Welcome back to another 5 Minute Friday!
It’s Grand Final Weekend and Brisbane is doing all of us proud in both AFL and NRL. All the best to the Brisbane Lions tomorrow AND the Broncos on Sunday!

Now, here is this week’s local news headlines:
– I am resigning due to health reasons
– The Witton Barracks upgrade is in full swing
– Open day at West Toowong Bowls

Once again, thank you to all the residents of the Walter Taylor Ward. It has been my absolute pleasure to serve you all and if you want to bend my ear one final time over the next couple of weeks be sure to email my office for the best time.

Have an awesome Grand Final weekend! Hooroo!

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at lawn bowls? Well, now you can! As the patron of the West Toowong Bowls Club, I’m personally inviting you this Sunday to come down and give it a crack 🥳
Making headlines this week:
– New fencing and signage for the Jack Cook Park
– Erosion is being fixed on Witton Rd
– The underground tunnel at the Indooroopilly Train Station has been transformed
– Shelters are set to be installed at Sir John Chandler Park
– Celebrate Seniors Month with a free movie!
All this and more in this week’s 5 Minute Friday.

Welcome to another episode of 5 Minute Friday!
It’s hard to beat Brisbane in the Springtime, the weather is warmer and flowers are blooming and so are new small businesses!
Making headlines this week:
– I got to tour the new vet in St Lucia
– Hillisdon Kindy had an amazing fete
– New charging stations have arrived for the Brisbane Metro
– And I had the privilege of representing the Lord Mayor at the AFLQ and AFLQW awards.
All this and more in this week’s 5 Minute Friday update.

Happy last Friday of Winter!
This week was Book Week and to celebrate I hung out with the awesome Gold Star readers at Indooroopilly Library as Sir James.

Making local headlines:
📚 Ironside Book Week Parade was attended by hundreds of dressed-up school kids.
📚 Toowong State School’s Hands and Hearts Fair was a major hit.
📚 The Hands and Hearts Choir rocked the stage with their signed performance.
📚 The Ironside veggie garden is officially completed.
📚 I joined a special morning tea with some of our newest citizens.
📚 Check out these brand-new street trees.

All this and more in this week’s 5 Minute Friday! Thanks for tuning in to another episode.

Welcome to another 5 Minute Friday!

Thanks for joining me on this warm winter Friday as I presented St Ignatius School with a new Indigenous Australian Flag and checked out their brand new mural.

Making local headlines this week:
🌳 National Tree Planting Day happened, and I shouted for coffee

💝 Share the Dignity donation boxes are out and about, so feel free to stop by and donate

⛴️ Catch a ride on the new double-decker City Cat that has hit our river shores
All this and so much more in this week’s episode of 5 Minute Friday.

l’Il catch you next week, Hoorooo!

Happy 5 Minute Friday!

Welcome back to another epic week of local news headlines for the first week of August!

This week was all about kindergartens and intersection upgrades.

Indigo Fair happened at Indooroopilly State School with loads of cake stalls and face painting.

St Lucia celebrated 75 years strong shaping the future world leaders from our community.

Hillsdon Kindy had its annual Open Day, showcasing their unique jungle themed setup.

Finally, Coonan St and Belgrave Road intersection upgrade is coming along with some major changes about to take place.

All this and more in this week’s 5 Minute Friday wrap-up. Thank you for tuning in, have a brilliant weekend-Hoooroo!

Welcome to the 200th episode of 5 Minute Friday!

I want to say the biggest THANK YOU to our community. Thank you for your ongoing support by liking, sharing, and commenting on our weekly news wrap-ups. It is my absolute pleasure as your local Councillor to walk side by side with you in this community to inform you, help you and guide you on the latest decisions and outcomes to make our section of Brisbane even better!

Today, we’re looking back on what has been delivered over the last four years of 5 Minute Fridays; some heart-wrenching moments and a lot of feel-good memories that all in all have forged such an amazing community.

So, from the bottom of my heart, thank you and I’ll see you again next week.

Happy 5 Minute Friday everyone! I hope you’re settling into this cold wintery weather because we have some awesome local news in our 199th episode that should warm you up!
Making headlines this week:
  – An upgrade has been completed to a local Indooroopilly playground.

– The free food pantry is up and running

– More housing for UQ student

– Construction is well underway at the Witton Barracks – watch this space All this and more in this week 5 minute Friday.
We’re almost at our 200th episode, reply on how you would like us to celebrate.

Welcome back to another amazing 5 Minute Friday! It’s our 198th 5 Minute Friday-what should I do for our 200th episode? Let me know in the comments below.

This week we have ANOTHER Street Library, the Ironside Garden is blooming away and Kerbside Collection starts next week for one local suburb.

Find out about all this and more in this and more in this week’s 5 Minute Friday!

Welcome to the first 5 Minute Friday of July!

We’ve got plenty of good local news this week including our creative way to combat graffiti, a new art studio revitalising a piece of WWII history, when you can place your rubbish on the kerb and I was privileged to attend a special meet and greet that honours some of Australia’s finest.

Find out about all this and more in this week’s Five minute Friday.