Monthly Archives: August 2013

Redlands to get Bellagio by the bay


Redland City will get its own version of the Bellagio Fountain after $750,000 was bequeathed to Council specifically for the purposes of constructing a water feature in central Cleveland. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the fountain would be funded by the Redland Foundation Open Trust. “The funding was gifted to the Redland Foundation Open  Continue reading…

Incidents spark fire warning


Lighting fires on Redland beaches or in the City’s parks without a permit can be costly, Redland City Council has warned. Council’s Open Space, Sport and Recreation spokesman Cr Lance Hewlett (Division 4) said in addition to the risk of a fire burning out of control, unapproved fires could also endanger other park users. “Camp  Continue reading…

Universal yet unique exhibition for the Redlands


The plurality of patterns and singularity of prints will be the focus of two contrasting exhibitions by local artists at the Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland. Pattern: A Universal Phenomenon by Kay Faulkner is a statement on the universality of design, while The art of printmaking: Limited edition prints gives an insight into the work of  Continue reading…

Record set straight on Toondah Harbour dredging and One Mile claims


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has thanked the Groom family, operators of the Stradbroke Flyer, for agreeing to correct misleading and damaging public claims about the treatment of the family business. Cr Williams, Division 2 Councillor Craig Ogilvie, Member for Cleveland Dr Mark Robinson, Council officers and Department of Transport and Main Roads officers met  Continue reading…

Redland City Council fights back against vandals


Initiatives aimed at getting local youths involved in cleaning up graffiti is combining with a new vandalism tracking system to help Redland City Council fight vandalism across the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the new VandalTrak system would provide a faster, easier method for residents to notify Council of graffiti in the Redlands.  Continue reading…

Hazard reduction burn at Capalaba: Thursday 15 August


The Conservation Fire Management Team is undertaking a planned burn today, Thursday 15 August, in the Swampbox Conservation Area, Lot 900 Lyndon Road, Capalaba (see below – area within the red boundary in the centre of the map). Queensland Fire & Rescue Service (QFRS) communication centre has been notified. The burn will be completed by  Continue reading…

Second e-waste drop off facility opens in the Redlands


Free e-waste drop off facilities at Redland City Council’s Birkdale and Redland Bay transfer stations are proving extremely popular, collecting between eight and nine tonnes of e-waste per week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a facility had been operating at the Redland Bay transfer station since June, with a second facility opening at the  Continue reading…

Art quilts on show at Capalaba


The wonderful world of contemporary art quilting will be on show at the Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba, from Monday 19 August. Each of the stunning quilts in the State of the Art 13 exhibition, which runs to Saturday 28 September, is a personal commentary by the artist, inviting the observer to see themselves and the  Continue reading…

Get the facts: Toondah Harbour dredging


Recently there has been a number of media reports and letters distributed that contain inaccurate, misleading or blatantly incorrect information regarding dredging at Toondah Harbour. For this reason Redland City Council feels it is important to clarify this misinformation. The following are the facts: Toondah Harbour dredging project Dredging of Toondah Harbour is still occurring;  Continue reading…