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New tree laws put resident safety first

Posted on June 30th, 2015
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is proposing “common sense” changes to Brisbane’s tree protection laws that place greater focus on the safety of residents and property while toughening penalties for those caught doing the wrong thing.

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E-news Archive

Posted on June 29th, 2015
If you view this article, you can follow the links to view previous editions of Norm’s e-newsletter.

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Council begins remediation of Chermside West park

Posted on July 13th, 2013
Brisbane City Council will begin remediation works in John Goss Reserve in Chermside West next week, ensuring the area is safe for year-round use.

Local Councillor Norm Wyndham (McDowall Ward) said the works were part of his commitment to ensure former closed landfill sites were turned into safe and usable community assets for Brisbane residents.

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Last chance for residents to have their say on draft new City Plan

Posted on July 10th, 2013
Brisbane City Council is reminding residents that public consultation for the draft new City Plan closes this month, with residents having until midnight on Tuesday 30 July to have their say and help shape the future of Brisbane.

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CoderDojo gives Brisbane kids digital mojo

Posted on July 3rd, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today launch CoderDojo Brisbane, a program for school-aged children to learn how to code, develop apps and build websites to lift the future digital capabilities of Brisbane residents.

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Lord Mayor unveils Seniors Cabaret Showcase

Posted on June 14th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is inviting Brisbane’s seniors to develop and show off their talents by joining the Lord Mayor’s Seniors Cabaret Showcase.

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New tree laws put resident safety first

Posted on May 29th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is proposing “common sense” changes to Brisbane’s tree protection laws that place greater focus on the safety of residents and property while toughening penalties for those caught doing the wrong thing.

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Council transfer stations ready to recycle analogue TVs

Posted on May 28th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is reminding residents they can deliver their unwanted analogue TVs to Council’s transfer stations free-of-charge, with the analogue to digital switchover today (Tuesday, 28 May).

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Shade Cinema brings sun smart movies to the park

Posted on May 23rd, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is inviting residents to bring their smartphones and headphones to the Royal Palm Lawn at the City Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 26 May between 10am and 3pm for a free sun-safe movie streaming event.

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Lord Mayor kicks-off early works on Robinson Road Open Level Crossing Project

Posted on May 8th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will be joined by Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson today for the start of early works on the $199 million Robinson Road open level crossing project, ensuring the upgrade remains on track to remove the notorious rail crossing by late 2014.

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