Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee

Committee membership

ChairCouncillor Tracy Davis
Deputy ChairCouncillor Kim Marx
Shadow ChairCouncillor Steve Griffiths
MembersCouncillor Alex Givney
Councillor Trina Massey
Councillor Steve Toomey


The responsibilities of the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee will be to:

  • protect and enhance Brisbane’s environment including the Brisbane River, waterways, biodiversity, air quality and natural areas
  • create new and improve existing parks across the city
  • ensure Brisbane is a leading city in energy efficiency and sustainability
  • encourage the protection of Brisbane’s native wildlife such as the koala and platypus
  • build Brisbane’s reputation as Australia's most biodiverse capital city
  • deliver on Council's target to reach 40% natual habitat cover by 2031
  • partner with the community and businesses to enhance the environment
  • support volunteer organisations in their contribution to the protection and enhancement of Brisbane’s environment
  • enhance waterway health and access as well as managing flood resilience
  • ensure environmental risks are minimised
  • manage the city’s comprehensive parks and open space network including bushland reserves
  • implement the Brisbane Off-Road Cycling Strategy.
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