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Community, SMBI

Aviation Noise is Bad for People’s Health and it’s heading for Redlands

The Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance (BFPCA) has collated a range of scientific evidence that chronic exposure to aviation noise is bad for people’s health and well-being. It is more than people just being annoyed by aircraft noise, it increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), diabetes and a range of other ailments, it also […]

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Community, Environment, Toondah Harbour

Welcome Back Shorebirds Festival 2023

Crowds filled G.J. Walter Park in Cleveland on 14 October for the Welcome Back Shorebirds Festival 2023. Welcome Back Shorebirds celebrates the remarkable annual return of migratory birds to the area, some flying as far as 12,000km from Alaska and Siberia. Some like the Eastern Curlew and Bar-tailed godwit, are endangered. The event is organised

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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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Community, Toondah Harbour

Citizen power can save Toondah Harbour – Melissa Lucashenko

Uncle Norm Enoch leading the Walk for Toondah march through Cleveland in May 2022 Remember when they built that massive long bridge across the Bay to Straddie in the 1980s? No, me neither. And the reason we don’t remember it is because despite the developer’s deep pockets, despite the willingness of government and bureaucrats to

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Community, Governance, Infrastructure

Brisbane Olympics legacy queried by Athletics, Swimming, Hockey & Football

Governing bodies of four major Olympic sports have told a Senate inquiry that they want improved plans for legacy infrastructure from the 2032 Brisbane Olympics. Current plans for the Brisbane Olympics are that Athletics, Hockey and Swimming events will each be held at venues using temporary facilities ‘dropped in’ for the Olympics and removed soon

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Community, Governance

Crazy Day and Redland City Council meeting in Cleveland

When Brisbane folk have the Ekka public holiday, it’s Crazy Day in Cleveland and this year there’s double excitement because Redland City Council has its August Monthly meeting tomorrow. Crazy Day Markets The Crazy Day Markets will be held Wednesday 16 August in Bloomfield Street Cleveland from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The market operator says you

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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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Community, Submission, Toondah Harbour

Walk for Toondah asks Minister Plibersek to reject Toondah Proposal

A petition asking Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to reject the Toondah Harbour proposal was launched at the 2023 Walk for Toondah held on Mothers Day. The petition was signed the old-fashioned way at the event held on Mothers Day, with people signing on sheets of paper before joining the large procession walking through Cleveland’s

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Community, Heritage Protection, Petitions

Petition calls for State Heritage listing of G.J. Walter Park

A petition calling for G.J. Walter Park to be nominated for inclusion in the Queensland Heritage Register will soon be presented to Redland City Council. This park is located on the Cleveland foreshore between the Toondah Harbour ferry terminal and the Grand View Hotel which is already State heritage listed. G.J. Walter Park was gazetted

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