Macleay Island (nicely) swarmed by Police over two days We know a good thing when we see it and that’s why we headed to Macleay Island two days in a row. On Thursday March 28, we hosted a Coffee with a Cop at Scorpion Cafe followed by a […] Continue reading
Macleay Island crime wrap Macleay Island crime wrap Street and good order offences On March 3, a 54-year-old Macleay Island man was issued an infringement notice for public nuisance. On March 7, a 55-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman, both from Macleay Island, were charged with public nuisance and will […] Continue reading
Rideables – brush up on the rules Over the past few months you would have noticed a steady rise in the number of people taking advantage of personal mobility devices such as e-scooters. While rideables make it easier to travel around the Brisbane CBD and surrounding suburbs, it is […] Continue reading
Fire on Waterbus – eyewitness report HERE IS THE CULPRIT From Kathleen Edgar – Eyewitness I took this a few days ago and it’s filthy, an indication of why the cabin stinks of foul air. Legionnaires eat your heart out Just in. It has been reported to me that […] Continue reading
Would you like to start a career in business or construction, or know anyone who would? Bay Island Community Services Inc. (BICSI) are currently offering a ‘Certificate 1 in Business’ and a ‘Certificate 1 in Construction’. Both ‘Skilling Queenslanders for Work’ traineeships are 20 weeks, with full-time pay. Certificate […] Continue reading
Macleay Island Community Library News (November & December) Patricia Cation (Left), a former resident of Macleay Island and previous Library volunteer, has donated two of her detective novels to the Library – “Between Friends” and “Free Fall”. These are now available to read. Patricia’s books and those of other local […] Continue reading
Just a thought … Back to Brissie? Just a thought, prompted by a post in the Rocky Point Boating Fishing and Camping Club Russell Island Facebook Group. https://www.redlandcitybulletin.com.au/story/5834786/boatie-18-pushes-for-ramp-upgrades-at-wellington-point/?cs=213&fbclid=IwAR2ys7QIpqzUoIile9SaAra2gHLTYFeNMlnTa2KQJV8i6QvaDa_COEXxKDU An Opinion Piece by Tim Barker Now please don’t take this the wrong way, OK? Hasn’t the Council got enough on […] Continue reading
SMBI 2019 Summer SCHOOL HOLIDAY program For youth aged 10—17 on the islands. All activities are FREEContinue reading
Illuminated signage alerts motorists to flooded roads Redland City Council has installed automated illuminated flooded road signage at two Redlands Coast locations that experience flash flooding during rainfall events and severe weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the solar-powered signs – located at Avalon Road, Sheldon and the […] Continue reading
Register your team for Redlands Coast Amazing Race Celebrate Queensland Youth Week (3 – 14 April) by entering your team in the upcoming Redlands Coast Amazing Race (14 April). The event will again see teams of family and friends challenged to a giant treasure hunt around the Redlands Coast mainland. […] Continue reading
Council calls on State to prioritise Redlands Coast transport projects Redland City Council is calling on the State Government to include in its Draft Regional Transport Plan an extension to Capalaba of the Eastern Busway and duplication of the Cleveland rail line as priority projects. Mayor Karen Williams said Councillors […] Continue reading
Redlands Coast joins neighbouring councils to explore new waste management options Redland City Council has joined four other south-east Queensland councils in seeking regulatory approval to explore options for future waste management services. Redland City Council, along with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional […] 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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