Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Redland City Plan adopted


Council today adopted a new Redland City Plan and agreed to expedite a potential amendment to further strengthen minimum lots sizes of 400m2 in established residential neighbourhoods. The new plan will come into effect on 8 October 2018. Mayor Karen Williams said now that the new Redland City Plan was adopted, Council would commence further  Continue reading…

Mayor Williams rolls up her sleeve to give blood


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will be one of over 50 Council staff and elected representatives rolling up their sleeves this month to give blood. And you can do the same! Councillor Williams said it would be her first time giving blood after being approached by two very passionate Council officers, Dean Butcher and Kelly  Continue reading…

Redlands Healthy & Active program back by popular demand!


Redlands Healthy & Active is back by popular demand, with a third program of low cost activities kicking off on 16 July, coinciding with Term 3 of the school calendar. Redland City Mayor said it was great to see the impact the program was having in encouraging residents to try new activities and schedule regular  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast celebrates NAIDOC


NAIDOC celebrations are set to come alive on Redlands Coast in coming weeks with a rugby league match, a show-stopping concert, arts displays and community days happening across the City. Acting Redland City Mayor Cr Lance Hewlett said it was wonderful to see the City coming together to mark NAIDOC Week, 8 – 15 July,  Continue reading…

Grass clippings put our veteran trees at risk


Some well-meaning Redlands’ green thumbs are dumping their lawn clippings around the base of nearby trees, putting our veteran trees at risk of suffocation, disease and death. Redland City Council Mayor, Karen Williams said simple actions that we think might be helping can actually lead to the demise of our trees, and we want to  Continue reading…

Council hosts tourism guests on Minjerribah


Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) took centre stage on Thursday, 28 June 2018 as 190 staff members and volunteers from visitor information centres across South East Queensland visited the island. Redland City Council hosted the event to showcase the beautiful Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was working with tourism operators across  Continue reading…