Bligh Street property a conservation win


Redland City Council has confirmed the future use of 30-40 Bligh Street, Wellington Point, a property purchased in early 2018 through the City’s environmental levy. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the 4.55 hectare property was of high environmental value, sitting at the heart of Geoff Skinner Wetlands, and its purchase had completed a significant  Continue reading…

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Council introduces new regulated parking areas


Redland City Council has updated Subordinate Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2015 to include nine new off-street regulated parking areas and one map amendment. Mayor Karen Williams said the amendments followed community consultation conducted earlier this year. “The amendments to this subordinate local law provide mapping for future regulated parking,” she said. “The amendments incorporate  Continue reading…

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Birkdale gas extraction a local energy boost


Redlands Coast received an energy boost this week, with an extension to a project extracting power from old waste going live. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Stage 2 of the Birkdale Landfill Gas extraction project included gas wells being drilled on the western side of the Birkdale Landfill to capture methane for electricity generation.  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast to mark Centenary of Armistice


Remembrance Day this year marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice – the end of World War I. Redland Mayor Karen Williams encouraged the Redlands Coast community to take time on Sunday 11 November to remember Australia’s brave servicemen and women who went into battle for the safety of future generations. “These were real people –  Continue reading…

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Capalaba Regional Park vandalism


Following vandalism to the toilet block at Capalaba Regional Park on the evening of Thursday 1 November, eight toilets will be out of order over the weekend. We hope to have new doors installed by mid next week. Two disabled toilets are still operational, with their doors having been repaired.

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Upsize your bin for Recycling Week and save money


To celebrate National Recycling Week (12 to 18 November), Redland City Council is offering a special deal on upsizing household recycling bins. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was waiving the one-off bin establishment fee when households upgraded from a regular size (240 litre) recycling bin to a large (340 litre) recycling bin. “That  Continue reading…

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Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board welcomes transport and planning expert


The newest member of Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board (REDAB) is set to share his extensive experience in transport and planning with Redlands Coast. Warren Rowe was instrumental in developing the light rail project that has improved connectivity and bolstered significant economic and tourism opportunities across the Gold Coast. Mr Rowe, who recently joined planning  Continue reading…

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Youth Adventure Day heads to Thornlands


Thornlands will be the place to be on Saturday 17 November 2018 when it hosts Redlands Coast’s latest Youth Day Out. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the free Youth Adventure Day, from 11am-3pm at William Stewart Park, Thornlands was the latest in a series of joint events celebrating the City’s young people. “Youth Day  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards nominations open


If you know someone working to make great things happen on Redlands Coast, Redland City Council wants to hear from you. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations were now open for the annual Australia Day Awards, recognising the everyday and extraordinary contributions of remarkable people and community groups on Redlands Coast. “So much of  Continue reading…

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Containers to be removed from Shore Street West site


Redland City Council was recently advised that 4 Simplicity Pty Ltd, trading as Chef’s Inc., has elected to go into voluntary liquidation. Council also reluctantly took action recently to terminate the company’s Licence to Operate after the company failed to meet conditions of the licence. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had made multiple attempts to  Continue reading…

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