Hills Echo August Column

Cedar Woods Decision
During the election I gave a commitment to the people of Ferny Grove that I would press the new Local Government Minister to use ministerial power to ‘call in’ the development and conduct a thorough review. On Friday 31 July the Deputy Premier delivered on that commitment when she used her powers under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.

Village Pump August Column

50 Years Service
Congratulations to Rod Willis who last month celebrated the rare milestone of 50 years of service to the community as a Justice of the Peace.

Village Pump July Column

Samford Playgroup gets a bounce with extra funding
I joined in the celebrations with the Samford Playgroup earlier this month to present them with a certificate for their successful grant application to pay for a new trampoline and safety mats for the Playgroup.

Hills Echo July Column

Heater Safety
Now that the temperature has dropped and winter is upon us it’s time to check our heating appliances before using them for warmth and comfort.

Village Pump June Column

Queensland Week
Queensland Week is an annual celebration in June. Across the state, Queenslanders come together to celebrate Queensland Week with their community, work colleagues, family and friends.