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Coochie residents clean up the coast

HUNDREDS of tonnes of sand and more than 1500 saplings and native grasses have been returned to Coochiemudlo Island beaches thanks to the efforts of 80 dedicated Coochiemudlo Coast Care volunteers. Despite their hard work, more than half of Coochiemudlo Island beaches remain closed since ex-tropical cyclone Oswald hit the island during the Australia Day […]

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Bayside Bulletin

Council blamed over failing jetties

COOCHIEMUDLO Island residents are ready to take on the state government and the Redland City Council for failing to upgrade jetties at Victoria Point and on the island by 2013. In May 2011, council received $4.25 million to meet half the cost of replacing the council-owned Coochiemudlo Island ferry terminal and fully pay for an […]

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Bayside Bulletin

Council claims it could cost $50m to take out fluoride

REDLAND City Council is claiming it could cost upwards of $50 million to stop fluoride being put into the city’s water supply. Under the state government’s Water Fluoridation Act, passed in November, councils withdrawing from fluoride are liable for all costs incurred including those by the water grid manager, Seqwater. Redland Water and Waste general […]

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Bayside Bulletin

Redlands snubbed in NBN rollout

Redland City has been ignored in NBN Co’s three-year rollout strategy, released late last month. Nowhere in Redland city, including its six main islands, will get the NBN in the next three years, according to NBN Co maps showing the network rollout. Under the National Broadband-Network rollout plan, 93 per cent of the nation will […]

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Council suspends operator and ensures barge service to 19th December

  Redland City Council made the following announcement on their website at http://redland.qld.gov.au on 5 December 2011: On 5 December, Council issued a two-week suspension notice and compliance notice to the operator of the Coochiemudlo barge services to address the breaches of their permit, including failure to operate in accordance with permit conditions.  As a […]

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Island Views – December 2011

  This month’s issue of Island Views is out. Download your copy of Island Views – December 2011 (PDF, 2.0MB) now. With this issue Rachael Krinks bades farewell to her role as Island Views Editor.  We thank Rachael for putting pen to paper to the stories, big and small, of those who live on Coochie.  Are you […]

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