Morningside Ward

Councillor SuttonThe Morningside Ward includes the suburbs of Balmoral, Bulimba, Hawthorne, Morningside, Norman Park, Seven Hills and parts of Camp Hill and Cannon Hill.

Councillor Shayne Sutton

Shayne holds a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Political Science and Public Administration) and a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from Griffith University.

Before joining Council, she was an adviser to the Queensland Government and prior to this worked for Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

Elected in 2004 at the age of 25, Shayne is the youngest woman ever to be elected to Brisbane City Council. She is currently the Shadow Spokesperson for Finance, Economic Development and Administration and a Member of Council's Neighbourhood Planning and Development Assessment Committee.

Shayne holds the following community positions: 

  • Patron, Camp Hill C & K
  • Patron, Norman Park Senior Citizens Association
  • Patron, Balmoral Cycling Club
  • Patron, Morningside Flyers Swimming Club
  • Patron, Bulimba Memorial Bowls & Community Club Inc
  • Patron, Bulimba Senior Citizens Association
  • Patron, Southside Eagles Football Club
  • Patron, Easts Tigers Rugby Union
  • Patron, Bulimba Cricket Club
  • Member, Balmoral Ambulance Committee
  • Member, Morningside 3 Neighbourhood Watch
  • Member, Friends of Balmoral Cemetery
  • Member, Morningside Development Association
  • Member, ZigZag Young Women's Resource Centre
  • Member, Carina Leagues Club

Shayne lives in Morningside with her husband Stephen, daughter Sarah and son Riley. 

To receive news and events happening in the Morningside Ward, please email your full name, street address, and a request to be included in Shayne's monthly email.

Contact Ward Office

Morningside Ward Office
Ground floor
63 Oxford Street
Bulimba Qld 4171

Office hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday 

Phone: 07 3407 8200
Fax: 07 3407 8205
Email: morningside.ward@ecn.net.au