Monthly Archives: March 2015

IndigiScapes Good Gardening Expo to delight green thumbs


 Redland IndigiScapes Centre is hosting the highly popular Good Gardening Expo in partnership with Redland Organic Growers on Saturday 11 April 2015. Redland City Council’s environmental spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said the expo was a great free school holidays event that promoted growing organic food, native gardening and recycling green waste. “Redland Organic Growers and  Continue reading…

Seqwater planned burn at Amity Monday 30 March


Seqwater crews will conduct a low intensity planned burn near the Amity Point Water Treatment Plant (off Claytons Road) on Monday 30 March 2015, subject to weather conditions. The planned burn will reduce fuel hazard levels to help mitigate risks of wildfires, and manage biodiversity. For more details on this planned burn, visit Seqwater’s Facebook  Continue reading…

Reports provide independent analysis of Toondah Harbour PDA proposal


Two expert reviews have provided an independent analysis of the Walker Corporation’s proposal to revitalise Toondah Harbour.   Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the detail of the reviews was confidential at this stage due to the commercial nature of the Walker proposal, which was yet to receive final approval. “These reviews were commissioned by  Continue reading…

Have your say on Council’s draft Corporate Plan


Residents are encouraged to be part of Council’s strategic direction by having their say on the new draft Corporate Plan, which was adopted by Council for public consultation at today’s General Meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the draft Corporate Plan 2015-2020 would be open for public consultation from Friday 27 March until Friday  Continue reading…

Residents advised not to swim in lagoon at Cylinder Beach


Redland City Council is advising residents that swimming in the fresh water lagoon at Cylinder Beach, North Stradbroke Island is not recommended after routine sampling revealed elevated levels of Enterococci. The sampling is part of routine water testing, which occasionally reveals elevated levels of Enterococci bacteria.  Council has installed signs at the lagoon advising residents  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 25 March 2015


Free school holiday activities Redland Art Gallery invites children and families to participate in Kids on Tour Jemima Wyman Pattern Bandits, an exciting holiday program of projects and activities developed by the artist and the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art’s Children’s Art Centre. Drop-in sessions 10am-2pm. No bookings required. Venues and dates: North Stradbroke Island Wednesday 8  Continue reading…

Council calls on residents to celebrate our creeks


Redland City Council is calling on everyone to celebrate our local waterways as part of Connect to your Creek Week from Saturday 21 March to Sunday 29 March. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Council-supported Healthy Waterways initiative would shine the spotlight on the great work being undertaken to protect and enhance local waterways.  Continue reading…

Residents urged to support Vanuatu cyclone relief appeal


Redlanders are known for their generosity and Council is asking everyone to dig deep to help our pacific neighbours in Vanuatu as they recover from Tropical Cyclone Pam. Residents can help by supporting a Local Government Association of Queensland relief appeal that has been launched on behalf of the state’s 77 local councils. The appeal is asking for  Continue reading…