Amanda Cooper has been the Councillor for Bracken Ridge since 2007 and has worked hard to make the local area a better place to live.
As a member of Graham Quirk's team, Amanda has delivered improvements to local parks, roads and transport infrastructure.
Amanda and her husband, Geoff and their three children have been active members of local school, bushcare and sporting associations.
Growing up in Bracken Ridge has given her experience and a real insight into the unique character and strong community spirit of the local area. She is committed to ensuring that the ongoing growth of the area is well planned with the necessary facilities and infrastructure to keep it a great place for families.
Before becoming a Councillor, Amanda worked with former Lord Mayor Campbell Newman as his policy advisor on Urban Planning and Economic Development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (double major in Government).
Following the 2008 Local Government election, Amanda served in the role of Chairman of the Neighbourhood Planning and Development Assessment Committee at Brisbane City Council for eight years. In 2016 ensuing the Local Government election, Amanda was appointed to the important role of Chairman on Brisbane City Council’s Infrastructure Committee.
Amanda is passionate about the needs of this fast growing community. She is committed to providing facilities and services to ensure the local area retains its charm and history.