Enjoy Australia Day on Redlands Coast


Special Australia Day parking and safety arrangements will again be organised by Redland City Council this year so everyone can enjoy a relaxing celebration at the Wellington Point Recreation Reserve. Additional parking will also be open at Toondah Harbour over the Australia Day long weekend for those travelling to North Stradbroke Island. Redland City Mayor  Continue reading…

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New nursery set to open as IndigiScapes prepares to expand


Nursery coordinator Ben Webb and volunteers Ron Dunlea and June Gibb put finishing touches to the new nursery ahead of the official opening on Saturday, January 19.

Redlands IndigiScapes Centre will officially open its new native plant nursery at a community event on Saturday 19 January, two weeks before the main centre building closes for refurbishment. Mayor Karen Williams said the nursery opening ensured the community would still be able to access IndigiScapes’ display gardens and local native plants during construction. “Council  Continue reading…

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Council services holiday closures


All non-essential Council services will close Monday 24 December 2018 from close of business, and reopen Wednesday 2 January 2019. This includes Customer Service Centres, Redland Art Gallery (Cleveland and Capalaba) and mainland libraries. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 🎄Merry Christmas from the team at Redland City Council! Posted by Redland City Council on  Continue reading…

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Be ready for wet weather on Redlands Coast


Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Coordination Group Karen Williams is calling on Redlands Coast residents to prepare now for the forecasted heavy rain conditions this weekend. “Heavy to locally intense rainfall is expected over the coming days, with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting severe thunderstorms with damaging to destructive winds, heavy  Continue reading…

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On with the show


At this stage, Christmas By Starlight is set to go ahead at the Redland Showgrounds at Cleveland this Saturday from 3pm-8.30pm. Wet weather is forecast so keep an eye on Council’s Facebook and Twitter. We are monitoring the weather and will advise if the show is cancelled due to the weather.

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Straddie fire rolling blog latest update: Thursday 13 December at 11am


Thursday 13 December at 11am Storms, strong winds and rainfall expected from Friday. Residents are urged to be prepared for a severe weather event expected to begin on Friday, with storms, strong winds and rainfall continuing over the weekend. By late Sunday it is expected that the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen, currently a Category  Continue reading…

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Council committed to protecting community from fire risk


Redland City Council remains committed to protecting the community from fire risk, with work either completed or progressing well on the Fire Management Review’s 56 recommendations. Council today noted a progress update on the recommendations from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service Report of July 2017 and resolved to seek a further update in April  Continue reading…

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North Stradbroke Island fire rolling blog: latest update 10 December as at 4.10pm


4:10pm Monday 10 December 2018 STAY INFORMED: North Stradbroke Island bushfire as at 4.10pm Mon 10 Dec: https://t.co/P2obNEljMk — Qld Fire & Emergency (@QldFES) December 10, 2018   1:10pm Monday 10 December 2018 NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND – bushfire as at 1.10pm Mon 10/12. No threat to property. Waterbombing aircraft working in area this afternoon: https://t.co/LKIRBvWB52  Continue reading…

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