The Tennyson Ward comprises the suburbs of Chelmer, Graceville, Sherwood, Corinda, Tennyson, Yeronga, Fairfield, and Yeerongpilly and parts of Annerley and Oxley.
Councillor Nicole Johnston
Nicole Johnston is the only Independent Councillor to be elected to Brisbane City Council in 70 years. Nicole was first elected as the Councillor for Tennyson in March 2008 and re-elected in 2012, 2016 and 2020. Nicole grew up and was educated in Brisbane, studying Law at QUT and Arts at the University of Queensland. Nicole has also completed a Masters in Public Policy. Prior to being elected to Council, Nicole worked in corporate affairs holding senior management positions for two publicly listed Australian companies, Leighton Holdings Limited and FKP.
Nicole lives in Sherwood and is an active member of and volunteer for a number of local community, sporting and environmental groups as well as an advocate for local schools and kindergartens. Nicole is currently a patron of Graceville Croquet Club, Stephens Croquet Club and Centenary Theatre Group.
Nicole is currently a member of the City Standards Committee and the City Planning and Suburban Renewal Committee. She has previously served as Councillor assisting the Lord Mayor, Deputy Chair of Council, Deputy Chair of City Business and Local Assets Committee and as a member of the Public and Active Transport Committee, Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee and the Infrastructure Committee. Nicole actively promotes local events, news and activities in the ward via her monthly e-newsletter and Facebook page.
Contact Ward Office
|Tennyson Ward Office
180 Fairfield Road
Fairfield Qld 4103
Office hours: 9am-12:30pm and 1pm-5pm, Monday-Friday