Monthly Archives: February 2014

Community survey supports redevelopment of water-front precincts


A community survey on the Redlands’ two waterfront redevelopment projects has shown overwhelming support for development at Weinam Creek and Toondah Harbour and for government to work with commercial partners to fund the critical infrastructure. The full survey can be found on Council’s website >> Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the survey also supported  Continue reading…

Fire debrief outlines lessons learnt from Straddie fire


As North Stradbroke Island continues to heal from the bushfires that ravaged it over the New Year period, the response to the fire by emergency services was discussed during a multi-agency debrief today. Redland City Deputy Mayor Alan Beard, who led Council’s Local Disaster Management Group during the fire, said a key finding from the  Continue reading…

Council chases public service jobs


Redland City Council is building a strong case to secure the relocation of key government services ahead of an official review of State office requirements later this month. Mayor Karen Williams first wrote to Premier Campbell Newman last year pushing the city’s credentials as a centre of strategic significance. She said the Premier had since  Continue reading…

New dog off-leash spot for Amity and Raby Bay


Redland City Council is seeking community input on a proposed new dog off-leash area for Amity Point on North Stradbroke Island. Division two Councillor Craig Ogilvie said residents could have their say from Monday 3 March to Friday 28 March on two possible locations and whether the area should be fenced.  “The new off-leash area  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 25 February


Bin day/week changes Waste, recycling and green waste collection Residential bin collection days and/or weeks are set to change for about 1400 Redlands households, starting from Monday 10 March 2014. This may affect you if you live in Alexandra Hills, Capalaba, Birkdale, Wellington Point or Victoria Point. Collection changes and the dates they take effect will vary. Affected households should  Continue reading…

Work ramps up on Macleay Island skate park


Macleay Island will soon be home to a $500,000 community skate park with work starting on the project this week. Division 5 Councillor for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) Mark Edwards said the project was exciting for all bay island residents. “The facility will be somewhere the entire community can use and is an  Continue reading…

Bin collection changes for 1400 properties


Efficiency improvements in Redland City waste services will result in changes to bin collection days for approximately 1400 properties from next month. View a complete list of affected properties. Redland City commercial enterprises spokesperson Cr Kim-Maree Hardman said the changes were as a result of growth in the city leading to a review in waste collection  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 18 February 2014


Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek draft plans Submissions close next Monday Council is encouraging residents and stakeholders to have their say on the proposed development schemes for Toondah Harbour at Cleveland and Weinam Creek at Redland Bay. If you are not one of the 2000 people who have already attended one of 10 community engagement forums on the mainland or islands,  Continue reading…