Speeches

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BIRTHING TREE AT MOGGILL

Thank you Mr. Chair. Every so often the stars align, and with a little bit of good old-fashioned intent and co-operation, you can achieve a great outcome for your local community. That occurred last week when I was advised that a century old tree at Moggill with cultural significance had been officially saved after Council …

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BROOKFIELD ROAD PETITION

Mr. Chair, I spoke about my concerns about road safety on Brookfield Road in this Chamber last year following an accident involving a young school girl. Since then, there have been efforts from a range of stakeholders to address these concerns and my sense is that things are heading in the right direction. This petition …

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Bell’s Bridge Kholo

Mr Chair I rise to speak in support of Item E – the petition supporting the re-naming of the bridge at Kholo in the western part of the Pullenvale Ward, in honour of the Bell family. I never cease to be amazed by the number of new stories I hear about the history of the …

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Indooroopilly Roundabout Major Upgrade Planned

I rise to speak briefly about Item A – Council’s plan to undertake a major upgrade at the Indooroopilly roundabout. Although in the neighbouring Walter Taylor Ward, residents in my Ward of Pullenvale stand to benefit considerably from this project. Anyone who travels regularly on busy Moggill Road knows the frustrations at this intersection, resulting …

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Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Sub-Tropical Treasures – Brookfield Show Society

Mr. Chair, I rise to speak about one of the great hidden treasures in this city which just happens to be at Mount Coot-tha in the Pullenvale Ward. As Councillors may have already gathered in speeches I’ve given to this Chamber since being elected, I’m very fortunate to have one of this city’s crown jewels …

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COUNCIL SPEECH – BELLBOWRIE / MOGGILL PPT UPDATE

Thank you Chair. I rise to speak about the introduction of the Personalised Public Transport Service for Bellbowrie and Moggill in the Pullenvale Ward. In doing so, I want to thank the Schrinner administration for listening to my community and responding through the provision of this trial service. The need for additional public transport services, …

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COUNCIL SPEECH – BROOKFIELD ROAD

Thank you Chair. I rise to speak about Brookfield Road in my Ward, and the ongoing issues around traffic safety. Councillors might recall that last year, the speed limit on Brookfield Road approaching the general store was reduced from 60km an hour to 50km and one of the seven SAM signs in my Ward is …

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BIELBY ROAD PETITION

Thank you Chair. I rise to speak briefly about Item B – the petition for a footpath on Bielby Road, Kenmore Hills between Advanx St and Morningview Street. This particular part of the Ward is well known to me. For the 29 years we’ve lived at Chapel Hill, my wife and I have walked this …

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BUDGET SPEECH – MT. COOT-THA

Mr. Chair, I rise to speak about Mt Coot-tha in the Pullenvale Ward and the Sherwood Arboretum: Page 55, Service 3.3.5.1 From 2020-21, the curation of Sherwood Arboretum will be delivered from this Service – previously delivered within Service 3.3.3.2 – Parks Maintenance and Renewal. This move is to highlight Sherwood Arboretum leading into the …

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