The Cash Cow

Once upon a time there was a novel election campaign, The Cash Cow. Our current Councillor, Mark Edwards began his tilt for Council sometime in late 2008, continuing it through the end of the year and into the next year’s State election. He failed in his efforts for a State […]

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Weinam Creek

In my searches for information (can’t even remember what it was now) I happened upon this remarkable document. Remarkable because it seems to strongly indicate that the recent works at Weinam Creek, (I refer to the infamous 8.5 million dollar bus stop), were planned for, with draft (indicative) plans by […]

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Newsletter

Please forgive the intrusion… This is a first attempt at sending a newsletter. Hopefully it won’t be the last! I said that I would only post important matters, but I have to test the system first, I suppose. How to get the information into this newsletter, how often to send […]

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Yarrandabbi Dreaming

Indulge in a romantic, relaxing, beachfront escape. Yarrandabbi Dreaming is a secluded retreat on picturesque Macleay Island only 1 hour from Brisbane’s CBD. Relish our Chef’s superb a la carte breakfasts served on the dining deck; delight in the sea vistas towards North Stradbroke Island; enjoy luxurious accommodation with private spa bathrooms […]

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Redland City Australia Day Awards 2018

  Each year Redland City Council recognises outstanding residents and community organisations through our Australia Day Awards. You can nominate a person or an organisation from this page – award categories are listed below. Please note: All nominees must be Australian citizens and residents of Redland City. The online form […]

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Council confirms land purchase

The rumours have been confirmed and hopefully dispelled. For once they were true. Read on gentle reader.. Media Response – Council spokesperson Yes. Council has taken the opportunity to purchase land at 3 Bayview Road, Russell Island ( lot 6 RP122307) when the land became available for fair market value. […]

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Macleay Island Foreshore Development

There is debate about the Macleay Island Foreshore Development. At (another) $8,500,000 to be spent from State coffers and this time Council as well, we could (and should) expect that the debacle of the Mainland ‘Bus Stop’ blowout in time and budget won’t be repeated. The immediate issue is the […]

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Redland City acts on Coroner’s findings

Redland City acts on Coroner’s findings Redland City Council will review the speed limits on Russell Island roads and look at improving lighting along its major traffic routes. It follows acceptance at today’s Council meeting of the Coroner’s recommendations following the inquest into the death of 14-year-old Ethan Stephenson on […]

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ZIKA the return of the Mozzie

It has been almost 70 years, but the ‘not-just-annoying’ pest has (ahem) bugged us before. The little bitches (the females are the ones that bite – I don’t know the name for a female mossie, so ‘bitch’ will do nicely) are seldom found more than 100 -200 metres from home. […]

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