Tag Archives: Straddie

Government faces acid test on Straddie mining transition


The Palaszczuk Government must back its North Stradbroke Island mining decision with funding in its coming Budget to start the transition, says Redland City Mayor Karen Williams. Cr Williams said while the decision of Parliament to re-commit to ending mining by 2019 ended uncertainty about the cessation date, it also presented enormous challenges. “This is  Continue reading…

Straddie decision reinforces need for Toondah project


The decision to end sand mining on North Stradbroke Island by 2019 reinforces the importance of the Toondah Harbour development, says Redland City Mayor Karen Williams. Cr Williams said the $1.4 billion Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area project would be a catalyst for Straddie to stake its position as a leading tourism destination. “But the  Continue reading…

Iconic Straddie Gorge Walk to get upgrade


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has welcomed an announcement by Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Mark Bailey that the popular North Stradbroke Island Gorge Walk will receive a $600,000 upgrade. Cr Williams said the joint Council and State Government funding as part of the Queensland Government’s Scenic Lookout Upgrade Program was great  Continue reading…

Snapshot – Wednesday 6 May 2015


Minor home modifications Redland Home Assist Secure can help improve your safety and access at home.  Are you under 65 years of age? Do you own or rent your home? Do you have a disability or need assistance with daily living activities? You may be eligible for financial assistance for minor home modifications that improve your safety and access in and around  Continue reading…

Tourism eNewsletter – Gorge update


 Point Lookout’s ever-popular Gorge Boardwalk will be open throughout the busy Easter period, with visitors having a new viewing platform to take in the stunning views. Work to upgrade sections of the boardwalk, which has been progressing in stages, will be suspended until after Easter. This latest stage will bring the total cost of the  Continue reading…

NSI meetings address economic and community issues


Regular Township meetings hosted by the Mayor; and the inaugural meeting of the North Stradbroke Island (NSI) Economic Transition Group, are some of the regular engagements held with North Stradbroke Islanders as part of efforts to build a strong future for the island which remains the jewel in the Redlands tourism attractions. An inaugural meeting  Continue reading…

Economic Development eNews: August 2014


Let the business begin Have your say Waterfront watershed Accommodation incentives Destination direction International exposure Have an event? Cultural boom Straddie Chamber marketing Sands of time New adventures   Let the business begin Redlands businesses are well placed to bid for the opportunities set to emerge from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. With the  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – 20 May 2014


National Reconciliation Week Short Film Festival at Cleveland Library National Reconciliation Week from 27 May – 3 June is a time to reflect on working together to celebrate our diversity, our cultural differences and our shared values. Council is hosting a free short film festival during National Reconciliation Week in Cleveland Library with daily sessions at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Come  Continue reading…