Monthly Archives: November 2019

Update – Water restored to Benfer Road, Victoria Point


Update: 12pm Thursday 28 November 2019 Water has been restored to the Benfer Road area, Victoria Point following emergency repairs to a burst water main this morning. Council crews are flushing the repaired main. You may see open hydrants with flowing water – this is necessary to flush pipelines. Please do not approach the hydrants  Continue reading…

Lyngbya at Wellington Point Reserve


Redland City Council has installed signs at  Wellington Point Reserve to advise residents and visitors of the presence of Lyngbya (Lyngbya majuscule), a naturally occurring, blue-green algae that can cause skin, eye and respiratory irritations if people come into contact with it. The presence of Lyngbya is not uncommon for waters around Redlands Coast and  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast set to sing in the Christmas season


The time has come to warm up the vocal chords and lock in the date for the annual Christmas by Starlight concert, Redland Coast’s largest free community event. Hosted by Redland City Council, the event will herald the Christmas season from 4pm on Saturday, 14 December at Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds, Cleveland. Mayor  Continue reading…

Wheels now turning on Redlands Coast driverless bus trial


The RACQ Smart Shuttle hit the streets of Karragarra Island on Redlands Coast today, as part of a Queensland-first on-road trial. The driverless bus, a joint initiative between RACQ and Redland City Council with the support of Council of Mayors SEQ, commenced timetabled services on the island, and residents and visitors were welcomed to step  Continue reading…

Trail creates new southern Russell Island evacuation route


 Works have begun this week on hardening a trail along Lagoon Road, Russell Island to create an alternate evacuation route on the southern end of the island. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said the works to the existing fire trail would ensure it could be used as  Continue reading…

Council powers on towards green energy solutions


A local green hydrogen economy on Redlands Coast is one step closer following a gathering of experts in Cleveland this week. Mayor Karen Williams said Council facilitated the roundtable of scientists, government researchers and representatives from private enterprise at the State Government’s Redlands Research Centre in Cleveland on Thursday, 21 November. “Council brought this group  Continue reading…

Nominations closing soon for Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


Redlands Coast is filled with people achieving the extraordinary across all sectors of the community, and Council’s Australia Day Awards are your chance to shine a light on them and their endeavours. Be quick, however, as nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Awards close on Friday, 29 November. Mayor Karen Williams said the awards recognised  Continue reading…

Christmas tree to light up Redlands Coast festive season


Christmas will come to Redlands Coast with the flick of a switch when the city’s Christmas tree lights up in Library Square, Cleveland on Friday, 29 November. Redland Mayor Karen Williams said the lighting of the tree would include twilight markets, entertainment, Santa’s post box and children’s activities. “The lighting of the Christmas tree is  Continue reading…