Opinion

Rail an important part of the puzzle

LAST week's state government budget was the final piece in the coming year's planning puzzle, after local and federal counterparts had put their best foot forward. Most people will look at the budget through...

Mick de Brenni: Finishing the job for Rochedale

One of the most important things we teach our kids is that when you start a job, it’s important to finish it. That’s why I’m constantly updating our community on the delivery of key projects. Whether it’s...

State budget misses the mark

The Queensland Government’s recent state budget has failed the people of Logan and the northern Gold Coast, by not providing one cent for two major transport projects desperately needed in this area. I have ...

A proud budget for Logan communities

This year has been an incredibly busy and challenging year for our Logan community so far. The devastating floods impacted so many local residents in February, we have welcomed a new federal treasurer Jim Ch...

Thanks to 30-year volunteers

Local legends retire after years of dedicated service to our local cricket club. Gary and Marion Young have volunteered at the Springwood Suns Cricket Club over three decades and were farewelled in a tearful...

Thanks to our SES

On behalf of our community, thank you to everyone who helped get us all through the devastating floods over recent months. The response and recovery effort was massive. Everyone from our local police, pa...

The art of looking after yourself

I recently had the honour of speaking at the annual dinner of a local Probus Club. The Probus organisation began in the UK in the late 1960s, with the first Australian club established in 1976. The aim ...