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Tim Mander MP for Everton, Brisbane, Australia

No More Repairs for Eyesore Fencing

Fri 10 Mar 2017

 

A regular inspection of Old Northern Rd/South Pine Road prompted State Member for Everton, Tim Mander, to request some maintenance work along this road.

'With 52,000 vehicles using this road every day, it is important that the department prioritises safety for maintenance work and the comfort of local residents", Mr Mander said.

  • TMR have inspected fencing along South Pine Road opposite Eatons Hill Tavern and deemed it beyond repair - however any replacement fencing has not been budgeted for by the Palaszcuk government.
  • TMR have repaired broken panels for timber fencing between Wruck Crescent and Faheys Road.
  • TMR have advised they will clean the median strip on Old Northern Road between Faheys Road and Dargie Street.

Residents can always call or email the Everton Electorate Office or TMR directly on 13 19 40 with any issues about the maintenance and safety of our state roads.

 

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Taking Ice Off Our Streets

Wed 15 Feb 2017

 

In recent years, we've seen an alarming spike in the use of the drug ice in regional and remote communities.

Despite this growing scourge, it has taken the Palaszczuk Labor Government two years to announce a plan to tackle ice.

Unlike this do-nothing Government, the LNP has shown leadership.

Last year, we introduced a five-point action plan to take ice off our streets through crime prevention, drug addiction services and strong enforcement.

 

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See the LNP's action plan

 


LNP leading the way on domestic violence laws

Mon 6 Feb 2017

 

Three tough DV measures already announced by LNP with more to come next week.

LNP laws would ensure victims and families will be alerted when someone charged with domestic violence related crimes is being considered for, or has been grant bail.

Victims and families will also be alerted when someone with a DVO is being considered for parole, even if the reason they are in prison is not related to domestic violence.

LNP will reverse the presumption for bail in domestic violence-related crimes such as assault, grievous bodily harm, deprivation of liberty, strangulation and kidnapping.

LNP legislation to be introduced in first week of Parliament.

Talk is cheap, action is required - while Labor review, we will do.

 

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Queensland lives at risk while Labor sits on parole report

Tue 24 Jan 2017

 

The Palaszczuk Labor Government is refusing to release an independent review into much-needed changes to Queensland's parole laws, despite having received the report two months ago.

On a visit to Townsville today Shadow Corrective Services Minister Tim Mander called for the Premier to release the Sofronoff report immediately to ensure critical reforms to parole were fast-tracked and dangerous criminals weren't walking Queensland streets.

"The revolving door of parole must be shut for offenders that pose a risk to the community. Every day Labor deliberately dithers is another day the Premier puts Queensland lives at risk" said Mr Mander.

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South Pine/Eatons Crossing Roads Intersection

Thu 3 Nov 2016

 

Traffic signals at this intersection were recently upgraded to include Emergency Vehicle Priority technology.

This enable emergency vehicles to automatically trigger traffic light sequences to change along the most direct route when responding to an emergency call.

This means a green traffic light signal is given to emergency vehicles, when safe to do so, in the direction of that emergency response call.

By clearing the path ahead emergency vehicles can respond quicker to emergencies.

 


Tackling our Ice Scourge

Tue 12 Jul 2016

A comprehensive plan to tackle Queensland's ice epidemic and help make our community safer has been released by the LNP.

According to the Member for Everton and Shadow Police Minister, Tim Mander, an LNP Government would implement a five-point action plan to take ice off our streets through crime prevention, drug addiction services and strong enforcement.

"The LNP already has a solid track record on this issue, through law and order initiatives such as policing, tougher penalties for offenders, and addiction treatment services that work."

"Our five-point plan will dovetail in with the Federal Government's National Ice Action Plan to make Queensland the safest place to live, work and raise a family."

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New study to improve traffic flow at Everton Park

Wed 22 Jun 2016

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is undertaking a traffic modelling study aimed at improving traffic flow through the intersection of Stafford and South Pine Road at Everton Park.

The new TMR study comes following sustained lobbying from the Member for Everton, Tim Mander, in response to the worsening traffic congestion.

"TMR recently installed a series of cameras to count the number of vehicles travelling through each day."

"Armed with this information, TMR engineers are now modelling options to change the traffic light signalling and realign lanes to understand what will really make an improvement to traffic flow," Mr Mander explained.

Earlier this year, TMR made signalling changes along South Pine Road, to the north of the intersection which the Department says has improved in-bound traffic flow during the week-day morning peak period.

"While I am pleased TMR is studying it again, the reality is the intersection is severely physically restrained and the opening of the Woolworths site last year made the problem even worse."

"It's imperative the State Government fund a major upgrade as a matter of urgency," said Mr Mander.

 


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