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, Charles served as an Electorate Officer for Hon Henry Palaszczuk MP, former State Member for Inala, and former Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, in her role as State Member for Inala and Premier.

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 and Shadow Chair of both the Community and the Arts Committee and the Infrastructure Committee.

Contact Ward Office

Forest Lake Ward Office
Inala Library Building
Cnr Wirraway Parade & Corsair Avenue

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


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


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