Welcome back to another 5 Minute Friday! Can you believe that were already in February?
Where did all the time go?

In this Local News update:
❇️ 324 trees are set to be planted as part of the Street Tree Project
❇️ Keating Memorial Park is getting some trees
❇️ Bennett St finally gets a resurface
❇️ Parking Compliance around schools
❇️ Bike path across Kate St and Witton Rd
❇️ Green Heart Fair is back!
❇️ Moggill Rd Corridor Upgrade Program is progressing
❇️ Swann Rd St Lucia is getting signs
❇️ PSA to help our Pineapple Farmers
❇️ The Indooroopilly Underpass sparkle

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5 MINUTE FRIDAY – 04 NOVEMBER 2022 – Today on 5 Minute Friday, we’re at the University of Queensland’s beautiful Jacarandas walk. Find out about: our local Eco Marines, the Anzac monument, our compost plans, Cliveden Park playground update and the Council round table on waterways.

Don’t forget – come by and see me at the RSL Poppy Appeal at Toowong Village this Saturday, 10:30am – 12pm!

5 Minute Friday – 21 NOVEMBER 2022 – Watch this week’s 5 Minute Friday to find out why I’m wearing this shirt.  Today we filmed on Kenmore Road, Fig Tree Pocket – and we’re talking about:
– upgrading Taringa Parade + Moggill Road intersection
– the Awards season has started
– we had our Jacaranda Festival
– Toowong Bowls Club: where to from here?
– 6 pedestrian crossings for Kenmore Road?

And don’t forget, Swann Road’s eastbound road closures start next week!

5 Minute Friday – 7 NOVEMBER 2022 – Watch this week’s 5 Minute Friday local news video to hear about:
– Signing up for severe weather alerts
– Brisbane’s new bus network – draft review
– Mt Coot-tha’s art trail
– Our Playground Kidsultation for Indooroopilly
– Carinya St traffic calming is underway!

5 Minute Friday – 30 September 2022 – In this week’s 5 Minute Friday local news video you will:
– Get an update on the Toowong to West End Green Bridge
– Find out what’s happening with the new Anzac Park public toilet
– Learn how to comment on a mountain biking plan
– Explore all the different causes going on through October!

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5 Minute Friday – 16 SEPTEMBER 2022 – Welcome to 5 Minute Friday, from outside the Walter Taylor Ward office, Indooroopilly.

This is your weekly news hit of what’s happening in your neck of the woods. It’s Super Sandbag Weekend, so start thinking about your storm prep now. Also this week:
* Did you come to the Dog’s Breakfast?
* UN Day at Indooroopilly State HS
* Progress update – Anzac Park new toilets
* Brisbane Festival 2022
* Jesmond Road – speed change!

And of course, GO Brisbane Lions!

5 Minute Friday – 02 SEPTEMBER 2022 – Welcome to 5 Minute Friday, from Tatong Street, Indooroopilly, because you need to see what this local bushcare group has achieved!

This is your weekly news hit of what’s happening in your neck of the woods – also:
* Lions win and Wests Juniors Awards
* Gold Stars + Little Stars Reading Awards
* Brisbane Airport briefing
* Recycling
* Next Coffee with a Cop – Fig Tree Pocket

Come say hi, at the Ironside SS Spring Fair tomorrow, Saturday 3rd September, 11am – 5pm.

5 Minute Friday – 26 AUGUST 2022 – Welcome to your weekly news hit of what’s happening in your neck of the woods. It’s 5 Minute Friday, live from Hungry Jacks in Taringa, because that stretch of road (westbound only) is getting a speed limit reduction to 40kmph, to better reflect the high pedestrian activity and to make the area safer. Watch for details.

Also:
* The massive footpath in Fig Tree Pocket moves one step closer
* Council has now installed 50 solar systems on community clubs
* Keeping our creeks rubbish free for flood mitigation
* Father’s Day breakfast at Ironside
* Headspace opens in Indooroopilly

Come say hi, at the pop-up office tomorrow from 9am-10:30am: outside Coles at Indooroopilly!

5 MINUTE FRIDAY 19 AUGUST 2022 – Today the wonderful residents of Aveo Taringa welcomed me for a special lunch. 5 Minute Friday this week is about the roadworks around Indooroopilly roundabout, erosion stabilisation at Gyatt Park, Little Star Reading, and our biggest citizenship ceremonies yet!

5 MINUTE FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022 – Watch this week’s 5 Minute Friday filmed at the Gailey Road Taringa roundabout. We’re talking about the Taringa Community Garden turning 2, the completion of Clarina Street playground, the coveted Walter Taylor Shield, footpaths in St Lucia, and crime in our local area.