Council

Come clean Noosa. Are we on target for Net Zero by 2026?

Government’s everywhere are being asked to back up their expansive claims on emissions reduction targets. Perhaps it’s time for Noosa Council to do the same.  With the recent release of Council’s annual report, we have yet another document that restates

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River plan back to stagnation – again

Endorsement of the Noosa River Catchment Management Plan has been deferred until July 2024, following a 3-3 Noosa Councillor vote, with Mayor Clare Stewart’s casting vote breaking the deadlock. Concern from boating and fishing interests which use the river, about

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Councillor reprimand over Lions Park battle

Noosa councillor Brian Stockwell has been officially reprimanded for breaching the Councillor Code of Conduct. The reprimand came from council at Thursday’s Ordinary Meeting following an itemised confidential discussion between councillors. Cr Stockwell had been reported to the Office of

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“Too many fire engines” and too many levies

If you have young children or grandchildren, you may have been introduced to the episode of Thomas and Friends titled “Too many fire engines”.   I am quietly suspicious that this episode may have been written right here in Noosa.

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Slinging the mud, Noosa style

In 30 years Noosa has changed dramatically, but when it comes to the grubby side of local politics, some things haven’t changed much in those three decades. After the Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) was established in 1989, frivolous complaints about

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Come clean Noosa. Are we on target for Net Zero by 2026?

Government’s everywhere are being asked to back up their expansive claims on emissions reduction targets. Perhaps it’s time for Noosa Council to do the same.  With the recent release of Council’s annual report, we have yet another document that restates

READ MORE

River plan back to stagnation – again

Endorsement of the Noosa River Catchment Management Plan has been deferred until July 2024, following a 3-3 Noosa Councillor vote, with Mayor Clare Stewart’s casting vote breaking the deadlock. Concern from boating and fishing interests which use the river, about

READ MORE

Councillor reprimand over Lions Park battle

Noosa councillor Brian Stockwell has been officially reprimanded for breaching the Councillor Code of Conduct. The reprimand came from council at Thursday’s Ordinary Meeting following an itemised confidential discussion between councillors. Cr Stockwell had been reported to the Office of

READ MORE

“Too many fire engines” and too many levies

If you have young children or grandchildren, you may have been introduced to the episode of Thomas and Friends titled “Too many fire engines”.   I am quietly suspicious that this episode may have been written right here in Noosa.

READ MORE

Slinging the mud, Noosa style

In 30 years Noosa has changed dramatically, but when it comes to the grubby side of local politics, some things haven’t changed much in those three decades. After the Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) was established in 1989, frivolous complaints about

READ MORE