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Redlands on Stradbroke bridge

Posted by: Staff writers | 2 January, 2013 - 1:06 PM
Stradbroke Island

4BC Summer Drive: The release of state documents from 1982 has revealed the then government's willingness to investigate the possibility of building a bridge linking Cleveland with Stradbroke Island.

The plan was controversial back then and the Newman government says the idea is not on its agenda today.

Summer Drive visited the issue with Redland City Councillor Craig O'Gilvie, who represents Stradbroke Island and Cleveland, and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams.

Both tell Mark Braybrook the idea really doesn't have any legs as far as they're concerned.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Go Rita. My dad lived on Russell Island and I so loved holidays with him. Would love to have a little house there BUT the access via barge is so inconvenient and expensive. A bridge would be wonderful. Keep up the gret work.

    Kelly Friday 4 January, 2013 - 8:53 PM
  • There will be next no support amongst the wider Qld population to pay for bridge. If the property owners on any island want a bridge, then they should pay for it. Can't be too much support among the island owners as they haven't punted any significant money that I'm aware of.

    James W Thursday 3 January, 2013 - 8:22 AM

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