Chandler Ward

The Chandler Ward comprises the suburbs of Carindale, Chandler, Gumdale, Mackenzie, Mansfield, Ransome and Wakerley. It also includes parts of Belmont, Burbank and Mt Gravatt East.

Councillor Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy is a lifelong resident of Brisbane’s eastern suburbs and as Councillor for Chandler Ward, is committed to delivering for his constituents.

Growing up, Ryan attended Carina State School and then Iona College at Lindum. After graduating, he joined the Australian Army Reserves, before going on to further study at the University of Queensland, where he gained a Bachelor of Arts.

Ryan was first elected to Council in 2012, becoming Brisbane’s youngest Councillor. He was re-elected in 2016. Prior to entering Council, he was employed in the private sector as a public relations consultant to some of Queensland’s largest infrastructure and resource projects.

Ryan has lived in Brisbane’s eastern suburbs his whole life. His priorities for the area include improving local roads and parks, strengthening local community organisations and ensuring the views of residents are heard on planning and development issues.

He is actively involved in supporting a wide variety of local community groups in the Chandler Ward and serves as Patron of the following community organisations:

  • Friends of Tingalpa Cemetery Heritage Group
  • All Gauge Model Railway Club
  • Mayfield Marlins Swimming Club
  • Minnippi parkrun.

Ryan is an associate with the Public Relations Institute of Australia and is the founder of the Wakerley Christmas Carols.

Ryan currently serves as Civic Cabinet Chair of Council's Transport Committee.

Contact Ward Office

Chandler Ward Office
Shop 8, Millennium Centre
14 Millennium Boulevard
Carindale Qld 4152

Office hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Phone: 07 3407 1400
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