Monthly Archives: January 2014

Wellington Point Australia Day arrangements


Special Australia Day parking and management arrangements will operate at popular Wellington Point Recreation Reserve to help ensure celebrations are enjoyed by all park users. The Redland City Council arrangements include controlled entry to the reserve from 7am to 6pm on Sunday 26 January. Councillor for the area Wendy Boglary (Division 1) said the assistance  Continue reading…

Straddie Bushfire – Community Feedback Survey


Community feedback survey With the bushfires on North Stradbroke Island declared out, Redland City Council, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Police Service are seeking your feedback on how this event was managed. You can provide your feedback through this short survey or by emailing info@redland.qld.gov.au. This survey contains seven questions and should take  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – 14 January 2014


Straddie open for business Council and the Straddie Chamber of Commerce are encouraging visitors back to Straddie in the wake of the bushfires. Explore beautiful beaches, enjoy stunning ocean views and help our Straddie operators at the same time. Check out the latest images on our Facebook page. For camping inquiries contact Straddie Camping on  Continue reading…

Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek draft plans released


Draft plans for the Redlands’ two most important and exciting new projects are now available for public viewing. It is a significant step in the transformation of Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour and Redland Bay’s Weinam Creek Priority Development Areas into integrated transport, tourism, residential and business hubs. Redland City Deputy Mayor Councillor Alan Beard urged Redlanders  Continue reading…

Straddie fire update and feedback sessions: Wednesday 15 January


As the severity of the bushfires on North Stradbroke Island reduces, Redland City Council, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES and Queensland Police Service invite North Stradbroke Island residents and visitors to attend a get-the-facts public meeting. The latest fire information will be provided and questions can be answered on topics including: • An overview of the Straddie bushfires and  Continue reading…

Straddie bushfire update – Saturday 11 January


Blue Lake, Keyholes and Alfred Martin Way at Straddie, have reopened today after nearly two weeks of bushfires. Brown Lake is still closed.   Update from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES): UPDATE North #Stradbroke Island. Crews remain on scene at multiple fires burning on North Stradbroke Island. Today crews will water bomb a slow burning fire  Continue reading…

Straddie – Open for business


The sky is blue, the water crystal clear and the ocean views as breathtaking as ever. Redland City Council invites you to visit Straddie! The world’s second largest sand island is well and truly open for business after almost two weeks of bushfires. Not only will you have a wonderful break, you’ll be helping Straddie  Continue reading…

Change to Redland Water on Tues 14 and Wed 15 Jan


On Tuesday 14 January and Wednesday 15  January the North Stradbroke Island water treatment plant will  be offline to allow Energex to install critical electrical switching equipment to the plant. This is essential work and will greatly add to security of the power supply and enable rapid recovery in events such as the fire on  Continue reading…

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