Walter Taylor Ward

The Walter Taylor Ward includes the suburbs of Fig Tree Pocket, Indooroopilly, St Lucia, Chapel Hill (in part), Taringa and Toowong (in part).

The Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward is Councillor Penny Wolff.

Councillor Penny Wolff

Penny has called Brisbane home for over 35 years. Known to many as the “Brisbane Coffee Lady”, Penny has crafted a niche in the realm of Specialty Coffee in Brisbane and beyond, co-founding a wholesale coffee roasting business and, numerous retail cafes with her husband Peter. Alongside her entrepreneurial drive, Penny is also an accomplished teacher, agile leader, board member and she has enjoyed providing value and energy across multiple sectors including the arts, education, small and family business and hospitality.  

Throughout Penny's professional career, one thing that has remained consistently strong is her desire to serve people and her community. Cr Penny Wolff pours her heart into everything she touches. She gives heavily to others through her engagement, time, fundraising and philanthropic developments. As a community focused individual and enabler, Penny has a genuine drive for helping others through listening, kindness, mentoring and giving.  

Walter Taylor Ward locals love to share their feedback with Penny over a cup of coffee. She listens, understands and is a doer. She will use her skills, knowledge and experience in the Walter Taylor Ward to:

  • continue to preserve the rich history of the area, while navigating change carefully as we prepare for the green and gold opportunity for our city with the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics Games
  • support free enterprise, small and family businesses – they need support
  • sustain our environment through practical environmentalism. Improving our efforts to reuse, recycle and repurpose, while nurturing the next generation of environmental stewards so we can invest in more beautiful green spaces and the 800 species of wildlife and 2500 species of native plants
  • protect the vulnerable in our community – Penny is acutely aware of the struggles many individuals and families are facing. 

Penny is also active and supportive of many grassroots charities, including Women's Legal Services Queensland, Oz Harvest, Beyond Blue and Cancer Council. 

Penny is Deputy Chair of the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee and is also a member of the Community, Arts and Nighttime Economy Committee. 

Contact Ward Office

Ward office location and contact details.
Walter Taylor Ward Office
70 Station Road
Indooroopilly Qld 4068

Office hours: 8.30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Phone: 07 3407 0005
Fax: 07 3407 0008
Email: waltertaylor.ward@bcc.qld.gov.au

 

Last updated: 1 December 2023

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