Monthly Archives: June 2015

Chinese influences visit Redland Art Gallery


Two new exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, bring to life the close and evolving connections between Australian and Chinese cultures. Transience: A confluence of Australian and Chinese culture and Ah Xian: Metaphysica will be on display from Sunday 5 July – Sunday 16 August 2015.               Redland City  Continue reading…

Hazard Reduction burns on Russell Island: 1-3 July


As part of Redland City Council’s ongoing fire management program three hazard reduction burns are scheduled to take place this week. Weather permitting the following planned burns will take place: Wednesday 01/17/15 9am – 4pm. Turtle Swamp Wetlands: 9 Kumbari Drive, Russell Island Turtle Swamp Wetlands: Mereford Rd/Murraba Rd, Russell Island Thursday 02/07/15 9am –  Continue reading…

Incorrect Courier Mail story regarding rates increases


Council would like to correct an error in Friday’s Courier Mail story – “Rates rise for Coast, Redlands” (page 19). The story incorrectly says that under Redland City Council’s 2015-16 Budget Redlands residents would see a $16-a-week rates rise – in fact the weekly rates increase will only be 31 cents a week. This equates  Continue reading…

Council’s 2015-16 Budget provides residents with cost-of-living reprieve


Redland City Council’s 2015-16 Budget will provide a cost-of-living reprieve for residents, with an average rates increase of just 0.5per cent for a typical household, including all water and utilities charges. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said under this year’s $275 million Budget a typical Redlands’ household with a property value of $280,000 would see  Continue reading…

Rates reprieve, new projects for Southern Moreton Bay Islands


Redland City Council’s 2015-16 Budget will deliver a rates reprieve for Southern Moreton Bay Island residents in addition to more than $9 million in capital projects. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s Budget would see the rates for a typical SMBI property with a land valuation of $44,000, with average water consumption and  Continue reading…

Council 2015-16 Budget helps to green the Redlands


The Redlands’ natural environment will be enhanced by more than $30 million in spending in today’s Council budget. The allocations include a total of $11.65 million for a variety of ongoing environmental operations, as well as $20 million in water, waste water and waste upgrades which will help boost the quality of water which flows  Continue reading…

$21 million for Redlands congestion-busting transport projects


Redland City Council will spend more than $21 million to upgrade roads, transport and pedestrian paths, making it easier, safer and faster for residents to get around the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Council’s 2015-16 Budget included more than $8 million to resurface local streets. “Getting around the city safely and quickly  Continue reading…

Budget 2015-16: What does it mean for you?


Council’s 2015-16 Budget delivers residents with a cost of living reprieve, with Council absorbing millions of dollars in external costs rather than passing them on to residents. View the 2015-16 Budget Highlights video Read the Budget 2015-16 media releases

Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 24 June


Winter school holiday fun! Wondering how to entertain the kids during school holidays? Redland Art Gallery, IndigiScapes Centre and Redland Libraries have a jam-packed program of activities on offer for all ages. Make a video game, a music video or a fairy tale film at Redlands Libraries. With technology projects, art, craft, stories and song,  Continue reading…

Council keeps kids happy these school holidays


There’s no reason for winter blues these school holidays thanks to Redland City Council’s kids’ activity program. Redland City Council’s Cultural and Environmental spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said Council was again offering a great variety of activities for children aged 4 – 16 years to keep school holiday boredom at bay. “Our Redland Libraries, Redland  Continue reading…