About Councillor Fiona Hammond

Fiona was born and raised on the northside of Brisbane, and was elected as Councillor for the ward of Marchant in 2008. Having young children has helped Fiona understand the importance of creating a quality environment for families. This is why she has campaigned for many local issues, including improvements to local shopping strips and parks. She has been actively involved in the local community for a number of years and is working hard to improve local roads, parks and infrastructure.
Fiona has previously served as Deputy Chairperson of the Environment, Parks & Sustainability Committee, Deputy Chairperson for Infrastructure Committee and Deputy Chairperson of the Families and Community Services Committee. Fiona was also appointed to sit on the Finance, Economic Development & Administration Committee and the Public and Active Transport Committee. Fiona is currently the Deputy Chairperson for the Public and Active Transport Committee.

For eight years, Fiona was a trustee for the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust. In this role, Fiona worked hard to support disadvantaged groups and individuals across the city.

Cr Fiona Hammond is committed to representing local residents, businesses and community groups to build a better Marchant Ward. She welcomes conversations about any local matter, and encourages residents to contact the Marchant Ward Office or come along to her regular mobile office sessions.

Marchant Ward comprises the suburbs of Chermside, Chermside West, Stafford, Stafford Heights, a small part of Geebung, Kedron, Aspley, Gordon Park, Lutwyche, Grange and a part of Wooloowin/Albion.

Fiona is passionate about resolving local issues and ensuring that residents’ voices are heard. In her role as Councillor, she regularly meets with residents and attends community events to discuss local issues.

Fiona has worked tirelessly to upgrade and improve the local area, and is proud of her achievements including:

  • Upgrades to local parks, such as dog off leash areas, exercise equipment, sporting facilities, new playgrounds, BBQ facilities and seating

  • Increased accessibility and services at local libraries, including the Grange Library refurbishment, and the new Chermside Library, which opened in 2017

  • Developments for local bikeways, including completion of the North Brisbane Bikeway – Chermside to Aspley project in 2017, and extension of the Kedron Brook Bikeway – Shand St connection in 2016 -2017

  • New lighting and playing surfaces for local sporting fields, as well as irrigation upgrades
  • A record commitment to road resurfacing, and major road upgrades such as the Geebung Overpass, and the Murphy Rd/Ellison Rd intersection upgrade (construction beginning in late 2018)

  • The annual Lanham Park May Fair, hosted by Fiona and Rotary Club of Brisbane Inner North, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2018.

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