Labor-legacy to continue in Griffith

SIMON HJORTKJAER   The Griffith electorate covers 60 square kilometers of Brisbane’s southern suburbs such as West End, Coorparoo, Greenslopes and Woolloongabba. Griffith has been an electorate since 1934 and was named after the former … [Read more...]

Here are the 2016 mayoral candidates

    With the local government election just a few days away, Brisbanites will soon be going to the booths to vote for their ward councilors and, just as importantly, mayoral candidates. There is a total of seven candidates running for … [Read more...]

Brisbane Mayoral Candidate: Jarrod Wirth

SIMON HJORTKJAER Born-and-raised Brisbanite Jarrod Wirth runs for Lord Mayor in 2016 as an independent. Wirth grew up in Sunnybank Hills and later graduated from the Queensland University of Technology as a podiatrist. For several years he worked … [Read more...]

Brisbane Mayoral Candidate: Rod Harding

SIMON HJORTKJAER Polls show, the man with the best chance of putting Graham Quirk out of the mayor’s office is Labor’s Rod Harding. A lawyer with no formal political experience, Harding stands against Graham Quirk, who was first elected to the City … [Read more...]

First-time voter’s guide

SIMON HJORTKAER If you are an Australian citizen, over 18 years old and live in Queensland, it's compulsory for you to be enrolled to vote in the local election on Saturday, 19 March. Failure to vote may result in a fine. Luckily, The Source … [Read more...]