THE RESULTS ARE IN FOR THE 2022 ELECTION. THE ELECTORS HAVE SPOKEN. BUT WHAT DID THEY SAY? There has been a never-ending stream of analyses being said and/or written on this subject on TV, on radio, in the newspapers, and in internet postings and discussions. It’s...
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND SCIENCE HAS LAUNCHED A  “STUDY”  TO DETERMINE  “SUSTAINABLE VISITOR CAPACITY”  FOR BEACH DRIVING ON BRIBIE’S BEACHES.  WILL THE “STUDY” INCLUDE ANYTHING OTHER THAN JUST GATHERING OPINIONS?  WILL IT ACTUALLY MEASURE ANYTHING?  HAVE THE CONCLUSIONS ALREADY BEEN REACHED?

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND SCIENCE HAS LAUNCHED A “STUDY” TO DETERMINE “SUSTAINABLE VISITOR CAPACITY” FOR BEACH DRIVING ON BRIBIE’S BEACHES. WILL THE “STUDY” INCLUDE ANYTHING OTHER THAN JUST GATHERING OPINIONS? WILL IT ACTUALLY MEASURE ANYTHING? HAVE THE CONCLUSIONS ALREADY BEEN REACHED?

The Department of Environment and Science (DES) recently announced a “study” to be undertaken by international consultants EarthCheck (https://earthcheck.org/) to determine “sustainable visitor capacity” for the beaches in the Bribie and Cooloola National Park areas. ...

YET ANOTHER APPLICATION HAS BEEN LODGED WITH MBRC FOR A MATERIAL CHANGE OF USE OF THE SANDSTONE POINT HOTEL SITE. HOW MANY MORE ARE GOING TO COME? WILL THEY EVER STOP? WILL COUNCIL CONTINUE TO APPROVE THEM REGARDLESS?

Following the 2020 Council elections, a contributor to the June/July editions of The Bribie Islander made the following comments on the challenges facing the new Council: Development Application Approval: Rightly or wrongly, MBRC has developed the reputation of...