Tag Archive | Coochie living

New links

Useful Links – old and new, and those old Coochie newsletters

We’ve just updated the Useful Links page.  We’ve: Removed the entries for (Rachel Krinks’) Island Views and the online Bay Journal, both of which are now defunct; and Added a couple of new entries: Redland 2030 (http://redlands2030.net/) and Redland City Council’s press releases (https://news.redland.qld.gov.au/). Before Rachel we had Bruce Green and Camrin Reeves producing their own […]

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Coastcare-2016

Open fire danger reminder to Redland residents and visitors

A small runaway campfire on Coochiemudlo Island this morning is a timely reminder of the dangers and risk of open fires in fire season, particularly when they start on islands or isolated location. This particular campfire also highlighted poor camper behaviour with vegetation damaged in making the campfire. While there is no total fire ban […]

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Jetty

Coochiemudlo Island and Victoria Point jetty projects

Redland City Council (RCC) is partnering with the Queensland Government to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $4.6 million. Dredging work is also expected to begin at Victoria Point in October 2014 in preparation for the Queensland Government’s planned investment of […]

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Letterboxes of Coochie

It took until 2005 for Coochie residents’ postal (snail) mail to be delivered to their homes.  Prior to that, local residents needed to troop down to the Baywaters Realty office (on Elizabeth Street) by 11 AM to collect their mail. Diane Gillham, a Coochie resident, took these pictures of the letterboxes that  made their appearance […]

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Crimewatch

Coochie Crimewatch – June 2013

  Thieves broke into a Tageruba Street house between Sunday, June 23 and the early hours of Tuesday, June 25. A number of tree-lopping tools were stolen from the property.

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Redland bulk water price up 14%

REDLAND water users should be prepared for higher water bills from July 1 after the state government announced it would hit the city with a 14.3 per cent hike in its bulk water price. On Friday, the state government said it would charge Redland City Council $1717 per megalitre for bulk water, an extra $245 […]

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