Springfield Camira Men’s Shed Gets New… And Bigger Home

The Springfield Camira Men’s Shed established only last year is about to grow with the support of the Queensland Government. State Member for Jordan, Charis Mullen said since its inception, the Men’s Shed has grown in membership and quickly outgrown its current...

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Brookwater Pop-Up Office – Saturday 7 December

As the State Member for Jordan, I want to be accessible to you – I understand that people are busy and it is sometimes difficult to engage with your elected representatives. I would like to invite you along to a pop-up office that I will be holding at Brookwater...

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Springfield Brumbies Basketball 2019 Club Awards Presentation

The Springfield Brumbies Basketball Club have had a great year - and it was lovely to be invited to celebrate their Awards Presentation this morning. 🏀 Congratulations to President Steve, Theresa and the entire Committee, & to the coaches, managers and volunteers -...

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Brookwater Residents Annual Christmas Party

Santa arriving in a golf cart? Only in Brookwater! 🎅 What a lovely afternoon at the Brookwater Residents Annual Christmas Party - a special gathering for local families (and doggies!) to usher in the festive season. Brookwater Residential Brookwater Golf & Country...

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CPL Art Exhibition – Road Less Travelled

Road Less Travelled - Ipswich Art Exhibition is a beautiful exhibition hosted by CPL of artworks created by local artists with disability. It was lovely to join Shayne Neumann MP at the official opening - and to see such incredible talent displayed....

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town – on the 531 Translink Service

Even Santa takes the bus! 🚌 🎅 Jennifer Howard MP and I joined Santa and TransLink staff this morning on 'Santa's Sleigh' to celebrate a big year for the 531 bus service from Ripley to Springfield Central. More than 18,000 trips taken since the service started earlier...

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Heavier Fines for Distracted Drivers on Queensland Roads

Something that makes me so 🤬 is seeing someone texting or even looking at their phone when driving! From February 2020, the fine for using your phone while driving will increase to $1000. It’s a high price, but not as high as the costs and trauma for those killed or...

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Greater Transparency in Health and Aged Care

"The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members" Yesterday, we passed laws that will require greater transparency and reporting from public and private hospitals as well as residential aged care facilities. We hope that...

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SEQ Water Traineeships on Offer

Interested in a traineeship at Seqwater? 💦 They are on the look-out for multiple self-driven and motivated individuals to join their Operations team. Applications close 8 December 2019 - find out more...

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Disability Parking for Legally Blind Queenslanders

I am so pleased that we are expanding disability parking to include people who are legally blind. Currently, eligibility is based on an applicant’s functional ability to walk - so these changes will ensure people with vision impairment, and their carers, will be able...

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TAFE Queensland Mobile Trade Training Vehicles

Did you know that TAFE can come to you? The TAFE Queensland Mobile Trade Training Vehicles allow TAFE to offer trade training in the workplace, rather than on campus - allowing for more flexible and convenient learning. Really great to catch up with some of the...

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