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What should go in the new South Brisbane pocket park at the corner of Grey St and Melbourne St?

Did you know that as part of the Brisbane Metro project, we’re getting a new pocket park in South Brisbane? A small, 1000m2 block of land at 125 Grey Street (corner of Melbourne St) is being u...

BCC Cycling Plans & Reports (East)

We recently received the following reports regarding BCC's plans for cycleway connections to the east: Eastern Active Transport Study Report Vulture Street protected bikeway proposal Bikeway Stand...

Call for Applications: Ongoing 0.4 FTE role at the Gabba Ward Office

We're currently seeking applications for a 2 day/week role at the Gabba Ward office. Applications close on Wednesday, 27 July, 2022. The position description and details on how to apply can be down...

Email newsletter Thursday, 7 July 2022

Current as of 7 July, 2022 - please note that some of the info in these newsletters (especially event listings) can go out of date quite quickly   Dear residents, What a chilly winter! I hope every...

Email newsletter Monday 27 June 2022

Current as of 27 June, 2022 - please note that some of the info in these newsletters (especially event listings) can go out of date quite quickly Dear residents, It’s been a jam-packed couple of we...

Email newsletter Friday, 10 June 2022

Current as of 10 June, 2022 - please note that some of the info in these newsletters (especially event listings) can go out of date quite quickly   Dear residents, I hope you’re coping better than ...

Email newsletter - Friday, 27 May 2022

Current as of 27 May, 2022 - please note that some of the info in these newsletters (especially event listings) can go out of date quite quickly   Dear residents, We’ll we’ve certainly had an inter...

Why have the Greens 'suddenly' started winning seats in Queensland?

In the space of a couple days, a lot of journalists and political commentators (including some Greens members from down south) have apparently become experts on the growing electoral success of the...

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...