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Governance, Toondah Harbour

Toondah Harbour plans ignored obvious environmental issues

Secret plans for a major redevelopment of Toondah Harbour were initiated back in 2006 when Don Seccombe was Redlands Mayor, according to Redland City Council reports obtained recently through Right to Information. Consultants reports, considered secretively by the Council in late 2007, show plans for a 400 berths marina – and clear warnings that the […]

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Toondah Harbour
Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Toondah Harbour – celebration, and learning from mistakes

Celebrating Minister Plibersek’s rejection of the Toondah Harbour proposal, and learning from the Toondah mistakes, are key themes of letters to Redlands2030. We like getting letters. Please email your letter to: theeditor@Redlands2030.net   An E-petition asking Queensland Parliament to revoke the Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area (PDA) closes soon. Any Queensland resident can sign this petition.

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Petitions, Toondah Harbour

Toondah Alliance calls for State Government to fix the port

Following the Federal Environment Minister’s decision to protect Ramsar wetlands, the Toondah Alliance is calling on the State Government to revoke the Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area. A petition to Queensland Parliament is calling for the following actions: This petition can be signed by any Queensland resident: Toondah Alliance writes to all Queensland State MPS

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Penrith whitewater Stadium in 2019 - Google Earth
Birkdale Precinct, Elections, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Whitewater viability, election questions and Toondah – in letters to Redlands2030

Penrith Whitewater Stadium – Image: Google Earth, 1 April 2019 The financial viability of a proposed Redlands whitewater facility is questioned in a letter to Redlands2030. Letters also discuss the recent local council elections and the Toondah proposal’s ecological unsustainability. We like getting letters. Please email your letter to: theeditor@Redlands2030.net   Financial viability of whitewater

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Tanya Plibersek and her proposed Toondah decision - letters
Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour

Tanya Plibersek and her proposed Toondah decision – letters

Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek announcing her proposed Toondah decision A proposed decision by Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to refuse Walker Group’s Toondah Harbour development set of a flurry of activity by local letter writers. Letters can be emailed to theeditor@redlands2030.net Toondah’s PDA, The Power That Comes With Wealth It beats me how money

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Minjerribah in the Toondah Harbour ferry channel
Toondah Harbour

The ABC and its Toondah Reporting – by Richard Carew

View across the Ramsar wetlands next to Toondah Harbour in Moreton Bay It was interesting to see the ABC this week acknowledge, in an online article, that the Toondah Harbour scheme was doomed to fail because there was no urgent national interest justifying the removal of Ramsar Convention protection for the wetlands proposed to be

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Toondah Harbour

Walker withdraws its Toondah wetlands development plans

Plans for building 3,600 apartments on dredge spoil in Ramsar wetlands at Toondah Harbour have been withdrawn from assessment under Federal environment laws. Walker Corporation (Walker) announced its decision to withdraw its application for the Toondah Harbour Development on 18 April 2024, nine days after Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek announced her proposed decision to

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Safe Passage Toondah Harbour
Community, Toondah Harbour

Safe Passage Event, a Toondah Harbour Campaign celebration – 28 April 2024

The Toondah Alliance invites everyone to Safe Passage, a free local event for all ages celebrating the ten-year successful campaign to Save Toondah Harbour from a major real estate scheme on Ramsar-listed wetlands in Cleveland. Safe Passage will take place from 10am to 2pm Sunday, April 28, 2024, at G.J. Walter Park in Cleveland, set against the

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Toondah Harbour

Toondah project fails the Federal Government’s science exam

Old mangrove tree in the wetlands next to Toondah Harbour – Photo: Chris Walker This week we found out that the plan to construct 3,600 apartments on dredge spoil in Moreton Bay’s wetlands next to Toondah Harbour does not ‘stack up’ environmentally. More than 5,000 pages of Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) material submitted by the

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

Birkdale whitewater and Toondah wetlands proposals – letters

Controversial proposals: Birkdale whitewater stadium (left) and Toondah Harbour (right) The proposed Birkdale Olympic whitewater stadium, and the 3,600 apartment Toondah wetlands proposal are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Both of these unpopular projects are supported by mayoral candidates Andrew Laming and Cindy Corrie. They are not supported by mayoral candidate Jos Mitchell. If you

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