Welcome to my personal website which is just one of the avenues through which I consult with the community  to keep local residents up to date on topical issues such as development proposals, water disconnections ( maintenance), events and everything else that affect the community  from both a Council and Community perspective.

Meet & Greet at The Bakery

 

Meet & Greet Currently Suspended

Despite the easing of restrictions, my Meet & Greet sessions at the Bakery remains suspended as it would be unfair to occupy one of the 10 person seats that are currently allowed for patrons. I’ll posts advices when these restrictions lift.

I’ll be enjoying a cup or two of coffee at the Bargara Bakery at the Bargara Central Shopping Centre  between Woolies and Aldi every Saturday morning (where possible) accompanied by our new pup Clughie. Anyone wishing to catch up for a Meet & Greet on any subject is welcome to do so and I’ll be there at:

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A full range of JP  Services will also be available but please bring photo identification if you require the witnessing of any documents.

 

Your Feedback Counts

Since 2008 this site, together with a number of Facebook pages, have proven to be a great way for me to keep in touch with many residents across our  region. They enable me to receive timely feedback from members of the community which in turn helps to resolve issues quickly.

These have also given me the opportunity to express a personal point of view on a range of issues which may, or may not, be in line with the official Council position.

Just Get On With It

It’s no secret that I often get frustrated by ongoing delays and the wasted expenses that result from ridiculous and unnecessary levels of red tape. 

They inhibit effective decision-making, demoralise proactive members of the community, drain limited resources and present one of the most significant hurdles for regional progress. All too often I hear of one initiative after another having to face ‘trial by bureaucracy’ which often results in the proponents walking away from their project. 

If anyone believes they are experiencing an unreasonable degree of regulation or paperwork through any Council process then I’d like to hear about it.

Easy Contacts

In this era of automated replies and impersonal messages I’ve deliberately tried to make my direct contact details as prominent as possible. My phone is switched on 24/7 unless I’m in a meeting, on an aircraft or out of range.

I frequently check my voicemail, emails, SMS’s and Facebook page and if I can’t answer you straight away, I’ll definitely get back to you as soon as possible.

Please click on any of these links to contact me.

                                                                         


Disclaimer & Position Statement

This website is wholly funded, maintained & updated by myself. No Council resources have been utilised nor ratepayer funds expended, in its construction, hosting or maintenance.

For some twenty years as an elected Council representative, I have strictly maintained my  absolute independence from any politically aligned group, clique or party.

In that vein, the contents and comments expressed here are mine alone and do not necessarily reflect the policies or procedures of the Bundaberg Regional Council or the opinions of other Councillors.

Without limiting my ability to engage with or to professionally represent the regional community, I confirm my commitment to the ethics and standards promoted by the Office of the Independent Assessor and the Local Government Association of Queensland.

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