Monthly Archives: November 2015

Landmark Toondah Harbour project master plan unveiled


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has welcomed the decision by Walker Group Holdings to release its proposed master plan for Toondah Harbour. Walker today referred the $1.3 billion Priority Development Area project to Commonwealth Environment Minister Greg Hunt, kick-starting the environmental impact assessment and approval process for the project that will deliver: • A new ferry  Continue reading…

North Stradbroke Island To Host Surf Dive n Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles


Below is a media release from the 2015 Surf Dive ‘n Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles organisers about the upcoming event at Straddie. Queensland’s picturesque North Stradbroke Island and its many quality breaks will play host to the 2015 Surf Dive ‘n Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles between November 28th – December 5th. Six states will be  Continue reading…

Free Christmas concert at Sirromet


Mark your calendar for Christmas by Starlight and enjoy a star-studded line-up of local and international entertainment during the Redlands’ largest free community event on Sunday 20 December at Sirromet Winery. The annual Christmas by Starlight concert, presented by Redland City Council, is the city’s largest free community event of the year. Hosted by Redland  Continue reading…

Council approves application for Shoreline master planned community


Redland City Council last night conditionally approved the Shoreline master planned urban community in the southern Redlands. The $2.3 billion project will provide a mix of lot sizes, new town centre, employment, recreational and sporting facilities, cycle way and footpath networks, bus accessible internal road structure and a network of open space corridors, conservation land  Continue reading…

Council continues its strong financial performance


Redland City Council’s strong financial performance continues with its second consecutive surplus confirmed thanks to a $6.25 million operating surplus for the 2014-15 financial year. The operating surplus was revealed in Council’s Annual Report adopted yesterday, and follows a $14 million surplus recorded last year, which was the first for 15 years. “While last year’s  Continue reading…

Redland City to be home to surf lifesaving centre of excellence


The Redlands could become a nursery for Australia’s best lifesavers with a plan for a potential $50-$60 million surf life-saving centre of excellence to be set up locally. Councillors last night supported a motion from Mayor Karen Williams for Council to explore options to accommodate relocation of Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) state headquarters to  Continue reading…

Bulky waste collection for Redlands


Bulky waste collections are on their way for Redland City following a decision at this week’s Redland City Council general meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the decision to call for expressions of interest from social enterprises to conduct bulky waste collections on Council’s behalf responded to community desire for the service. “Residents have  Continue reading…

$3.3 million State boost for Point Lookout Wastewater Treatment Plant


The new $13 million wastewater treatment plant at Point Lookout has received a major boost with the State Government contributing more than $3.3 million towards the crucial piece of community infrastructure. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had been successful in receiving funding through the 2015-16 Local Government Grants and Support Program. “Scheduled for  Continue reading…

Redlands’ flags at half-mast


Redland City Council’s flags will fly at half-mast this week in tribute to the lives lost in Friday’s Paris terrorist attack. Council CEO Bill Lyon said the gesture, while small, would add to the many displays of sympathy and solidarity with the French being shown across the world. “While we are a small community half a  Continue reading…