Monthly Archives: June 2019

Water supply notice – Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands


Seqwater will be undertaking essential maintenance work on Russell Island between Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2019.  Timing is subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays. No full loss of supply is expected during works. Scheduled work  Thursday 27 June, between 9pm – 5am Friday 28 June:  no loss of supply expected but residents  Continue reading…

Councils unite to seek new options for waste and recycling solutions


A combined effort by five South-East Queensland councils to find feasible and progressive methods of resource recovery and waste disposal has taken a significant step forward. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City Council – in collaboration with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council – was seeking expressions  Continue reading…

Council adopts erosion plan for Amity Point


Redland City Council has endorsed the Amity Point Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP), outlining its strategy to manage and respond to current and future erosion issues. Redland City Mayor and Chair of Redland City Coastal Adaptation Strategy Steering Committee Karen Williams said the formal adoption of the Amity SEMP followed significant research and consultation with  Continue reading…

Wellington Point a designated bathing reserve


Redlands Coast’s popular Wellington Point Reserve will be safer for bathers and watercraft users, with Wellington Point beach recently designated as a bathing reserve. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had applied to the State Government in January this year for part of the Wellington Point Reserve to be gazetted as a bathing reserve. “The State  Continue reading…

Planned burn notification – IndigiScapes, Runnymede Road, Capalaba


Redland City Council will start a hazard reduction burn at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba at about 10.30 this morning. Burning is expected to take a couple of hours, with mop-up activities continuing throughout the afternoon until the fire is extinguished. The burn will take place in a two hectare section of bushland with  Continue reading…

Digital literacy program encourages Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders to dream big


Redlands Coast has brought the digital divide in Queensland a little closer, with 61 Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders completing the Deadly Digital Communities literacy program, which ran from March to May this year at Dunwich on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the program aims to increase digital literacy  Continue reading…

Update on planned burns for Macleay Island: 11-14 June 2019


Redland City Council – along with the Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade – is intending to undertake hazard reduction burns at six Macleay Island locations from Tuesday 11 June to Friday 14 June, depending on weather conditions throughout the period. Weather conditions have made it difficult to establish fires in the two locations that were  Continue reading…

Council repeats calls for State to implement concealed leaks policy


Redland City Council today voted to repeat its continued requests for the State Government to introduce a concealed leaks policy to refund residents for the costs of the State’s bulk water lost through a concealed leak. Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision would also investigate allowing local charities and not for profit organisations that use  Continue reading…

Taiwan visit presents positive international opportunities


Redlands Coast businesses were on the global smart cities stage as part of a Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) delegation to Taiwan led by Redland City Mayor Karen Williams. Cr Williams tabled a report into the 2019 Smart Cities Mayoral Summit at today’s General Meeting. Cr Williams said the summit, which was attended at  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast family honoured in McMillan Road land naming


A local family’s long association with farming on Redlands Coast will be acknowledged after Council agreed today to name an area of urban habitat in Alexandra Hills after the family. The 9415 sq m property, located at 61 McMillan Road, will be named ‘Wehr Urban Habitat’ in accordance with Council’s Park Naming Guidelines. Mayor Karen  Continue reading…