AMCS says Marine Park is too valuable to risk

Significant long term detrimental impacts of Walker Group’s proposed development at Toondah Harbour pose unacceptable risks to the Moreton Bay Marine Park and national environmental values. That’s what the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) said in a submission about Walker Group’s proposed development at Toondah Harbour. AMCS points out that the proposed development is not […]

Infrastructure Association supports Toondah

One of the few submissions supporting Walker Group’s proposed Toondah Harbour residential development project was made by the Infrastructure Association of Queensland. The Infrastructure Association of Queensland (IAQ) describes itself as the peak body representing the entire infrastructure sector across Queensland, saying on its website: As a member organisation, IAQ provides professional representation and value […]

National Parks Association Toondah submission

The National Parks Association of Queensland wants the Federal Government to honour its commitment to protect Ramsar wetlands through rejecting the Toondah Harbour proposal. The Association has been around since 1930 promoting the preservation, expansion, good management and presentation of national parks and other protected areas in Queensland. You can find more information about the […]

Straddie Chamber supports Toondah project

One of very few submissions to the Federal Government which supported Walker Group’s revised Toondah Project plan was made by the Straddie Chamber of Commerce. The Government says it received 1,419 public submissions about Walker Group’s project referral under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act, with 1,411 submissions opposing the project and just […]

Redlands and the ShapingSEQ regional plan

ShapingSEQ, the newly approved regional plan for south east Queensland, will cater for rapid population growth over the next 25 years and beyond. The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017, known as ShapingSEQ, was adopted by Minister for Planning Jackie Trad on 11 August 2017. The new Plan replaces the South East Queensland Regional Plan […]

Redlands residents question Council decisions

Concerns raised by residents this week include misuse of poisons, immigration driven population growth, the Toondah Harbour project and Redland City Council failing to protect our environment. If you have something to say send an email to theeditor@redlands2030 Council stewardship is lacking in Redland City This week in a scene reminiscent of the nefarious days […]

Don’t take Toondah treasures from us

When Walker Group’s revised Toondah Harbour project plan was made public the Federal Government got 1,419 submissions, all except eight opposing proposed development plans. One of the many submissions opposing the project was a joint effort by three members of a family concerned about environmental destruction. Here’s what they had to say. Submission (FOI 170172 […]

Sealink profit up but Straddie route challenging

Record sales and profit for the full year ending June 2017 were recently announced by Sealink Travel Group which operates ferry services in various Australian locations including Moreton Bay. The ASX listed company (SLK) said record sales of $201.4m (up 13.5% from $177.5m in 2016) were driven by full year impact of business acquisitions and […]

Education and health care on Council agenda

Strategies and action plans for two key sectors of the Redlands economy will be discussed by Redland City Council at its next meeting on Wednesday 6 September. We also review matters from the previous meeting including the revelation that Council is working on an “alternative” masterplan for the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area. Education and […]

Help us get information on Toondah Harbour

Redlands2030 is seeking community support in finding out why Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg didn’t declare Walker Group’s proposed Toondah dredging project to be “clearly unacceptable”. Environmental impacts of Walker Group’s proposed Toondah Harbour dredging project will be assessed under Federal environment laws following a decision by Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg on 8 June 2017. Freedom […]

 

 

Spring cleaning time and Redlands2030 is doing a fund raising GARAGE SALE with proceeds to be shared with the Cleveland Scout Group.
 
We are in need of items for the Garage Sale and Volunteers to help run the day.

We have a large trailer available and can arrange pick up of any items if needed, or else items can be dropped off at the Cleveland Scout Hall on the Friday evening (3-4pm) or on the morning of the Garage Sale.

PLEASE REPLY if you have any items you care to donate or to put your hand up to volunteer your support i.e. response to: theReporter@Redlands2030.net

More importantly come along on Saturday and meet the Redlands2030 crew and supporters.

All proceeds for Redlands2030 will be put to the campaigns like stopping the ridiculous efforts to build 3600 apartments on reclaimed land in (that is right IN the waters)  Moreton Bay.  The Toondah PDA has grown to current scale without a proper planning framework and without (any) public consultation.

So, in respect of the Toondah PDA we are calling on the Council, the State Government and the Federal government to “Stop the Rort; Fix the port”.

To help us carry the fight forward we need some modest funding and proceeds from this Garage sale will help.

 

 

Date: September 2, 2017
Time: 07:00-13:00 pm
Event: Redlands2030- Garage Sale
Topic: Garage Sale
Sponsor: Redlands2030
Venue: Cleveland Scout Hall,
Public: Public

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 […]

Toondah Harbour proposal is all wrong

The proposed Toondah Harbour project and overall lack of community input into planning continue to be of major concern to many as shown in these letters to the Editor. If you have something to say about anything, send an email to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Protect our spectacular natural environment Please, please, local government, think! We are blessed […]

Koalas threatened by massive Toondah project

Concerns about threats to Cleveland’s koalas were among 1,400 submissions to the Federal Government about Walker Group’s revised proposal for a massive residential development at Toondah Harbour. Plans for development of 3,600 apartments on dredged and reclaimed wetlands in Moreton Bay were referred to the Federal Government because of likely impacts on matters of national […]

Car park food market back on Council agenda

Changes to the licence for Chefs Inc. to run a food market in the Cleveland Library car park for up to ten years will be discussed by Redland City Council at it’s next meeting on Wednesday 12 July. The discussion is scheduled to be in closed session without media or the public present. In August […]