Disappointment over ex-HMAS Tobruk not coming to Redlands


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she was disappointed Redlands was not successful in its spirited campaign to bring the ex-HMAS Tobruk to Straddie, however congratulated Wide Bay on their win. “This is particularly disheartening given the urgent need for a transition out of mining to other industries at Straddie by 2019. Scuttling this ship  Continue reading…

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for south east Queensland: 4.15pm Thursday 1 December


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Bureau Of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for south east Queensland for large hailstones, destructive winds and heavy rainfall. Read the full warning on the BOM site: http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ20038.html Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should: * Move your car under cover or away from trees. * Secure loose outdoor items.  Continue reading…

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Severe thunderstorm warning – SE Queensland for damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones


Severe thunderstorm warning for people in the Logan, Redland City, Brisbane City and parts of the Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and Moreton Bay Council Areas as of 2:55 pm Wednesday, 30 November 2016. The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:55 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Beaudesert and Jimboomba. These  Continue reading…

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Designer appointed for SMBI ferry terminals upgrade


Engineering and design firms Cardno and Architectus have been engaged by the Queensland Government and Redland City Council to design an upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) ferry terminals. Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said Southern Moreton Bay Island ferry services were an important link to the mainland for island residents and visitors with  Continue reading…

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New wastewater treatment plant opened


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and Mr Glenn Butcher MP, Assistant Minister for Local Government and Infrastructure, during the official opening of the new wastewater treatment plant at Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island.

A new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant at Point Lookout on North Stradbroke Island was officially opened today ahead of the busy summer holiday period. A joint initiative of Redland City Council and the State Government, and designed to serve the needs of the township for the next 30 years, the new plant is a crucial  Continue reading…

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Council invests in environmental education


The proposed expansion of the Redlands Indigiscapes Centre.

Redland City will be home to a first-class native botanical garden and environmental education centre after Council today approved a master plan to expand its IndigiScapes Centre at Capalaba. Redland City Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary said today’s decision would see the local award winning environmental facility transformed over the next five years. “This already popular  Continue reading…

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Door to door inspections to ensure pet registration


Redland City Council will undertake its regular city-wide systematic inspection of domestic animals between January and April next year to ensure owners are registering their pets. Redland City Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary said Councillors yesterday voted in favour of the inspections, which occur every two to three years as part of Council’s compliance strategy to  Continue reading…

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