One Nation candidate for election to visit SMBI Just a very brief ‘heads up’, there is another candidate on the election. Steve Dickson is no stranger to our neck if the woods, having owned a caravan park in Thornlands. In conversation with Steve, he mentioned that he plans […] Continue reading
Petition being raised to find alternatives to vehicle parking for islanders at Redland Bay. Ian Olsson has raised an E-Petition. Link at the bottom. Posting Date: 12/03/2019 Closing Date: 9/06/2019 TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland Queensland residents draws to the attention of the […] Continue reading
Emerald Moon on Weinam Creek meeting “I was honoured to join locals at the Weinam Creek rally on Sunday and support their right to have their voices heard. “While not necessarily a federal responsibility, this issue is emblematic of key concerns that keep popping up for me as the local […] Continue reading
Dr. Tom Baster on Weinam Creek meeting I invited both Andrew and Tom to make a written commentary on the Weinam Ck. meeting. I have tried to contact Green’s Emerald Moon as well, but to no avail – I’ll keep trying. It was a pleasure to be able to attend […] 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
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
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
- Death toll climbs after giant Chinese chemical plant blast 23rd March 2019The death toll from a massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China rises to at least 64, with hundreds of others injured, as details of the company's dismal safety record come to light.
- Winx powers to 32nd straight victory in George Ryder Stakes 23rd March 2019In what may be the penultimate race of an extraordinary career, Winx extends her winning run to 32 consecutive races by claiming the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill.
- Live: Sharks tackle Titans as NRL round two continues 23rd March 2019The Sharks and Titans are first up on Saturday's NRL menu, before the Knights play the Panthers and the Sea Eagles take on defending premiers the Roosters. Get live scores, commentary and stats in our ScoreCentre.
- Calls for end to spread of false information after racism claims over NT cyclone shelters 23rd March 2019Claims on social media that Aboriginal people are being housed in tents while non-Indigenous evacuees are being accommodated in hotels are denied by Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner, who calls for unity during a natural disaster.Neda Vanovac
- 'I still feel a numbness': Families' 40-year wait for answers in cold case triple murder 23rd March 2019The mystery of who killed three friends in cold blood on a road trip in north-west Queensland 40 years ago is "solvable", detectives say, as they and the victims families launch a new appeal for information on the case.Lucy Murray
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