Wildlife

City Plan 2015, Environment, Governance, Heritage Protection, Wildlife

Wildlife hospital location on Council’s agenda

Location of a wildlife hospital, grant funding and local laws are on the agenda for Redland City Council’s general meeting on Wednesday 15 June. One item not on this agenda is fixing Redland City’s grossly deficient Local Heritage Register by listing about 40 properties which were recommended for inclusion in August 2021. The Temporary Local […]

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Governance, Koalas, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Koala’s endangered status – reactions

Koala mum in G.J. Walter Park next to Toondah Harbour, recently – 📷 Chris Walker Koalas in Queensland, NSW and the ACT have been listed as endangered by Federal environment minister Sussan Ley. “We are taking unprecedented action to protect the koala, working with scientists, medical researchers, veterinarians, communities, states, local governments and Traditional Owners,”

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Koalas, Letters to the Editor, Mt Cotton Quarry, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Koalas, donations and Toondah Harbour in letters to Redlands2030

Federal Government assessment of plans to destroy koalas’ habitat, proposed ‘vandalism’ at Toondah Harbour and concerns about political donations are discussed in the latest batch of letters published by Redlands2030. If you have something to say, send your letter to: theeditor@redlands2030.net Climate change destroying the future for grandchildren As the discussion of climate change looms

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Environment, Governance, Koalas, Mt Cotton Quarry, Submission, Wildlife

EPBC submission to protect koala habitat from quarry expansion

The opportunity to comment about plans for extension of the West Mount Cotton Quarry which involves the destruction of significant habitat for Koalas, Greater Gliders and Grey Headed Flying Foxes, closes on Wednesday 22 December 2021 (by close of business). Details about the invitation for comments were included in a recent Redlands2030 story: Karreman Quarries

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Environment, Wildlife

Backyard Bird Count expected to involve more than 100,000 Aussies

Blue-faced honeyeaters are often seen at Cafe Arabica in Cleveland – Photo: Chris Walker Birdlife Australia’s 2021 Backyard Bird Count is happening soon, from 18-24 October. To be a bird counter, spend 20 minutes in you backyard or anywhere else and count the different birds that you see. You then report the number of birds

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Governance, Koalas, Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Liabilities, the extinction crisis and Toondah in letters to Redlands2030

Redland City Council recently lost a class action about its canal maintenance charges Redland City Council’s decision making, Australia’s failure to protect koalas and other wildlife, and the impact of the proposed Walker Group Toondah Harbour development on local businesses and residents are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Redlands2030 regularly publishes letters on various issues

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Climate Change, SEQ NRM Plan, SEQ Regional Plan, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

SEQ NRM Plan & Review

Love South East Queensland? Have your say! That is the pitch of Healthy Land and Water (HLW) as they try to identify challenges and priority actions to protect and restore the region’s natural assets (e.g. air, water, soil, and native vegetation). To maintain SEQ’s status as an icon for its natural wealth, beauty, liveability, and its

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Environment, Governance, Petitions, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Letter to Environment Minister – Saving Toondah Harbour

On the 2 February 2021 the Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley spoke earnestly in a video message about the importance of looking after our wetlands environment for future generations. But soon she will have to assess an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposal to destroy wetlands next to Toondah Harbour so that a property

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Letters to the Editor, Toondah Harbour, Wildlife

Property development register needed

The need for a property development register, conservation of migratory shorebirds and the likely impact of rising sea levels on existing and proposed coastal development are discussed in letters to Redlands2030. Your opinion is important us and our readers so send your point of view on these or other issues to theeditor@Redlands2030.net Call for property

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Ecosystem Services, Environment, Wildlife

A call for New Generation Australian Environmental Laws

Australia’s beautiful and unique natural environment is in an unsustainable state of decline. This has been demonstrated by the Australia State of the Environment Report 2016, which had identified persistent environmental problems such as a biodiversity loss, land degradation, extensive development along coastlines and cities, and climate change impacts. A wildlife extinction crisis More recently,

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