Monthly Archives: March 2016

Sod turned on $3.2m Runnymede community facility


Construction is set to start on the $3.27 million Horizon Foundation Community and Education Centre, a facility that will transform underutilised Council-owned land at Capalaba and provide hundreds of jobs. Redland City mayor-elect Karen Williams, Division 7 councillor-elect Murray Elliott, Horizon Foundation Vice President Dr Wayne Clarke and Chief Executive Officer Joe Gamblin today turned  Continue reading…

Council calls on residents to celebrate our creeks


Residents are being encouraged to celebrate local waterways with a series of water-based activities planned at the Redlands Connect Expo to be held on Saturday 9 April as part of Connect to Your Creek Week. Redland City Environment and Regulation Group Manager Gary Photinos said the Council-supported Healthy Waterways initiative recognised the role local creeks  Continue reading…

April in the Redlands: World record attempts, environmental pursuits and plenty more on offer


Residents are encouraged to join a unique world record attempt next month as Rotary Club of Cleveland, in association with Relay For Life, vie for the title of the longest line of gold coins on Saturday 16 April at Cleveland Showgrounds. The second Ribbon of Gold coin challenge will raise funds for charity and add  Continue reading…

Entries open for the 2016 Redland Art Awards


Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery and open to all Australian artists. Redland Art Gallery director Stephanie Lindquist said the long-running competition featured four awards this year, with more than $20,000 in prize money on offer. “With a thriving arts community  Continue reading…

Get the facts: Media reports citing $100 million loan for essential roadwork


A story appeared in the Redland City Bulletin on Wednesday 9 March citing a $100 million loan from Redland City Council to the State Government to fix traffic congestion on Cleveland Redland Bay Road, which is a State Government road. The figure of $100 million quoted by the media was not provided by Council and  Continue reading…

Scheduled power outage will affect website: Sunday 20 March


Due to a scheduled power outage on Sunday 20 March, our website www.redland.qld.gov.au will be unavailable for several hours between 7am and 1pm. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. The 2016 Local Government election results can be found on the Electoral Commission Queensland website.

State Government land value increase does not mean an increase in rates: Council


Redland City Council is reminding residents that they have no involvement in property valuations and that an increase in property valuations doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in rates. Redland City Council Chief Executive Officer Bill Lyon said Council had been contacted by residents following the recent release of new property valuations by the State Government.  Continue reading…

Redlands enriched by new citizens


Cultural diversity in the Redlands will be celebrated on Wednesday 9 March when 75 residents from around the globe take part in the city’s citizenship ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Council’s General Manger of Organisational Services, Nick Clarke, said the city’s newest Australian citizens hailed from 26 countries, demonstrating the cultural diversity  Continue reading…