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Community, Economic Development Strategy, Economy, Environment, Governance, Letters to the Editor, Residential development

Letters to Redlands2030 – 23 October 2015

Letters to Redlands2030 this week discuss population growth in the Redlands, plans for sale of Council land and the local government elections in a few months time. If you have something to say, and you want to say it to a lot of people, send an email to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Save Redlands from becoming a dormitory […]

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City Plan 2015, Community, Community Plan, Economy, Environment, Governance, Residential development

Draft planning bills submission due 23 October 2015

The Queensland Government is seeking community feedback about its proposed new planning laws – the planning laws which underpin what our Council’s do. Submissions are due by 6pm Friday 23 October. Instructions on how to submit are provided below at end. Redlands2030 has prepared a short submission which people may wish to use as a template for their own

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Community, Governance, Residential development

Stand up for the Redlands – we need a better future for our city!

A life long resident speaks out The present situation in our City compels me to speak out on behalf of the Redlands. I am a life long resident of 50 years having been born here in 1965. I am the youngest of five children, with all but two members of my family still residing within

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City Plan 2015, Community, Governance, Residential development

Thornlands, Ormiston and Redland Bay developments on the Council agenda

Redland City Council next meets on Wednesday 21 October commencing at 9:30 am. Here’s a link to the meeting agenda. The agenda includes controversial plans by Ausbuild for a 43 lot subdivision in Thornlands at Wrightson Road  (item 11.2.5) . Residents of Rrushwood Estate have strenuously opposed the new subdivision having road access via two

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City Plan 2015, Community, Governance, Residential development

Who set the City Plan population target?

In recent times the Mayor and some councillors have claimed that the State Government has directed Redland City Council to make plans for the City’s population to increase by 50,000 over the next 25 years. In the Council’s news release about public access to the Draft City Plan, Councillor Julie Talty was quoted as saying:

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City Plan 2015, Community, Governance, Residential development, Submission

New planning laws need more community input

Redlands residents were urged to have their say about new planning laws at a meeting in Cleveland last night. Megan Bayntun, Director at Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, said that the Government had made considerable efforts to encourage community input into the new planning laws during the consultation period which ends on Friday

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Community, Environment, Governance, Residential development, Shoreline, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek

Redlands2030 maps the City’s hotspots

Across the Redlands people are concerned about overdevelopment and its impact on communities and the environment. In some cases, people have been opposing a planned development for many years while other issues have arisen recently. Some issues are very localised such as plans for a particular development which would change the character of a neigbourhood,

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City Plan 2015, Community, Environment, Governance, Koalas, Residential development

Trains, land sales and unhealthy waterways in Redland City Council news

The Mayor takes a train On Friday morning the Mayor took a train into the City. This exciting news was posted on Council’s Facebook page. People were invited to submit questions or comments about transport to and from the Redlands. The Council also advised that forums about transport issues will be held on: Sunday 1

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Community, Governance, Koalas, Residential development, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Parks, koalas and the Council’s Christmas show

Council meeting on 7 October to discuss koalas Redland City Council next meets on Wednesday 7 October commencing at 9:30 am. Here’s a link to the meeting agenda. On 22 April Council resolved to “commit to an immediate review of koala area mapping and the requirements for dog owners in koala areas in response to

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Business in Redlands, City Plan 2015, Community, Environment, Governance, Koalas, Residential development, Wildlife

Aquaculture, working against domestic violence and other Redland City Council news

Draft City Plan 2015 Consultation about the Council’s proposed new planning scheme has been underway for two weeks. An issue of concern to many people and groups in the community is Council’s plan to rezone many small parks and conservation areas for residential development, discussed in this Redlands2030 report. City Plan information sessions this week:

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