Monthly Archives: October 2017

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…

Redland City acts on Coroner’s findings


Redland City Council will review the speed limits on Russell Island roads and look at improving lighting along its major traffic routes. It follows acceptance at today’s Council meeting of the Coroner’s recommendations following the inquest into the death of 14-year-old Ethan Stephenson on the Southern Moreton Bay island in 2014. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Redland Libraries breaks down its walls


Gone are the days of “shooshing” at Redland Libraries, with the adoption today of Council’s new Library Services Strategy 2017-2022, which has a strong focus on creating welcoming multi-use spaces and providing innovative services, both on and off-site. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Redland Libraries were increasingly seen as facilitating community connection, not just  Continue reading…