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BRRR: Clear, cool weather and showers on the way
THE weather may be clear with the end of winter close, but don't put away your jumpers and gumboots yet. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting cooler temperatures and more showers this week. It comes after 34mm of rain fell over Bundaberg during the...

Three stabbed in fight after rugby league match in Sydney's north-west
Three men have been taken to hospital following a stabbing at a sports ground in north-western Sydney on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Old Saleyards Reserve on Gladstone Street, North Parramatta, after reports of an assault just after...

Canberra residents stranded in Victoria due to coronavirus restrictions may get police escort home
Nearly 100 Canberrans are stranded in Victoria waiting to return to the ACT, after being prevented from crossing the border by New South Wales police. Many were surprised to learn on Friday they would not be allowed to drive through NSW to the ACT,...

Victoria invests in mental health at home
The Victorian government is investing $60 million to keep people suffering acute mental illness at home and away from the stress of emergency departments during the pandemic. There has been a 33 per cent increase in hospital presentations for self-harm...

Stannard Road Traffic Lights

During the Brisbane City Council 2020 Election Campaign, I door knocked most of the suburb of Manly West including the streets either side of Stannard Road. A lot of people asked me if it would be possible to get traffic signals for the intersection of Stannard & Wondall Roads and Stannard & Manly Roads or both. 

I have received a response from Council’s Traffic Section that states whilst Council recognises that these intersections meet the traffic warrants for traffic signals to be considered, there are a large number of other intersections which also meet the warrants. 

Currently, no funds have been allocated for traffic lights to be installed at either end of Stannard Road.

Council also advised that that they will add these intersections to the lists of sites to be assessed once things return to normal and they can have some realistic traffic counts done.   I will keep you informed of any progress in this regard.

Cr Peter Cumming