Birkdale Precinct

Impression of the proposed Redlands Whitewater Centre
Birkdale Precinct, Governance

Community opposition to proposed Whitewater Centre

At its general meeting on 15 May 2024 Redland City Council voted 6/5 to confirm Redland City Council’s continued support for the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre. Councillors voting FOR Councillors voting AGAINST Cr Peter Mitchell (Division 2) Mayor Jos Mitchell Cr Shane Rendalls (Division 5) Cr Wendy Boglary (Division 1) Cr Julie Talty (Division 6) […]

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Redland Whitewater Centre
Birkdale Precinct

Council to decide position on Redland Whitewater Centre on Wednesday

Secretive plans for the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre at Birkdale, which could become a long-term burden for long suffering Redlands ratepayers, will be discussed at a local Council meeting on Wednesday. At a General Meeting on Wednesday, the recently-elected Councillors will be asked to affirm Council’s ongoing support for this highly contentious Olympic venue, initiated

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Penrith whitewater Stadium in 2019 - Google Earth
Birkdale Precinct, Elections, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Whitewater viability, election questions and Toondah – in letters to Redlands2030

Penrith Whitewater Stadium – Image: Google Earth, 1 April 2019 The financial viability of a proposed Redlands whitewater facility is questioned in a letter to Redlands2030. Letters also discuss the recent local council elections and the Toondah proposal’s ecological unsustainability. We like getting letters. Please email your letter to: theeditor@Redlands2030.net   Financial viability of whitewater

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Birkdale and Toondah
Birkdale Precinct, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Birkdale whitewater and Toondah wetlands proposals – letters

Controversial proposals: Birkdale whitewater stadium (left) and Toondah Harbour (right) The proposed Birkdale Olympic whitewater stadium, and the 3,600 apartment Toondah wetlands proposal are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Both of these unpopular projects are supported by mayoral candidates Andrew Laming and Cindy Corrie. They are not supported by mayoral candidate Jos Mitchell. If you

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Birkdale Precinct, Community, Elections, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

High rates, Olympic brand damage, Ozpolitik and vandalism – letters

High rates, the Birkdale whitewater white elephant, environmental vandalism and politics in local government are some of the local council election issues attracting local views in letters to Redlands2030. If you have something to say, email your letter to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Highest rates a great distinction What a great distinction to have the highest most expensive

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Birkdale Precinct, Heinemann Road Project, Petitions, Toondah Harbour

2023 in the Redlands – a review by Redlands2030

Here’s our recap of what happened during 2023 in the Redlands, including images and links to stories which we published throughout the year. January 2023 We kicked off the year with news that controversial plans for 124 apartments in the northern car park at Cleveland Train Station were rejected by the Planning and Environment Court.

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Birkdale Precinct, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

The 2032 Olympics, Toondah Harbour and the next Queensland Government

Plans for the 2032 Olympics and the Toondah EIS continue to stir activism by ordinary people in the Redlands community. If you have any more thoughts or ideas about things that matter write now to The Editor Redlands2030 via email: Theeditor@redlands2030.net Bread and Circuses and the 2032 Olympics The Roman policy of ‘Bread and Circuses’

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Birkdale Precinct, Environment, Governance, Public Information

Right to Information request triggers release of Birkdale environmental studies

Several environmental studies used to inform plans for development in the Birkdale Community Precinct have been made publicly available on Redland City Council’s website after Redlands2030 made a Right to Information (RTI) request. Redland City Council is proposing to get its plans for the Birkdale Precinct, including a proposed Olympic whitewater facility, approved through a

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Birkdale Precinct, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Olympic whitewater deal done “in the dark” – letters to Redlands2030

Letters to the Editor – 19 October 2023 An unwanted Olympic whitewater stadium, traffic congestion and the state government grabbing more powers from local councils are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Have your say about an issue that concern you, by emailing a short letter to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Birkdale Olympic Whitewater Stadium Plans to have an

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Birkdale Precinct, Community, Governance

Cleveland Aquatic Centre renewal needed says community petition

Ms Debbie Swain delivering the petition to Redland City Council A petition for improvements to the quality and availability of public swimming facilities in the Redlands, including refurbishment or replacement of the Cleveland Aquatic Centre, will be presented to City councillors on Wednesday. Cleveland Aquatic Centre The Cleveland Aquatic Centre dates back 45 years to

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