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Redlands2030.net is an independent community network for residents of Redlands City in South East Queensland to remain informed and to discuss the future for the Redlands. The network advocates for community-based planning where there is community involvement through genuine consultation

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There once was a creek… Uncovering the lost creek of Rainworth, Rosalie and Milton

There once was a creek that began in the hills of Rainworth (Brisbane, Australia) and flowed through what is now Rosalie Village, where it mingled with a large swamp before winding its way through Milton to the Brisbane River. Though

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 – environmental information resources

The new Brisbane City Plan 2014 has been approved and has a commencement date of 30 June 2014. It will guide how land in Brisbane can be used and developed. Environmental information resources include biodiversity and waterways, natural hazards (including

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Queensland Government flood mitigation initiatives

The Queensland Government is leading several flood mitigation initiatives to implement recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry, and community input is being sought. The initiatives are the Wivenhoe and Somerset Dams Optimisation Study, North Pine Dam Optimisation Study

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Have your say in looking after South East Queensland’s natural assets

The South East Queensland Natural Resource Management Plan 2009-2031 is being updated to better prepare the community and the economy for future pressures such as extreme weather events and natural disasters, including flash flooding, storms and bushfires. You are invited to

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South East Queensland (SEQ) Ecosystem Services Framework

The South East Queensland (SEQ) Ecosystem Services Framework aims to assist natural resource users (i.e. the community, government, non-government, industry, business and researchers) to better understand the connections between SEQ ecosystems and the well-being of the SEQ community, and to incorporate the

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Queensland proposed protected plants legislation changes, submissions close 24 March 2013

Queensland’s legislation managing the clearing and harvesting of native plants is being reviewed and comments are invited. The primary objective of the review is to reduce regulation and improve efficiency for business, whilst delivering better conservation outcomes for native plants.

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South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium

Established in 1998, the South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium (SEQFBC) is a network of land managers and stakeholders devoted to providing a coordinated response and best-practice recommendations for fire management, fire ecology and the conservation of biodiversity in

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Helidon Hills Smokespotters

The Helidon Hills Smokespotters are a group of volunteers who cooperate to locate and report observations of smoke in the Helidon Hills, located west of Brisbane in South-East Queensland. Through their efforts the Smokespotters assist the Rural Fire Service and

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Queensland floods: what do history and river hydrology tell us?

Eastern Australia has experienced devastating floods again in January 2013, just two years after the horrors of the January 2011 Queensland floods. When will flood risk planning adequately reflect the realities of history and river hydrology? Hopefully before more lives

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