Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mayor seeks a share of $220M Mobile Black Spot funding


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has visited the Federal Government to lobby for improved mobile phone service as part of the Australian Government’s $220M black spot funding program. Cr Williams said Council had been lobbying the Federal Government for years for additional mobile coverage in the Redlands, particularly North Stradbroke Island and Russell Island. “There  Continue reading…

Local celebrities pay tribute to a local boy with a vision


Wally Lewis, players from Brisbane Heat, Redlands Cricketers, and other high profile locals will be in attendance this Sunday 18th February at the unveiling of “Andy’s Net” at Three Paddocks Park Cricket Net Facility, Bath Street End, Wellington Point. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said though Andrew Bancroft had tragically passed away in 2010, his  Continue reading…

Koala food tree and others icons at risk from vandalism


Two significant, iconic trees, including a tier-one, high-value Koala food tree, have been vandalised by hacking,  drilling, nailing, and poisoning, and Council is calling on anyone noticing suspicious behaviour to report it to Council or Crimestoppers immediately. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the eyes and ears of Redlanders are needed to catch these vandals.  Continue reading…

Council launches cyber respect campaign


Redland City Councillors today took a unanimous stand against disrespectful online behaviour by publicly committing not to ‘sledge’ on social media, and encouraging others to do the same. Mayor Karen Williams said councillors today voted to support the development of a #pledgenot2sledge social media campaign to encourage greater respect online and encourage more respectful online  Continue reading…