Celebrate Australia Day on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council has organised special Australia Day parking and safety arrangements so everyone can enjoy a relaxing celebration on Redlands Coast. Additional parking will be open at Toondah Harbour over the Australia Day long weekend for those travelling to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). At Wellington Point, motorists will be able to avoid parking concerns  Continue reading…

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Opt in for alerts and be prepared for emergencies


Redland City Council is urging residents to opt in for its new emergency notification text messaging service that will provide subscribers with emergency news, weather warning updates and notification of road flooding at four key locations. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Karen Williams said the opt-in mobile phone text alert and/or  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast residents urged to be prepared for long fire season


Redland City Council is urging all Redlands Coast residents to be ready and prepared for the continuing fire season. Mayor Karen Williams said the devastating national bushfire emergencies were a powerful reminder for all local households to have an emergency plan and to be prepared. “Council and our local emergency services and agencies are continually  Continue reading…

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Smart approach to Redlands Coast litter collection


Redland City Council is trialling a solar compacting litter bin in a new high-tech approach to litter disposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was hoped smart technology would lead to reduced litter disposal costs and an increase in collection efficiency. The solar compacting bin, which automatically compresses its contents when needed then advises  Continue reading…

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Make water saving your New Year’s resolution


While there are currently no water restrictions for Redlands Coast, the hot and dry conditions continue and residents are encouraged to remain water wise and make water savings a New Year’s resolution. The latest water supply assessment by Seqwater shows that the SEQ Water Grid dams continued to drop during December, losing almost 2.5% over  Continue reading…

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Redland Bay’s ‘Mr Soccer’ acknowledged in park renaming


A resident who was once known as the ‘Mr Soccer’ of Redlands Coast will have a community park renamed in his honour. Mayor Karen Williams said the site currently known as Donald Road Sportsfield on Donald Road, Redland Bay would be renamed John Edward Downie Sportsfield. “John Edward Downie migrated to Australia from the United  Continue reading…

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Council team delivers Christmas cheer to families in need


Christmas for many local families will be a little brighter thanks to the efforts of some Redland City Council employees. In an internal Christmas drive that started in October, Council’s Customer Service team members have been consistently gathering Christmas gifts and festive food items for less fortunate community members. Mayor Karen Williams said the team  Continue reading…

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Camels remembered at popular Redland Bay park


A herd of camels that once grazed in paddocks at Redland Bay will be remembered after Council today resolved to rename Falkirk Parade Park as Camel Paddock Park. Mayor Karen Williams said many residents remembered the camels that were kept on the site in Falkirk Parade when it was little more than a grassy paddock.  Continue reading…

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Council set to market test demand for industrial land on Macleay Island


Redland City Council will soon invite Expressions of Interest for the private, commercial use of industrial land on Macleay Island. Mayor Karen Williams said the northern portion of the Council-owned land at 20-24 Kate Street, Macleay Island was surplus to Council’s operational requirements and was zoned for low impact industrial development. “Releasing the industrial zoned  Continue reading…

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