Monthly Archives: March 2014

Council to engage with community on city planning


Redland City Council will embark on a public consultation process around key aspects of city planning prior to a draft of the Redland Planning Scheme (RPS) becoming available for formal public comment later this year or early next year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while there was no revised RPS document currently available for  Continue reading…

Cleveland gallery’s photographic coup


Take a walk on photography’s wild side at Photographic Abstractions, a Monash Gallery of Art travelling exhibition showing at the Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, from Sunday 30 March. The exhibition, which continues to Sunday 11 May, draws on the Monash gallery’s collection of works by 33 Australian artists who use photography for the abstract rather  Continue reading…

Online services outage: Friday 21 March – Monday 24 March


The following  online services will be unavailable from 6pm Friday 21 March until 8am Monday 24 March due to planned maintenance. PD Online (Planning and development online system) MyServices Animal management: registering animals and paying animal charges Rating services: checking rates payments, printing rates notices, paying rates Property services: accessing property details and property searches  Continue reading…

New lease of life for Koala Fun Run


Get training because the Koala Fun Run is on in just a couple of months! Redland City Council is pleased to announce a partnership with a local community group to ensure the fun run continues. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Run for Redlands – 48-hour Charity Festival Inc was successful in securing sponsorship of  Continue reading…

Council listens to community on waterfront projects


Redland City Council has listened to the community and will ask the State Government to amend the plans for the two waterfront development projects in line with community feedback. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the amendments Council would recommend to the State Government included reducing building heights at Toondah Harbour by a third. “The  Continue reading…

Applications open for Multicultural Business Scholarships


Applications are being called for the Redland City Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarships. The scholarships, a Redland City Council initiative, aim to develop local business management and entrepreneurial skills by providing a Certificate IV in Business Management. They are open to Redland City residents from diverse cultural backgrounds, with applications closing at 5pm on Friday, 28  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 18 March


Disaster Resilience Forums Help us plan for future emergencies Come along to a disaster resilience forum in March and help Council and other emergency agencies prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster events. Community feedback will inform Council’s Disaster Management Plans. Local knowledge is invaluable in this process. Forums Wednesday 19 March, 3pm – 5.30pm: Mount Cotton State School, Mt  Continue reading…

Exhibition focuses on the power of influence


Re-enter the real world at Amy Carkeek’s The End of Aesthetic Illusion exhibition at the Redland Art Gallery Capalaba from Monday 24 March. In this exhibition, which continues until Saturday 3 May, this emerging Queensland photographic artist strips the veneer from Western society’s façade and poses the question: “How we can continue the visual spectacle  Continue reading…

Black spot project makes busy intersection safer


Approximately $550,000 is being spent to improve safety at one of the Redlands’ busiest intersections at Government and Moores Road Redland Bay.   Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards said the project had commenced recently and was expected to be completed by the end of June.   “Located near a local school and being a key transport  Continue reading…

Have your say: Redland City Disaster Management Plan


Residents are encouraged to be part of the next two phases of Redland City Council’s Disaster Management Plan with engagement sessions beginning next week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the next two phases of the plan would be specifically aimed at mainland communities. “The genesis of Redland City’s four-part Disaster Management Plan is in  Continue reading…