Russell Island Crime Wrap JULY 2019 Domestic Violence Russell Island Police investigated four alleged Domestic Violence incidents over the course of the month. In an emergency call the police on Triple Zero (000). DVConnect Womensline Phone: 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days a week) DVConnect Mensline Phone: 1800 600 […] Continue reading
Another nasty scam- this time it is a Fake Telstra email but it “looks” authentic. Even the links at the bottom are real, they go to Telstra. Nope, it is the ‘Download and install update which is fake..It sends you to DO NOT CUT AND PASTE THIS IT IS […] Continue reading
Water supply notice Water supply notice – Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands June 25, 2019 Seqwater will be undertaking essential maintenance work on Russell Island between Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2019. Timing is subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays. No full loss of supply is expected […] Continue reading
Macleay Island crime wrap Street and good order offences: On June 22, a 31-year-old woman from Macleay Island was charged with public nuisance, obstruct police and wilful damage and is due to appear at Cleveland Magistrates Court on July 16. On June 22, a 46-year-old woman from Macleay Island was charged […] Continue reading
WORLD PREMIERE, MACLEAY PROGRESS HALL!! Macleay Progress Association presents Perchance Players production of ‘Bonnet for Eliza’, an original play written by Margaret Dakin. Created from historical facts of the life of Eliza Davis, a typical Irish convict transported to Tasmania where, over a period of fifty years, we learn what […] Continue reading
A brief history of Tropical Cyclones (and a “Weather Alert” from Stradbroke Ferries) Ah.. Summer in Queensland. When a young mans thoughts turn to almost anything other than rain, cyclones and destruction. But perhaps not such a good idea, especially this week. As Tropical Cyclone Oma bears down, this not-young […] Continue reading
Work Skills Traineeships POSITIONS AVAILABLE Work Skills Traineeships offer disadvantaged Queenslanders employment for up to six months on public works, community and environmental projects. Trainees will earn a Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management (10 places), Certificate I in Hospitality (6 places) or a Certificate I in Business (2 […] 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
Council adopts new policy on the temporary commercial use of public open space A new Council policy will help activate local open spaces and parks, generating economic opportunity while allowing residents and visitors to enjoy the Redlands Coast naturally wonderful locations. Council’s Temporary Commercial Use of Public Open […] Continue reading
Redlands Coast set to welcome young entrepreneurs Redlands Coast will be under an international spotlight when some of the world’s most influential minds gather at Redland Performing Arts Centre on 13 September for the 2019 Young Entrepreneur Summit (YES). Specially designed for 12- to 25-year-old students aiming to become […] Continue reading
Mosquito treatments ongoing at Redlands Coast Since the recent rain, Redland City Council’s mosquito management team has been out in force and will today be undertaking aerial treatments across Redlands Coast. A helicopter will be used to spray Birkdale (including Tingalpa Creek), Wellington Point, Thornlands, Victoria Point, Redland Bay, […] Continue 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
- Buddy confirms he will play to age 36 on eve of 300th game 22nd August 2019After a frustrating year of injuries superstar Sydney Swans forward Lance Franklin gears up for his 300th game on Saturday, predicting he will fulfil the final three years of his monster $10 million contract with the club.Chloe Hart
- Rundle Mall stabber sentenced for almost deadly 'unprovoked attack' 22nd August 2019A man who stabbed two strangers in Rundle Mall in a violent and unprovoked attack, that left one of the victims fighting for life, has been sentenced to eight years in prison.Rebecca Opie
- Missing woman's former lover denies being angry with her, murder trial told 22nd August 2019Speaking from the United States via video link, Novy Chardon's former lover tells a Supreme Court murder trial he was not angry with her after they broke up in 2012.Ellie Sibson
- Deputy PM apologises for climate comments on Pacific workers who 'pick our fruit' 22nd August 2019Nationals leader Michael McCormack says he is sorry for comments about Pacific Islanders being able to survive the ravages of climate change by taking fruit-picking jobs in Australia.Matthew Doran
- Archbishop says he believes George Pell when he says he is innocent 22nd August 2019Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli says he continues to believe George Pell is innocent of child sexual abuse, suggesting the jailed Cardinal is in fact a victim of mistaken identity.
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