Addressing local traffic issues

Improving our children's education

Keeping our community safe

Easing cost of living pressures for families, pensioners and students

Staying in touch with local community groups and volunteers

Visiting local health services

Tim Mander MP for Everton, Brisbane, Australia

Roadworks - Samford Road

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) plans to undertake some safety improvement works along Samford Road and Suez Road intersection at Mitchelton, to repair the fallen batter slope/retaining wall to provide a safer footpath for pedestrians and road users.

These works are scheduled to begin at the start of February 2016 and are expected to continue until the end of April 2016.

Works will go ahead at night time, between 6:00pm and 5.00am, Monday to Thursday, weather and construction conditions permitting.  

There will be some construction noise, lighting and dust associated with these works. 

There will be limited access to the existing footpath during construction. The footpath will reopen daily after construction hours.

The westbound lane of Samford Road will be closed during the hours of construction

If you would like further information, please contact the Project team on 13 74 68 or by email at metropolitanregion@tmr.qld.gov.au during business hours.


AN UP AND COMING LOCAL CHAMPION

Ethan  has recently returned from Canberra for the National Track and Field Championships where he competed in the 800m, 100m, long jump and shot put. Not only that - he's a pretty handy rugby league player. Look forward to following his career.


Roadworks - Particks Road & Dawson Pde Arana Hills

Between 18 and 29 January, Council is undertaking underground work to determine information required for the upgrade to this intersection.

Work will be carried out between 9am and 4pm to avoid peak traffic periods.


Arana Sports Club Winter Sign-On Dates 2016

West Arana Hills Rugby League Football Club

Senior teams U20 to Opens – Thursday 21st January – 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Mini Teams U6 to U9 – Wednesday 27th January – 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Mod Teams U10 to U12 – Thursday January 28th – 6.00pm to 9.00pm

All Ages Sign on - U6 to Opens Saturday 6th February – 9.00am to 3.00pm

Sign-On will be held at the Clubhouse at Kev McKell Oval, Dawson Pde, Keperra

Further information email the club on arana.panthers@bigpond.com


Arana Netball Club

Sign On is Sunday, 31st January, at the Hills District Community Centre, Dawson Pde Arana Hills from 4pm to 6pm

Uniforms will be available for trying, buying, or ordering, and times for selection trials, to be held over the following three weeks, will be distributed. 

For any further information, Arana Netball Club is on Facebook, on the web at www.arananetballclub.com.au, or can be contacted by email at arananetballclub@gmail.com, or you can call Lorraine (President) on 0432 216 407.


Westside Football Club

Sign On scheduled for Saturday 30th January from 9am – 3pm at their home grounds at Hanran Street, Keperra or you can save time and register online at www.westsidesports.com.au

Westside is looking for players of all ages and abilities.  For further information you can call Judy on 0417 009 591 or you can email Westside at secretary@westsidesports.com.au


Arana Ascot Junior Hockey Club

Sign On for Arana Ascot Junior Hockey will take place on

Saturday 30th January 2016 from 9.30am - 1.30pm @ Amart Brookside and

Sunday 31st January 2016 from 1.00pm - 4.00pm @ Club Training grounds NOW situated at Tramway St, Ferny Grove (near the Ferny Grove Cricket Club)

For all Hockey players aged 5 year to 17 years, for more information please call Margie on 0419 689 239


White Ribbon Walk for Community

On 25th November, in conjunction with The Nest Community, many local groups will be walking from teralba Park to The Nest on South Pine Road to support White Ribbon Day and community resilience.  Please join us - BYO Candle.


 


Progress on the Old Northern Road Sound Barriers

Wed 23 Sep 2015

I recently inspected the progress on the construction of the  Old Northern Road Noise Barrier project which is expected to be complete before Christmas.

After working with my residents, I know that they are looking forward to seeing this project delivered.

Click here for more information.

 

 


Noise Barrier Construction soon underway

Mon 29 Jun 2015

The contract for construction of the Old Northern Road Noise Barrier project has been awarded to Queensland Bridge and Civil, and work will soon be underway.

This  project will involve replacing identified barriers located between Jinker Track and the Bunyaville State Forest Park border on the western side of Old Northern Road and between The Boulevard to near DeVito Place on the eastern side with concrete panels. The existing timber barriers approximately 300 metres north of Hamilton Road intersection will be repaired. The height of the barriers for the majority of the project is two metres.

Works are scheduled to commence in late July 2015, and is scheduled for completion by early 2016. Reduced speed limits, lane closure, signage and traffic control will be in place during works to safeguard motorist and roadworkers. 


Resurfacing and road safety improvement works on South Pine Road and Old Northern Road

Thu 12 Feb 2015

I would like to advise that works will soon be underway to undertake resurfacing and road safety improvements on South Pine Road and Old Northern Road, between Stafford Road and Rogers Parade East.

This $1.8 million project will involve replacing and repairing existing road and asphalt surfaces, linemarking and repairing man holes. These works will provide a safer and smoother surface for road users.

The works are due to commence in late February 2015 (weather, site and construction conditions permitting) and are expected be completed in April 2015.

To minimise traffic disruptions, works will be carried out between 7pm and 5am, Monday to Friday. Single lane closures, temporary property access changes, detours and reduced speed limits will apply during the works. Police, traffic controllers and construction signage will also be in place to safeguard motorists and road workers.

Access to properties on South Pine Road and along Old Northern Road, from Stafford Road to Rogers Parade East, will be maintained.

Nearby residents may experience some construction noise, additional work lighting, dust, odour and vibration during works. Letters will be distributed to nearby residents and businesses providing details of the work and contact information for enquiries.

Information about traffic disruptions will also be available from the 13 19 40 traffic report line and www.131940.qld.gov.au


Kids get active outdoors at the Bunyaville Fun Day

Tue 25 Nov 2014

Bunyaville Regional Park was filled with young kids at the Bunyaville Regional Park Fun day.

The event showcased the various groups who use the park on a frequent basis.

North Brisbane Mountain Bike Club, Bunyaville ParkRun, Oxfam trail runners, Enoggeroos Orienteering and Kumbartcho Sanctuary all took part to offer locals opportunities to take advantage of our local forest.

The event focused on getting young kids playing outdoors and off the computer and television screens. 

Nature Play QLD held kids activities and have been selling their message of healthy outdoor fun.

Thank you to our local park rangers who attended the event. They look after Bunyaville and are responsible for the conservation of our bushland and protect our local wildlife.


Albany Creek Scouts honour one of their own

Mon 24 Nov 2014

Congratulations to James Cooper who has recently been awarded the Australian Scout Medallion.

This is the highest award that can be achieved by a scout and requires alot of hard work and dedication.

I had the privilige of attending the special awards ceremony at the Albany Creek Scout den.

James has done his scout group and family members proud by recieving this prestigious award.


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Everton Electorate Office
510 South Pine Road
Everton Park Qld 4053

Ph: (07) 3535-1100
Fax: (07) 3855-1280

everton@parliament.qld.gov.au

Parking is available at the back of the office accessible from Griffith St (driveway opposite KFC).


Economic Plan

Tim's Listening Posts

Office

If you cannot attend my Everton Park Office during business hours you may find my Listening Posts of assistance.

I look forward to catching up with Everton residents and listening to your concerns.


Marquee for Loan

Marquee

Community groups, schools or sporting clubs are welcome to borrow my 3x3 marquee for events.

Please contact my office to organise the loan.