Category Archives: Politics and Council

Hashtag to Say No to Domestic Violence

Moreton Bay Regional Council is encouraging residents and organisations to use their smartphones and social media to unite against domestic and family violence. Acting Mayor Mike Charlton said council had joined communities across Queensland and pledged support to the Local Government Association’s Safer Families, Better Communities campaign. “There is no excuse for domestic and family […]

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Give generously for Smith Family book drive

Residents in the Moreton Bay Region are being encouraged to give generously for the annual Smith Family Donate a Book Appeal at Moreton Bay Region Libraries. Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland said from October 19 to December 4 the region’s libraries would be accepting new books and gold coin donations on behalf of […]

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40 rateable local government areas to receive annual land valuations in 2016

More than one million landowners in 40 of Queensland’s 78 rateable local government areas (LGAs) will receive new land valuations in 2016 under the Land Valuation Act 2010. Valuer-General Neil Bray said LGAs receiving new valuations were Aurukun, Banana, Brisbane, Burdekin, Cairns, Central Highlands, Cherbourg, Cloncurry, Cook, Doomadgee, Douglas, Fraser Coast, Gladstone, Gold Coast,  Hope […]

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COUNCILLOR’S COLUMN by Cr Bob Millar_November 2015

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AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS 2016 Do you know of someone who freely gives of their time? MBRC 2016 Australia Day Awards pays tribute to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to their local community and/or achieved exceptional results in sporting, environment or cultural endeavours.  Nominations close on Friday 13 November 2015.  For more information […]

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Dickson News +November 2015

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From your Federal Member for Dickson, PETER DUTTON THERE’S LIFE AFTER YEAR 12 EXAMS Throughout October, more than 220,000 Year 12 students will complete their final exams – one of the most stressful times of their lives.  Many Year 12 students feel like their entire life depends on their results, but those of us who’ve been […]

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SENATOR CHRIS KETTER INVITES YOU TO THE DICKSON NBN FORUM

Tuesday 17 November 2015 at Albany Creek. Senator Chris Ketter, Senator for Queensland invites the residents of Dickson to an NBN Forum with Special Guests, the Honourable Jason Clare MP Federal Shadow Minister for Communications and Federal Labor Candidate for Dickson, Michael Gilliver. The Forum will be held on Tuesday the 17th of November at […]

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MEET THE CANDIDATES?

DAYBORO . . Hands up if you want a Meet the Candidates evening? . . . in March 2016 – for the Local Government Elections? If you want this opportunity let Doreen know and, provided there is enough support for the event, we will make it happen. Yes, our Council Elections will be held on […]

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Draft Scheme Ready for State Approval

Moreton Bay Regional Council has completed its review of community feedback to the new draft planning scheme and has now finalised the draft scheme for the approval of the Queensland Government. Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland said all properly made submissions received during the public consultation period from July 1 to August 21, […]

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PINE RIVERS LEADING THE WAY IN WORK SAFETY INNOVATION

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Member for Pine Rivers, Nikki Boyd said she was delighted that Lawnton based retail chain Super Retail Group has made it through to the State finals of this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards in the ‘Return to Work: Employer Achievement Award (large employer)’ category. Super Retail Group, includes nationally-recognised leisure brands such […]

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Dickson News

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From your Federal Member for Dickson PETER DUTTON NEW AUSSIES WELCOMED ON AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP DAY I recently attended and spoke to Canberra’s newest citizens at a special ceremony on Australian Citizenship Day where 35 people were conferred by the Governor-General, His Excellency the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd). Australian Citizenship Day was celebrated with […]

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