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Tim Mander MP for Everton, Brisbane, Australia

Electricity Network Maintenance

Mon 20 Mar 2017

To ensure the ongoing safety and reliability of Powerlink Queensland's electricity network, low-flying helicopters will carry out routine maintenance inspections across Southern and Western Queensland until early May.

For more information, visit www.powerlink.com.au or call 1800 635 369.

 


Stafford Road Asphalt Rehabilitation

Tue 7 Mar 2017

TMR have advised asphalt rehabilitation work along Stafford Road between South Pine Road and Shand/Appleby Road intersections.

Night works are expected to be carried out from 19 March until May 2017:

  • Monday to Saturday, 8pm - 5am

Possible impacts:

  • Increased dust, noise and lights, and possible vibration from construction equipment, reversing vehicles and activities on site are to be expected. Also a strong odour associated with asphalt during the laying process.
  • Possible delays in access to driveways during the works - traffic control will be present to assist motorists/pedestrians exiting/entering their driveways if needed.
  • Changed traffic conditions including minor delays, reduced speed limits, and lane closures are to be expected. Traffic control, police and road signage will be in place when required.

Every effort will be made to minimise the impact on the local community and we thank you for your patience and cooperation.

 


Taking Ice Off Our Streets

Wed 15 Feb 2017

 

In recent years, we've seen an alarming spike in the use of the drug ice in regional and remote communities.

Despite this growing scourge, it has taken the Palaszczuk Labor Government two years to announce a plan to tackle ice.

Unlike this do-nothing Government, the LNP has shown leadership.

Last year, we introduced a five-point action plan to take ice off our streets through crime prevention, drug addiction services and strong enforcement.

 

Read more

See the LNP's action plan

 


LNP leading the way on domestic violence laws

Mon 6 Feb 2017

 

Three tough DV measures already announced by LNP with more to come next week.

LNP laws would ensure victims and families will be alerted when someone charged with domestic violence related crimes is being considered for, or has been grant bail.

Victims and families will also be alerted when someone with a DVO is being considered for parole, even if the reason they are in prison is not related to domestic violence.

LNP will reverse the presumption for bail in domestic violence-related crimes such as assault, grievous bodily harm, deprivation of liberty, strangulation and kidnapping.

LNP legislation to be introduced in first week of Parliament.

Talk is cheap, action is required - while Labor review, we will do.

 

Read more

 


Water Main Replacement in Everton

Fri 3 Feb 2017

Veolia Water Network Services as a contractor for Queensland Urban Utilities will be replacing sections of pipe as part of the Water Main Replacement Program. The newly installed water mains will ensure reliability and sustainability of water services in the area.

Work will occur during February and March 2017, at Kyrunda Street Mitchelton, Chessom Street Mitchelton and Newhaven Street Everton Park. Work is expected to finish by 31 March 2017.

Work hours are between:

  • 06:30am - 6pm, Monday-Saturday
  • Some night works between 9pm - 4am

No work will occur on Sundays or public holidays.

The work will involve installation of a temporary bypass supply to maintain water services during construction and temporary water outages - customers will be notified at least 48 hours prior to any planned disruption to water supply.

During work residents may notice an increase in noise, possible odour, vehicle movements and traffic restrictions. Traffic and pedestrian management controls will be in place to keep the community safe.

Every effort will be made to minimise any impact on the local community.

For more information, contact Queensland Urban Utilities on 13 26 57 (7am - 7pm, weekdays) or email community.feedback@urbanutilities.com.au

 


Queensland lives at risk while Labor sits on parole report

Tue 24 Jan 2017

 

The Palaszczuk Labor Government is refusing to release an independent review into much-needed changes to Queensland's parole laws, despite having received the report two months ago.

On a visit to Townsville today Shadow Corrective Services Minister Tim Mander called for the Premier to release the Sofronoff report immediately to ensure critical reforms to parole were fast-tracked and dangerous criminals weren't walking Queensland streets.

"The revolving door of parole must be shut for offenders that pose a risk to the community. Every day Labor deliberately dithers is another day the Premier puts Queensland lives at risk" said Mr Mander.

Read more

 


South Pine/Eatons Crossing Roads Intersection

Thu 3 Nov 2016

 

Traffic signals at this intersection were recently upgraded to include Emergency Vehicle Priority technology.

This enable emergency vehicles to automatically trigger traffic light sequences to change along the most direct route when responding to an emergency call.

This means a green traffic light signal is given to emergency vehicles, when safe to do so, in the direction of that emergency response call.

By clearing the path ahead emergency vehicles can respond quicker to emergencies.

 


Have your say on the name of Albany Creek's Youngcare facility

Thu 6 Oct 2016

 

The Youngcare site at Albany Creek is becoming a reality.

Construction has commenced on eight apartments for young people and a further three which will be rented on the open market to provide revenue to partially offset maintenance costs.

In the meantime they have a competition going to name the facility when it is completed in March 2017. Have your say here.

 

 

 


Tackling our Ice Scourge

Tue 12 Jul 2016

A comprehensive plan to tackle Queensland's ice epidemic and help make our community safer has been released by the LNP.

According to the Member for Everton and Shadow Police Minister, Tim Mander, an LNP Government would implement a five-point action plan to take ice off our streets through crime prevention, drug addiction services and strong enforcement.

"The LNP already has a solid track record on this issue, through law and order initiatives such as policing, tougher penalties for offenders, and addiction treatment services that work."

"Our five-point plan will dovetail in with the Federal Government's National Ice Action Plan to make Queensland the safest place to live, work and raise a family."

Read more

 

 


New study to improve traffic flow at Everton Park

Wed 22 Jun 2016

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is undertaking a traffic modelling study aimed at improving traffic flow through the intersection of Stafford and South Pine Road at Everton Park.

The new TMR study comes following sustained lobbying from the Member for Everton, Tim Mander, in response to the worsening traffic congestion.

"TMR recently installed a series of cameras to count the number of vehicles travelling through each day."

"Armed with this information, TMR engineers are now modelling options to change the traffic light signalling and realign lanes to understand what will really make an improvement to traffic flow," Mr Mander explained.

Earlier this year, TMR made signalling changes along South Pine Road, to the north of the intersection which the Department says has improved in-bound traffic flow during the week-day morning peak period.

"While I am pleased TMR is studying it again, the reality is the intersection is severely physically restrained and the opening of the Woolworths site last year made the problem even worse."

"It's imperative the State Government fund a major upgrade as a matter of urgency," said Mr Mander.

 


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Phone: 07 3535 1100     Fax: 07 3855 1280
Email: everton@parliament.qld.gov.au

510 South Pine Road
Everton Park Qld 4053

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through easement at 14 Gordon Pde


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