The Online Office contains information on many of the services that are available to residents of the Kawana electorate. For more information on any of the items listed, please contact me by email: email@example.com or (07) 5478 1189.
I am happy to provide letters of support to not-for-profit organisations who are applying for government funding. Information that we require includes the purpose of the grant, organisational particulars and benefits which the organisation and the wider community will gain from the funding. A letter of support request form can be downloaded from the link below or hard copies are available from the Kawana electorate office. These can then be returned in person, via email, post or facsimile. The applications take approximately 1-2 weeks to process.
If someone you know is celebrating a birthday or wedding anniversry milestone, they may be entitled to receive a congratulatory messages from me as well as state and national dignatories.
For 90 years, letters will be sent from:
For 100 years, 105 or 110, letters will be sent from:
For 50 years (Golden), letters will be sent from:
For 60, 65 or 70 years (Diamond), letters will be sent from:
To request a congratulaory letter, the original copy of either a birth or marriage certificate must be cited by my electorate office staff, at which time a copy will be taken and included with the application.
To download an application form, please click the link below:
Please allow up from 4-6 weeks for these to be processed, paricularly for letters being requested from the Governor-General of Australia of Her Majesty The Queen.
If you are 60 years or older, you may be eligible for a Seniors Card or Seniors Business Card. These cards provide access to government concessions and business discounts. Applications forms are available in hard copy from the Kawana electorate office or by downloading the form below. You can also apply online. For more information on seniors discounts and entitlements, you can visit the Department of Communities by clicking on the link provided below:
Petitioning is a traditional way for residents to make a request, directly to the Parliament. A petition is a formal request signed by at least one person and placed before the Parliament, with the object of persuading the Parliament to take a particular course of action. For example, the petition may request the alteration of a particular law or the re-consideration of an administrative decision. Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly provide for two types of petitions:
Infomation is available on each type of petition, simply by clicking on the names above.
To complete either of these petitions, please see the links below. You can have a paper petition and a e-petition with the same wording on the same topic. E-petitions have a specific closing date though, whereas paper petitions do not.
If you require any assistance with either of these, including the wording, please let me know.
Are you enrolled to vote?
You can check your enrolment details by clicking on the link below:
If you are not enrolled, you can also enrol to vote by completing the following application form:
It is an easy 3 step process, but an important one to ensure that you exercise your democratic rights.
To check any other details such as which electorate you reside in, you can click on the following sites:
Your enrolment should contain which Local Government division you are enrolled in, which State Electorate and also which Federal Electorate. An example of this maybe:
For information on the three levels of Government in Australia, click the link below:
Applications for admission as a Justice of the Peace or a Commissioner for Declarations require nomination by myself as your State Member of Parliament.
Forms are either available by downloading the links below, or contacting my office. Once they are completed, your application will be forwarded to the Registrar of the Justice of the Peace Branch. Processing usually takes up to 6 weeks to complete.
Forms to Download:
Further information on this process can be obtained by clicking the link below to the Department of Justice website:
The State Government provides complimentary Queensland flags to schools and not-for-profit organisations. Please note: Australian flags are ordered through your Federal Member.
Contact my office on (07) 5478 1189 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to request a Queensland flag, on your behalf.
Parliament House is located at the corner of George and Alice Streets and is within easy walking distance of the Brisbane CBD. Entry is via the Parliament House Annexe in Alice Street .
Schools or community groups may take a tour of Parliament House, which is located in Alice Street, Brisbane. The maximum tour group size is 30. General public tours are available on weekdays, except public holidays. Bookings are not necessary. Tours operate on non-sitting days and are available, starting on the hour, from 9:00am until 4:00pm. On sitting days, tours operate at 10:00am and 2:00pm.
For special group tours, bookings are essential. You can book a tour directly from Parliament, by calling (07) 3406 7562.
If you would like me to arrange the tour for you, or if you would like me to take you on the tour, please contact me by email: email@example.com or (07) 5478 1189. I would be only to happy to oblige.
Public Transport - You can catch a bus to Parliament House.
Information about Brisbane public transport is available by calling Translink on 13 12 30 or visiting their website at www.translink.com.au/ .
You can also catch a ferry to Parliament House. A CityCat ferry terminal, QUT Gardens Point, is located at the rear of the precinct.
Free City Loop Bus - The Loop is a free council bus service which circles the CBD. The Loop stops at several destinations near the parliamentary precinct.
Car Parking - There are also numerous public car parking stations within the CBD and metered street parking is available in surrounding streets.
Further information can be obtained from the Queensland Parliament website, by clicking the link below:
I have a 3x3 pop-up marquee which is branded with my name and is in LNP colours (political advertising). I am offering to loan it to not-for-profit organisations within the Electorate, that may wish to use it to assist with an event that is being organised. If you would like to request the use of my marquee, please contact my office on (07) 5478 1189.