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24 July, 2014

Lock Up Your Car

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It's really simple... lock your car!!
Holland Park Police and Scenes of Crime officers have a bone to pick with the residents of Holland Park, have a look at the map below and you’ll see why!!!
Over the past few weeks there have been in excess of ...


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05 April, 2012

EYES IN THE SUBURBS

Brisbane residents are being urged by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to report any maintenance issues around the city for repair.

Lucky residents reporting issues such as potholes, untidy footpaths and overflowing bins are entered into the monthly draw to win a cash prize of $100.

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19 March, 2012

New Families Welcomed to Greenslopes Primary School Community

The Greenslopes Primary School P&C held its annual BBQ to welcome new families and friends in celebration of the wonderful sense of community that exists at this school.

Mark Sharp, the hard working outgoing President is being replaced by Andrea Ward-Isles, seen in the photo with Cr ...


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06 March, 2012

City Hall open for event bookings for 2013

March 6, 2012

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today announced the $215 million City Hall restoration project was on track and bookings were being received for events in 2013.

More than 50 bookings have been received for wedding receptions, school speech nights, gala dinners, ex...


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22 December, 2011

Chanukah in the City

Cr McKenzie attended the Jewish 'First Night of Chanukah' at Redaliffe Pl, at the top of the Queeen St mall on 20 December.

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk lit the 8m tall Menorah in conjunction with 3000 other such ceremonies throughout the world.

Holland park Ward is privil...


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13 December, 2011

Grade 7's Graduate at Greenslopes Primary School

For the fourth year running, Cr McKenzie had the pleasure of attending the Grade 7 Graduation Ceremony at Greenslopes Primary School.

It always brings back fond memories as this is the school Cr McKenzie attended.

Principal Larissa Vecchio again conducted a faultless ...


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13 December, 2011

Rain Doesn't Hamper Visit with Locals

Cr McKenzie was keen to make contact with local residents to discuss Council issues and was not put off by the rain.

Despite a downpour, he was able to move inside the Greenslopes Mall where advice could be offered and maintenance and other issues could be actioned.

T...


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28 November, 2011

Life Breathed back into Stones Corner

Cr McKenzie was again attending his Mobile Office at the Stones Corner Shopping Centre this weekend where he had the opportunity to speak with locals about planned improvements to the area.

The Farmers Markets have again proved a great drawcard and the recent announcement by Cr McKen...


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28 November, 2011

Book Store with a Difference

Books@Stones is a new store located next to the Green Door Cafe at Shop 1, 360 Logan Rd Stones Corner and is operated by Karen Weibler.

Stock includes Allmedic book supplies and the store operates Book Clubs, Children's Storytime and Author events. Meeting rooms are also available for...


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01 November, 2011

Cav Rd High School hosts 60th Annual Awards Evening

Cr McKenzie recently attended the 60th Annual Awards 2011 at Cavendish Rd State High School and was impressed by the range of talent demonstrated by students. He said that these young people will make effective leaders and make valuable contributions within our community in future years.

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01 November, 2011

Senior Investiture at Mt Gravatt High School

Mount Gravatt High School recently held its 2011 Senior Investiture.

Cr McKenzie congratulates Principal Scot Steinhardt, the teachers, staff and the P&C for the continued wonderful achievements of the school.

"The school's motto of 'Let Us Seek Worthy Things' is evide...


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26 October, 2011

Cr McKenzie meets with Locals

Cr McKenzie held two mobile offices over the weekend, one at Eric Sivell Park and one at Jan Powers Farmer's Market at the Stones Corner Shopping Centre. Ian met many residents wishing to discuss some issues as well as speaking to permanent retailers at the centre. Some business owners saw an increa...


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26 October, 2011

Car Raffled at Coorparoo Primary School's Annual Fete

The Coorparoo State School held its annual fete on the weekend. The thousands who attended made the most of the pet shows, great food and the raffle of a car.

The Coorparoo State School has served the south side community for many years. Current Principal Keith Warwick and his staff,...


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26 October, 2011

Loreto College Music Festival

Cr McKenzie attended the Loretto College Music Festival and enjoyed an afternoon of food, music and fun.

The college has been an icon of Coorparoo for a number of years and many past students returned to enjoy the day.

The college has a reputation for music excellence...


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26 October, 2011

Talent Evident at Clifton Hill

Cr McKenzie had the pleasure of opening the annual art showing of the Clifton Hill Art Group where the breadth of talent was evident.

The coordinator of the function can be seen in the attached photograph with Cr McKenzie. The Group has been operating for about 15 years and is showin...


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17 October, 2011

LORD MAYOR BECOMES HONORARY INDIAN

Cr Ian McKenzie joined the Federation of Indian Communities of Queensland to celebrate the Dipawali Festival at King George Square on Friday night.

The festival was organised by the members of the federation headed by the hard working Surendra Prased OAM.

A highlight ...


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17 October, 2011

TAIWAN HAKKA IN LOCAL MACGREGOR

Cr Ian McKenzie attended the Queensland Hakka Association on Saturday afternoon 15/11/11 at the Macgregor Primary School assembly hall.

The Taiwan community presented dance and tradition, which was organised by the willing committee members.


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17 October, 2011

THOUSANDS BENEFIT FROM GREEN HEART FAIR

Cr McKenzie attended the Council's Green Heart Fair at Mt Gravatt Showgrounds last Sunday with Cr Peter Matic, Chair of the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee.

