Monthly Archives: September 2015

Revised waste strategy open for comment


Residents are invited to have their say on the City’s revised waste strategy, open for public comment from 14 September until 9 October 2015. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2015 – 2020 updated the existing strategy Sustainable Resources from Waste Plan, which was adopted in 2010. “State government  Continue reading…

Planned burns from 10 September at Macleay Island


Council, in conjunction with the QFES Rural Fire Service, is planning to conduct a hazard reduction burn at bushland area at Aruma Street and Balaka Street, Macleay Island between the 10 September and 18 September 2015 (weather permitting). Planned burns reduce fire danger and provide conditions essential for native plant species regeneration.  Site preparations and limited  Continue reading…

Speaker forums talk Aboriginal sports, politics and performing arts


The Learning Centre, Cnr Welsby Street and Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island Queensland Government Minister Leeanne Enoch, Mayor Karen Williams, Uncle Bob Anderson, former AFL champion Che-Cockatoo Collins and actors Lafe Charlton and Mark Sheppard are just some of the guest speakers at Redland City Council’s second ‘Let’s Listen, Let’s Yarn’ Speakers Forum day  Continue reading…

Redlands seeks funding to develop NSI Signage


Redland City Council today voted to seek State Government support to improve signage across North Stradbroke Island to better promote its facilities and natural assets. Redland City Mayor said Council would now apply for funding through the Queensland Government’s NSI Economic Transition Fund. “As the Island begins the transition away from sand mining, it’s crucial  Continue reading…

EOI open for Economic Development Advisory Board Chair


Expressions of interest have opened for Redland City Council’s Economic Development Advisory Board Chairperson. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the board would maximise economic opportunities for the region and lead the implementation of the Redland City Economic Development Framework 2014-2041. “The Redlands is on the cusp of strong growth – a fact confirmed at  Continue reading…

Draft Redland City Plan 2015 open for Public Consultation


Redland City Council is encouraging the community to be part of the City’s future by viewing and having their say on the Draft City Plan 2015, which will be released for public consultation on 14 September following a special meeting today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council moved quickly to release the draft city  Continue reading…

Quandamooka Country becomes City’s largest Land for Wildlife area


Almost 1400 hectares of bushland on North Stradbroke Island will be further enhanced after the largest Land for Wildlife declaration in the city was finalised recently. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the declaration was a partnership between Quandamooka Yoolooburabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC), Redland City Council and SEQ Catchments. “The new Land for Wildlife area  Continue reading…

Get the facts: Response to City Plan availability


The Redland City Bulletin has today wrongly stated in headline that the City Plan Due Out This Week and further stated that the City Plan 2015 ‘are (sic) expected to be released this week’. (Note the Draft City Plan 2015 was also submitted for State approval for public release in November 2014 not February 2015 as  Continue reading…

Unanimous vote to form volunteer fire brigade


Redlands residents living in high fire risk areas of the city have voted unanimously to form a rural fire brigade in the Mount Cotton/Sheldon area. More than 100 landowners attending a public meeting on Sunday endorsed a move to seek registration of a new volunteer brigade by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES). The  Continue reading…