Birkdale Precinct

Birkdale Precinct, Letters to the Editor, Weinam Creek

Redland Bay tree clearing and Birkdale whitewater white elephant – letters

Mature eucalyptus trees near Weinam Creek in Redland Bay will soon be cleared Letters to the Editor – 1 October 2023 Letters discuss plans to soon clear mature eucalyptus trees in Redland Bay and concerns about Redland City Council’s plans for development of a whitewater facility in Birkdale. And a there’s a short note thanking […]

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Birkdale Precinct, Letters to the Editor

Whitewater nightmare or Olympic dream – letters to Redlands2030

Letters to the Editor – 25 September 2023 Whitewater nightmare or Olympic dream – what do you think about the Councils plans for the Birkdale Precinct? Two other letters about Birkdale whitewater plans discuss the recent Interim Report of a Senate Inquiry, and an open letter to the mayor and councillors. A petition to Queensland

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Birkdale Precinct

Redland whitewater plans questioned by Senate inquiry

Senators Richard Colbeck (Liberal), Linda White (Labor), Matt Canavan (Nationals), Bridget McKenzie (Nationals), Penny Allman-Payne (The Greens), Malcolm Roberts (PHON) hearing evidence in Brisbane Hearing on 22 August 2023. Instead of building a new Redland whitewater stadium at Birkdale, use the existing whitewater facility at Penrith says the Interim Report of a Senate Inquiry examining

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Birkdale Precinct

Mayor Williams invites Senator Canavan to personal briefing on whitewater plan

A letter from Mayor Karen Williams to Senator Matt Canavan inviting him to a personal briefing on the Birkdale Community Precinct and the Redland Whitewater Centre was recently published by the Senate Inquiry into Australia’s preparedness to host Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Games. Senator Canavan is the chair of this inquiry and he has presided

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Birkdale Precinct

Birkdale whitewater project and Redland City Council secrecy – letters

Letters to the Editor – 12 September 2023 Concerns about the proposed Birkdale whitewater project and Redland City Council’s secretive decision making are aired in letters written ahead of the Redland City Council meeting on Wednesday 13 September. Community opposition to the Birkdale whitewater project is reflected in strong support for a petition to Queensland

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Birkdale Precinct, Governance

Birkdale Olympic Whitewater Stadium – a letter to the mayor and councillors

Dear Mayor Williams & Councillors Time to abandon the Olympic whitewater stadium at Birkdale At the General Meeting on Wednesday 13 September, you will deal with Item 14.2 – 2032 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES – DELIVERY PARTNER ARRANGEMENTS. What the Item 14.2 Report tells us The report at Item 14.2 makes clear the following circumstances

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Birkdale Precinct, Heritage Protection

Redland City Council to spend $5 million on Willard’s Farm restoration

Artist’s impression of Willard’s Farm after restoration works are completed – Image: Redland City Council A contract for $5,066,985 has been awarded by Redland City Council to Baroque Group Pty Ltd for Willard’s Farm restoration. The Council says that restoration of this historic Birkdale property is expected to be completed in mid-2024. The amount that

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Birkdale Precinct, Governance, Toondah Harbour

Whitewater stadium opposition, highest rates in SEQ, and Toondah – letters

Letters to the Editor – 12 August 2023 Widespread opposition to the proposed Birkdale Olympic whitewater stadium, Redland City Council’s dismal performance, drones disturbing shorebirds and the current housing crisis are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Have your say, by emailing a letter to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Community opposes whitewater stadium Andrew Liveris, Brisbane 2032 Organising Committee members,

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Birkdale Precinct, Community, Governance, Heritage Protection, Koalas, Uncategorized

Koala group opposes Olympic whitewater centre on Birkdale site

The Koala Action Group has attacked Redland City Council’s proposed Birkdale whitewater centre in a submission to the Senate inquiry into Australia’s preparedness to host Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Games. Eleven of the 80 published submissions to this inquiry deal entirely or mainly with criticism of the proposed Birkdale whitewater centre. Opposition to the proposed

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Birkdale Precinct, Governance, Toondah Harbour

Council clean-out, Birkdale lands and G.J. Walter Park road plan – in letters

Letters to the Editor – 1 July 2023 The need for a Council clean-out at the next local government election, plans for a road through G.J. Walter Park in Cleveland and some thoughts about appropriate use of the Birkdale lands, in letters to the Editor. And there’s a letter commenting about ‘Flyways’, the film about

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