Monthly Archives: July 2019

Council to ramp up NSI economic transition funding campaign


Redland City Council will ramp up its campaign for more investment by the Queensland and Australian governments in the economic transition of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) from sand mining. Councillors this week supported a Council-prepared advocacy document that called for increased funding to make it more affordable to visit the island, improve communications and deliver  Continue reading…

Council backs calls for State to join Barro Quarry court appeal


Redland City Council has backed calls from Mount Cotton residents for the State Government to join them in a Planning and Environment Court case opposing the Mount Cotton quarry. Division 6 Councillor Julie Talty successfully moved an amended resolution in today’s Council meeting, calling for the State through the Minister for Planning to join as  Continue reading…

Rural Enterprises Industry Plan approval highlights high value local opportunities


Council today endorsed its Rural Enterprises Industry Sector Action Plan, ensuring future growth opportunities in Redlands Coast’s rural industry sector. Mayor Karen Williams said with Redlands Coast retaining major areas of regionally designated and locally zoned rural land, the action plan supported many of the city’s naturally wonderful values and attractions. “The potential to grow  Continue reading…

Council to investigate whitewater rafting and adventure sports on Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast could be home to an aquatic adventure and rescue precinct after Council today resolved to investigate a combined whitewater rafting/canoeing and emergency training facility. Mayor Karen Williams put a Mayoral Minute to today’s General Meeting, asking Council to investigate the project, which would include an Olympic standard whitewater rafting and kayaking facility. “This  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast served on a plate at Regional Flavours festival


The naturally wonderful tastes of Redlands Coast will be served up at Australia’s largest free food and wine festival, to be held at Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands from 10am-5pm on 20-21 July. The 11th annual Regional Flavours festival supports Queensland farmers and small businesses, offering a weekend of delicious food, wine, beer and fun. There  Continue reading…

Council community grants now available


Applications for the first round of the 2019-20 Community Grants program open this month so now is the time to make your great community-focused idea happen. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the latest round of community grants would support a wide variety of projects and initiatives aimed at strengthening the Redlands Coast community. “Every  Continue reading…