Monthly Archives: August 2019

The future is here: RACQ driverless bus to hit the road


Karragarra Island on Redlands Coast has been selected as the site for Queensland’s first trial of a driverless bus  – the RACQ Smart Shuttle. The trial was announced today by Redland City Council and the State’s peak motoring body RACQ. Mayor Karen Williams said better transport was a priority for residents, and Council was determined to  Continue reading…

13 August 2019 – Planned Burns Russell Island (13 – 16 August 2019)


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews, along with Russell and Lamb Island Rural Fire Service (QRFS), will be undertaking multiple planned burns on Russell Island this week starting today Tuesday 13 August and going through to Friday 16 August 2019, commencing each day at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Locations: 172-216 High Street (Whistling Kite  Continue reading…

Show Day Public Holiday Closures


Council Offices & Customer Service Centres Redland City Council offices and customer service centres will be closed on Monday 12 August 2019, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 13 August 2019. Libraries The Libraries will be closed for electrical maintenance on Saturday 10 August 2019 and Monday 12 August 2019 for Show Day public  Continue reading…

$34.1 million Southern Islands passenger ferry terminal upgrade


Redland City Council and the Queensland Government are a step closer to a $34.1 million upgrade of Redlands Coast’s four Southern Island passenger ferry terminals. Council has welcomed a State Government offer to design and co-fund with Council the long-awaited rebuild of the terminals and will now commence negotiations for a Deed of Agreement with  Continue reading…

6 August 2019 – Controlled Burns, Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah)


Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation crews will be undertaking multiple planned burns in the Point Lookout area on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah, starting today Tuesday 6 August and going through to Friday 9 August 2019, commencing each day at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location George Nothling Drive, Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island (Tramican Street and  Continue reading…

Find out about ageing well at free community events


Redlands Coast residents wanting to find out about ageing in their own homes are encouraged to attend a special presentation focussed on creating and maintaining a connected and supportive community for local seniors. Redland City Mayor Karen William said Council would be hosting two special presentations by Waverton Hub (NSW), free to the community. “This  Continue reading…

1 August 2019 – controlled burn, Greater Glider Conservation Area, Alexandra Hills


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews will be undertaking a planned burn starting today Thursday 1 August 2019 in Alexandra Hills at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location: Greater Glider Conservation Area, 250-354 Redland Bay Road, Alexandra Hills It is appreciated that these burns may cause some inconvenience, however all attempts will be made to limit  Continue reading…