Monthly Archives: July 2019

Council to speak up at 123rd LGAQ Conference


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) conference to join with Queensland councils to lobby the State Government on several key issues: Allowing Councils to raise more infrastructure funding by reviewing the existing State imposed infrastructure cap. Delivering better managed and coordinated State Providing greater certainty for the community in  Continue reading…

Redland City Council takes next reconciliation step


Redland City Council today endorsed its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), an internal document formalising its organisational vision for reconciliation, and a set of principles and actions for the next two years. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the adoption of Kanara Malara – One People 2019 – 2021, Internal Redland City Council Reconciliation Action  Continue reading…

Controlled Burn 30 July 2019- Wellington Street Bushland Refuge, 213-221 Long Street, Cleveland


Redland City Council (RCC) Parks and Conservation crews along with Queensland Fire & Emergency Services (QFES) will be undertaking a planned burn starting today Tuesday 30 July 2019, commencing at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location: Wellington Street Bushland Refuge, 213-221 Long Street, Cleveland It is appreciated that these burns may cause some inconvenience, however all  Continue reading…

Help at hand for Redlands Coast startups


Are you an aspiring Redlands Coast innovator or entrepreneur? Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to give your startup the best chance of success. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Redlands Logan Startup Onramp was a new offering from Redlands Logan Advancing Regional Innovation Program, of which Redland City Council is a key delivery partner. “I’m  Continue reading…

Controlled burns – Macleay Island 24 – 26 July 2019


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews, along with the Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade, will be undertaking multiple planned burns starting today Wednesday 24 July and going through to Friday 26 July 2019. Planned burns will commence each day at approximately 9:30am (weather permitting). Macleay Island locations: 77-95 Beelong Street 15-25 Kardinia Street 1-25  Continue reading…

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…