Statement of clarification and apology to Fiteni Homes

On 28 November Redlands2030 published an open letter from Ms Adelia Berridge to Fiteni Homes about its plans for development at 223-231 Wellington Street, Ormiston. It has been drawn to our attention that the publication of the letter contained incorrect assumptions and statements which may have been taken to suggest that Fiteni Homes had acted […]

Corporate Plan survey over Christmas period

Over the Christmas period, Redland City Council  is inviting residents to spend up to 40 minutes completing on-line surveys. The survey results will help Council identify important activities to be included in the draft Corporate Plan for the five year period 2015-2020. Despite the survey period coinciding with the Christmas holidays, Redlands2030 urges readers to […]

Council backflips on Villa World discount deal

Koala rights protesters out the front and a packed public gallery added some excitement to Wednesday’s meeting of the Redland City Council. Did the community attention influence Council into voting against a significant cut in infrastructure charges for property developer Villa World? This recommended discount deal was discussed before the meeting in a report by […]

Developer seeks 44% reduction in infrastructure charges

At its General Meeting on 10 December the Redland City Council will be considering a request by property developer Villa World Developments Pty Ltd to approve a 44% reduction in infrastructure charges. Villa World Pty Ltd is considering a 134 lot subdivision on land at 401-451 Redland Bay road, Capalaba. The reductions sought by Villa […]

Cleveland’s struggling business district

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Cleveland’s struggling business district? The small Ross Court shopping centre in Cleveland is experiencing particularly difficult times, especially in light of the recent closure of Video Ezy. Four other shop premises are currently vacant. Cleveland’s many shopping complexes are peppered with vacant spaces, few of […]

Koalas need better government

G20 leaders cuddled koalas as part of “putting Brisbane on the map”. A great reminder of the value of koalas for tourism and the image of the Sunshine State. Meanwhile, Redland City attracts world-wide attention from more than 30,000 people petitioning to stop removal of koala food trees in Ormiston. The local newspaper says in […]

Kinsail Court Park Management Plan consultation

Cleveland Open Space Action Group (COSAG), through petition, submissions and raising matters with Councillors, State and Federal politicians, achieved what was thought to be a breakthrough when the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines (NRM) asked Redlands City Council to provide a Management Plan for Kinsail Court Park (sometimes referred to as Linear Park). Recently, […]

Peaceful rally and protest against loss of koala habitat in the Redlands

Koalas need big gum trees

Koalas need big gum trees

People concerned about the future of koalas in the Redlands should meet outside the Redland City Council chambers in Bloomfield St, Cleveland on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Redland City Council Offices

Redland City Council Offices

Be there by 9:00 am, to be ready when the rally starts: 9:15 am to coincide with start of Council meeting at 9:30 am.

Bring: Hat, water, placards, posters, banners, loud voice, enthusiasm

A core group will stay around until the Council meeting finishes (expected to be about 11:30 am).

Koala feeding

Koala feeding

Here is a link to a petition about this issue.

Here is a link to a Facebook page called Save our Koalas by Saving their Trees.

Here is a link to Koalas need better government,

a Redlands2030 editorial article

Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 9:00a.m.
Event: Peaceful rally on 10 December - save koala trees in the Redlands
Venue: Redland City Council Offices (outside front door)
Location: Bloomfield Street
Cleveland, Queensland
Australia
Public: Public

Peaceful rally and protest against loss of koala habitat in the Redlands

This koala has just escaped from a scientific research facility in Cleveland

Protest against loss of koala habitat

People concerned about the future of koalas in the Redlands should meet outside the Redland City Council chambers in Bloomfield St, Cleveland on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Be there by 9:00 am, to be ready when the rally starts: 9:15 am to coincide with start of Council meeting at 9:30 am.

Bring: Hat, water, placards, posters, banners, loud voice, enthusiasm

A core group will stay around until the Council meeting finishes (expected to be about 11:30 am).

Here is a link to a petition about this issue.

Here is a link to  a Facebook page called Save our Koalas by Saving their Trees.

 

Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 9:00a.m.
Event: Protest against Redland City koala habitat destruction
Topic: Koala Rights Day
Venue: Redland City Council Offices (outside front door)
Location: Bloomfield Street
Cleveland 4163
Australia
Public: Public

Russell Island Bridge past and present

The recent post by Redlands2030 titled Bridge project needs investigation prompted two residents of the southern Moreton Bay islands to submit this article. It summarizes the history of plans for a bridge to Russell Island and then discusses current issues of concern. The 1970s – first mention of a bridge The idea of building a […]

The Next Council General Meeting is scheduled for Wed 10 Dec starting promptly at 9.30am at the Council Chambers, Bloomfield St, Cleveland. Be there early to find a seat. View Agenda.

Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 09:30
Event: Next Council Meeting
Public: Public

Moreton Bay Combined Islands Association (MBCIA) Meeting this Saturday 06-12-2014 at 10.00 AM at the Redland Bay Community Hall , Weinam Street. Next to the Redland Bay Police Station.

Event: MBCIA Meeting
Venue: Redland Bay Community Hall
Location: , Weinam Street

Cicada Awards new venue

Date: December 5, 2014
Time: 6:00pm
Event: Cicada Awards - New Venue
Topic: Films made by students
Venue: Cleveland High School Performing Arts Centre
Location: Russell Street
Cleveland, Queensland
Australia
Public: Public

Bridge project needs investigation

Many in the community are advocating that a bridge be built linking one or more of the southern Moreton Bay islands (SMBI) to the mainland. Some politicians have indicated support. But many issues need to be considered and questions answered before a bridge project can proceed to construction. The generally accepted way of developing a […]