Residential development

Governance, Residential development, Shoreline

Kinross townhouses, Shoreline sewerage and “strategic property” purchase

Site of 122 townhouses north of a fauna corridor in the Kinross Road Structure Plan area Development of 122 Kinross townhouses, purchase of a “strategic property” by the Council owned Redland Investment Corporation, and arrangements for delivery and funding of sewerage services in southern Redlands are on the agenda for Redland City Council’s meeting on […]

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Environment, Governance, Residential development, Toondah Harbour

Toondah EIS fails the test – by Howard Guille

Some of the buildings proposed for Toondah Harbour – from one of Walker Group’s Draft EIS videos Walker Group has issued its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its proposed Toondah Harbour Development. The Toondah EIS has been four years in the making as it was a requirement set by the then Minister for the

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Governance, Residential development

Metro magic and housing density

Indicator that Capalaba metro link is imminent Redland City Council’s role in the city’s new Housing and Diversity Strategy will be discussed at Wednesday’s Council meeting just a few days after the Council’s fact free announcement about Capalaba being linked to Brisbane’s new metro network, possibly. Also on the agenda is a proposal to allow

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Residential development, Toondah Harbour

Poor planning in the Redlands

The Toondah Harbour Draft EIS and political theatre over a Redlands housing strategy are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Letter to Tanya Plibersek Here’s a letter from a young resident to Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek. Housing Strategy theatre and spin Over the past 12 years or so sections of Council have supported development from

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Letters to the Editor, Residential development, Toondah Harbour

Toondah plans and State takeover of housing strategy – in letters

Plans for residential development at Toondah Harbour, and the State takeover of the Redlands housing strategy, are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Dominic’s plea to save Toondah Dominic aged six sent this letter to Federal Minister for Environment Tanya Plibersek. Will the Minister listen to Dominic’s plea? Dominic Housing strategy theatre and spin Over the

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Residential development, SEQ Regional Plan

Community forum to tackle SEQ planning challenges

The SEQ planning challenges forum will be at Griffith University’s South Bank campus (location shown in the red box) Rapid population growth, a changing climate and delivering the 2032 Olympics are some of the key SEQ planning challenges to be tackled at a community forum in Brisbane on Saturday 15th October. Ahead of the State

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Environment, Governance, Letters to the Editor, Residential development

Housing strategy, wetlands and wildlife – in letters to Redlands2030

Proposed apartments in Middle Street Cleveland A love affair with Cleveland’s wildlife and history, Gardening Australia’s recent story about protecting Ramsar wetlands and the State Government’s takeover of Redland City’s housing strategy are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Details of a forum on 15 October to discuss important community planning issues are included also. If

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Community, Governance, Residential development

Council petitioned to explain high rates

Two petitions requesting that Redland City Council explain its high rates are to be presented at the monthly Council meeting on Wednesday. One petition to be presented by Cr Lance Hewlett asks for an explanation on Redland City Council’s increase in rates and charges. A second petition to be presented by Cr Peter Mitchell requests

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Governance, Residential development

Southern Thornlands zoning in public presentation to Council

The only public participation presentation to Redland City Council at its meeting on 20 July 2022 was from Mr Michael O’Brien who spoke about zoning in Southern Thornlands. Before Mr O’Brien was able to speak there was an awkward preamble with Cr Paul Gollé making a late declaration of a possible conflict of interest and

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Budget, Governance, Residential development

Increases in land valuations for Redland City residential properties

Southern Moreton Bay islands have recorded big percentage increases in land valuations over the past three years including a 96.6% increase for Russell Island and a 78.6% increase for Macleay Island. Mainland localities recording valuation increases over 30% include Redland Bay (34.4%), Victoria Point (34.4%) and Mount Cotton (30.8%).. Across all of Redland City, the

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