Cameron Costello, CEO of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC), will be guest speaker at the next public meeting of Redlands2030.

DATE: Thursday 22 February 2018

TIME: 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start

PLACE: Redlands Multi-Sports club in Birkdale Google Maps link

To reserve a seat RSVP to thereporter@redlands2030.net

Cameron Costello

Cameron Costello is CEO of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC)

Cameron Costello

Cameron Costello is CEO of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC).

A short documentary about Cameron Costello and QYAC screened by SBS as part of the series “Desperate Measures” can be viewed on demand.

“Sacred Sands with Cameron Costello”, made in 2014, tells the story of QYAC’s struggle  to achieve better outcomes for the Quandamooka people.

Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation

The Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation manages the recognized Native Title rights and interests of the Quandamooka Peoples.

Quandamooka territory, known as ‘Country’, comprises the waters and lands of and around Moorgumpin (Moreton Island), Minjerribah, the Southern Moreton Bay islands and South Stradbroke Island. It includes the mainland from the mouth ofthe Brisbane River, Wynnum, Chandler, Lytton, Belmont, Tingalpa, south to Cleveland, to the Logan River.

QYAC is involved in discussions with the State Government about the North Stradbroke Island economic transition and some projects are already underway including the Minjerribah Cultural Centre.

World Heritage listing for a large area of Moreton Bay, Moreton Island and North Stradbroke Island has been initiated by QYAC.

 

Redlands2030 – 29 January 2018

Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 06:15-08:00 p.m.
Event: Cameron Costello to speak at next Redlands2030 meeting
Topic: Cameron Costello
Sponsor: Redlands2030
Venue: Redlands Multi-Sports Club
Public: Public
Straddie Markets 14 January

Redlands2030 will be at the Straddie Markets on 14 January.

Redlands2030 will be at the Straddie Markets at Point Lookout Community Hall (map) on 14 January to talk about Toondah Harbour and other issues of interest to Islanders.

Straddie issues

We are keen to meet with local residents and visitors to Straddie and find out your views on Island issues such as:

  • Access to the Island including implications of the proposed Toondah Harbour developments
  • Tourism development and the North Stradbroke Island Transition Strategy
  • Proposed World Heritage Area listing

We will be happy to answer Redlands2030 questions:

  • What is Redlands2030, what do we do?
  • How can people be involved in Redlands2030?
  • Why is Redlands2030 so concerned about Toondah Harbour development plans?

Toondah Harbour proposed development

The Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area (PDA) declared in 2013 was supposed to fix the Toondah Harbour ferry terminal.

But it turned into a plan for 3,600 apartments on dredged Ramsar wetlands between the Harbour, the Grand View Hotel and Cassim Island.

Much of the planning by Redland City Council, the State Government and the Walker Group is being kept secret from the community.

But the Infrastructure Agreement shows that the developer will spend very little on upgrading ferry terminal facilities and car parking convenience may be reduced.

Community opinion is turning against plans for residential development at Toondah.

This has been demonstrated though a petition to Council initiated by Redlands2030.

An on-line poll in the Redland City Bulletin in 2017 found no evidence of community support for the current Toondah development plans.

More about Redlands2030

Toondah PDA remains a priority for Redlands2030 but we’re also interested in governance, development planning and community engagement at all levels of government.

Core values of Redlands2030 Inc. come from the Council’s Redlands 2030 Community Plan published in 2010.

It remains the most credible expression of Redlands community values to this time.

Redlands2030 helps the community in a number of ways:

  1. Publishing news on our website and Facebook
  2. Distributing an email newsletter
  3. Holding meetings (monthly), rallies and other gatherings.

Straddie residents often attend our activities on the mainland. So this year Redlands2030 is coming to Straddie!

 

Redlands2030 – 6 January 2018

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Time: 08:00-12:00 a.m.
Event: Redlands2030 at the Straddie Markets
Topic: Redland2030 at "Straddie" Markets
Venue: Point Lookout Community Hall
Public: Public

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