Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pulse eNewsletter – October 2013


Message from the Mayor – Get Ready Redlands Art exhibitions showcase sustainability, femininity and an appreciation of the sea Snakes alive when temperature rise Clean up the bay Go wild Have your say on water Boost for Coochie Save the date   Message from the Mayor Get Ready Redlands The devastating scenes witnessed during the recent  Continue reading…

Red or green substance appearing in waterways


Recently we have had reports from the public of red or green substance appearing in waterways around the Redlands, notably near Cleveland Point and Raby Bay. The substance is Trichodesmium, which is a bright green naturally occurring algae that releases a pink substance. What is Trichodesmium and how does it occur? Subtropical climates provide warm and  Continue reading…

Capture the Redlands on camera and win!


It’s time for the Redlands’ budding David Attenboroughs to get snapping with the annual IndigiScapes digital photographic competition opening on 1 November. The popular focus on our wild Redlands offers cash prizes in a range of categories. “The amazing wildlife of the Redlands offers potential for that really special photo, as Jun Lembumfacil’s winning snap  Continue reading…

Public notice: Adoption of a minor amendment package to Redlands Planning Scheme


Minor Amendment Package 02/2013 Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that Redland City Council at its General Meeting held 9 October 2013 resolved to adopt Minor Amendment Package 02/2013 as a minor amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme. The 02/2013 Minor Amendment Package includes: Home Business Facilitating opportunities for a home business  Continue reading…

Residents urged to ‘Get Ready’ for severe thunderstorms tomorrow


Residents across the southeast and central areas are being urged to ‘Get Ready’ for severe thunderstorm activity tomorrow. The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has predicted a surface trough will enter the southwest of the State tonight and approach the Southeast Coast District tomorrow afternoon and evening. Showers and severe thunderstorms are likely as the trough moves  Continue reading…

Exhibitions showcase sustainability, femininity and an appreciation of the sea


The Redland Art Gallery at Cleveland will come alive with three exhibitions showcasing art from three talented artists from next week. Council’s Arts, Culture and Innovation spokesperson Cr Paul Bishop said the exhibitions would offer a variety of experiences for art lovers. “The first two exhibitions will feature the works of artist Jo D’Hage in  Continue reading…

Snakes alive as temperatures rise


Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for snakes as they become more active with the onset of warmer weather. Redland City Council environment spokesperson and Division 9 Councillor Paul Gleeson said residents needed to be aware that the onset of spring meant snakes were out and about. “Snakes are part of living  Continue reading…

Economic Development eNewsletter – October 2013


Message from the Mayor: Secret’s out – Redland City the place to be Redlands’ international exposure Investment central Making headlines Planning for the future CBD momentum   Secret’s out: Redland City the place to be The secret’s out: Redland City is officially on the map as a great place to live, work and do business.  Continue reading…

Hunt on for remarkable Redlanders


Do you know of a remarkable Redlander or community group who deserves recognition for doing something special for the Redlands? If so, we want to hear from you. Nominations are now open for the Redland City Australia Day Awards 2014 to honour those who have made outstanding contributions to the City. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Dead or dying birds in the Redlands


The Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection has explained that the appearance of dead or dying Short-tailed Shearwaters or “mutton birds” at various locations in the Redlands, is part of a natural phenomena. The birds are likely to be dying from exhaustion and starvation as a result of bad weather conditions during their 10,000  Continue reading…