Environment

Community, Culture, Economy, Environment, Governance, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek, Wildlife

Government approves revised Toondah scheme

On 31 May, the Government issued a media statement announcing that it had approved revised Priority Development Area Development Schemes for both Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek. The Government has also released a Submissions Report for each PDA consultation process. The submissions reports provide considerable detail about issues raised. They also include the Government’s responses […]

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Community, Environment, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

‘Green Tape’ inquiry hears from Redlanders

As part of its agenda to place less importance on environmental issues, the Federal Liberal Government has instigated an inquiry into “Streamlining environmental regulation, ‘green tape’, and one stop shops”. This inquiry is being undertaken by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment. Despite the fact that Queensland has many landmark environmental values

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Environment, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Environmental impacts of Toondah development

The Redland City Council and State Government have not adequately considered the serious environmental impacts of the proposed Toondah Harbour PDA development scheme. Koalas The proposed development scheme envisages a road through G.J. Walter Park, right next to a recognized koala movement corridor. Koala numbers in Redland city have declined enormously over the past decade.

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City Plan 2015, Community, Culture, Economy, Environment

City Plan community consultation ?

The Redlands City Council web site has information on City Plan 2015 and how to get involved in the consultation in early 2015. Also ask your Councillor for more information and ask why the broader community consultation on the background studies and community aspirations has not commenced. Take a few minutes to view Cr Paul

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Economy, Environment, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek, Wildlife

Migratory shorebirds and the Redlands

In our summer months an estimated 50,000 birds fly thousands of kilometres each year from the northern hemisphere to visit wetlands in and around the Redlands. More than 43 species of shore bird use the area including more than 30 species of migratory wading birds. The largest migratory shorebird seen in the inter-tidal parts of

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Community, Economy, Environment, Governance, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek

Community Research Report or Push Polling

In February 2014, at the end of the community consultation process for the Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek PDA development schemes, the Redland City Council released a very strange document. Its title was “Community Research Report” and the Council claimed that this document provided evidence of community support for the proposed developments. The Community Research Report

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