STRADDIE FIRE UPDATE as at Monday 3 December at 1.15pm There has been good progress with fire fighting efforts on North Stradbroke Island, however the fire is still burning. Two air drops of 11,000 litres of fire fighting foam have assisted in supressing an area of fire travelling west. The […] Continue reading
November Crime Wrap, Macleay Island OIC Macleay Island on Dec 3, 2018 @ 10:35am Street and good order offences A 34-year-old man was charged with public nuisance in a licensed premise. The male from Russell Island was issued a Notice to Appear to attend Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 11. […] Continue reading
STRADDIE FIRE UPDATE as at Monday 3 Dec at 6.45am There are no immediate threats to townships at North Stradbroke Island. Two additional large fire breaks are being constructed as a precaution – new fire breaks in the area from Enterprise Mine west across the island. Water bombing continues today, […] Continue reading
Fire plans and information meeting Macleay meeting 4pm 02/12/18 streamed live From Kim Richards Facebook page: PLEASE SHARE 4pm Macleay Island Community Meeting relating to North Stradbroke Island Fires and subsequent impacts to SMBI will be live streamed to this Facebook Page. MP4 format: (downloadable approx 130Mb) http://www.bayislandnews.com.au/MacleayFireMeeting.mp4 Youtube:Continue reading
FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT Produced by Macleay Lions Club FERDINAND FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT BRING YOUR BLANKET Produced by Macleay Lions Club Directed by Darrell (The Flying Scotsman) FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT At the Macleay Island Primary School Saturday 20th October at dusk (about 6.00pm) Bring the Family and make a night […] Continue reading
SMBI Sector Workshop: Economic Development and Social Enterprises Tuesday 4th September at the Macleay Community Hall DESCRIPTION In response to the 23 April stabbing death on Macleay Island, the President of the Macleay Island Progress Association wrote to Cr Mark Edwards, Kim Richards MP and Andrew Laming MP seeking […] Continue reading
Quandamooka Coast Claim By Lindsay Hackett A letter to Council To Whom It May Concern, I have attached for your information a copy of my latest letter to Council about the subject Claim. Use any of the information as you wish, provided only that you do so to support my […] Continue reading
Invitation to SMBI Community Wellbeing Meetings All welcome: Please send this invitation to everyone on Russell, Macleay, Lamb, Karragarra and Perulpa Islands Six workshops have been called in the lead up to a SMBI whole-of-government roundtable meeting in September 2018. These workshops aim to enable community members and […] Continue reading
Exchange trees for weeds at August community event August 2, 2018 Redlands Coast homeowners are up for free native trees in August as IndigiScapes urges residents to become biosecurity-aware and rid their properties of invasive pests. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said whether you’re on the islands or the mainland, […] Continue reading
Security camera policy uses the power of partnerships Redland City Council will work with the Queensland Police and key State Government agencies to implement a new security camera policy adopted at Council’s General Meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a key part of the new policy was entering […] Continue reading
New Redland City Plan adopted Council today adopted a new Redland City Plan and agreed to expedite a potential amendment to further strengthen minimum lots sizes of 400m2 in established residential neighbourhoods. The new plan will come into effect on 8 October 2018. Mayor Karen Williams said now that […] Continue reading
Mayor Williams rolls up her sleeve to give blood Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will be one of over 50 Council staff and elected representatives rolling up their sleeves this month to give blood. And you can do the same! Councillor Williams said it would be her first […] Continue reading
- Adelaide to be home to Australia's new space agency 11th December 2018South Australia beats strong national competition to house the Australian Space Agency, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as a "launching pad to triple Australia's space economy".Caroline Winter And Leah MacLennan
- Desperate May flies to Europe with little hope of Brexit renegotiation 11th December 2018A day after delaying a vote on her Brexit deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May flies to Europe in a last-ditch attempt to renegotiate certain controversial aspects of the deal. But the EU Commission head says there is no wriggle room.
- Russia's 'Werewolf Killer' jailed for life after murdering 80 'fallen women' 11th December 2018Former police officer Mikhail Popkov confesses to dozens of homicides in the 1990s and 2000s, targeting women he viewed as being morally unfit, offering to give them rides in his car, often while wearing his uniform.
- Chinese court orders iPhone ban in patent dispute 11th December 2018A Chinese court orders a ban on several iPhone models for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, but Apple says all of its phone models remain on sale on the mainland.
- The carry-on crackdown might stop locker hogs, but could mean more 'chaos' 11th December 2018If you've ever had your carry-on luggage weighed before boarding a flight, you'll know what an arduous process it can be. But let's examine the pros and cons of this widening crackdown.Alle McMahon
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