What's On Moreton Bay | Andrew Powell MP - Member for Glass House

Andrew Powell MP - Member for Glass House

Andrew Powell MP is a prominent figure in the political landscape of Australia, specifically known for his role as the Member of Parliament representing the Glass House electorate in Queensland. With a deep-rooted passion for public service, Andrew Powell has dedicated his career to advocating for the interests of his constituents and working towards the betterment of the community.

About Andrew's Career

He kicked off his career with the Defence Department in Canberra and, after a short time working overseas, returned to Queensland where he worked for the Department of the Premier and Cabinet and the Department of Child Safety.

An increasing frustration with how our taxes were being spent, how government policy was being developed and delivered, lead him to begin his journey into politics. Which began in 2009 when he was first elected to Queensland Parliament.

Since then, Andrew has consistently demonstrated his commitment to serving the people of Glass House and Moreton Bay through his tireless efforts and unwavering dedication.

Andrew has had some fantastic roles since including a term as Minister for Environment, Shadow Minister for Transport, Main Roads and Local Government and Shadow Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.

Key Improvements Andrew Powell has delivered during his time as MP for Glass House:

  • a new overtaking lane and safety improvements on the D’Aguilar Highway;
  • new traffic lights at Reed Street and Steve Irwin Way, Glasshouse Mountains;
  • a new concrete bridge over the Mary River at Conondale;
  • increased financial support for local schools, sporting and community groups;
  • the installation of flashing school zone safety lights at almost all local schools; and
  • improved local frontline services including a new police station at Maleny, additional police on the beat in Woodford, Palmwoods and Maleny and reductions in dental and surgery waiting lists.
  • secured funding to upgrade Maleny-Kenilworth Road at Cambroon
  • delivered another overtaking lane on the D’Aguilar Highway at Woodford
  • signalised intersection at Beerwah State School – to commence soon
  • a pedestrian crossing in the main street of Woodford

About the Glass house Electorate

The Glass House Electorate comprises of a vast area stretching from the Moreton Bay Region up to Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The electorate includes suburbs such as; Woodford, Wamuran, Upper Caboolture, Ocean View, Beerburrum, Glass House Mountains, Conondale, Maleny, Peachester and surrounds.

During his time as MP Andrew has built strong relationships within the community, earning their trust and respect.

Andrew Powell is deeply committed to preserving the natural beauty and biodiversity of the region. With the Glass House Mountains as a prominent feature of his electorate, he has been a strong proponent of sustainable practices and conservation efforts. Through his advocacy, Andrew has played a crucial role in raising awareness about the importance of environmental stewardship, leading to the implementation of policies aimed at preserving and protecting the unique ecological treasures of the area.

Contact Andrew Powell MP

Phone: 07 5318 8100

Email: glass.house@paliament.qld.gov.au

Office: 4/70 Maple Street Maleny

Website: https://www.andrewpowell.com.a...

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