Council community grants now available


Applications for the first round of the 2019-20 Community Grants program open this month so now is the time to make your great community-focused idea happen. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the latest round of community grants would support a wide variety of projects and initiatives aimed at strengthening the Redlands Coast community. “Every  Continue reading…

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Council commences master planning for Redlands Coast Regional Sport and Recreation Precinct


The future of sport and recreation on Redlands Coast has received a boost, with the commencement of master planning for Redlands Coast Regional Sport and Recreation Precinct, at 277 – 293 Heinemann Road, Mount Cotton. Mayor Karen Williams said the site, acquired by Council in 2017, would provide the city with new sport, recreational and  Continue reading…

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Boost for Redlands Coast conservation


Redland City Council has boosted its commitment to conservation in its 2019-20 budget adopted today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s Budget would invest $8.7 million into protecting and expanding the almost 9800 hectares of conservation land in community ownership. “Redland City Council owns and manages more land on the community’s behalf than  Continue reading…

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Redlands invests in the future


Redland City Council will use its strong balance sheet and borrowing power to invest in the future of the Redlands Coast under the 2019-20 Budget adopted today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s budget included a small operating surplus and a $58.4 million capital works program targeted at growing and sustaining community infrastructure vital  Continue reading…

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Redland City delivers affordable 2019-20 budget


“Affordability” is the focus of Redland City Council’s balanced budget for 2019-20 which was adopted today. The budget delivers a small projected operational surplus while keeping the average rates and charges increase to 2.66 percent – or about 62 cents a week – for a typical category 1a, owner-occupied household, excluding utilities and State Government  Continue reading…

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Water supply notice – Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands


Seqwater will be undertaking essential maintenance work on Russell Island between Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2019.  Timing is subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays. No full loss of supply is expected during works. Scheduled work  Thursday 27 June, between 9pm – 5am Friday 28 June:  no loss of supply expected but residents  Continue reading…

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Councils unite to seek new options for waste and recycling solutions


A combined effort by five South-East Queensland councils to find feasible and progressive methods of resource recovery and waste disposal has taken a significant step forward. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City Council – in collaboration with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council – was seeking expressions  Continue reading…

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Council adopts erosion plan for Amity Point


Redland City Council has endorsed the Amity Point Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP), outlining its strategy to manage and respond to current and future erosion issues. Redland City Mayor and Chair of Redland City Coastal Adaptation Strategy Steering Committee Karen Williams said the formal adoption of the Amity SEMP followed significant research and consultation with  Continue reading…

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