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Coolnwynpin Creek Boardwalk
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Coolnwynpin Creek Boardwalk petition – Ngareta Cassidy

My name is Ngareta and I live and work in Capalaba. I want to talk about Coolnwynpin Creek Boardwalk which is also known as the Dan Street Boardwalk. These photos are from Monday the 27th May. Along with the boardwalk, there are a group of Wood ducks, Great egret and Little pied cormorant. Two days […]

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Community Life, Governance, Infrastructure

Right to Information request for Cleveland Aquatic Centre reports

Redlands2030 lodged a Right to Information (RTI) request in October 2023 for various reports about the condition of the Cleveland Aquatic Centre. This Right to Information request resulted in Redland City Council providing the requested reports in a single large 360 page pdf file. To make this information available to the community Redlands2030 is publishing

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Community Life, Governance, Infrastructure

Condition assessment of the Cleveland Aquatic Centre

Cleveland Aquatic Centre 50 metre pool and 25 metre pool: Photo: Redland City Council Swimmers using Redland City Council’s Cleveland Aquatic Centre have been exposed to health and safety risks for more than a decade according to swimming pool condition assessment reports, obtained by Redlands2030 through Right to Information (RTI). Because of their aged design

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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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Governance, Infrastructure

Objection to Ministerial Infrastructure Designation for Finucane Road proposal

Plans for development in Ormiston that would impact on motorists commuting to and from Cleveland via Finucane Road are proposed to be fast tracked through the State Government’s Ministerial Infrastructure Designation process instead of the normal town planning process administered by Redland City Council. We wrote about this project in our story: Finucane Road development

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Governance, Infrastructure

Finucane Road development plans include new traffic light intersection

A new set of traffic lights would be installed on the section of Finucane Road between the Alex Hills Hotel and Delancey Street, if plans for a new aged care facility and private hospital in Ormiston are approved. Local identities Steve Lambourne, Michael Choi, Warren Pryde and Craig McCombe are the project proponents. The community

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Heinemann Road Project, Infrastructure

Council splashes cash on Charlie Buckler sports fields

Redland City Council has awarded a $5,950,214.27 contract to Alder Constructions for upgrades to Charlie Buckler Memorial Sporting Fields at Redland Bay. Councillors voted 7/3 at the July Meeting to “approve the project budget to be brought forward”. Alder Constructions was previously awarded a contract worth $61,274,400 on 16 December 2022 for Stage 1 Construction

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Birkdale Precinct, Governance, Infrastructure

Olympic canoe slalom plan slammed in submissions to Senate inquiry

The notion of building a whitewater stadium in Redlands to host canoe slalom events at the Brisbane 2032 Olympics has attracted more criticism in several submissions published by a Senate Committee inquiring into Australia’s preparedness to host Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Games. Here is what one member of the Redlands community said about the proposed

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Birkdale Precinct, Governance, Infrastructure

Proposed Olympic Canoe Slalom venue at Birkdale – by Peter Wear

Canoe slalom venue for the Paris 2024 Olympics under construction – from VAIRES, stade d’eau vive #JO2024 2017 Editor’s foreword Experienced journalist and Redlands resident Peter Wear has written eloquently to a Senate inquiry, about the $100 million Olympic canoe slalom venue proposed for Birkdale. Australia’s preparedness to host the Brisbane 2032 Olympics and the

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Governance, Infrastructure

Tip fees for exceeding “reasonable use” limit on Council agenda

Redland City Council will consider imposing tip fees for residents who make excessive use of the Birkdale and Redland Bay dumps, at the monthly meeting tomorrow. The proposal set out in an officers’ report is for residents to be charged tip fees if they exceed 26 visits per year to a mainland recycling and waste

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