Weinam Creek

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Car park vandalism, public swimming pools, and wetlands protection: letters

Car with wheels removed observed in Toondah Harbour car park on 2 January 2024 Theft and vandalism at ferry terminal car parks, the inadequate state of public swimming facilities in Redlands, and Ramsar wetlands protection are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. On the subject of wetlands, World Wetlands Day 2024 will be celebrated in the

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Birkdale Precinct, Letters to the Editor, Weinam Creek

Redland Bay tree clearing and Birkdale whitewater white elephant – letters

Mature eucalyptus trees near Weinam Creek in Redland Bay will soon be cleared Letters to the Editor – 1 October 2023 Letters discuss plans to soon clear mature eucalyptus trees in Redland Bay and concerns about Redland City Council’s plans for development of a whitewater facility in Birkdale. And a there’s a short note thanking

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Birkdale Precinct, Environment, Governance, Heritage Protection, Residential development, Straddie, Weinam Creek

Birkdale Community Precinct Vision ignores community feedback

Birkdale Community Precinct Vision concept plan proposed for endorsement by Redland City Council A whitewater facility, aquatic centre and adventure play hub feature prominently in a Birkdale Community Precinct Vision proposed for endorsement by Redland City Council at its meeting on Wednesday. Information obtained by Redlands2030 through a Right to Information request shows that the

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SMBI, Weinam Creek

Petition for better regulation of development in PDAs

Proposed master plan for the Weinam Creek priority development area, in Redland Bay Russell Island Development Association (RIDA) is unashamedly pro-bridge. It has as its principal objective “To secure the development of road bridges, viaducts and short-haul vehicular ferries, to Russell Island for the benefit of the association’s members and others.  But Council’s use of

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Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek

Toondah Harbour and right to information

Letters this week question the scale of the proposed upgrade of the Toondah ferry terminal given recent works at Weinam Creek. Other letters discuss the Redlands Coast branding, cost-benefit analysis and Redlands2030’s pursuit of a right to information request. Toondah ferry terminal needs to be functional The Weinam Creek ferry terminal upgrade at Redland Bay

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Infrastructure, Uncategorized, Weinam Creek

Redland’s soapbox: Moores Farm Car parking

The public are encouraged to formally address General Meetings of Redland City Council. At most meetings someone will likely take up the offer to put a point of view forward, It is a well established convention in Redlands and people, from across the city, can take advantage of the “opening” in the official proceedings of

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Ecosystem Services, Toondah Harbour, Weinam Creek

What price tag would you put on a walk in the woods?

Ecosystem services such as pollination and carbon storage are increasingly factored into land management decisions. Ensia reports on how this is happening. But what about less tangible benefits? May 21, 2019 — Many of us have natural places in the world that we like to visit for fun, for their beauty or to relax. Maybe

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SMBI, Weinam Creek

Islands’ residents deserve better treatment

Dear local representatives, ladies and gentlemen, I am contacting you in regards to a personal example that may help highlight the plight of residents who seek better infrastructure provisions, commensurate with a dynamically growing population on the southern Moreton Bay islands. Our lobbying over many years for better and diversified transport options other than just

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Weinam Creek

Weinam Creek car park plan opposed by locals

Plans for a large car park on low-lying land next to Weinam Creek are opposed by local residents who have drafted a template submission to the State Government entity which approves development applications in this Priority Development Area. Long term local residents, living near the southern bank of Weinam Creek, are distressed at what they

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