UPDATED Redlands Town Hall meeting – Monday 15 April

On the agenda for the next Redlands Town Hall meeting are TWO guest speakers:

  • Amanda Stoker (LNP Candidate for the seat of Oodgeroo in October 2024);
  • Redlands Social media commentary (Thea Hunter).

The meeting agenda will also include an update on Toondah Harbour and a wrap of Redland City Council activities.

The Redlands Town Hall meeting will be held on Monday 15 April 2024 at the Cleveland Scout Hall located at the corner of Gordon and Bainbridge streets, Ormiston.

The meeting will start at 6:30pm but doors open for registration from 6:00pm.

If you wish to attend please RSVP by email to: thereporter@redlands2030.net

Amanda Stoker

Amanda Stoker

Amanda Stoker is a former LNP Senator for Queensland, from 2018 to 2022. She held various Assistant Minister portfolios from December 2020 to May 2022.

Prior to entering politics, Ms Stoker studied law and worked as a both prosecutor and a judge’s associate.

In October 2023 Ms Stoker was pre-selected as the LNP candidate for the state seat of Oodgeroo currently held by Dr Mark Robinson (LNP).

The State Elections will be held on 26 October 2024.

Thea Hunter

Over the past few months Thea Hunter became a close observer of the Redland City Council elections and shared much interesting information on her Facebook page:

Thea’s Election Discussions with Redlanders

Toondah Harbour

The Toondah Alliance will be holding an event at G.J. Walter Park on 28 April 2024.

The Safe Passage event will celebrate our migratory shorebirds who are currently travelling to breeding grounds in the northern hemisphere.

The Queensland Wader Study Group recently shared news of Eastern Curlew AAK who has safely reached northern China.

The Safe Passage event will also be celebrating the many people who have worked on the campaign to save Toondah Harbour.

ACF Community Bayside will discuss what is happening at the Safe Passage event, including roles for volunteers.

Redlands2030 will discuss the announcement on 9 April by Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek that she is proposing to refuse the Toondah project, with the proponents and the public being given until 23 April to comment on this proposed decision.

More details are set out in:

Toondah project fails the Federal Government’s science exam

Redland City Council Activities

The local government elections are over. The winners have been declared and will take up or resume their roles from Monday 8 April.

MayorJos Mitchell
Division 1Wendy Boglary
Division 2Peter Mitchell
Division 3Paul Golle
Division 4Lance Hewlett
Division 5Shane Rendalls
Division 6Julie Talty
Division 7 Rowanne McKenzie
Division 8Tracey Huges
Division 9 Jason Colley
Division 10Paul Bishop

At the post-election council meeting on 8 April, Cr Julie Talty (Div. 6) was elected to serve as Deputy Mayor for one year.

The first general meeting of the new Council is scheduled for Thursday 18 April 2024.

Here is a link to the meeting agenda.

The new Council will have much to do in its first few months including:

  • Preparing the 2024/25 Budget with a rates schedule based on the State Government’s recently published land valuations;
  • Receiving the State Government’s Final Redlands Housing Strategy and considering State Government requirements for amendments to the Redland City Plan; and
  • Making decisions about the proposed Redlands Olympic Whitewater Stadium.

Redlands2030 – 6 April 2024

UPDATES 13 April 2024

  • The presentation by Suzie Tafolo, President of the Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce has been re-scheduled to the Town Hall meeting on 20 May 2024.
  • This is reflected in a new featured image.
  • We updated the Toondah section to mention the Federal Environment Minister’s announcement on 9 April that she proposes to refuse the Toondah project.
  • We have included the news that Cr Julie Talty (Div. 6) was elected to serve as Deputy Mayor for one year.
  • Redland City Council re-scheduled its April monthly meeting from Wednesday 17 April 2024 to Thursday 18 April 2024.
  • We included a link to the agenda for this general meeting.

1 thought on “UPDATED Redlands Town Hall meeting – Monday 15 April”

  1. Karen Houghton

    This new council needs to read the room and unconditionally scrap the proposed environmental crimes of Toondah Harbour development and the white elephant, white water stadium!!!

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