Monthly Archives: January 2015

Correcting ALP error regarding One Mile responsibilities


A statement by Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Mulherin that Redland City Council was responsible for infrastructure on State Government land at One Mile on North Stradbroke Island was an error, Mayor Karen Williams said today. Cr Williams this afternoon advised Mr Mulherin of his error that appeared in his letter to Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation  Continue reading…

Art exhibition highlights Minjerribah connections


The latest exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland Connections to the waters of Minjerribah draws strong inspirations from a much-loved part of Redland City. North Stradbroke Island is known to Traditional Owners the Quandamooka People as Minjerribah and has inspired a collection of textile designs from Indigenous contemporary visual arts and craft centre Salt Water  Continue reading…

Council calls for people to get grant applications in


Redland City Council is offering community projects and organisations the chance to access funding through the latest round of Community Grants and Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), which opened recently. Council’s Community Grants and Sponsorship Program offer assistance in two rounds each year and has previously helped hundreds of individuals and groups successfully complete community-driven  Continue reading…

State Government election commitments


We all love living in the Redlands and want to make sure the future of the city is secure.  So with a State Government election fast approaching the Mayor Karen Williams wrote to all state candidates wanting to know where they stand on the issues that matter to our community. State Government decisions can have a  Continue reading…

Science, dogs to the rescue of Redlands koalas


Redland City Council has backed a plan to vaccinate Redlands koalas against the deadly Chlamydia virus and to use specially-trained rescue dogs to track koala colonies. Mayor Karen Williams today received unanimous support to protect koalas, including extending a Chlamydia vaccination trial to the City and using rescue dogs to detect koala scats. “We have  Continue reading…

Council investigates strategic community land acquisition


Redland City Council today unanimously agreed to ensure that the strategic land holding at Birkdale currently owned by Federal Government agencies for community use remain for the benefit of the public. Redland City Deputy Mayor Cr Alan Beard presented a Notice of Motion to today’s General Meeting asking Council instigate negotiations with the Commonwealth to  Continue reading…

Boost for popular Gorge Boardwalk


North Stradbroke Island’s popular Gorge Boardwalk, at Point Lookout, is about to become an even bigger attraction with work on stage three to start soon. The work will add another viewing platform to the stunning 1.2km cliff-top walk, one of South-East Queensland’s most acclaimed tourist attractions, as well as upgrade sections of path. Redland City  Continue reading…

Council to slash mowing backlog


It is all hands on deck with Redland City Council increasing its mowing schedule to get the grass at local parks under control following recent wet weather. Redland City Council General Manager Infrastructure and Operations Gary Soutar said Council would take advantage of every fine day available to reduce the grass in local parks and  Continue reading…

Redland City’s 2015 Australia Day Awards


On Friday 23 January 2015 the recipients of the Redland City Australia Day 2015 Awards were named. Congratulations to the 43 award nominees, 28 award finalists and all award recipients. Photos from the event are available for download on our Flickr page. Citizen of the Year – Mick Bentham Five years ago Mick Bentham visited Nepal, where  Continue reading…