Monthly Archives: September 2016

Redlands osprey chick’s first flights


The Redlands’ celebrity ospreys have shown off their new chick to the world. The osprey fledgling took its first tentative flight recently from its nest atop a specialised 20m nesting pole built last year by Redland City Council at Wellington Point. Deputy Mayor and local councilor Wendy Boglary said it was thrilling to see the  Continue reading…

Possible water disruptions for Cleveland and Ormiston on 10-11 September


Redland City Council is advising residents of possible water disruptions in Cleveland and Ormiston this weekend (Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September) as the result of further work being undertaken on the local water network. This is a continuation of recent works that affected some Cleveland and Ormiston properties on the 27-28 August. Council’s General Manager  Continue reading…

The bells have rung – Redland National Town Crier Championship a success


Redland City along with official Town Crier Max Bissett hosted an elaborate display of lace, velvet and gold braid over the weekend for the 25th National Town Crier Championships. “Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!” was the resounding call heard across the fields of the Redland Showgrounds as 15 town criers from across Australia and New Zealand and  Continue reading…

Help needed to solve mangrove vandalism


An investigation has been launched into the destruction of marine vegetation at Wellington Point, with mangroves at the Wellington Point Reserve vandalised and a number of trees and plants showing signs of deliberate poisoning in the Geoff Skinner Wetlands. Redland City Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Wellington Point Wendy Boglary has urged the public to  Continue reading…

Council calls on the community to Sink Tobruk for Straddie!


Redland City Council has launched a community campaign calling on the State Government to select the waters off North Stradbroke Island as Queensland’s choice as the final resting place for the ex-warship HMAS Tobruk. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the campaign would support a formal expression of interest Council will lodge asking Queensland Premier  Continue reading…

State Government announcement a good start: Mayor


Redland City Council has welcomed with cautious optimism, today’s announcement that the Queensland Government will kick-off their North Stradbroke Island transition strategy this week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while today’s long-awaited announcement was a positive; she needed to see the full detail of the transition plan to gauge its effectiveness in supporting the  Continue reading…

Local real estate company to invest millions in Cleveland CBD


A two-story office block that will employ 50 staff and inject millions into the local economy is set to be built in the Cleveland Central Business District. Local company LJ Hooker Cleveland will expand its business premises by constructing the new office complex on a portion of land at 2-16 Wynyard Street purchased from Council’s subsidiary company  Continue reading…