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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CCTV and Council Decisions.

  Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?| Who guards the guardians? A very important motion being brought before council this Wednesday. Are there any loopholes, like the area of responsibility for monitoring, which is not yet under any responsibility. 14.1 NOTICE OF MOTION – CR EDWARDS 14.1.1 CLOSED CIRCUIT SECURITY SMBI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE On  4  September  2017,  in  accordance with  s.3(4)  POL‐3127  […]

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TOOL THIEF ON ISLANDS

Gathered from Facebook sources.. Compiled by Tim Barker, with thanks from original contributors.   Sample Picture of Stolen tools       Facebook post “There is a man who is trying to sell tools and item’s on our island’s buy, swap & sell pages! This man was also allegedly caught […]

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