Dealing with violence in the Redlands

Redland City Councillors will consider asking the Local Government Association of Queensland to provide leadership in preventing domestic and family violence in various ways including: influencing social norms for more equal relationships between men and women and championing ‘whole of community’ approaches to raising awareness and responding to opportunities to promote respectful relationships In State […]

No need for mainland Rural Fire Brigade

A comprehensive report by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), presented formally to Council on 26 July made many recommendations but did not suggest the need for establishment of a Rural Fire Brigade (RFB) for mainland Redland City. In a letter dated 21 July (but only recently made publicly available) the QFES Commissioner advised Mayor […]

Redland’s Biggest ‘PHISHING’ Trip with Laming

We have collectively been showered by yet another of Andrew Laming’s expensive and self-serving ‘surveys’, which he touts as “Redland’s Biggest”. As if size trumps value/integrity!  (“Never mind the quality, feel the width…,” as the old vaudeville line goes.) This latest in an unfortunate series of Laming’s amateurish and dubious data-gathering exercises is foisted on us […]

Community values and the Commonwealth land

Future use of the Commonwealth land in Birkdale, management of community radio station Bay FM and the need for better mentoring of our future political leaders are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. If you have something to say, send an email to theeditor@redlands2030.net Commonwealth lands at Birkdale Andrew Laming MP has been discussing the future […]

Date: August 12, 2017—August 12, 2017
Time: 14:00- 16-00
Event: Here's to Life: Annual concert
Venue: Redlands performing Arts centre
3829 8131
Public: Public

Organisation restructure on Council agenda

Redland City Council will discuss two industrially sensitive issues in closed session at its next meeting on Wednesday 9 August: Provision of Council services Proposed changes to the organisational structure for Redland City Council The only other matters on the agenda are routine reports, for noting. At the previous meeting on 26 July Council discussed […]

Gold Coast Spit saved – what about Toondah?

The Palaszczuk Government has terminated the proposed ASF development on the Gold Coast Spit and will move forward with a community-led master plan. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the decision was based on ensuring the best long term solution for the Gold Coast. “Like many Queenslanders, I have enjoyed visiting the Spit for decades,” Ms Palaszczuk […]