Monthly Archives: August 2019

Minjerribah (Straddie) place markers share Quandamooka storylines


Quandamooka artists Delvene Cockatoo-Collins and Belinda Close have unveiled the concepts for their public art place markers at Mulumba (Point Lookout) and Pulan (Amity Point) at Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). The artists’ works share Quandamooka culture and storylines that are thousands of years old and will allow all those who experience them, whether visitor or  Continue reading…

Mayoral prayer breakfast sets fundraising record


A record $25,000 fundraising effort was today confirmed for State School chaplaincy programs across Redlands Coast at the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast, bringing to almost $100,000 the amount raised in the past five years. More than 280 people, including school chaplains, church and school leaders, government representatives, business people and community members, attended  Continue reading…

Amity Point to host Council NSI update in September


Redland City Council is inviting North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) residents and visitors to drop into Amity Point Hall on Saturday 14 September for updates on a range of Council projects. Mayor Karen Williams said the North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) Community Open House, from 10am – 12 noon, would be an opportunity for members of the  Continue reading…

Redland City Council responds to suspected dog baiting


Redland City Council is deploying all available resources at local parks, including surveillance cameras, in response to more suspected dog baiting incidents. It also is investigating offering a reward for information which leads to successful prosecution. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she had also written to the Queensland Police Service offering Council’s support in  Continue reading…

UPDATE: Dunwich Fire as at 3.30pm 23 August 2019


UPDATE as at 3.30pm 23 August 2019 A bushfire near Dunwich on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is currently burning within containment lines. Crews were alerted to the fire burning within the vicinity of Mitchell and Rainbow Crescents at about 10pm on Thursday, 22 August. Fire crews from Redland City Council, Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, Queensland  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast Garage Sale Trail launch


Redlands Coast households, schools and community groups are set to join more than 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October as a part of Australia’s ninth annual Garage Sale Trail. A multi award-winning community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail is powered by more than 140 local councils nation-wide. This  Continue reading…

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…