Shoreline

Governance, Shoreline, SMBI, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek

Toondah and Weinam plans on Council’s agenda

Master plans for Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek are on Redland City Council’s meeting agenda for Wednesday, listed for discussion as confidential items without media and public present. Five items are listed for confidential discussion: Redland Investment Corporation – Dividend Policy Fees Register 2018-19 Weinam Creek Master Plan Capalaba Town Centre Revitalisation Brief Toondah Harbour […]

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Governance, Shoreline, Toondah Harbour

Councillors should discuss Toondah revamp

Obvious problems with Walker Group’s Toondah Harbour project should be discussed publicly by Redland City councillors as a matter of urgency. Councillors should also be discussing, in public at a general meeting, Walker Group’s lack of progress with the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area. Plans for a large dredging and apartment construction project in the

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Governance, SEQ Regional Plan, Shoreline

Shoreline and Teak Lane on Council agenda

Stage 1 of the Shoreline housing project and the Teak Lane appeal are among issues on the agenda for Redland City Council’s general meeting on Wednesday 10 May. Councillors will also be asked to delegate the CEO authority to approve an $8.5 million contract for cleaning of Council facilities. News from the previous council meeting

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City Plan 2015, Governance, Residential development, SEQ Regional Plan, Shoreline

Council’s extraordinary Shoreline decision needs a better explanation

We need to talk about Shoreline. Again. Redlands2030 has been trying, with limited success, to get an explanation from the Council administration for an extraordinary decision taken three years ago. We will keep seeking an answer, because the stakes are so high for the future of our city. We need to know what happened inside

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Community, Community Plan, Environment, Governance, Infrastructure, Residential development, Shoreline, Toondah Harbour

OPINION: WHY SUCH POLITICAL TURMOIL IN THE REDLANDS?

All of the political turmoil in the Redlands in recent times can be explained by one simple question, asked of the current Mayor and her supporting councillors – whose values do they hold? THE COMMUNITY’S VALUES The community’s values are clearly articulated in the Redlands 2030 Community Plan: Creating Our Future (April 2010) – the

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Governance, Shoreline

Grumblings on social media about Shoreline

Conflicts of interest are an ongoing area of concern in local government. It’s often been said over the years that perceptions of a conflict are just as significant as any actual conflict of interest. In concluding a recent assessment of Brisbane’s Lord Mayor, the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) decided to take no further action

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Community, Governance, Letters to the Editor, Shoreline, Toondah Harbour

Traffic congestion and other election issues in letters to Redlands2030

Readers have a lot to say on election eve about developer concessions, population growth and traffic congestion. Election matters are also discussed including the Craig Ogilvie ‘beatup’ and the difference between team and independent candidates. Connecting the dots – development and traffic Mayor Williams’ new election slogan is apparently that she’ll fix the congestion on

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City Plan 2015, Community, Environment, Governance, Koalas, Residential development, Shoreline, Toondah Harbour

Questions of candidates: Redland City Council election

The local government election has generated much discussion about the future of the Redlands. Across the City some community groups have collaborated to seek the views of all candidates on issues critical to the community and public interest. These organisations are: Stradbroke Island Management Organisation Inc. (SIMO), Koala Action Group Qld Inc. (KAG), Community Alliance for Responsible

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Infrastructure, Shoreline, SMBI, Weinam Creek

A view from Macleay Island by Robin Harris

Concerns of residents on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) were raised by Robin Harris at the Redland City Council meeting on 17 February 2016. Mr Harris is a resident of Macleay Island. His speech can be viewed by selecting Item 7 Public Participation from the agenda on the webpage for the meeting’s video recording.

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Governance, Letters to the Editor, Residential development, Shoreline

Council decisions on development questioned in Letters to the Editor

More letters this week about Council’s eye-watering development decisions and who’s really to blame. And are Redlands’ ratepayers getting value for money? If you have something to say, just send an email to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Disgust at development decisions I wrote to Mark Edwards, my councillor for Division 5, registering my disgust at his approval of

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