Environment

City Plan 2015, Environment, Wildlife

Have your say about protecting wildlife connection corridors in the Redlands

Consultation extended until 31 July Redland City Council has extended the public consultation period for an amendment designed to incorporate the Council-endorsed Wildlife Connections Plan 2018-2028 into the City Plan within the urban footprint. Have your say The Redlands community can have a say about improving protection of wildlife connection corridors by amending the Redland […]

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Birkdale Precinct, Environment, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Birkdale whitewater proposal, turtle killings, and Toondah in letters

Letters to the Editor – 4 June 2023 Concerns about the Birkdale whitewater proposal, turtle killings, and the Queensland Government’s support for environmental destruction at Toondah Harbour are discussed in Letters to the Editor. Send your views and opinions to Thereporter@redlands2030.net Reconsider Plans for Birkdale I am writing to express my concerns about the proposed

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Environment, Toondah Harbour

World premiere of Flyways film supports save Toondah campaign

The filmmakers from Storyland, in conjunction with BirdLife Australia and distributor Antidote Films, will hold the World Premiere of award-winning Director Randall Wood’s new film “Flyways – The Untold Story of Migratory Shorebirds” at the Majestic Cinema in Wynnum on 6 May 2023, commencing at 5:00pm. ‘Flyways’ follows teams of scientists and amateur bird enthusiasts

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Environment, Toondah Harbour

Toondah’s productive muddy pools

Critically endangered Eastern curlew catching a prawn at Toondah Harbour Growing up exploring the muddy banks of the Dart Estuary in Devon, how could I have known that my muddy trudging might one day help the fight to protect Toondah Harbour from the impending ravages of an impending residential development.  What is it about muddy

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Birkdale Precinct, Environment, Governance

Birkdale White water plans on Council meeting agenda

Post 2032 concept plan of the Council’s plans for a white water facility at Birkdale Birkdale white water plan questioned Redland City Council’s plans for building a white water sports and recreation facility at Birkdale will be discussed at Redland City Council’s monthly meeting on Wednesday. Three agenda items relate to the Council’s plans for

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Environment, Governance, Heinemann Road Project

Heinemann Road sports precinct will need Federal Government approvals

Redland City Council’s plans to spend $200 million on a sports and recreation centre at Heinemann Road in Mount Cotton have been held up by the Federal Government. The Council recently referred the Heinemann Road project to the Federal Government for consideration under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. In its referral, the

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Community, Environment, Governance, Toondah Harbour

Why do Redlands MPs support the unpopular Toondah PDA?

Redlands MPs Mark Robinson (LNP), Kim Richards (Labor), Don Brown (Labor) and Henry Pike (LNP) Redlands MPs should heed the massive local response against the Toondah Harbour Draft EIS, that saw over 1,800 submissions from the Redlands community deliver an emphatic rejection of Walker Group’s development proposal. Complementing this groundswell of local opposition were more

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Business in Redlands, Environment, Governance

Destination Redlands on Council’s meeting agenda for 15 February

Destination management plan 2023-2028 A proposed Destination Management Plan will be considered by councillors at Redland City Council’s February monthly meeting. The officers’ report says the Council commissioned EarthCheck to assist in developing the Destination Management Plan. But apart from this statement, there’s no information about any advice or certification that has been provided by

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Environment, Governance, Submission

Plan to clear 550 trees for sports centre referred to Federal Government

Plans to clear 550 trees as part of a $200 million sports centre development at Heinemann Road in Mount Cotton have been referred to the Federal Government by Redland City Council, to decide if this project should be a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. The public has until 14

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Environment, Governance, Residential development, Toondah Harbour

Toondah EIS fails the test – by Howard Guille

Some of the buildings proposed for Toondah Harbour – from one of Walker Group’s Draft EIS videos Walker Group has issued its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its proposed Toondah Harbour Development. The Toondah EIS has been four years in the making as it was a requirement set by the then Minister for the

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