Government

Peter Matic, Councillor for Toowong Ward

Peter Matic, Councillor for Toowong Ward

Peter Matic, Councillor for Toowong Ward

Peter has been the Councillor for Toowong since 2007 and has worked hard to make Toowong Ward a better place to live.

As a member of Campbell Newman’s team, Peter has delivered improvements to local parks, roads and transport infrastructure. Before his election to Council, Peter worked as a solicitor in his own practice in Toowong.

Address: 50 High St, Toowong, Qld, 4066

Phone: (07) 3403 2520

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Peter is Chairman of the Environment, Parks & Sustainability Committee.

The responsibilities of the Environment, Parks & Sustainability Committee are to protect and enhance Brisbane’s environment including the Brisbane River, waterways, biodiversity, air quality and natural areas and:

  • ensure Brisbane is a leading city in energy efficiency and integrated water management
  • foster Brisbane’s development as a green and shady city with a focus on its parks and gardens and natural areas
  • partner with the community and business to enhance the environment
  • support volunteer organisations in their contribution to the protection and enhancement of Brisbane’s environment
  • ensure environmental risks are minimised

Jane Prentice, Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward

Cr Jane Prentice Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward

Cr Jane Prentice, Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward

Jane Prentice was first elected as the Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward in March 2000. The Walter Taylor Ward comprises the suburbs of Fig Tree Pocket, Indooroopilly, St Lucia and parts of Chapel Hill, Kenmore, Kenmore Hills, Taringa and Toowong.

Address: Level 4 Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Indooroopilly, Qld, 4068

Phone: (07) 3407 0005

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Office hours: 8.30am – 5pm, Mon – Fri

Councillor Jane Prentice’s portfolio of Public and Active Transport & Economic Development encompasses some of the key deliverables of Lord Mayor Campbell Newman’s second term. It includes the procurement of 500 new buses and 6 new CityCat ferries to cater for patronage growth in Public Transport as well as delivering AUS$100m in bicycle infrastructure to promote sustainable travel alternatives.

In addition to this, Cr Prentice oversees Council’s efforts to attract visitors and investment to Brisbane, the heart of the fastest growing region in Australia.

Cr Prentice previously owned and operated a successful conference and event management business, which handled some of Brisbane’s largest conventions and events. Jane served for many years as a Director of Brisbane Tourism. Jane is currently a member of the Queensland Executive of ATUG (Australian Telecommunications Users Group) and a member of the Australian Institute of Management. Jane is also a Queensland Board Member with the Australian Red Cross and is a passionate member of many community groups.