Entries by Mark Honeysett

New private hospital planned for Meadowbrook

A private hospital and health hub development being assessed by Logan City Council could help alleviate health service demands in the city. Australian Unity has lodged an application for a $150 million facility to help meet the demands for medical and surgical services in one of South-East Queensland’s fastest growing health precincts. The first stage […]

City of Logan Economic Analysis 2020/2021

Recent data releases for the 2020/2021 financial year are now available, showing Logan’s strong position emerging from the initial negative impacts of the pandemic. Data has been compiled from multiple sources, and more detail for most categories is available from economy.id. A pdf version of the headline data can be accessed by viewing the fact […]

Experience Different with Explore Logan

Now is the time to reposition and present the City of Logan as an emerging and interesting tourism destination. Introducing the new tourism destination brand for the city – Explore Logan. For visitors, day-trippers, family and friends, the City of Logan provides something surprisingly different when it comes to looking for a day out. Using […]

City of Logan benefits from SEQ City Deal

Improved transport connections and new community facilities are on the way for the City of Logan following the announcement yesterday of a $1.8 billion South East Queensland (SEQ) City Deal. Planning for priority transport and lifestyle projects will be kick-started through $78.46 million in funding, while more than $400 million in regional funding will be […]

Calls for permanent Safe Crossing as Jimboomba trial ends

The Jimboomba Safe Crossing Trial, a community project championed by Cr Scott Bannan, will close soon to allow construction to begin on the next stage of the widening of Mt Lindesay Highway. Logan City Council’s Economic Development Chair, Deputy Mayor Jon Raven, said the Safe Crossing Trial, a priority project from the 2019 Jimboomba Summit, […]

Beenleigh Town Centre receives a new streetscape upgrade

One of Logan’s oldest city centres has been given a new lease of life thanks to a rejuvenating and revitalising upgrade by Logan City Council. The works are part of the $5 million Beenleigh Implementation Plan, which has delivered on key outcomes from the Council-hosted 2017 Beenleigh Summit. The upgrade includes streetscaping improvements, new garden […]

City of Logan Mayor calls for new health investment

City of Logan Mayor Darren Power today called on the Queensland Government to work with the private health sector to help ease the burden on Logan Hospital and state health services. Speaking at a public hearing at Queensland’s Parliament House, Cr Power said options such as subcontracting Queensland Health services to private industry would benefit […]

Lime Cordiale ready to rock Logan

ARIA award-winning band Lime Cordiale today toured the new Kingston Butter Factory (KBF) Cultural Precinct with City of Logan Mayor Darren Power ahead of their scheduled concert on Sunday, May 8. Their show on KBF’s new outdoor stage is part of band founders Oli and Louis Leimbach’s annual travelling festival The Squeeze. Along with Lime […]

Facade Improvement Program to improve street appeal of businesses and centres

Businesses, shops and cafés can benefit from a new Logan City Council program which aims to enhance the local shopping and dining experience for residents and visitors. The program will assist with upgrades and repairs to awnings, shutters and façades to improve the appeal of an area, boost streetscape amenity and increase pedestrian traffic. It […]

Healthy Street is perfect tonic for hospital precinct

Loganlea Road at Meadowbrook has never looked better. That’s due to the competition of Stage 1 of Logan City Council’s Loganlea Road Healthy Street project. The project, which included $2.4 million from the Queensland Government’s Unite and Recover Fund, has created safer and improved pedestrian and cycling connections as part of Council’s vision for the […]