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My current position on Dornoch Terrace Improvement plans

Dear residents, We’ve started receiving feedback in response to council’s first draft concept plans for Dornoch Terrace (thank you!). We’ve been passing this along to the council administration and...

Over-development in Kangaroo Point - 108 Lambert St

Here's the text of our first email update to residents concerned about the development application for 94 to 108 Lambert St.. Dear residents, Thanks for showing an interest in the campaign against ...

Media Release: Greens call for doubling of funding for community festivals and events

Today, the Greens will announce a multimillion-dollar policy commitment for the Brisbane City Council election campaign, calling for a doubling of council’s annual funding for festivals, events and...

Koko Apartments Fig Tree Removal

As some of you will be aware, a while back, one of the two large fig trees outside Koko Apartments along Riverside Drive fell down somewhat unexpectedly. It seems this was due to a combination of f...

Completing our Streets

Sources and Further Info: Completing our Streets (pg 1): Brent Toderian quote Another Brisbane is possible (pg 2-3): A Different Trajectory for Brisbane's Future by Jonathan Sri Decolonising S...

New Historical Panels for Boundary Street

After a lot of consultation and hard work by dedicated volunteers from the West End Making History group, this is the final text and artwork of the six history signs that will soon be installed alo...

Carl St Park Concept Design

Council has released the final concept design for the expanded park at the corner of Carl St and Tottenham St in Woolloongabba. After council recently acquired neighbouring properties, we've expa...

Can Roadblocks Help Change the Political Climate?

23 July, 2019 The clock’s been ticking for a while now. If we keep walking this track we’re on, our children and grandchildren will inherit a war-torn planet where only the very rich have reliable ...

Traffic lights at last for the Victoria St-Montague Rd intersection!

Council has confirmed funding for the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Montague Rd and Victoria St, West End. This is a huge win that I've spent several years advocating for. A...

Latest News on Upgrade for Queen Bess Park

In February and March 2019, we held a public meeting followed by a community design workshop to facilitate local residents to decide what improvements they wanted to the unnamed park at the souther...

Understanding Divergent Approaches to Sustainable Transport Infrastructure

In a city like Brisbane, whether we’re talking about improving public transport services, or improving paths and intersections to make walking and riding safer and easier, there are basically two a...

Email to Brisbane's New Mayor

For anyone who's interested, here's the text of an email I've sent on 1 April, 2019 to Cr Adrian Schrinner, who the LNP have chosen to be the new mayor of Brisbane after Graham Quirk announced his ...