There’s something about Mary

I’m more comfortable discussing social justice issues than environmental issues, so on Saturday I met with Mary Patchett from the Moreton Bay Environmental Alliance to get some information about the local environment. Yes, The Greens ‘Care for the Earth’ policy is something that’s inherent to being Green, but the environment (though a love of mine)…

Environment & Community Health

Last Wednesday I met with two Wynnum residents regarding a few local issues including new high voltage powerlines that are set to go in to provide power to Port of Brisbane and the expansion of the Caltex refinery at Lytton. Although both local (rather than federal) issues, the decisions that were made by government and…

A friend in need…

A big thank you to my dear friends Carly and Darryl Grant who, this weekend, donated their time to the Bayside Branch of the Queensland Greens to help print and fold flyers for the Bonner campaign. In fact, a thank you to all my friends and family whose support has helped and encouraged me so…

Australia at the Crossroads

Went to a public meeting at Brisbane’s City Hall tonight. Subject? Australia at the Crossroads. The meeting was an initiative of JustPeace Queensland, a secular, non party-political group concerned about the increased level of conflict in the world. Kevin Carmody opened the forum with a song and also shared a few words. He also closed…