Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Our Candidates

Greta Werner, 2021 Greens candidate for Bayside Council, Rockdale Ward

Katrina Willis

candidate for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

As a Greens councillor, I will work to make sure residents from the bush, the villages and the city are heard, to make planning fairer and more open, and to restore integrity and trust in local government.

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Greta Werner, 2021 Greens candidate for Bayside Council, Rockdale Ward

Forbes Gordon

candidate for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Your Greens voice on Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

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Our Plans and Priorities

Connecting with nature along Queanbeyan River

Connecting with nature along Queanbeyan River

Earlier this month I enjoyed an afternoon walk with Queanbeyan locals who have been keeping a close eye on the city’s river for many years. We walked along their stretch of Queanbeyan River, from Dane Street at Karabar upriver to Barracks Flat. The path was busy with...

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More support needed to lift cycling uptake

More support needed to lift cycling uptake

Like many children in Australia, I had a bike. I enjoyed the freedom a bicycle affords a young person without a driver’s licence. When I see teenagers cycling past my home on lazy Saturday afternoons, it reminds me of those days when the world seemed wide. I came to...

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New climate action targets needed for Queanbeyan-Palerang

New climate action targets needed for Queanbeyan-Palerang

MEDIA RELEASE 5 October 2021 New climate action targets needed for Queanbeyan-Palerang New targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions are needed for Queanbeyan-Palerang after the NSW Government announced it aimed to halve emissions by 2030, The Greens said today. Greens...

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Planting trees as an act of hope

Planting trees as an act of hope

Every August for 25 years, Australians young, old and in-between have taken to the outdoors to help restore nature in their neighbourhoods for National Tree Day. This celebration of hope in action is now recognised as Australia’s largest community tree planting event....

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Braidwood visit

Braidwood visit

Thanks to everyone who spoke with us at Braidwood on Saturday. There were only a few traders and visitors to the markets so Katrina also spent time visiting local traders in Wallace St. Some of the earlier issues came up in conversation including condition of local...

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Restoring the land is good for us and nature

Restoring the land is good for us and nature

Can old dams become valuable wetlands? A project in Stringybark Reserve, Jerrabomberra is showing how. We spent a couple of hours on Sunday morning walking through sections of the reserve with a small group to check out a project Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council...

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Better waste management can cut emissions and save money

Better waste management can cut emissions and save money

The Greens today announced a raft of measures to improve the way waste is managed and resources are recovered in Queanbeyan-Palerang, including a trial of textile recycling and repair cafes, setting up Green Sheds and tool libraries, and turning food waste into...

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