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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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$14.8 MILLION BUDGET FUNDING FOR PULLENVALE WARD PROJECTS

The Brisbane City Council has allocated more than $14.8 million for a range of services and initiatives in the Pullenvale Ward for 2020/21. Pullenvale Ward Councillor, Greg Adermann announced funding had been secured for works across the entire Ward, despite Council having to frame a budget in challenging economic times. “About $180 million in revenue …

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Community has another say on proposed Bellbowrie Green Bridge

Brisbane City Council has completed further community consultation with Brisbane’s western suburbs to shape the future of the proposed Bellbowrie to Wacol green bridge. Public and Active Transport Chair Cr Ryan Murphy said more in-depth, targeted consultation showed only limited support for the proposed green bridge. “We commissioned more consultation after initial feedback showed residents …

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