Archives: community engagement

Where do your thoughts go during winter?

June 19, 2017 – By Emily Wood, Director, Organisational and Change Communication

For me, the arrival of winter conjures daydreams of snow holidays, leather boots, warm coats and scarves — so many scarves! But, when the weather starts to cool, my thoughts also go to the 105,000 Australians experiencing homelessness. At the end of each day I go home to a roof over my head, a home-cooked… Read More

It’s sliding doors for public transport in south-east Queensland

June 7, 2017 – By David Everton, Director, Government Relations

Sliding Doors is a 1998 British-American romantic drama film starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah. Alternating between two parallel universes, the plot is based on the two paths the central character’s life could take depending on whether or not she catches a train, and causing different outcomes in her life. Which brings us to the… Read More

Why the Gold Coast will become a political powerhouse

August 19, 2016 – By The Hon. John Mickel

With the make-up of the new Federal government now final, and Queensland largely responsible for delivering the majority to the Coalition, the Gold Coast’s political relevance is stronger than ever. Queensland now needs to ensure that infrastructure projects are delivered in high growth areas – the Gold Coast being one of them. The private sector… Read More