Volunteering is great! Yeah! Yeah!

Worked from 5pm-midnight organising Greens State Conference which is set for this weekend. Nursing the flu. Urgh. This is my last administrative job before handing over the Qld Greens Management Committee reigns to another. It’s a good feeling. It’s been a big year – it’s like having two full-time jobs. It really was a phenomenal…

Election Day in Chatsworth

Today was a good day. Joined in the handshake queue at the Belmont booth with Labor’s heavies on my right and Liberal’s heavies on my left. To my right was Chris Bombolas, Kevin Rudd and Terry McInroth. To my left was Michael Caltabiano and Lord Mayor Campbell Newman. I positioned myself in the middle. ­čÖé…

Greens urge State Gov to save Minnippi

I went to a rally today organised by Minnippi Against Development. They invited local candidates. I represented myself as candidate for Chatsworth and also represented Howard Nielsen as Greens candidate for Bulimba. Independant for Bulimba, David Boehm, also came along. No sign of Labor’s Pat Purcell or Liberal’s Angela Julian-Armitage which wasn’t particularly surprising. Wouldn’t…

Letter to Editor of South-East Advertiser

Dear Editor, Cr Adrian Shrinner certainly opened Pandora├»┬┐┬Żs Box in last week├»┬┐┬Żs South East Advertiser when he said that Council had no legal means to prosecute anyone dumping in a waterway corridor. This was an unwise admission that lacks leadership and understanding of local environmental issues, but certainly not surprising. If there was a time…

Greens voters encouraged to direct preferences to Labor in Chatsworth

The Greens will be encouraging their voters to direct preferences to Labor├»┬┐┬Żs Chris Bombolas in Chatsworth. Elissa Jenkins said Michael Caltabiano, who was clearly in the pockets of the developers, was a loose canon and shouldn├»┬┐┬Żt be trusted. ├»┬┐┬ŻCaltabiano and the Liberal party have an appalling track record of considering the environment and the community├»┬┐┬Żs…