Opinion

Highly anticipated shopping precinct

WHEN queried or surveyed the people of Logan Reserve had one overwhelming answer when it came to the question – ‘what does this community need?’ The answer nine times out of ten? A shopping precinct and supe...

Cash splashed, just as I asked of our MPs

IT was the day after the state government had delivered its latest budget. They do it every year. Boring, boring. Okay, I understand that a budget just before an election can be a bit juicier. And I have bee...

Budget made in Logan, for Logan

The people of Logan and the southern suburbs of Brisbane are some of the biggest beneficiaries of the Albanese Labor Government's Budget. As your local member, I've seen firsthand how people are under the pu...

Why aren’t we knocking off the fire ants?

My mother would see an ant in the house and burst into gestapo mode with a bucket of oily paste she blotted into each corner of the skirting boards. We were very young, so through her camouflage she’d look e...

Volunteers are our community champions

Last week I shared with you an update about Logan's first Local Government Disaster Management Group meeting for the year, and how volunteers were the champions after the Christmas storms. Today I want to te...

Thank you for all you do

MORE than 50 local legends were recognised at the inaugural Forde Volunteer Appreciation Awards on Friday, May 24 Despite the nature of volunteers to steer clear of the limelight, I wanted to highlight the i...

Melissa McMahon Newsletter

ANZAC DAY ANZAC Day means a lot to me. As an Australian Defence Force veteran of over 20 years (still enlisted), ANZAC day is one of the most moving days on the calendar. It's an opportunity to pause a...

50c fares and food for kids

Cost-of-living pressure in the Woodridge electorate and all of Logan is the main stress on families at the moment, which is why this week we had some big announcements to help. These announcements were on to...

Community spirit shines in disaster review

As I sit down to write this, I’ve just wrapped up chairing Logan’s first Local Government Disaster Management Group meeting for the year. It brings together representatives from all the big acronym agencies ...