Council security camera policy to include antisocial behaviour Redland City Council has responded to a request from the community to broaden its security camera policy to include the term antisocial behaviour. Mayor Karen Williams said the term had been added to the policy section that described the cameras’ purpose, with […] Continue reading
Andrew Laming secures CCTV for Weinam Creek It has been a long time coming, a very long time. After continual changes and buck passing as to responsibility, Andrew Laming has been the one who seems to have delivered on the Weinam Creek CCTV debacle – In a recent Msg, via […] Continue reading
Redlands Coast supports SEQ City Deal Proposal Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has thrown her support behind a Queensland Government and Council of Mayors (SEQ) joint proposal to the Federal Government for a City Deal. The Transforming SEQ proposal – announced by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad and […] Continue reading
It can happen to anyone – romance scam Acting Sergeant Brendon Winslow on Jan 24, 2019 @ 10:45am Late last year I was asked by a member of the Bayside community to come and speak to their family member regarding ‘their love life’. For this story, we will call the victim […] 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
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
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
Free bus loop to ease hospital parking Council calls on State for free bus loop to ease hospital parking pressures Redland City Council is calling on the State Government to implement a free bus loop servicing Cleveland, marine transport hubs and Redland Hospital. Mayor Karen Williams said she wrote to […] Continue reading
Redland City SES crews are paying it forward in Townsville Redland City SES crews are paying it forward in Townsville, working alongside locals and state agencies to help that community deal with unprecedented flooding. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said four Redlands SES volunteers arrived on Saturday with seven more […] Continue reading
- California couple who kept their 13 children captive plead guilty to child abuse 23rd February 2019The abuse came to light when one of the captives, an emaciated 17-year-old girl, escaped through the window of her parents' house and called authorities.
- Outback NT town rallies to feed stray dogs left in wake of riot 23rd February 2019Hundreds of bags of dog food are delivered to the outback community of Ali Curung to feed starving animals left behind after a violent riot prompted many people to flee the area.Alexia Attwood
- 'Their devastation is our joy': Channel Country graziers celebrate one-in-40-year 'dry flood' 23rd February 2019Light planes, helicopters and even jet skis are being used to push cattle to higher ground as floodwater that killed as many as 500,000 animals in Queensland's north and central-west moves south, and graziers are welcoming it with open arms.Steven Schubert And Ben Deacon
- Good Samaritans rescue a dog from freezing river — and then realise it's a wolf 23rd February 2019A group of good Samaritans rescue a helpless pooch trapped in the icy waters of Estonia's Parnu river — only to discover the dog is actually a wolf.
- Defqon, FOMO music festivals among those labelled 'higher risk' in NSW 23rd February 2019The New South Wales Government is warned more music festivals could leave the state, after it names more than a dozen events that will be affected by new licensing regulations brought in after a spate of drug-related deaths and illnesses.Angelique Lu
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