Category: News

Aussie SLSC Championships

It was great to pop down to support our local clubs competing in the Australian Surf Life Saving Australia Championships this weekend. This is a great event where members from Australia’s 314 Surf Clubs come together to compete in more

Response to E-Petition

Back in November, I launched an e-petition seeking change to the current revolving door of repeat youth offenders in the current justice system that is failing our children and our community. The Minister for Children and Youth Justice, Leanne Linard

Battery Recycling Unit – Woolworths

Woolworths has just rolled out their new Battery & Mobile Phone recycling units nationwide. If you are a Mermaid Beach constituent, you can find these recycling points in Woolworths Q Super Centre & Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

Tertiary Concession Fares

Did you know you can apply for 50% concession fares on TransLink public transport services if you’re a secondary school, full-time uni, TAFE or post-secondary student? To find out more and check your eligibility, visit:

Throwback Thursday

This photo was taken at a local library back in 1994 when I was Mayor of the Albert Shire. Check out the ancient looking computer, how times have changed.. Thank’s for the great pic – City of Gold Coast Libraries

Australia Day

FairPlay Vouchers

Round 6 Applications of the Queensland Government’s FairPlay voucher program are now open!Parents, carers or guardians can apply for a voucher valued up to $150 for their child, which can be used towards sport and active recreation membership, registration or

Happy New Year

Merry Christmas

Vaccination Proof Needed

As of today, entry to many Queensland locations and businesses will be restricted to those who are fully vaccinated. If you are 16 years or over, you will need to carry proof of your vaccination status and be prepared to