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Spare Bedroom FAQ

Here's some more info regarding the citywide push to encourage more people to do their part in addressing the housing crisis. Make sure you check out our short zine and expression of interest page ...

Big changes to the bus network

Brisbane City Council is currently seeking feedback on proposed changes to its bus network. Most of these changes relate to the inner-city and southside, and are connected to the fact that the Bris...

Are you prepared for floods and severe storms?

Links last updated and verified on 1 December, 2022 South-East Queensland has always been prone to floods and severe storms, and the risk of severe weather events is predicted to increase substanti...

Route 86 - Free Kurilpa Bus Loop between South Brisbane and West End

It's pretty rare for new bus services to be introduced in Brisbane, let alone a free service. So I'm very excited that BCC has agreed to launch a new free bus loop for the Kurilpa Peninsula, runnin...

Email newsletter Wednesday, 9 November 2022

Dear neighbours, Lately I’ve been thinking a bit about the radical potential of local government, and how the fact that we’ve had the LNP running Brisbane City Council for such a long time means we...

Recognising the Radical Potential of Brisbane City Council

It’s no accident that so many Brisbanites think local government is mostly just about fixing potholes and building playgrounds. Power-holders find it convenient to perpetuate the narrative that cou...

Email newsletter Thursday, 27 October 2022

Dear neighbours, I had a couple weeks of annual leave recently, so this is our first email newsletter in over a month, and there’s lots to cover. Here’s a list of topics covered in this email - scr...

Associating With Lidia

Since she became a federal Senator (and particularly since she was appointed Deputy Senate Leader for the Greens), Lidia Thorpe has been the target of an aggressive smear campaign to delegitimise h...

Email newsletter Friday, 9 September 2022

Dear residents, I feel like there’s been more than enough talk about the Queen’s passing lately, so all I’ll say on that front is that it’s disappointing how much racism and abuse has been directed...

High Density Development Proposal for St Vincent’s Private Hospital at Kangaroo Point

St Vincent’s Private Hospital at Kangaroo Point is applying for council approval to develop large residential high rise towers on their hospital site.  Even if you don’t live around this part of Ka...

Email newsletter Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Dear neighbours, Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve successfully generated more media coverage regarding the number of abandoned, long-term vacant investment properties and our calls for housing ...

Email newsletter Friday, 12 August 2022

Current as of 12 August, 2022 - please note that some of the info in these newsletters (especially event listings) can go out of date quite quickly   Dear residents, It’s been a while since my last...