2021 Wrap Up Newsletter

2021 Wrap Up Newsletter

It’s been another BIG year! I am very proud to represent the Jordan Electorate in the Queensland Parliament and in 2021, we have seen many important initiatives, infrastructure and projects announced or confirmed for our region. Just some of the many highlights...
Covid 19 Update – Friday 10th December 2021

Covid 19 Update – Friday 10th December 2021

Nine (9) new cases today Four (4) locally acquired Four (4) interstate acquired cases detected in quarantine One (1) new overseas acquired case detected in quarantine. 11,065 tests undertaken in the last 24 hours. It is vitally important that anyone with any symptoms...
Round 111 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Round 111 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund

So pleased to announce that four very worthy Jordan organisations have received funds in Round 111 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund Queensland A HUGE congratulations to: Greenbank Gators Swimming Club Inc : $10,000 for new equipment Greater Springfield RSL...
Organic Waste Smart Schools Program

Organic Waste Smart Schools Program

This is a great announcement for our students and terrific for our local environment as well with four of our Jordan Schools receiving funds through our ‘Organic Waste Smart Schools’ Program. Congratulations to: ‘Greenbank Growers’ from...
Flagstone Over 50’s Christmas Lunch

Flagstone Over 50’s Christmas Lunch

The “Over 55’s Christmas Lunch” at the Flagstone Community Centre was certainly very festive…with a real naughty Xmas elf included! This is always such a lovely gathering for our local Flagstone community – huge thank you to Susan and the volunteers for putting...
Farewell Pat Murphy!

Farewell Pat Murphy!

Dropped in to say farewell to Principal Pat Murphy at Woodcrest State College today. Pat is leaving us to take on the important role of President of the Queensland Association of State School Principals Inc. He will be greatly missed by the Woodcrest SC Community...
Queensland Border Reopening Earlier

Queensland Border Reopening Earlier

BREAKING: Queensland will RE-OPEN at 1am on 13 December as we move towards the 80% vaccination milestone earlier than expected. Fully vaccinated travellers can arrive from interstate hotspots by road or air WITHOUT quarantine, but you must test negative to COVID-19 in...
PAMA Inc. Christmas Party

PAMA Inc. Christmas Party

What a lovely Sunday afternoon at the Philippines-Australia Multicultural Association – PAMA Inc. Christmas Party! Thank you to President Jomar and the PAMA Executive for being so welcoming – we enjoyed some wonderful Christmas singing and even played a...
Flagstone Community Carols 2021

Flagstone Community Carols 2021

It was a terrific crowd that gathered earlier this afternoon at the Flagstone Community Carols 2021 Lots of fabulous singing , delicious food by the Flagstone State School P&C & Flagstone Tigers and even Santa made an appearance! Thank you to Donna and all the...
Everleigh AFL Field Sod-Turn

Everleigh AFL Field Sod-Turn

Another day…another sod-turn! It was fantastic to join Linus Power, Natalie Willcocks Councillor Division 11 Logan City Council, AFL Queensland and the Mirvac Residential team as we broke ground on a brand new AFL Field in Greenbank. This sporting field is part...
Celebrating Joy in Jordan

Celebrating Joy in Jordan

It’s officially the ‘festive season’ and I know the past year has been challenging for many in our community – so it is definitely time to spread some JOY IN JORDAN To support some of our wonderful local businesses and to help meet the cost of...
December Track Closures

December Track Closures

Queensland Rail will be undertaking track maintenance and Cross River Rail works across the month of December which will affect the Springfield and Ipswich lines. Timetabled buses will be replacing trains during these times. To plan your trip, please visit...
Community Christmas Tree

Community Christmas Tree

Don’t panic but there’s only 27 days till Christmas… Instead, let’s all look at this fantastic project by Redbank Plaza which encouraged friends and strangers to come together each Wednesday in September to learn to crochet ‘granny...
Therapy Dogs at Hymba Yumba

Therapy Dogs at Hymba Yumba

Lovely story in today’s Courier Mail about the Therapy Dog Program at Hymba Yumba Independent School. Principal Peter Foster has shared with me what an incredible difference this program is having at the school in supporting students’ well-being. Thanks to...
Springfield Mo-Men Gala Dinner

Springfield Mo-Men Gala Dinner

Always a highlight of the year…the annual Springfield Mo-Men Gala Dinner Paul, Mark (and Matt!) are absolute legends in our community raising thousands of dollars every Movember – in support of men’s health. Milton Dick MP and I are always so happy to support...