Resistance in the 1800s, Minjerribah

Direct Action of the 1800s August 2018, Dr Ray Hovekirk presented his research into the Frontier Wars at the North Stradbroke Island on Minjerribah recounting conflict between soldiers and Aboriginal groups, roughly between 1832 and 1833. “A conflict seems to have erupted over killings and counter-killings involving the European staff of the Amity Point pilot …

65 000 Deaths in the Frontier Wars; Queensland

Dr Ray Kerkhove is an independent historian and cultural researcher specialising in Indigenous history and material culture of southern Queensland. August 24, 2018 he spoke at North Stradbroke Island Museum on Minjerribah about the frontier wars. His reflections on sites of conflict, dates and casualties can be found https://frontierbattleshgrc.wordpress.com/stradbroke-and-moreton-islands/ Research, presented to the Australian Historical …

Controversy Around a Whale Interpretative Centre at Point Lookout

Protest song by Point Lookout resident Clara Durbidge, Change.org petition and 18 739 signatures, radio interviews (with Steve Austin on ABC Radio drive August 2018), news coverage, Point Lookout protest and Vimeo film footage follow pegs in the ground staking out the location of a Whale Interpretative Centre at Point Lookout headlands old tennis courts. Unlikely …

Walker Group will appeal…

The Redlands2030 Facebook page today comments "The Bulletin says Walker Group will appeal the Information Commissioner's decision that Redland City Council should release most of the 589 page Toondah development agreement to Redlands2030. This could delay for some time the community gaining access to important information about the Council's deal allowing Walker Group to build …

The Greatest Legacy

Redlands 2030 has made a remarkable contribution to environmental awareness and appreciation of Cleveland residents. You have built a sense of community and showcased a side of the community here which otherwise would not have found a unified voice. Environmental sensibility will be the new manifesto of the next generation of Redlands voters. My 17 …