We asked you: ‘What is the biggest lo­cal is­sue to you?’


More in­fra­struc­ture, par­tic­u­larly the hospi­tal and there needs to be more things for young peo­ple to do. We also need more pub­lic trans­port that is af­ford­able and comes more reg­u­larly. — Rose­mary Jansen, 60, Gat­ton

Roads are ter­ri­ble, in some spots it’s re­ally dan­ger­ous. The Bris­bane Val­ley High­way from Ip­swich to Toogoolawa­h is shock­ing. — Nevil Cumer, 58, Gat­ton

More in­fra­struc­ture and a lot of roads need do­ing up and we need more pub­lic trans­port to the city. — Co­lette Curyer, 72, Blen­heim

There’s no NBN. You’d think we were in the mid­dle of nowhere with the con­nec­tion we get. When we moved in we had to fight to get in­ter­net. — Barry Har­vey, 50, Adare

The road near the school on Wil­liam St needs to be fixed as it’s cov­ered in pot­holes. — Abra­ham Kep­pel, 37, Gat­ton

Lo­cally I’d like to see farm­ers re­ceive more from the big con­glom­er­ates. Or for peo­ple to re­use plas­tics as op­posed to putting things in land­fill. — Liam Roberts, 26, Lake Claren­don

En­sur­ing sup­port for farm­ers in the event of a drought worse than ones we’ve ex­pe­ri­enced. The val­leys sur­vival de­pends on thriv­ing of the agri­cul­tural business. — Corey Hoey, 23, Gat­ton The route of the In­land Rail project — Mar­i­anne Gosen, 58, Gat­ton

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