5 MINUTE FRIDAY – LOCAL NEWS UPDATE
We’re at the old Toowong Bowls Club and we’re talking about: –  the State Government’s announcement of the location of the new Inner West School; the myriad of issues with a school on that site, an outdoor learning centre is underway and Council’s school holiday fun.

5 MINUTE FRIDAY – LOCAL NEWS UPDATE
We’re down at Anzac Park and we’re talking about: a Fire Ant nest in Taringa… why is it taking the State Government so long to confirm and treat the nest? Shaving my head for Leukemia research; school graduations and last day of school (see the dance); Taringa Baptist Church Christmas market and carols and a new public toilet for Anzac Park

This week Councillor Mackay is at Grey Gum Park in the Mt Coot-tha Forest.
You’ll hear about what is happening on Twelfth Avenue, upcoming lane closure on Walter Taylor Bridge, new ferry services, St Thomas’ Carols on 19 Dec, and an all abilities senses trail.

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This week Councillor Mackay is at John Carew Swim School in Indooroopilly.
You’ll hear about my ice bath challenge with Darren Lockyer, the Brisbane Movie Makers Short Film Awards, food recovery with OzHarvest, an app to identify invasive species and the Toowong Gift.

This week our local schools are breaking up for the year – lots of graduation ceremonies – congrats to all.
You’ll also hear about Swann Rd and Clarence Rd intersection, the Green Bridge ABC Site, local Brisbane business, Conversify and join us on Sunday for Music in the Park.

Yesterday we stopped and remembered those who fought and died in war.
You’ll also hear about the increasing problem of freeway noise affecting residents in Toowong and Taringa. See what the Eco Marines are all about, learn about all the great local events coming up… and when you can pop into Indooroopilly Shopping Centre to meet the Lord Mayor.

Where’s the new school going? The State Government said it would announce by the end of September, the location of a new primary school. 35 days late. Today’s local news update video was filmed at Indooroopilly State High School, which is one of the possible sites for the new school. Aside from that, you’ll hear about tree planting in Indooroopilly, how high schoolers (zoomers) can change Brisbane, how Council is training volunteers. We’ve got Christmas markets this Sunday too, so watch the video to see the details.

Today I’m in Indooroopilly for an update about the Witton Barracks community centre, Fig Tree Pocket Rd – Kenmore Rd traffic lights for safety – See the potato harvest from the St Lucia Community Garden – Toowong Rotary Junior Community Awards

Today I’m at the Fig Tree Pocket Boat Ramp for your 5 Minute Friday local news update.
Catch up on last weekend’s amazing Jacaranda Festival and the Head of Brisbane, Toowong intersection is getting an upgrade, what’s changing at the St Lucia Golf Link and the Wesley Red Bag Appeal is back!

Today, Councillor Mackay is at Lex Ord Park Playground in St Lucia as he speaks about new pedestrian crossings for Chapel Hill and Taringa, an Avenue of Shade for Twigg Street, the Whitmore and Moggill Road intersection and some new toilets!