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My objective is to let you know about community events in The Gabba Ward, local issues and major projects proposed or approved. As well, I provide a brief summary of development applications for your information.

I would be interested in any comments you might have about the content and layout of my website.

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March
24
2016

This is the last posting on this website. I am going to miss being your representative – every day I realise how fortunate I was to do so. I thank you all for your support as well as letting me know the issues that were important to you. I have a deep sadness in departing […]

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March
13
2016

This year I returned to the same location where Kingfisher Creek leaves the drain in East Brisbane and becomes a creek. There is always litter at this location. This year 17 people collected approximately 20 bags of rubbish with most of it collected in one hour. There is plenty of space for a stormwater quality improvement […]

2016-02-29 12_27_53-20140619_-_norman_creek_master_plan_-_coorparoo.pdf - Adobe Reader
February
29
2016

Council has announced that works on the Coorparoo Creek Park will commence in early March with completion expected in late 2017. From March a small section of Barnes Avenue, between Harries Road and Edmond Street, will be closed for approximately twelve weeks, weather permitting. These works are required to install a culvert under Barnes Avenue to […]

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February
26
2016

I have prepared another submission on this development which I attach for your information. Once approved this application means all future development applications on this site will be Code Assessable and so it will not advertised, you will not know about it,  so long as the height of the development is 15 storeys or less. […]

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February
22
2016

The Brisbane City Council elections are on Saturday 19 March 2016. As the Councillor for The Gabba Ward, one of the last services I can offer is to assist you with a Postal Vote or an Electoral Visitor vote to ensure your vote is counted. If you are unable to go to a Polling Booth […]

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February
10
2016

Souths Leagues Club, Davies Park, Jane St, West End Wednesday 17 February 6:00pm – 7:30pm All welcome.

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January
31
2016

Volunteers in The Gabba Ward were well represented in the Griffith Australia Day Awards presentation on Saturday 30th January. Christina Caswell, Metropolitan District Netball Association; Dr Erin Evans, WECA; Damien Madden, Norman Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee; Norma Morgan, community volunteer; Kerrod Trott, Westender; Bryan Menhinnitt, St Veronica’s Second Store; Gabrielle Chisholm, Mal Causer and Kay Johnston, Micah;  Jonny Ruddy, […]

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January
22
2016

Click here for Cr Abrahams summary of proposed changes on the application on the former Absoe site at 111 Boundary Street, West End – Development Application A004115562. This application is known as West Village. The developer has modified the application and notified Council of the proposed changes. They are publically available on Council’s pdonline website. Click […]