Monthly Archives: September 2017

Council asks for residents’ help to reduce fire risk in Redlands


Redland City Council is encouraging property owners and residents to join the city’s spring clean as bushfire season begins. Areas being targeted are those identified as having the highest fuel loads (dry leaf litter, long grass and overgrown vegetation). They include Redland Bay, Mount Cotton, Sheldon, the Southern Moreton Bay Islands and North Stradbroke Island.  Continue reading…

Never miss garbage day again with the ‘When Is My Bin Day?’ online calendar


“When is my bin collected?’ is one of the most frequently asked questions by Redland residents. To assist residents, Redland City Council has launched a ‘When Is My Bin Day?’ calendar, which can be accessed on your desktop, mobile, tablet and is printer-friendly. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the city-wide initiative was in  Continue reading…

Our Wonderful Wildlife on display these school holidays at IndigiScapes


As part of Redland City Council’s packed program of spring school holiday activities, IndigiScapes will host its annual Wonderful Wildlife event on Friday 29 September. With a range of free activities for children of all ages, Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said that Wonderful Wildlife was a celebration of the rare and endangered species  Continue reading…

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Two strategies to support economic growth unveiled


Redland City Council today received two strategies and action plans to inform its efforts to drive economic and employment growth in the Redlands. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the Education and Training and Health Care and Social Assistance Industry Sector Strategies and Action Plans were a key part of the City’s economic framework  Continue reading…

Progress of SMBI ferry terminals upgrade


Redland City Council is developing business plans and applications to seek funding from the state government towards the upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands’ (SMBIs’) ferry terminals. The move follows community engagement on the project in February last year, which informed initial concept plans developed by Cardno and Architectus – the design and engineering  Continue reading…

RedFest gets bigger and gets better


RedFest, one of Australia’s oldest community festivals, is set to light up the Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds next week, starting with some great Celtic ‘craic’ with Irish music, dancing and fireworks on the evening of Friday 8 September. Over the following days, RedFest will host an amazing array of more than 300 talented  Continue reading…

Snapper Street Link funding to boost Straddie tourism


More than $600,000 in funding will provide new tourism opportunities at Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island in a joint Redland City Council and federal and state government project. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary welcomed $300,000 from the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI), which partially funds a walking trail link between two top vantage  Continue reading…

Fun for the whole family at Bushcare’s Family Day Out


How much family fun, under the Redland sun, can you handle? Hopefully a lot, because there will be tonnes of fun for the whole clan at Bushcare’s annual free family fun day at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre on Sunday, 10 September, 10am to 2pm. Come and meet Calypto, a very friendly Glossy-Black cockatoo and learn about  Continue reading…