Dr Tom Baster LABOR candidate for Bowman to visit SMBI NOTICE TO MACLEAY, KARRAGARRA & LAMB ISLAND RESIDENTS Dr. Tom Baster, Federal Labor Candidate for Bowman Tom is going to be on Macleay, Karra and Lamb Islands this Tuesday 23rd April, to meet and listen to residents […] Continue reading
Is this part of an Easter “Break”? Telstra outage Macleay Island Yes, there’s an outage at this location. It is affecting your home phone service. We’re sorry for the interruption. We’re working on getting your service returned as fast as possible. This is the message you get when […] Continue reading
NBN TO SMBI CONFIRMED Andrew Laming visited the Bay Islands today, both Macleay and Russel were visited. In a fortuitous encounter, I bumped into Andrew as he was making his way to ‘Pub Paradise’. I didn’t want to miss the chance of an ‘exclusive’ interview about the NBN […] Continue reading
Another Barge breakdown – eyewitness report Thanks to “Ben” from Facebook Russell Island Chit Chat 2.0 Group. Barge had a close call with the rocks this morning after attempting to share the ramp with the broken down boat stuck also on the ramp. Youtube: https://youtu.be/5c6xSCBm6G8 or MP$below There was a […] Continue reading
ARTISTS AT WORK 2019 INVITATION MACLEAY ISLAND ARTS COMPLEX ARTISTS AT WORK 2019 Please join us for a day of fine art, pottery, sculpture, weaving, food and great company on the coastline of Macleay Island. Date: Easter Sunday 21 April 2019 Time: 10am to 3pm Place: Macleay Island Art Gallery Contact: Suzie […] Continue reading
WORLD PREMIERE, MACLEAY PROGRESS HALL!! Macleay Progress Association presents Perchance Players production of ‘Bonnet for Eliza’, an original play written by Margaret Dakin. Created from historical facts of the life of Eliza Davis, a typical Irish convict transported to Tasmania where, over a period of fifty years, we learn what […] Continue reading
A brief history of Tropical Cyclones (and a “Weather Alert” from Stradbroke Ferries) Ah.. Summer in Queensland. When a young mans thoughts turn to almost anything other than rain, cyclones and destruction. But perhaps not such a good idea, especially this week. As Tropical Cyclone Oma bears down, this not-young […] Continue reading
Work Skills Traineeships POSITIONS AVAILABLE Work Skills Traineeships offer disadvantaged Queenslanders employment for up to six months on public works, community and environmental projects. Trainees will earn a Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management (10 places), Certificate I in Hospitality (6 places) or a Certificate I in Business (2 […] Continue reading
Council to ask State for more detail on its Draft Waste Management Strategy Redland City Council will write to the State Government with detailed feedback on its Draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy, before public consultation closes on 5 April. Mayor Karen Williams said it was important to […] Continue reading
Council adopts new policy on the temporary commercial use of public open space A new Council policy will help activate local open spaces and parks, generating economic opportunity while allowing residents and visitors to enjoy the Redlands Coast naturally wonderful locations. Council’s Temporary Commercial Use of Public Open […] Continue reading
Redlands Coast set to welcome young entrepreneurs Redlands Coast will be under an international spotlight when some of the world’s most influential minds gather at Redland Performing Arts Centre on 13 September for the 2019 Young Entrepreneur Summit (YES). Specially designed for 12- to 25-year-old students aiming to become […] Continue reading
Mosquito treatments ongoing at Redlands Coast Since the recent rain, Redland City Council’s mosquito management team has been out in force and will today be undertaking aerial treatments across Redlands Coast. A helicopter will be used to spray Birkdale (including Tingalpa Creek), Wellington Point, Thornlands, Victoria Point, Redland Bay, […] Continue reading
- How the bombings at luxury hotels and churches in Sri Lanka unfolded 21st April 2019Sri Lanka's capital is rocked by six near-simultaneous attacks at churches and hotels on Sunday morning, followed by two further explosions mere hours later.
- Bodies of father, 5yo daughter spotted after they were swept away off rocks on Eyre Peninsula 21st April 2019The search for two people missing off the coast of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula ends tragically as the bodies of a 35-year-old man and his five-year-old daughter are spotted in waters after they were swept from rocks at Cape Carnot.
- Dire diagnosis of hospital woes by medical staff gets meeting brought forward 21st April 2019A day after a blunt assessment of the care and staff crisis at Royal Hobart Hospital by emergency department registrars, Tasmania's Health Minister brings forward a meeting to address the problems — but clinicians warn with flu season imminent, it is still too long to wait.Annah Fromberg
- Eight explosions rock Sri Lanka, curfew called as death toll climbs 21st April 2019Easter Sunday bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels kill at least 200 people and injure more than 450, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
- Seasteading couple charged as Thai navy boards floating home 21st April 2019Authorities charge American bitcoin trader Chad Elwartowski and his Thai partner, Supranee Thepdet, with violating Thai sovereignty by building a floating home 14 nautical miles off the coast.
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