24 October 2019
LNP Member for Glass House Andrew Powell has marked ten years in the job with a local celebration.
Family, friends, staff, volunteers and supporters gathered in Beerwah to mark the significant milestone.
LNP Leader Deb Frecklington led the tributes, alongside Senator James McGrath and former Member for Hinchinbrook Andrew Cripps.
Mr Powell said it was a special occasion for him and his family.
“It was wonderful to celebrate ten years as Member for Glass House with so many people who’ve supported me along the way,” Mr Powell said.
“These days, ten years in politics is an extraordinary amount of time, especially in a marginal seat like Glass House.
“Members of Parliament come and go, seats are won and lost and boundary redistributions can eradicate seats altogether.
“To have successfully contested four elections is an incredible privilege and honour.”
But the celebrations are set to continue, after Mr Powell announced several community BBQ’s in the lead up to Christmas.
“I will be hosting four free community BBQ’s across the electorate and I hope to celebrate and connect with as many constituents as possible,” Mr Powell said.
“There is no need to RSVP – just rock up!
“I look forward to seeing as many familiar faces, and meeting many new faces, as possible and hearing their concerns and thoughts about Glass House and Queensland.
“Thank you again for your trust and support over the past 10 years.”
BBQ details (5pm to 6pm)
Monday 4th November – Tesch Park, Maleny.
Wednesday 6th November – Memorial Park, Woodford.
Tuesday 19th November – Farmer’s Assembly Hall, Upper Caboolture.
Thursday 21st November – Settler’s Rotary Park, Glass House Mountains.