Equal Pay

Carers And Activists From the conflicts of 1832 and 33, to 1869 when the Benevolent Asylum was established on the island to house the frail, elderly and infirmed people from the settler communities from of the mainland. The care for these people was by both aboriginal and non-aboriginal people. Pay for aboriginal people was however in …

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 …

“North Stradbroke Island begins to become Minjerribah and a whole lot of other things announced” Brisbane Times

Demolition of old Sibelco mining huts on Adams Beach where a new, $3.35 million cultural centre would be built facing the waters of Moreton Bay. "The Minjerribah Cultural Centre should be completed by 2020.  It is the second tangible sign of the Queensland government's $29.75 million economic transition strategyfor 23 projects to slowly lead the island …

Save Stradbroke Active in the Toondah Harbour Redevelopment Campaign

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-06/developer-issues-legal-threat-to-minister-over-protected-wetland/10581734?fbclid=IwAR1GbCUwZZL396b8Zarew0N97SYqAe3KVPiL8SWeL8VTY7IBgrSxrUPiRtg "SHOULD PREMIER PALASZCZUK STEP IN AND REVOKE THE TOONDAH PRIORITY DEVELOPMENT AREA (PDA) PLAN? As we posted last Saturday, the ABC has exposed Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg for rejecting the Federal Government's own independent scientific and legal experts' advice to immediately end the Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area (PDA) proposal. The PDA plan allows …