Will Andrew Laming support Prime minister Turnbull or someone else? I don’t think anyone knows what the hell is going on in federal politics at the moment. But we deserve ti know what our elected representative is planning, don’t we? Shout it from the rooftops, people. Mr Laming is a […] Continue reading
Weinam Creek New Plans Released Redland City Council has today announced that stage one works for its Weinam Creek redevelopment project will commence in late 2018. The redevelopment will ultimately transform the waterfront of Redland Bay. Council-owned subsidiary Redland Investment Corporation will work with Council to develop stage one, […] Continue reading
MACLEAY ISLAND LIONS GARAGE SALE AT OUR NEW SHED 16 PELICAN ST OPPOSITE THE POLICE STATION SATURDAY 18TH AUGUST Come and check it out, we will be trying to empty the shed. 7 am To 12 Noon The food van will be there with hot coffee, cold drinks burgers and […] Continue reading
BITS ferry capacity reached. Is this the ‘tipping point’ ? Recorded on the last Friday of school holidays, 13 July 2018. (Videos – courtesy of Yvonne Merle Beckett) via facebook SMBI Infrastructure & Passenger Ferry Terminals group. The question being asked is whether it was the trolleys or the number […] Continue reading
Quandamooka Festival brings live mural to Cleveland Library As part of the 2017 Quandamooka Festival, a nine-metre tall mural entitled dabilbahnba – meaning place of saltwater – will soon adorn the Cleveland Library building in Middle Street. Prominent Quandamooka artists, mother and daughter team Sandra and Shara Delaney have been […] Continue reading
Sourced from the ABC news website Election campaign ‘robo-calls’ prompt flood of complaints to communications watchdog 7.30 By Pat McGrath Updated 13 Jul 2016, 6:59am “Australia’s telecommunications watchdog has been flooded with complaints about politicians “robo-calling” voters during the election campaign. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) says it […] Continue reading
“Taking a walk through Turtle Swamp wetlands, to no avail in wet land, I did however come across this paradox. After our horrendous time with fires across the islands last year, and early this year, you would think Council would be going all out to protect or most vulnerable […] Continue reading
Macleay Island Community Library News A visit by the Redland City Library Outreach Service Jo Jones and Emily Leinsper, from the Outreach Service of the Redland City Library, made a courtesy visit to our Library last month. Even though the Macleay Island Community Library is an independent entity under […] Continue reading
The Healthy & Active Program is coming to the SMBI’s – both events are on Russell Island, and they’re FREE!! Programs start next week and run for 10 weeks (throughout the school Term 1). Kid’s Mini Games Fun and active games and exercises to challenge the mind and body. Every […] Continue reading
Community groups urged to apply for funding Member for Redlands Kim Richards is urging local community groups to apply for funding under the next round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund, which opened yesterday last Thursday. Ms Richards said community groups in the Redlands region are able to apply for […] Continue reading
Refillable cups, reusable wraps and pouches and metal straws are all alternatives to single use plastics Make ‘No Plastic Bags’ your New Year resolution for 2018 Redland City Council’s environmental education centre, Indigiscapes is encouraging Redlanders to create a new habit by trading plastic bags for more sustainable options. […] Continue reading
The good news: 44672 square metres 11 acres in the old measurements 4.4672 in Hectares The questionable news: 1180 metres to walk via existing roads to the ferry – Ed. Strategic purchase to ease SMBI residents’ car parking issues Council recently purchased Moores Farm at Weinam Creek, Redland Bay, to […] Continue reading
- MAGA teen sues Washington Post for 'falsely accusing' him of racist acts 20th February 2019High school student Nick Sandmann, 16, is seeking $349 million in damages — the amount Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos paid for the Washington Post — over defamation claims.
- Three of May's Conservatives are leaving to join fellow Labour defectors in an independent group 20th February 2019The pro-EU politicians quitting the party describe Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of Brexit as "disastrous", and will join eight MPs from who left the opposition Labour Party to form a new centrist group.
- Meghan Markle broke Royal protocol with New York baby shower. Or did she? 20th February 2019With weeks to go until she gives birth, Meghan is in New York for her baby shower. If the tabloid press is to be believed, the Duchess of Sussex is breaking Royal rules by doing so.Yasmin Jeffery
- India's vigilante cow protectors are reportedly killing dozens of people 20th February 2019At least 44 people were killed and hundreds injured in what are being described as "mob lynchings" by Hindu nationalists that target minorities — and largely go unpunished due to the support of law enforcement.
- Glencore moves to cap global coal output after investor pressure on climate change 20th February 2019The Swiss-based resources giant and Australia's largest coal miner says it will freeze coal production at current levels.Nassim Khadem
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