February 11, 2020

Community service and justice is what has driven Karen Harris to stand as a candidate for Division 2 of Moreton Bay Regional Council. 

It only took Ms Harris one unpleasant customer service experience to decide not only did she deserve to be res...

February 11, 2020

The Bribie Island Chamber of Commerce Inc. will be hosting a "Meet the Candidates" for the upcoming Council Elections for Division 1 and Mayoral Candidates. This is an open forum for the whole community in the auditorium at the Bribie RSL Tuesday, 24th March at 6.30pm....

February 11, 2020

State Member for Pumicestone Simone Wilson has slammed accusations that a nuclear plant will be built on Bribie Island. 

Whilst Ms Wilson is not recontesting the seat of Pumicestone at the state election on October 31, one of those contesting is Ali...

February 11, 2020

Roads will be a key priority for Moreton Bay Region mayoral independent candidate Chris Thompson if elected at the Local Government elections on March 28. 

Mr Thompson has pledged to work with all levels of government to...

Local Government in Australia was slow to develop, but the large cities in Australia all had local government bodies by the late 1800’s. 

Fundamentally, local government bodies in Australia are all creatures of State/Territory legislation. This legislation prescrib...

January 14, 2020

With the State Election coming up this October it’s time to start seriously considering who to vote for. To keep you informed on candidates and their platforms The Local Island and Surrounds News intends to interview each candidate. 

Ali King, Labor’s candidate for...

December 17, 2019

No specific date has been set or at least has not been publically announced, for the upgrades to Bribie Island Road, for which the Federal Government provided the State Government 20 million dollars. 

Apart from works to install traffic signals at the Old...

December 17, 2019

Dear Pumicestone 

In the last sitting week of the Queensland Parliament for 2019, I was ejected from the Chamber for nothing else but standing up for my community.  Some of you may have seen my FaceBook posts about this event @SimoneWilsonMP or read about it in the medi...

December 17, 2019

Federal Member for Longman Terry Young MP will take the fight for a new facility for PCYC Caboolture to Canberra as he implores the Federal, Local and State governments to get behind the much-needed project. 

Mr Young has started an e-petition on his Facebook page, urgi...

December 17, 2019

Federal Member for Longman Terry Young MP says he will fight for $242,000 in Federal funding to get lights installed at the oval at the Sandstone Point Community and Sport Complex.  

Lighting up the oval at the Sandstone Point complex will allow more local sporting...

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