Monthly Archives: March 2017

Media Release: Redlands Severe weather update – ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie


Destructive winds and heavy rainfall is currently on a direct path to Redlands, with the heaviest rainfall expected between 6pm and 9pm this evening and winds expected to continue until early tomorrow morning. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Redland Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said there was an increased risk to North  Continue reading…

Media release: Severe weather update – ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie


Rainfall totals of 200mm remain likely over the next 24 hours, with the possibility of isolated falls exceeding 400mm. The Local Disaster Management Group has been stood up to manage emergency operations Be prepared Go to the Redland Disaster Management site and check critical information for your preparation and preparedness. There is potential for flash flooding  Continue reading…

Sandbags available ahead of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie


Update: sandbag stations will now be open all day today and as needed into the night. Self service sandbagging stations will be re-established at the following locations on Thursday 29 March ahead of forecast heavy rainfall. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Cleveland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park), Long Street Cleveland on Thursday 7am to 4pm. Council staff  Continue reading…

Updated 2:51pm Prepare now for severe weather conditions


Updated 2:51pm Heavy rain and damaging winds are expected across the Redlands on Thursday and Friday as ex-tropical cyclone Debbie makes its way south. Self service sandbagging stations will be established at the following locations on Wednesday 29 March. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Cleveland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park), Long Street Cleveland on Wednesday 3:30pm until  Continue reading…

Easter holiday makers to enjoy extra parking at Toondah Harbour


Visiting Straddie over the Easter break is about to get easier, with Council providing additional parking areas to accommodate the busy holiday period. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would open up the temporary parking area behind the old CSIRO building at Toondah Harbour from 12-17 April, with access available through the Wharf Street  Continue reading…

School Road Safety Guide Launch


Local school children are set to be safer in school zones following Redland City Mayor Karen Williams’s launch of the No Excuses School Road Safety Guide at Redland Bay State School today. Cr Williams said the No Excuses Guide, produced by Redland City Council with a Community Road Safety Grant for the Queensland Government, highlighted  Continue reading…

Memorial garden soon a reality


Work will start soon on the new Bay Island Memorial Garden on Russell Island. Local Councillor Mark Edwards (Division 5) said the memorial garden would allow Southern Moreton Bay Island residents to pay their respects to lost family and friends without having to travel to the mainland. “Island residents have long wanted a place of  Continue reading…

Ten year Infrastructure Plan agreed for State review


Redland City Council has agreed to the Draft Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) outlining the type, timing and location of planned infrastructure for the city over the next decade to 2027. The Draft LGIP will now go to the Department of Infrastructure Local Government and Planning for agreement from the Minister to publicly consult on  Continue reading…

Redland City youth invited to innovation forum


Great achievements and big ideas will be the order of the day at Redland City Council’s RedGen <30 Youth Innovation Forum on Friday 7 April, when an exceptional line-up of successful young innovators will inspire participants by sharing their personal journey of how they turned their dream into reality. The first in a series of  Continue reading…