Greens candidate for Indooroopilly Jake Schoermer has called on the Queensland government to abandon its wasteful and punitive Tertiary Transport concessionary card.
At a rally against the TTC today in the Brisbane CBD, Mr Schoermer promised, if elected, to work to abolish the TTC within parliament.
The Queensland Greens would identify and consult with community-minded activists and experts for the next wave of innovative ideas, clever infrastructure and simple policy initiatives. It is these innovators that are going to be the key to making Brisbane one of the top ten liveable cities in the world over the next decade.
The local Quest newspaper (The Southern Star) has gone into election mode. They have identified Public Transport, Brothels and Crime as issues in the electorate of Sunnybank. This week’s edition also carried a front-page article on the issue of student housing in the area (Griffith University sits on the boundary of the Sunnybank electorate). Also in this week’s ed