Monthly Archives: January 2015

It’s a lawn way to the top: mowing progress across Redland City


Council teams and contractors are working hard to mow as many parks as possible throughout the Redlands following recent wet weather. This week we’ve been focusing on foreshore and high-use parks so residents and visitors can enjoy these areas over the Australia Day long weekend. While we are working hard to mow as many places  Continue reading…

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Sign up for free business workshops


Redland City Council has launched its first series of free business workshops for 2015. The workshops are designed to give busy local business owners easy, free access to new skills and knowledge to improve their business operations. Redland City Council’s economic development spokesperson Cr Julie Talty said that the workshops covered a range of important  Continue reading…

Exhibition paints the history of Queensland in watercolour


More than 50 exquisite watercolours from the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Collection will be on display when Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s–1980s visits Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland from Sunday 8 February – Sunday 22 March 2015. Works include watercolours from Conrad Martens, Harriet Jane Neville-Rolfe, J.J. Hilder, Kenneth Macqueen, WG  Continue reading…

Council plans set to help residents enjoy Australia Day


Redland City Council will implement special parking and traffic arrangements to help everyone enjoy this Australia Day in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said with its beautiful coastline and parks, the Redlands was always a popular location for people celebrating Australia Day. “Redlands’ beaches, parks and reserves are always popular over Australia Day  Continue reading…

Lifesavers check stinger numbers at Wellington Point


Redland City Council and Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) have today conducted a marine net drag at Wellington Point to check for stingers at the popular swimming spot following recent reports of Morbakka Jellyfish. Redland City Council General Manager Organisational Services Nick Clarke said the net drag did not find any marine stingers. “While there  Continue reading…

Get the facts: A response to a letter to the editor about Toondah Harbour artist’s impression


Council would like to respond to a letter to the editor entitled ‘Artist’s bad view’ that appeared in last week’s Redland City Bulletin (14 January).   In the letter, the author quite understandably expressed concern about the artist’s impression of what the Toondah Harbour development could look like.  The artist’s impression published in the RCB  Continue reading…

Wellington Point beach re-opened but warnings remain


Redland City Council has reopened Wellington Point swimming areas that had been closed because of a Morbakka Jellyfish threat. Redland City Council Chief Executive Officer Bill Lyon said the decision to reopen the area followed an onsite inspection by Council officers and Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) and was on the advice of SLSQ. “While  Continue reading…

Funding to enhance koala habitat in Redlands


A joint media release from Federal Member for Bowman Andrew Laming MP, Redland City Council and SEQ Catchments. Critical koala habitat in Redlands will be enhanced this year thanks to almost $77,000 in Federal Government funding. Federal MP Andrew Laming said the funding would allow SEQ Catchments and Redland City Council to plant 14,200 trees  Continue reading…

Beach area closed at Wellington Point Recreation Reserve: Sunday 11 January


Redland City Council advises residents and visitors that the beach bathing area at Wellington Point Recreation Reserve has been closed due to reports of marine stings. Redland City Council Chief Executive Officer Mr Bill Lyon said Council today ordered the area closed after reports of another child being stung by a marine stinger. “Council’s decision  Continue reading…