There was free native plants, children’s activities and learning about the latest sustainable actions.
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10 October, 2011

Lord Mayor in touch with Locals

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk was joined by Cr McKenzie at a recent visit to Buranda shopping centre.

This was one of the many shopping centre visits by the Lord Mayor and a considerable number of constituents within the Holland Park ward were given the opportunity to bring up local issues...


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10 October, 2011

100yr Traditions on Display

McGregor State High School hosted the 100th anniversary of the Republic of China, also known as Taiwan, which was well attended by politicians, Taiwanese nationals and the general public.

The morning included celebrations of orchestral music, food and traditional dance.


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29 August, 2011

Shopping Centre Visit Popular with Locals

Cr McKenzie recently visited the Seville Central Shopping Centre on Seville Rd Holland Park.

This centre has recently been beautifully upgraded and is now fully tenanted. It is a great asset to the local community.

Ian met numerous constituents at the centre throughou...


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29 August, 2011

I recently had the pleasure of representing Lord Mayor Graham Quirk at the Probus Association of Qld Annual Bowls Tournament at Moorooka Bowls Club.

Qld President Warren Hill and Russell Vickers, Chair of the Bowls Carnival Co-ordinating Committee ran an interesting and at times humo...


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24 August, 2011

FREE IMMUNISATION CLINICS - Jul to Dec

Brisbane City Council provides a FREE immunisation service for children to help protect them against childhood diseases such as measles, whooping cough, polio and tetanus.

If you would like a copy of the Clinic Dates please contact the ward offic...


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15 August, 2011

Lord Mayor pays Locals a Visit

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk spent an hour and a half at the Greenslopes Mall Shopping Centre, Logan Rd on Saturday 12 August meeting local residents and traders and discussing Brisbane City issues. As well as pointing out areas needing improvement, residents were very pleased about the extensive road re...


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27 May, 2011

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

You can now access Development Applications within the Holland Park Ward via this website.

Click on 'Our Local Area' then on 'Links' where you will find a list. By clicking on the application you wish to view, you will be redirected to all details on the Brisbane City Council website...


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21 March, 2011

Volunteers Clean Up

Clean Up Australia Day 2011 saw the Victor Street Scouts and many local residents out and about taking part in this satisfying civic activity.

I was based at CB Mott Park but visited Bowers Flat, Seville Park, Tarana St Park and Leicester St Park to assist residents.

Ma...


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17 January, 2011

People Shine Throughout Flood Chaos

Despite huge psychological and financial impacts on the residents of Brisbane, thousands rallied to assist where possible after the devastating flood waters receded.

Council's Volunteer Coordination Centres were inundated over the week-end as the massive cleanup began.

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17 January, 2011

FREE children's Immunisation Clinics Jan - Jun 2011

Upper Mt Gravatt
Garden City Library Meeting Room
Garden City Shopping Centre
Cnr Logan & Kessels Roads
Upper Mount Gravatt
1pm - 3pm Wednesday (weekly)


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19 August, 2010

Halls for Hire

Sunnybank Hall
corner of Lister and Gager St
Sunnybank Qld 4109

Upper Mt Gravatt Progress Hall
1873 Logan Rd
Upper Mt Gravatt Qld 4122

For more information and a list of halls throughout Brisbane, please follow the link below.

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19 August, 2010

EzyGreen Energy Reduction Program

Brisbane City Council’s EzyGreen Energy Reduction Program provides residents with a range of energy saving options to save on their household energy bill and help the environment.

Council's EzyGreen initiative bundles local, state and federal energy savings schemes into one easy-to...


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18 August, 2010

BUDGET SNAPSHOT - HOLLAND PARK WARD 2010/11

Lord Mayor Campbell Newman is getting on with the job in Holland Park Ward with improvements to roads, parks and amenities. Here is a snapshot of what is being fixed, funded and added to community resources in your area in the Holland Park Ward.

Park Upgrades

Leicester...


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20 April, 2010

Green Waste Bins

Councillor Ian McKenzie is offering eastern suburbs residents an extra bin for green waste such as grass clippings and garden rubbish to reduce waste to landfill and protect the environment.

The voluntary user-pays service, to operate fortnightly, will be rolled out from April. Easter...


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04 March, 2010

Eat Safe Brisbane

Eat Safe Brisbane is a scheme where all licensed food businesses will be issued with a food safety rating (star rating). This rating will be based on an assessment of the business's food safety management practices. This scheme has been developed by Council in partnership with food safety associat...


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14 December, 2009

FREE Flood Maps Available Now

Brisbane City Council has developed the Flood Flag Map to provide residents with information on flooding.

The Flood Flag Map shows the possibility of flooding from creeks, rivers, storm tide and overland flow. It also identifies flooding that may occur in areas called overland flow pa...


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14 December, 2009

Who is Queensland Urban Utilities?

Who is Queensland Urban Utilities?
Queensland Urban Utilities is the name of the water and wastewater business that will service the five local authorities of Brisbane, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and Somerset from July 2010. Queensland ...


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01 October, 2009

The Eastern Corridor Renewal Strategy Plan

The Eastern Corridor Renewal Strategy team in Urban Renewal Brisbane is inviting public comment on the draft Renewal Strategy from Monday 12 October. The draft will be available for viewing and download over a four week period until Friday 6 November.

WHERE TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE...


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13 November, 2008

Holland Park News

St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church: The development of St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church on Logan Road, Mt Gravatt is all but complete with the Council supplying trees to enhance the street appeal and provide much needed summer shade.
 
Greenslopes Private Hospital: The Greenslop...


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