Cr Bruce Lancashire

Cr Bruce Lancashire

Committees:

Portfolio

To be advised.

Areas of responsibility

To be advised.

 

Q&A with Cr Bruce Lancashire

What is your connection to Brimbank?

My connection first began when I met my wife Pauline in QLD in 1970. Pauline’s family have lived in Sunshine since the late 1940’s. I began visiting Sunshine in the 1970’s and in and ongoing way after we married and lived in Canberra until 1983. In late 1983 we returned to live and work in Melbourne with our children. We chose Sunshine because of family connections but also because of the great Community that was and remains Melbourne’s West – Melbourne’s BEST!

What do you think is the greatest strength of the Brimbank Community?

It’s people and the vibrant community networks that make it a great place to live

What are your greatest concerns for Brimbank?

  • Disengaged youth; Aboriginal people
  • Health and wellbeing status of the Community
  • Liveability of places/suburbs with population growth and low investment (comparatively) in Community infrastructure
  • Education – quality and access from pre-school to post graduate
  • Environmental issues – air,water,land,climate change,GTW
  • Economy and jobs – innovative economic gardening
  • Connections – Transport, internet, social etc

What made you decide to run for Council?

An ongoing desire to help make the world a better place for future generations.

What do you hope to achieve in your term as a Brimbank City Councillor?

  • A Council driven by values and Community priorities i.e. Good governance after a fresh start- Community First
  • A Council collaborating well with all its key stakeholders
  • A fair and equitable approach to developing Brimbank’s different wards
  • A greener Brimbank
  • More appropriate development – more balanced Community First approach

What is your favourite thing to do in Brimbank?

Eating at the Hampshire Road restaurants, walking in the parks, visiting people’s homes, using the facilities at SS + CC and library.