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Calls for Island bridge

Posted by: 4bc.com.au | 1 February, 2012 - 7:41 AM
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4BC Drive: Russell Island Bridge lobbyist Joyce Web continues her support for a much needed bridge for residents in need of easy access to the mainland. State Member, Peter Dowling says a bridge is not on their agenda, however the Council has other ideas.

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  • Join our fight to bridge Russell Island. Looking for all land, investment owners/ rate payers of Russell Island. We have a bridge supporter group on Facebook & personally I would like owners on Russell Island who want a bridge to join the fight for required infrastructure & a much required bridge on Russell Island. Tell your friends who may have an interest in Russell. Thank you. Rita

    Rita Thursday 20 November, 2014 - 1:53 PM
  • It's fairly obvious why the council and State Government have not proceeded with the bridge. It would mean that they would actually have to earn the salaries/perks they receive. A bridge would mean infrastructure would be required and as we have seen, both entities talk a good fight but lack the vision, will or commitment to the community to carry it through.

    All too often we accept wastage and second rate performance from elected "representatives" who once in position, forget who they are working for and who is actually paying them - the rate an other tax payers.

    Contact your local member, vote with your feet if you can't get a commitment and "maybe" positive action will be the result.

    Terry Thursday 13 November, 2014 - 10:11 AM
  • Barge/ ferry fees are continuously climbing (barges now $100 return), leaving residents unable to afford to continue to travel for work or to see family & friends. Rarely do visitors come to visit family on the Island due to the high costs involved, however the irony is the populations is growing & we have a highway of ferries/ barges causing regular marine life strikes as another turtle has just been found washed up after being hit by a boat, this turtle has died a slow & painful death, as have many dolphins/ dugongs/other sea life.
    A bridge would solve issues of the Bay being destroyed, having constant marine life slaughter. We have a subdivided community that has suffered enough due to the bridge that was originally planned for. but never built.

    Build a bridge, anything else will be a band aid fix. Will there ever be enough parking for us all ?. Would barges ever cope? I don't think so.

    Rita Monday 3 November, 2014 - 1:09 PM
  • RITA the Bridge Majority all know you are for the Bridge. The bridge to Bribie has made it the most unique pristine life styles in Australia, someone should watch commercials more often on Television. We the family Majority who want a Bridge can all benefit, along with the State Government and Councils or, whom ever builds the Bridge,the Great South East and Queensland will benefit BIG TIME!

    John Friday 17 October, 2014 - 11:41 AM
  • Reg, I am all for a bridge to Russell Island... It is well over due/ the only solution to fix the ongoing parking & travel/community access issues. I'm sure Redland Bay foreshore/ water front residents will not tolerate a growing car park as their only view & what a waste of prime water front this is. The Islands are growing at a higher than expected rate & will continue. The PDA (priority development) will only add to the problems as Russell Island residents have a right to their gateway/ BITS. The Island has elderly & disabled just like any other community & have a right of way to their home. Like I've said before, the band aide solutions are a waste of money & it is time the Redlands City Council stepped up to their responsibilities for adequate infrastructure & a bridge to RI

    Rita Friday 17 October, 2014 - 8:05 AM
  • I'm with Rita too. The bridge to Bribie Island is destroying Bribie Island. The whole reason for moving here and living here is being destroyed by uncaring and unthinking visitors every day. If residents of RI value their environment and their lifestyle, then the last thing they need is a bridge.

    Reg Southern Wednesday 15 October, 2014 - 7:40 AM

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