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

Greens seat confirmed on refreshed QPRC

Greens seat confirmed on refreshed QPRC

The Greens will have a seat on the next Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) after the election count was finalised today. Greens lead candidate Katrina Willis was elected fourth on the 11-person council which includes six women in a major change for QPRC. “I...

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The Greens look to have secured a seat on the next QPRC

With around 70% of votes counted, The Greens look to have secured a seat on the next Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC). Pre-poll votes for Queanbeyan and Jerrabomberra, along with postal votes and online votes are yet to be added to the count and then...

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QPRC not making enough progress to meet climate targets

QPRC not making enough progress to meet climate targets

Greenhouse gas emissions are not falling fast to achieve Queanbeyan-Palerang’s targets, according to the council’s 2020-21 annual report. The report, presented to the council last week, shows that emissions from council’s operations rose 4% between 2017-18 and...

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Climate change and environment on people’s minds

Climate change and environment on people’s minds

Adapting to climate change has topped the issues people want Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) to focus on in coming years. Climate adaption (6.4%) was followed by roads and parking (6%) and aged and disability services (5%). These are some of the findings...

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A fair, safe and sustainable future for everyone

A fair, safe and sustainable future for everyone

At this local election, The Greens have focused on real climate action, protecting our natural and built heritage, an active, vibrant and inclusive community that supports vulnerable people, and a council that is accountable, transparent and gives people a real say....

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Supporting older people in our community

Around one in every eight people in Queanbeyan-Palerang is aged 65 years or older. Older people often say they feel forgotten or overlooked. They can face discrimination and barriers to participating fully in community life. And many older people struggle to pay for...

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Greens on QPRC will work to protect our native species

Greens on QPRC will work to protect our native species

Our native wildlife and ecosystems are under pressure from expanding towns, climate change, invasive species and feral animals.   QPRC has started to address this by requiring companion cats to be kept indoors in new housing areas at Googong and Jumping Creek Estate...

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Campaign enters final phase as candidate forums wrap up

Campaign enters final phase as candidate forums wrap up

The fourth and final meet-the-candidate event for QPRC was held at Bungendore on Sunday, 21 November. Now it’s over to electors as early voting opens on Monday, 22 November. We’ve had four candidate forums over the past three weeks at Braidwood, Queanbeyan and Wamboin...

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