Monthly Archives: October 2017

Mayoral Prayer Breakfast delivers $16,600 boost to Redlands School Chaplaincy programs


The success of the 15th annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast held Friday 18 August, was today officially celebrated with the presentation of cheques totalling $16,637.53. The total amount of funds raised will be divided between 19 current chaplaincies in the Redlands plus Birkdale State School who are working to raise funds for a chaplaincy  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council committed to ongoing protection of residents from fire risk


Redland City Council has solidified its commitment to protecting its residents from fire risk with work now well underway on 52 of the Fire Management Review’s 56 recommendations. The remaining four recommendations rely on the finalisation of other work. Council received a status report at Council’s General Meeting today containing a progress update against the  Continue reading…

Queen’s batonbearers for Cleveland announced


The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) today announced the batonbearers who will carry the Queen’s Baton to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). For the Cleveland leg sportspeople such as Tatiana Grigorieva, Jade Edmistone and Daniel Fox will be joined by local community service heroes. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she  Continue reading…

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Street Speak to the experts on storms, cyclones and bushfires


Redland City Council is hosting its next disaster preparedness Street Speak event at Mount Cotton on Saturday 21 October. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the Street Speak series aimed to provide practical advice and take-home information for residents to be prepared for the coming storm and bushfire season.  Continue reading…

Redland City Council signs MOU with SLSQ on new headquarters


A $71 million surf lifesaving Centre of Excellence and Emergency Services Precinct is a step closer after Redland City Council and Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the project would be an Australian-first and would include a new state headquarters for SLSQ and  Continue reading…

Wet weather brings a mozzie-check reminder


Following recent wet weather, Redland City Council is encouraging all residents to get on the front foot with mosquitoes and search their own backyards for possible breeding sites. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the rain, coupled with warmer weather, provided ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes but there were measures people could take to protect  Continue reading…

Nominate an outstanding Redlander


Redlanders are being urged to recognise the outstanding work of fellow locals by nominating them for the city’s annual Australia Day Awards. Nominations are now open for the 2018 awards in categories ranging from citizen, young citizen and senior citizen to “local hero”. There are also awards for outstanding community organisation, as well as work  Continue reading…

“Willkommen” all animal lovers to Paw-Tober Fest 2017!


For the first time ever Redland City Council’s Animal Shelter will host its Paw-Tober Fest event this Saturday 10am-2pm, a fun family day out – including for the furry family members on leads! With a range of free activities for all ages, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the Paw-Tober Fest event was a  Continue reading…

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Local laws changes proposed


Council agrees to draft Local laws amendments for public consultation Residents will have the chance to provide feedback on proposed amendments to 11 local laws, after Council today agreed to proceed with the proposed amended local laws. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the proposed changes followed requests from the community, with public consultation on  Continue reading…

Refund of special canal and lake charges set to begin


Redland City Council has today announced that canal and lake residents will start receiving refunds of special canal and lake charges by early November 2017. The refund of canal and lake special charges follows a review by Council of the relevant legislation. Following this review Council took the proactive step to refund the unspent charges collected.  Continue reading…