Monthly Archives: October 2017

Wellington Point streetscape day: community call for Village Green makeover


Community consultation on the revitalisation of the Wellington Point streetscape found the majority of people surveyed in June wanted the under-used Village Green revitalised. Input from hundreds of people showed a desire to revamp the space and provide opportunities for new activities, events, play and fun. Redland Mayor Karen Williams said the collaboration with the  Continue reading…

Council urges Redland residents to ‘get connected’ with neighbours


Redland City Council is urging residents to connect with their neighbours to discuss vegetation and property management and for support during disasters. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group Chair Karen Williams said Council has been proactive asking residents to help ‘spring clean’ their properties this season. Cr Williams says it’s also important to  Continue reading…

Redland City Council supports political donation ban


Redland City Council will urge the State Government to look at banning all political donations for election campaigns. It also will call for an investigation into the public funding of election candidates. The requests are included in Council submissions, adopted at a special meeting today (Wednesday), on proposed legislation emanating from the Crime and Corruption  Continue reading…

Redland City Council secures funding for lndigiScapes expansion


Redland City Council has been successful in securing State funding for the stage two expansion of its IndigiScapes Environment Education Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the $916,137 Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (2017- 19 LGGSP).funding towards the $1,526,895 stage two costs. “Ongoing State support and investment in projects such as this is  Continue reading…

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…