Monthly Archives: August 2014

Council endorses State and community role in coastal erosion responses


Redland City Council today endorsed the establishment of a senior level Coastal Adaptation Steering Committee to help respond to coastal erosion issues across the City, together with individual Reference Groups for specific coastal erosion sites. Mayor Karen Williams said the Hon Andrew Powell, Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection had already offered the support of  Continue reading…

Public Notice


Redland City Council Part 1: Adoption of a minor amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme Minor zone and overlay mapping amendments Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that Redland City Council at its General Meeting held 30 July 2014 resolved to adopt minor zone and overlay mapping amendments to the Redlands Planning  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – Tuesday 19 August 2014


Doing business with Council Do you own a business in the Redlands area? Come along to this free information session and find out about procurement and business opportunities with council and tips for submitting tenders and quotes. When: Thursday 28 August 2014, 10am – 12 noon Where: Capalaba Place Hall, Capalaba Library, 14 –16 Noeleen Street RSVP: 3829 8414  Continue reading…

Get the facts – correction on flying foxes and koalas


Council would like to set the record straight in response to two items in the Courier Mail’s Village Green section(Saturday 16 August).  The story “BATS COP IT” was inaccurate in stating that vegetation was being cleared at Capalaba to get flying foxes to ‘move on’.  This is not the case; the works involved trimming vegetation under  Continue reading…

Swooping season set to begin


Redland City residents are reminded that the scent of flowers isn’t the only thing in the air as we approach spring. Warmer weather also heralds the beginning of nesting season and swooping behavior for birds such as magpies, plovers and butcherbirds. Redland City Council Environmental spokesperson Cr Paul Gleeson said that while a magpie or  Continue reading…

Curlew Republic connects Gallery and Museum


A new exhibition Artefacts from the Curlew Republic: Painting, video art, sound sculpture and music by Colin Offord and Yilan Yeh, running from Sunday 24 August – Sunday 5 October 2014, connects artwork between two locations. Artefacts from the Curlew Republic, jointly presented at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland and Redland Museum, is the result of  Continue reading…

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Redlands Snapshot: Tuesday 12 August


Local law review Community consultation period now open Council has completed a review of our local laws. To have your say on any provisions – changed or otherwise – make a submission to Council by 8 October 2014. Some changes that may interest you relate to: keeping roadside memorials appropriate and safe clearer requirements for temporary signs  Continue reading…

Disaster preparation education for residents of North Stradbroke Island


Below is a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) media release regarding an upcoming information session being held on North Stradbroke Island. North Stradbroke Island residents are being encouraged to ‘Get Ready’ for bushfires and severe weather events by attending a disaster preparedness information day on Saturday, 23 August. Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) Brisbane Regional  Continue reading…

Roost management works approved for Capalaba flying fox colony


Redland City Council will undertake roost management works at a flying fox colony at Lawn Terrace, Capalaba following approval from the Federal Department of Environment. Redland City Deputy Mayor and Division 8 Councillor Alan Beard said Council had responded to concerns from residents by requesting approval from the Federal Department of Environment to undertake the  Continue reading…