Monthly Archives: April 2015

Planned burns – 6 – 7 May, Mt Cotton


Weather permitting, our team will be conducting planned burns: Wednesday 5 May Sandy Creek Conservation Area, 2 – 80 Warren St, Mt Cotton Thursday 6 May, 7pm – midnight Orchid Drive Urban Park, Mt Cotton Planned burns assist in reducing fire danger and provide conditions essential for native plant species regeneration. They are necessary to reduce  Continue reading…

Council takes on animal adoptions


Dozens of Redlanders have already contacted Council offering to help with animal adoption and re-housing services following the news that the RSPCA was unable to continue accepting animals from Council’s shelter. The end of the long-standing arrangement means Council will now take responsibility for re-homing unclaimed and abandoned animals.  When a lost animal is found  Continue reading…

City Plan interest grows


A growing number of Redlanders have been reading background information on city planning being published by Council.  The regular weekly Wise Planning & Design columns in the Redland City Bulletin have been helping to demystify the planning process and planning requirements and provide information on City wide issues while Council awaits the State Government’s approval  Continue reading…

Mayor’s Pulse message – May 2015


The Anzac spirit is alive and well in Redland City. Redlanders turned out in their many thousands for the Centenary of Anzac in ceremonies across the city. An estimated 20,000 people flocked to the new Anzac Centenary Memorial adjacent to the RSL in Cleveland for the city’s signature dawn service. Thousands more turned up at Redland  Continue reading…

Park renaming commemorates the Gallipoli centenary


Redland City Council will apply for permission to rename a Cleveland park in honour of the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli. At today’s General Meeting Councillors supported a Mayoral Minute from Redland City Mayor Karen Williams requesting Kinsail Court Park be renamed ANZAC Centenary Park. “Each year on ANZAC Day we remember those  Continue reading…

How much is that doggy from Council?


Council today voted to take responsibility for re-homing unclaimed and abandoned animals after the RSPCA advised it was unable to continue a long-standing agreement to accept our animals. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had been preparing to take on the task from July but had to move quickly after the RSPCA advised last  Continue reading…

Council adopts new set of Redland Local Laws


Redland City Council has agreed to adopt a new set of local laws following two rounds of stakeholder and public consultation. The current local laws will remain in force until 1 July 2015 when the new set of Redland City local laws are formally gazette by the government. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had listened  Continue reading…

Boost for Redlands’ project delivery


Redland City Council has modernised the way it funds projects to ensure ratepayers get best value for their dollar. Under the move, endorsed by Council’s general meeting on Wednesday, senior managers can now approve adjustments to project costs to ensure the work is delivered in line with community expectations. Redland City Council finance spokesman Mark  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – Wednesday 22 April, 2015


ANZAC Day holiday events and closures Six events are being held at Redland City RSL clubs to provide us all with plenty of opportunity to remember and show gratitude to past and present troops. View a full list of ANZAC Day events >> Council Closures Redland Libraries and Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba: Closed ANZAC Day Saturday 25 April. IndigiScapes  Continue reading…