Waterbombing and backburning continue on Straddie Fire A fire continues to burn at 18 Mile Swamp, near Blue Lake on the eastern side of North Stradbroke Island and is currently located in the vicinity east of Enterprise Mine. There are no immediate threats to townships. Water bombing and backburning is […] Continue reading
Fire update as at 4.40pm Friday 30 November Residents gather at North Stradbroke Island for community meeting North Stradbroke Island residents have gathered at a community meeting in Dunwich this afternoon to find out the latest information about a fire burning in 18 Mile Swamp, near Blue Lake on […] Continue reading
Macleay Island Crime Wrap I must apologise, no excuses I just forgot about these. I received the Macleay on the 8th and just got the Russell one today, which reminded me .. oops! Stealing of or from a motor vehicle and/or vessel Between Saturday, October 13 and Saturday, October 27, offenders […] Continue reading
Russell Island Crime Wrap I must apologise, no excuses I just forgot about these. I received the Macleay on the 8th and just got the Russell one today, which reminded me .. oops! Burglary Stealing of or from a motor vehicle and/or vessel Between November 6 and 9, unknown offenders […] Continue reading
Doggie Discrimination or Local Law enforcement? My name is Malcolm Swanson, I am a long time resident of Karragarra Island I’ve recently been fined by Redland City Council for having my dog off his leash whilst I was standing just outside my front gate, the dog being only […] Continue reading
MACLEAY ISLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY MAY/JUNE NEWS With the money raised from our recent Plant and Book sale we have been able to purchase lots of new books. Some of these books have been requested and others are books published in 2018. Below is just a small sample. Readers of […] Continue reading
Priority Development now Permanently Delayed Islanders want to know why and what happened by Tim Barker It was a dreary, drizzly day and cloudy. But there seems to be no “Silver Lining” to this cloud. The Walker Group, seemingly with the blessing of Council have tossed in the towell and […] Continue reading
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State urged to fulfill Redland island ramp pledge Redland City Council has urged the State Government to urgently fulfill its pledge to investigate building a new boat ramp at Russell Island’s Rocky Point. It follows petitions to both Council and the State Government from island residents asking for […] Continue reading
Explore Material Matters at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland Redlands residents will be treated to a thought provoking art exhibition when Material Matters comes to town on Sunday 3 June 2018. Material Matters, by acclaimed Brisbane-based artist Kay S Lawrence, includes photographic works, sculptures and video. The artworks feature objects […] Continue reading
Walker Group’s Weinam Creek proposal will not proceed Redland City Council has announced that in conjunction with Walker Group, a decision has been made not to proceed with Walker Group’s Weinam Creek Priority Development Area project proposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would instead take on […] Continue reading
Council appalled at budget proposal to sell Birkdale land for unneeded housing Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the city has been blindsided by a Federal Government move to sell Commonwealth Land at Birkdale for 400 houses, labelling it as deplorable. Cr Williams said Council had been trying to buy […] 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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