Monthly Archives: May 2014

Redlands’ Indigenous showcase


National Reconciliation Week will be celebrated in the Redlands with an entertaining short-film festival at the Cleveland library. The free showcase of indigenous culture will run daily at 10am, noon and 2pm throughout National Reconciliation Week from Tuesday 27 May to Tuesday 3 June. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the week was a reminder  Continue reading…

Community fundraising efforts provide liberty


Local resident and motoring enthusiast Stephen Whittam has combined with Redland City Council, Variety Queensland and Ormiston College to add fun to the lives of disabled kids in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Mr Whittam was driving a fund raising effort with Ormiston College to help raise $25,000 for a Liberty Swing  Continue reading…

Planned hazard reduction burns – Point Lookout


Planned burns assist in reducing fire danger and provide conditions essential for native plant species regeneration. They are necessary to reduce the volume of forest litter fuel and assist with hazard reduction. The following burns are scheduled for May: Tuesday 20 May, 1pm – 12am BA18NSI – North of Tramican Street, Point Lookout Wednesday 21  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 13 May 2014


North Stradbroke Island Bushfire debrief Thursday 15 May Bushfire debrief Thursday 15 May Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is inviting North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) residents to attend a formal debrief on the January 2014 bushfire emergency event. When: Thursday 15 May 2014, 9.30am – 11.30am Where: Dunwich Community Hall, Cnr Ballow Road and Junner Street, Dunwich No RSVP necessary QFES and other  Continue reading…

Ribbon to be cut on Macleay Island Skate Park


The ribbon will be cut on the $500,000 Macleay Island community skate park on Saturday 31 May and everyone is invited. The event will include skaters, showing what the new facility is capable of, as well as live music and give-aways. The opening event kicks off at 10am at the skate park on the corner  Continue reading…

Local laws update


Council has proposed to base its local laws on a model developed by the State Government for all Queensland councils. While expressed in a new format, the draft laws essentially cover Council’s existing laws, with most provisions unchanged. You can view the draft laws on our website. At this stage, they are still with the  Continue reading…

Upgrade for Headland Park


Headland Park on North Stradbroke Island will get a $500,000 upgrade with work set to start next week. The project will include new barbeque and picnic facilities, which will give residents and visitors even more to enjoy about the area. The natural layout of the area will also be used to create an amphitheatre, including  Continue reading…

Priority projects to go to market


Investors will soon be invited to submit their plans for two of the city’s key transit hubs at Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek. Council’s changes to the two proposed development schemes, recommended as a result of community feedback, will be reflected in the final planning framework now being finalised by Economic Development Queensland. The final  Continue reading…

Redlands Indigenous showcase


National Reconciliation Week will be celebrated in the Redlands with an entertaining short-film festival at the Cleveland library. The free showcase of indigenous culture will run daily at 10am, noon and 2pm throughout National Reconciliation Week from Tuesday 27 May to Tuesday 3 June. The week offers a great opportunity to learn more about indigenous  Continue reading…

Get connected to nature


Redlanders can discover the unique flora, fauna and fish of the Redlands’ creeks during a special Healthy Waterways celebration in May. Connect to your Creek Week from 17-25 May provides a chance to learn more about the wonderfully wild diversity of the City’s diverse waterways. From helping to check water quality to guided walks and  Continue reading…