Birkdale Precinct

Birkdale Precinct, Governance, Heritage Protection

Community champions thrilled by Birkdale Heritage win

Birkdale community advocate Pam Spence says she is thrilled by the Queensland Heritage Council’s decision to put a former US army World War II radio receiving station on the State Heritage Register. In making its decision, the Heritage Council expanded the heritage protected area to include the 0.9 hectare Rhombic Radio Aerial Array despite a […]

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Birkdale Precinct

Our country – the Birkdale Commonwealth lands

The Birkdale Commonwealth lands are part of our country – but are they underutilized waste lands or valuable koala habitat? Most Australians would be familiar with the poem My Country. Written over a hundred years ago by Dorothea Mackellar. My Country presents a romantic vision of Australia’s rural landscape featuring sweeping plains and saphire misted

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Birkdale Precinct, Community, Environment, Governance, Heritage Protection

BPA wants environment and heritage protection for the Commonwealth lands in Birkdale

Redland City Bulletin recently ran a news item Call for bushland plan concerning the future of the Commonwealth land at Birkdale. In this article Mayor Williams was quoted as saying “the future use (of the Commonwealth land) will be determined by the community….we don’t yet know what the community wants on the land”. Mayor Williams,

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