Monthly Archives: December 2014

Toondah plans on course


A headline in the Redland City Bulletin relating to progress on the master plan for Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area project (Page 4, Wednesday 24 December) is incorrect. The Toondah Harbour project has not been delayed as the headline infers. The final concept plans being prepared by the preferred developer, Walker Group, for this  Continue reading…

Bay Island Pool now open: Monday 22 December


The Bay Island Pool has now reopened. It was closed on Friday 19 December due to unforeseen circumstances so we could carry out essential maintenance. If you have any queries regarding the closure please contact 3829 8999.

Stay chilled at the tip this summer


Here’s some pointers for an easier trip to the tip this summer: Boxing Day and New Year’s Day are especially busy times for Redland Bay and Birkdale Waste Transfer Stations, so there may be some delays. Please be patient and know that our staff are doing their best to keep the queue moving. Get sorted  Continue reading…

Christmas Closures – Direct Debits


Due to Christmas period closures we would like to advise rate payers using direct debit that the draw dates will change: Direct Debits  due for: Thursday 25/12/14  –  will be deducted on Monday 29/12/14 Thursday 01/01/15 – will be deducted on Friday 02/01/15

Redlands gets a radar


Redland City’s the BOM…or will at least get a real-time Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) observation station late next year. The weather station will be funded through a $150,000 grant from the State Government’s Natural Disaster Mitigation Program after Redland City Mayor Karen Williams lobbied for the funding. At the moment real-time weather information to Redland  Continue reading…

CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING – SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND: Thursday, 18 December 2014 7:34 pm


The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a cancellation to the severe thunderstorm warning for South East Queensland. Read the cancellation in full: http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ20038.html Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe). The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and  Continue reading…

Green light for Walker Group to continue Toondah masterplan negotiations, extension for Weinam Creek plans


Redland City Council yesterday gave the green light to the Walker Group to continue work on its preliminary masterplan for the redevelopment of Toondah Harbour that will create thousands of jobs in the Redlands. An extension was also granted to Walker Group to continue work on a master plan for Weinam Creek that delivers Council  Continue reading…

Have your say on our Corporate Plan


Redland City Council is reviewing its corporate plan, an important strategic document that will shape Council’s priorities for the next five years. Have your say on key issues facing our community and Council by completing one or more of our online surveys. Each survey mirrors an outcome area of our community plan, and will take  Continue reading…

Council’s back to basics strategy set to deliver long-term operating surpluses


Redland City Council’s back to basics strategy is set to deliver operating surpluses each year from 2015-2025 and reduce debt, according to its revised Financial Strategy released today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Financial Strategy was evidence that Council’s back to basics approach had paid off, placing the organisation in a strong financial  Continue reading…