The Gap Ward

Councillor Steven ToomeyThe Gap Ward comprises the suburbs of parts of Alderley, Ashgrove, Bardon, Enoggera, Enoggera Reservoir, Newmarket, Paddington, Red Hill and The Gap.  

Councillor Steve Toomey

Steve Toomey became Councillor for The Gap Ward in June 2015 following the retirement of Geraldine Knapp.

As a new Councillor, Steve has been meeting with residents, community groups, schools  and environmental organisations that reside in the ward.   Steve has delivered improvements to local parks, roads footpaths and major infrastructure projects. He is a member of the local environmental group and has engaged with them on matters affecting our creeks and greenspace that are a prominent feature in The Gap Ward. 

From Far North Queensland, his family were originally involved in farming and rail. He first moved to the ward in 1997 to further his trade in electronics. Before joining Council he worked for a global electrical company as an estimator in their building technologies team. Steve has a trade qualification and also qualifications in project management and business. Steve is currently studying an Honours Degree in Construction Management.

He lives in Ashgrove with his wife and children who both attend local schools. He is an active member of the local sporting community and can be found most Saturdays volunteering at events. His strong sense of community reflects his commitment to work to improve the facilities in the ward for business and families whilst protecting the local environment.

Steve sits on the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee and the Brisbane Infrastructure Committee.

Contact Ward Office

The Gap Ward Office
477 Waterworks Road
Ashgrove Qld 4060

Office hours: 8.30am-5pm, Monday - Friday 

Phone: 07 3407 1900
Fax: 07 3407 1905


26 November 2015