One-sided housing plan poorly constructed

A key feature of effective consultation is genuine regard for multiple viewpoints. Unfortunately, this principle has so far been abandoned in the rollout of the Queensland Government's South East Queensland ...

Countdown to election day has started 

While seasoned politicians might say every day is a campaign day, the starting gun was officially fired last week on the 2024 Local Government elections. Notice of the election was published by the Electoral...

Caring for our great green canopy

While our community continues to take stock and assess the full impact of the Christmas Day storms, it's important that we remember to count the cost of such damaging weather events on our rich natural environm...

New year recovery efforts in full swing

Well, what a year's it been already. I had planned to start this year's column with the traditional greeting, and good wishes for our residents and businesses. But there's no denying it hasn't been the Ha...

A safe and happy holiday season

It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through December and 2024 is just around the corner. This year has been a busy one for Council and we’ve worked hard to deliver vital improvements that make our ci...

Dive in for safe summer fun

Summer has arrived in the City of Logan and December kicked off with hot and humid weather. As a keen swimmer, I know there’s no better way to cool off on a hot day than jumping in the pool. The City of L...

Time to celebrate another successful year

At this time of year it is important that we make time to celebrate with those around us. Whether you observe Bodhi Day (Buddhism - December 8), Hanukkah (Judaism - December 7 to 15), the Martyrdom (Shahidi)...

We all benefit when everyone is included

In last week’s column, I spoke about Logan City council being accredited through the Welcoming Cities program for our efforts in building social cohesion across the City of Logan. It’s timely then to write t...

Welcome mat the start of a place to call home

Our community has always been known for its friendly people and a willingness to band together in both the good times, and the bad. Our population is also diverse, with more than a quarter of our residents b...