Forest Lake Ward

The Forest Lake Ward comprises of the suburbs of Inala, Doolandella, Richlands, Forest Lake west of Old Blunder Road, Ellen Grove east of Centenary Highway and Durack west of Blunder Road.

Councillor Charles Strunk

Charles Strunk was elected on 19 March 2016 as Councillor for the new Ward of Forest Lake, formerly Richlands Ward.

Before becoming a Councillor, he worked as an Electorate Officer for Hon Henry Palaszczuk MP, former State Member for Inala and current Member for Inala, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP.

Charles has worked extensively in the private sector for 27 years in sales and management for a number of retail chain stores in Brisbane.

He is a Community Advocate and Volunteer with many local groups including Forest Lake Lions Club, Forest Lake Community House, Inala PCYC, South West Progress Association and Forest Lake Graffiti Busters.

Charles is currently a member of the Finance and City Governance Committee as Shadow Chair, the Infrastructure Committee and the City Planning and Suburban Renewal Committee.

Contact Ward Office

Ward office location and contact details.
Forest Lake Ward Office
Inala Library Building
Cnr Wirraway Parade & Corsair Avenue
Inala Qld 4077

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


Phone: 07 3407 1211
Write to: Councillor Charles Strunk
​PO Box 149, Inala Qld 4077


Last updated: 30 August 2021

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