood Reflections 3 - Key Infrastructure and Services are Too Vulnerable

Originally published on social media on 8 March, 2022 Recent floods have shown very clearly that Brisbane’s key public infrastructure, services and systems are far less resilient to flooding a...

February 2022 Flood Reflections 2 - The Poor Were Hardest Hit

Originally published on social media on 8 March, 2022 Ok so this should be obvious to most people by now, but I wanted to say it really clearly for those up the back who aren't paying attenti...

February 22 Flood Reflections 1 - Volunteer Coordination

Originally published on social media on 6 March, 2022 The past week of flood clean-up has revealed efficiencies and deficiencies of different models of volunteer coordination that we need to re...

Draft Article - One Ring to Rule Them All: Unpacking the centralisation of power within the Queensland Greens

Note: I'm kinda thinking of this article as a work-in-progress draft rather than a definitive statement of where I stand. I'd be interested in feedback on it and might make further changes.   No ma...

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