Politics

Legal support for seniors

The state government will expand legal and support services for seniors in Logan. As part of a $11.4 million commitment across Ipswich, Logan-Beaudesert, and Moreton Bay, the plan is to spread money across f...

Green, lean Logan machine

IT, sports, safety and the environment are all looked after in Logan City Council's budget handed down yesterday. Council spin doctors are labelling it a budget "for the future", honing in on the city's proj...

Rates up 2.49% in business-as-usual budget

Ratepayers can expect a 2.49% increase in their annual bill from Logan City Council after this year's $1 billion budget was handed down yesterday. Add bumps to the environment levy ($7) and community service...

Gateway Motorway a critical link

WHILE a $200,000 business case might seem paltry within a $241.5 million roads and drainage bill, council is pointing to the Southern Gateway Motorway as a critical link to the city's future road system. The...

Bert van Manen into familiar role

FEDERAL Member for Forde Bert van Manen will be in a familiar role when he returns to parliament. He'll continue in his position as the LNP's appointment as Chief Whip. The one key difference is that he'll t...

Mayor promises spending, but cost not yet known

LOGAN City Council is promising increased spending, but remains tight-lipped on how much it will cost ratepayers in next week's budget. Other councils in the region have hinted at rates hikes in the vicinity...

Bottleneck on council radar

Logan City Council is on a mission to fix one of the City of Logan’s most troubling bottlenecks. Solutions are being considered to unlock the potential of Goodna Road between Middle and Thompson Roads and Ne...

New roles for local federal MPs

AS the Labor Party swept to power on Saturday night, local federal politicians were preparing to resume their positions, albeit with vastly different responsibilities. Along with the changing of the guard co...