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Capalaba Sports Club
Community, Governance, Local story

Capalaba Sports Club seeks approval for multi-story car park

Capalaba Sports Club is seeking approval to replace one of its three bowling greens with a multi-storey car park. The impact assessable development application has been advertised for public consultation until 19 July 2024. At present the Club has 183 car parks to serve members, visitors and 30-50 staff. The proposed development will take the […]

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Coolnwynpin Creek Boardwalk
Community, Community Life, Environment, Infrastructure, Local story, Wildlife

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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Heritage Protection, Local story

A very short history of the Redlands – by Paul Oates

Moreton Bay, formed 6,000 years ago when melting ice caps caused sea levels to rise How often do we Redlands residents stop and think about our area’s history? It’s easy to see how beautiful the area is and forget how it came to be. During past changes in Earth’s climate, Ice Ages caused sea levels

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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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Budget, Governance, Local story

How many division councillors does the Redlands community need?

Redland City’s mayor and division councillors are set to get a 3% pay rise from 1 July 2023. This pay increase will lift the direct cost of employing Redland City’s elected officials to about $1,650,000 per year. This figure includes salaries, superannuation, reimbursement of expenses and provision of transport to the mayor and ten division

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Governance, Local story

Flooding impacts of Council approved subdivision

Local flooding in Gardenia Drive, Birkdale Residents in Gardenia Drive Birkdale have been struggling for several years to get Redland City Council to resolve flooding problems caused by a subdivision, approved by the Council, which has changed overland flow of rainwater after storms.  The Redland City Bulletin has reported a local resident’s concerns that Council

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Environment, Letters to the Editor, Local story, Toondah Harbour

Politicians: not listening, not caring

Politicians not listening to the community and failing to care for our natural environment are key themes of letters published this week. Your point of view is welcome here on these pages. You can respond to the letters or stories we publish, local events, media reports or whatever is of concern to you. Letters for

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Community, Culture, Local story

Redlands helps EDO swim for the Reef

This year’s ‘Swim For The Reef’ will be the biggest yet with swimmers far and wide helping to raise funds for the Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDO Qld). Citizen Journalist Adel Berridge interviews Dennis Tafe from Victoria Point, one of the everyday hero’s ensuring Redlands contributes to this event. Q. Dennis, you formed a team

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Local story

Mayors and ethics: a tale of two cities

Logan City Mayor Luke Smith (Photo: 7.30 Report) and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams (Photo: Redlands2030) During his appearance before the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) recently, Logan City Mayor Luke Smith explained how he dealt with conflicts of interest over political donations. His ethics based approach, if generally adopted, could improve the integrity of

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