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Councils

Councils

Brisbane City Council

  • Enoggera Ward (Cr Andrew Wines - Liberal,  office in Alderley) Enoggera Ward comprises the suburbs of Ferny Grove, Keperra, Upper Kedron, Mitchelton, and parts of Alderley, Ashgrove, Enoggera, Everton Park, Gaythorne, Grange, Newmarket and The Gap.
  • Lord Mayor Campbell Newman

Moreton Bay Regional Council

  • Division 10 (Cr Brian Battersby - Independent, lives in Ferny Hills, office in Ferny Hills). Division 10 covers Arana Hills, Everton Hills, Ferny Hills, Bunya and southwest Albany Creek.
  • Mayor Allan Sutherland

Contacting Councils

  • Brisbane City Council 
    • 3403 8888  24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • TTY phone: 3403 8422 for hearing impaired
    • www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
    • Brisbane Square, 266 George St, Brisbane QLD 4000
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
    • 3205 0555   8.30am  5.00pm Monday to Friday  (24/7 in emergencies)
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    • Fax 3205 0599
    • Strathpine (Pine Rivers) Office 3480 6666
    • www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au
    • Strathpine (Pine Rivers) Office, 220 Gympie Rd, Strathpine QLD 4500
    • After hours emergencies 3205 0555

Contacting Councillors

  • Cr Brian Battersby
    • 3480 6383
    • Personal Assistant is Polly
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    • 14 Leawarra Cres, Ferny Hills  3851 0475
  • Cr Andrew Wines
    • 3407 2510
    • 102 Samford Rd (cnr Cole St), Alderley Q 4051
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    • Office hours: 8.30am - 4.30pm, Mon - Fri
  • Lord Mayor Campbell Newman
  • Mayor Allan Sutherland

Contact councils about

  • Abandoned vehicles
  • Aged / disability services
  • Animals (complaints, registration, shelters, removal of dead animals)
  • Bikeways
  • Botanic gardens
  • Brisbane Transport
  • Brisbane Water
  • Building approvals / inspection
  • Cafes & food premises
  • Cemeteries / grave plaques
  • Chemical spills
  • Child care
  • Concerts / entertainment
  • Contracts
  • Dangerous goods
  • Development assessment
  • Dogs
  • Disability services
  • Drainage plans
  • Driveways
  • Emergency management
  • Employment
  • Environment
  • Flammable liquids
  • Vehicle / equipment auctions
  • Graffiti removals
  • Grants
  • Grass cutting
  • Halls bookings (BCC 3403 4048)
  • Health, immunisation
  • House numbers
  • Kerb & channelling
  • Landfill sites
  • Libraries
  • Licensing (cafe, dogs, accommodation, venues, environmental protection)
  • Lost property
  • Malls
  • Mapping (Bimap)
  • Mosquitos
  • Overgrown land
  • Parks & gardens (maintenance, weddings, picnics, mowing)
  • Permits
  • Pools
  • Pollution
  • Rates
  • Rats
  • Road maintenance
  • Sewerage (blocked sewers, house drains)
  • Sharps
  • Signs
  • Sport & recreation progams
  • Sports centres
  • Storm water
  • Street cleaning
  • Town planning
  • Traffic
  • Transfer stations
  • Trees
  • Urban renewal
  • Wastecollection / disposal
  • Water meters, water supply
  • Youth spaces


Voting  in Council elections

  • Voting is not compulsory.
  • BCC elections are conducted using the Optional Preferential Voting  OPV system .
  • Are you entitled to vote? Check and update your details here: Check your electoral enrolment
  • Wards / Divisions :
    • Brisbane City Council
      • Enoggera
    • Moreton Bay Regional Council
      • Division 10
  • What do candidates promise?
  • What do Councillors do for us locally in this part of the electorates?

Standing for election as a Councillor

Planning & Projects

  • Brisbane City Council's Cityplan 2000 includes Ferny Grove and Upper Kedron in Chapter 4. This plan shows:
    • Habitat areas and ecological corridors to be preserved (to Mt Nebo and Brompton Rd)
    • Landscape trees that must be retained (51 Ross Rd (hoop pines, silky oaks, fig trees, foambark), 458 Levitt Rd (bunya pine), 433 Levitt Rd (crows ash), 298 Levitt Rd (hoop pines), 48 McGinn Rd (hoop pines, bunya pine, silky oak, fig trees)
    • Corridor link parks enhancing biodiversity and waterway function (Cedar Creek to Bellbird Grove and Kedron Brook at Keperr Picnic Grounds)
    • District sports park and community facilities
    • Residential areas
    • Future school location for a primary school south of Levitt Rd
    • Carparking for an integrated transport and business hub at Ferny Grove Station
    • A convenience centre (shops, offices, restaurant, community uses such as child-care facility) south of Levitt Rd
    • Samford Valley Sub-Arterial corridor for future transport connection between Samford Valley and Brisbane
    • Upon completion of quarry activities, the site is to be stabilised and rehabilitated for potential to accommodate recreation uses
    • The very large amount of land in Upper Kedron that is set aside as waterway corridors around Cedar Creek.
    • Keperra Suburban Centre Improvement Project

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