BirdLife Southern Qld and the Toondah Harbour proposal in the news
A comprehensive article featuring campaigners Judith Hoyle and Kathy Clark from BirdLife Southern Queensland featured in Redland City Bulletin on August 14, 2019, demonstrating that the message is being heard!
“BirdLife campaigners say the Toondah Harbour priority development area boundary should be changed to stop it encroaching on the Ramsar-listed wetlands.
In a petition signed by nearly 500 Redland residents, the campaigners called on the council to ask the state to revise the boundaries of the Toondah Harbour PDA to exclude wetlands in the Moreton Bay Ramsar site.
Cr Wendy Boglary said that she had presented the petition - which would be considered by chief executive Andrew Chesterman and a report made to the council - because she was listening to people's concerns and had concerns about infrastructure and the development's environmental impact.
"Moreton Bay has been identified as the most significant habitat for eastern curlew within Australia," Judith Hoyle said. "We have a custodial responsibility."“
Read the full article here.
To find out more about BirdLife’s Toondah Bay campaign, and to sign a letter to the Queensland Premier opposing the development click here.
To see a video of the community support for Judith and Kathy at the council meeting click here ( their speeches start at about 9.40 minutes) . Via Chris Walker.
Kathy Clark, Judith Hoyle and Crs Paul Bishop and Wendy Boglary at GJ Walter Park which is part of the Toondah Harbour priority development area.
Photo: Cheryl Goodenough