Oakleigh State School has a great local community and I love dropping into their classrooms to see what our students are learning about.
You can read more about how we are helping our local schools and education across the state here.
Mitchelton State School celebrated a centenary of high quality education in 2016. It was great to see the community come together over the course of the year and learn about the extensive history of the school.
Among many improvements to the school, I was particularly proud to be able to deliver the shade structures you can see in this photo. You can learn more about how I am delivering for local schools here.
Alderley and Newmarket Train Stations needed an upgrade and we will deliver.
The installation of lifts and priority parking means these stations will be more accesiable than ever before.
Mitchelton State High School and Beyond the Broncos have made some outstanding progress in lifting the achievement and completion rates of Indigenous students at the school.
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Spent a great afternoon at Norths Hockey Club celebrating their fantastic season.
I can't wait to see the results of the $150,000 upgrade that I delivered.
St Finbarr's School is a fixture of our community. When I was first elected as your local representative I was proud to help install this community garden and now, more than 10 years later, it is still entertaining and educating our local students.
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Local mother Dianne (Right) started this annual fundraiser for Cancer Council Queensland in 2014 after being diagnosed with Brain Cancer. In 2016, this charity walk raised $21,000.
Although Dianne has since passed on, this walk remains her legacy.
I thoroughly enjoy the time I spend helping out Meals on Wheels. It's an opportunity to give back to our community and catch up with old friends.
If you would like to volunteer a morning of your time please contact either Ashgrove (3366 4299) or Mitchelton (3354 3919).
The Gap Netball Club is the largest netball club in Queensland and I was proud to support them by providing the majority funding for the new netball courts located at Hilder Road State School.
Also - Go Firebirds!
This was the vision of a local mother who wanted her daughters to be able to experience social interactions many of us take for granted.
Together we got this project off the ground and our community is better for it.
Payne Road State School in The Gap is wonderful school with a very engaged community that continues to help the school deliver a quality education.
One such project I was pleased to support was the construction of an amphitheater and shade structures.
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