How Redlands Won the War

Capalaba Radio Receiving Site during WWII

It’s tucked away on Old Cleveland Road East…Still there, for the moment, but soon to be shut down and it was what went on at that site, at Birkdale during World War Two that was key in the war win. Redlands was the “Vital Link” that saved the South Pacific from invasion as what was known as the … [Read more...]

National Sorry Day

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Today marks a day when we honour the traditional custodians of our land and stop to acknowledge the hurt and suffering created by past government practices. Minister for Indigenous Affairs Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion has released the following statement. “This acknowledgement is especially … [Read more...]

Region Receives Reconciliation Week Funding

Indigenous people in the Census

Many say it was a year in which Australia came of age. A referendum to recognise Indigenous people in the Census was held 50 years ago, this year and supported by supported by an unprecedented 90% of voters. The vote meant that the populous gave the Federal Government powers to create … [Read more...]

Katter Reacts – Manchester Mass Murders

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Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter says the horrors this week in Manchester must be timely warning for Australia. “The world’s anger and rage over the Manchester murders will not abate. These murders are now occurring with heartbreaking frequency. They come from the seriously demented ISIS … [Read more...]

Drought Status Revoked for Central Highlands

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Acting Agriculture Minister Anthony Lynham has accepted the recommendations of local drought committees to revoke the drought declaration for Central Highlands Regional Council and Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council. The latest revocations bring the drought declared area of Queensland down to … [Read more...]

New Umpire to Sort Resources Disputes

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Landholders and resources companies are a step closer to having a new independent umpire to help resolve disputes over their negotiated agreements following legislation introduced into State Parliament. Minister Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham told Parliament that the new Land Access … [Read more...]

Keeping Kids Safe on The Farm

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A focus on keeping kids safe on farms is the logic behind the State Governments’ annual farm safety calendar competition this year. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace says the annual programme invites kids from across the state to draw pictures about health and safety topics on … [Read more...]