Western Suburbs Says Thank You, Dr John Cox

On Thursday the 16th of January, local Bellbowrie resident Dr John Cox was presented with a special award in recognition of more than 55 years of service as a General Practitioner to Brisbane and in particular the western suburbs. Born and raised in Toowong, Dr Cox entered the medical profession having been inspired by his…

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Victory for Cooler Classrooms Thanks to LNP

Students across seven schools in the electorate of Moggill will soon benefit from cooler classrooms, thanks to a long-running campaign by the Liberal National Party to air-condition every state school classroom in Queensland. Dr Christian Rowan MP, the State Member for Moggill, said it was only thanks to the persistent efforts by the LNP that the Palaszczuk Labor Government was…

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Celebrating a Centenary of Mumfords in Brookfield

Last month, more than 100 residents, family members, and special guests gathered in Upper Brookfield to celebrate 100 years since the Mumford family first settled in Brookfield; marking the family as one of the longest, continuous families of our local district. It was Ronald and Elsie Mumford’s first purchase of a 13 acre block of land in Upper Brookfield in 1919,…

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Grass Now Greener at Kenmore Scouts

The grass is officially greener at the Kenmore Scout Group, with the unveiling of their new turf on the parade ground at the start of November. Joined by President of Scouts Queensland, Jane Prentice, Chief Commissioner of Scouts Queensland, Daryl Scott, Kenmore Scout Group Leader Annie Ross, Stuart Stoddart from Rotary Club of Kenmore, and Terry O’Shea from Centenary Landscaping,…

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Another Successful Year for Kenmore State High School

Dr Christian Rowan MP, the State Member for Moggill, has continued to support Kenmore’s local high school community through a number of initiatives and celebrations recognising Kenmore State High School’s staff and students. At the start of the month, Dr Rowan presented to Principal Paul Robertson, and P&C Liaison Officer Penny Hauneschild, a special, customised Honour Board to recognise the…

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Mount Crosby State School Student Wins First Place for Scam Warning

On Tuesday the 22nd of October 2019, at a special ceremony at the Queensland Parliament, Mount Crosby State School student, Larissa Sycz, won First Place (year 4-6) in the 2019 Buy Smart Competition, earning a significant award for both herself and her school. Each year, the Office of Fair Trading runs the Buy Smart Competition to help educate students…

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After 47 Years, Damon Bickle Steps Out of the Pool

After almost half a century of operating the local Poolmart at the Kenmore Village Shopping Centre, Mr Damon Bickle was joined by friends and fellow small business owners for a celebratory morning tea, ahead of his retirement this month. In many ways, Mr Bickle was a pioneer of looking after the great Australian backyard swimming pool, having started his pool…

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State Government Funding for Kenmore Roundabout: A Welcome Start

After years of fighting to fix the Kenmore Roundabout, the Liberal National Party’s Federal Member for Ryan, Julian Simmonds MP, and State Member for Moggill, Dr Christian Rowan MP, have welcomed Labor’s long overdue $12.5 million commitment to this notorious intersection, announced over the weekend. Dr Rowan said the State Government had no choice but…

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