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Redland Council Candidates – who don’t accept developer funding

These candidates are not against development, they’re against taking donations from developers. They are also not against business – in fact they’ve got ideas that will enhance business and employment. They’re simply committed to act in the community interest when considering development applications.   The Candidate List: For those divisions marked** see bottom of page […]

List of Redland Council Candidates – who don’t accept developer funding

These candidates are not against development, they’re against taking donations from developers. They are also not against business – in fact they’ve got ideas that will enhance business and employment. They’re simply committed to act in the community interest when considering development applications.   The Candidate List: For those divisions marked** see bottom of page […]

Jobs & Sobs

– the “wicked problem” of Toondah, Straddie & Moreton Bay Australia’s Mining Boom is over, most of the profits went overseas and little tax was paid. There’s lots of talk about unemployment and perking up other industries. What’s this got to do with Redlands and Moreton Bay? Well, just over there is another mine. A […]

Poem: I’m Moreton Bay – Please Help Me

  A poem that links the threat to Moreton Bay and our way of life in the Redlands  The bay’s health has declined significantly since the above poem was written 20 years ago – yet Redlands City Council is about to put the bay under its greatest threat ever with a huge residential development on 60 […]

New Video grapples with Toondah Harbour mega-proposal

Moreton Bay, its wildlife and it’s fishing  are under threat from the Toondah Harbour mega-development proposal 1.4 million tonnes of wetlands and seabed are planned to be dredged – 60% more than at controversial Abbots Point – .. to create land for 10 storey buildings, 3600 units with a population of 10 000 people and […]

New Website: A Balanced Council

This new website informs the Redland community about our Council’s last term – a story of secret meetings and developer donations – but few ideas Redlands liveability and Moreton Bay have been put under threat from a Council that prioritizes residential development above all else On this website we: Detail the dysfunction in Council over the last four […]

New Video Tackles Developer Campaign Contributions

  “Gifts” create obligations – Donors denial of this would be laughable if it were not so serious. See the grubby fingerprints of developer funded decision making and how it’s led to dysfunction in Council over the last four years See the List of Redland Council Candidates that don’t accept developer funding The liveability of […]

Deadline to Oppose 2035 Extension of Straddie Sandmining

The Katter Party Bill currently in parliament paves the way to a further extension of sandmining on Stradbroke Island to 2035. There’s only days to act to make a submission by Feb 29.  The Queensland Government must retain its commitment to phasing out sandmining on Stradbroke Island by 2019 and expanding the island’s existing tourism […]