Koalas

Environment, Koalas

$5 million Federal grant for new RSPCA wildlife hospital at Capalaba

Construction of RSPCA Queensland’s new state-of-the-art Wildlife Hospital and Centre for Excellence in the Redlands will be supported by the Federal Government with an investment of $5 million. The funding was announced today by Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek as part of an $11.6 million funding package to support koala health in Queensland. Ms Plibersek […]

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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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Birkdale Precinct, Koalas, Letters to the Editor

Koala trees, whitewater resilience training and local news in letters

A whitewater resilience training centre is proposed by Redland City Council as the centrepiece of its Birkdale Precinct Letters to the Editor 21 April 2023 A plea to stop destruction of koala trees, some questions about the business sense of Redland City Council’s whitewater resilience training plans and discussion about the importance of local community

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Governance, Heinemann Road Project, Koalas, Letters to the Editor

Council secrecy, the immorality of clearing trees and Ormiston koalas

Letters to the Editor – 14 April 2023 Letters this week discuss Council secrecy in major project decision making and the impact on koalas of Ormiston College’s expansion plans. The third letter examines the morality of Redland City Council’s plan to clear 550 trees at Heinemann Road. If you want to have your say about

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Governance, Koalas, Letters to the Editor, Straddie, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Robodebt, One Mile parking, and Mount Cotton Road upgrade in Letters

Letters to the Editor – 7 April 2023 Letters this week include a call for Robodebt justice, concerns about parking at One Mile, and a plea for koalas to be kept safe if Mount Cotton Road is upgraded. We also have a first time letter writer commenting on Redland City Council’s attempts to re-brand the

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Birkdale Precinct, Koalas, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Letters to the Editor – 16 March 2023

Letters to the Editor published by the Redland City Bulletin are an important way for Redlanders to raise issues, and some of them are very entertaining to read. Sadly the Bulletin will be closing in early April, so you won’t be able to flick through the paper to see Letters to the Editor. Redlands2030 has

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Infrastructure, Koalas, Local story

Koalas threatened by Ormiston College expansion plans

Ormiston College Ormiston is a great place to live…right? Residents and families embrace the eco-friendly lifestyle and support the natural affinity our suburb and Council have towards protecting wildlife – particularly Koalas.  Everybody, young or old, loves Koalas…especially in the wild. Even the Redland City Council has an image of a Koala on its corporate logo.  We recognise

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Koalas, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Toondah koalas endangered by Walker Group’s proposed apartments project

Tyler koala with GPS tracking gear in December 2016 – Photo: Chris Walker Claims that the proposed Toondah Harbour development will not have a significant impact on koalas living in and around the precinct are fanciful thinking. Walker Group’s idea of providing a fauna underpass to remove the threat from increased traffic is flawed as

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Environment, Governance, Koalas, Letters to the Editor

Native Title, nature based tourism and the election for Bowman

Redland City Council’s “unacceptable” action delaying the Quandamooka native title claim, focusing on nature based tourism and a reflection on the recent Federal election for Bowman are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. If you have a view on these or any other matters, send your letter to:  theeditor@redlands2030.net Council’s unacceptable action on native title claim

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Governance, Koalas, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Redlands attracts national interest

Redland City Council’s logo on a rubbish bin This week’s letters ask questions about the Council’s new economic development department, more views on the loss of koala habitat and a reminder that people across the nation are closely watching what happens in the Redlands. If you have something to say, send your letter to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Redlands

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