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SIX LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SECURE FUNDING FOR LOCAL PROJECTS

Pullenvale Ward Councillor Greg Adermann has announced six community groups have been awarded more than $67,000 in Brisbane City Council grants for local environmental projects. The grants were allocated as part of the Lord Mayor’s Community Sustainability and Environmental Program. Cr Adermann said Moggill Creek Catchment Management Group, Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network, Burns Parade Bushcare Group, Sutling Street …

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LOCAL GROUPS BENEFIT FROM COVID-19 FUNDING

Brisbane City Council has provided almost $90,000 to assist community, cultural and sport and recreation clubs in the Pullenvale Ward to help them rebuild and re-commence services to residents after the coronavirus pandemic.  The funds were made available through the Lord Mayor’s COVID-19 Assistance Programme for groups leasing a Council owned or managed community facility to help cover …

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Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy

Cycling in Brisbane is booming, so Brisbane City Council is working with the community to find locations for a range of new facilities across the suburbs as part of its Off-road Cycling Strategy. Environment, Parks and Sustainability Chair Fiona Cunningham said the strategy would guide future investment in off-road cycling facilities in a way that …

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PROTECTING OUR WILDLIFE ON ROADS

I was recently contacted by a local resident asking about technology designed to reduce wildlife being killed on roads. I made some enquiries and can confirm that there are ‘virtual fencing devices deployed along a section of Gap Creek Road, Kenmore Hills. This technology is being trialled across an area extending from the corner of …

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NEW CHILDREN’S LEARN TO RIDE FACILITY AT BELLBOWRIE

Work will commence this month on a new children’s bicycle learn to ride facility at Kangaroo Gully Road Park, Bellbowrie. Brisbane City Council agreed to the redevelopment of the park following positive feedback from community consultation undertaken last year. Kangaroos Gully Road Park previously contained a small playground and picnic facility but have been removed …

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Personalised Public Transport Service for Bellbowrie & Moggill

Brisbane City Council will introduce a hail-n-ride Personalised Public Transport Service trial for Bellbowrie and Moggill residents, commencing in October. Pullenvale Ward Councillor, Greg Adermann announced today that funds had been secured in the 2020/21 Council Budget to undertake the trial. Cr. Adermann advocated for the trial following the results of a Western Pullenvale Ward …

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BUDGET INVESTMENT TO PROTECT KARANA DOWNS PROPERTIES FROM EROSION

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner’s 2020-21 Budget has invested more than $2.6 million into a critical waterway rehabilitation project, set to prevent further erosion and flooding along waterside properties in Pullenvale Ward. Pullenvale Councillor, Greg Adermann said the project would undertake natural waterway rehabilitation and construct drains along properties that back onto the Brisbane River on …

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