The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has established two Community Reference Groups (CRG) for the B2N project. CRG members provide direct community input into the project and put forward community issues to be addressed by the project team.

The groups provide representation across the 40 kilometre footprint of the project:

  • B2N South (Beerburrum, Glass House Mountains, Beerwah and Landsborough)
  • B2N North (Mooloolah, Eudlo, Palmwoods, Woombye and Nambour).

Each reference group provide input into the project in its entirety, not just their sub-location.

Local community representatives on the CRGs include:

CRG SOUTHCRG NORTH
Tim FitzpatrickPamela Rogowski
Jenny Broderick John O'Brien
Stephen Palmer Daniel Phipps
Lawson Katzia Ian Hughes
Ken Husband Ian Hope
Nathan McIntyre
Anthony Rennex
Sharon Beattie Jeffrey Addison
Adrian DunbavanMax Standage

Grant Palethorpe
Michael Vuocolo


If you would like to get in contact with your local representative, call 1800 517 177 or email b2n@tmr.qld.gov.au

Role of the CRGs

The CRGs provide an opportunity for the community to provide feedback on this project. The groups will benefit the project by providing insights from a diverse range of views throughout the life of the project.

The groups:

  • provide comment on the planning and design of the project
  • receive briefings on the progress of construction
  • provide comment on some aspects of the delivery of the project
  • represent community views regarding local issues, impacts and benefits
  • provide information about the project to other community members
  • receive and discuss information on other aspects of the project.

Membership

The CRGs represent a diverse range of viewpoints and community concerns.

Membership is on a voluntary basis, and no payment is made for participation.

The meetings are convened by a Chairperson from the TMR project group and facilitated by a third party with professional facilitation and/or negotiation skills who is appointed by TMR.

The CRGs will represent a diverse range of viewpoints and community concerns.

Membership is on a voluntary basis, and no payment is made for participation.

The meetings will be convened by a Chairperson from the TMR project group and facilitated by a third party with professional facilitation and/or negotiation skills who is appointed by TMR.

Selection process

Applications for the CRGs will be considered by a panel consisting of senior representatives from TMR, the project's community engagement team and the independent facilitator.

We are looking for:

  • members from a range of ages and backgrounds within the project area (grouped into southern and northern groups)
  • a balance of interests including residents, community/interest groups, businesses and local facilities.