House fire on Russell – details to follow Here are the images, only an hour or so old, courtesy Debbie Hoffman. There were various reports on Facebook, thankfully no fatalities. Although it was reported that a man was medevaced with burns to his feet. From RACQ Life Flight: ” […] Continue reading
Macleay Island crime wrap Assault: On May 13, a 47-year-old man from Macleay Island was charged with common assault on a 16-year-old and due to appear at Cleveland Magistrates Court on June 11. On May 24, a 31-year-old man was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm of a 50-year-old man. […] Continue reading
Planned temporary water shutdowns for Redlands Coast areas in May and June Planned temporary water shutdowns for Redlands Coast areas in May and June. Residents in parts of Mount Cotton and on three Southern Moreton Bay Islands will experience temporary overnight water supply interruptions over May and June as […] Continue reading
Typical Abbott “In my judgement he was Labor’s greatest prime minister. But his key achievements – financial deregulation, tariffs cuts, and the beginnings of privatisation – went against the Labor grain, as Labor’s more recent policy direction shows. You might almost say he had a Labor heart, but a […] 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
- From the 'fix' to the 'delivery': How Christopher Pyne's replacement plans to outdo him 25th June 2019Christopher Pyne famously declared himself a "fixer". Now Melissa Price, the woman taking over his old job, has vowed to go further — dubbing herself the "deliverer".Andrew Greene
- Scott Morrison says Donald Trump's trade war with China is causing global collateral damage 25th June 2019Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will warn the global trading system is under real pressure as the relationship between China and the US continues to deteriorate.Stephanie Dalzell
- ABC, Nine and News Corp bosses demand law changes after AFP raids 25th June 2019In a rare show of public unity, three of the nation's media bosses are demanding greater protections for whistleblowers and journalists after recent police raids.Matthew Doran
- Apartment owners 'stuck with a property that is virtually worthless' after building defects found 25th June 2019Apartment owners around Australia are worried they are living in structurally unsound buildings with little choice but to pay for the defects themselves.Julia Holman
- 'The right thing to do': Victoria's public schools to ban mobile phones from 2020 25th June 2019Victoria's Education Minister announces students in primary and secondary public schools will need to lock up their phones during school hours in a bid to disrupt cyberbullying and get kids talking to each other in the schoolyard.
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