Monthly Archives: December 2019

Redland Bay’s ‘Mr Soccer’ acknowledged in park renaming


A resident who was once known as the ‘Mr Soccer’ of Redlands Coast will have a community park renamed in his honour. Mayor Karen Williams said the site currently known as Donald Road Sportsfield on Donald Road, Redland Bay would be renamed John Edward Downie Sportsfield. “John Edward Downie migrated to Australia from the United  Continue reading…

Council team delivers Christmas cheer to families in need


Christmas for many local families will be a little brighter thanks to the efforts of some Redland City Council employees. In an internal Christmas drive that started in October, Council’s Customer Service team members have been consistently gathering Christmas gifts and festive food items for less fortunate community members. Mayor Karen Williams said the team  Continue reading…

Camels remembered at popular Redland Bay park


A herd of camels that once grazed in paddocks at Redland Bay will be remembered after Council today resolved to rename Falkirk Parade Park as Camel Paddock Park. Mayor Karen Williams said many residents remembered the camels that were kept on the site in Falkirk Parade when it was little more than a grassy paddock.  Continue reading…

Council set to market test demand for industrial land on Macleay Island


Redland City Council will soon invite Expressions of Interest for the private, commercial use of industrial land on Macleay Island. Mayor Karen Williams said the northern portion of the Council-owned land at 20-24 Kate Street, Macleay Island was surplus to Council’s operational requirements and was zoned for low impact industrial development. “Releasing the industrial zoned  Continue reading…

Redland City Council Holiday Closures 2019


All non-essential Redland City Council services will be closed from close of business on Tuesday, 24 December 2019 and reopen on Thursday, January 2 2020. This includes Customer Service Centres, Redland Art Gallery (Cleveland and Capalaba) and mainland libraries. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 Waste transfer stations and collection services Kerbside waste collections will  Continue reading…

Redland City Council Local Fire Ban extended as at 17 December 2019


A Fire Ban is current from 0001hrs Wednesday 17 December 2019 until 2359 Monday 30 December 2019 in the local government areas of Moreton Bay Regional Council, Brisbane City Council and Redland City Council. More information on the fire ban here: redlnd.cc/FireBan To report a fire, please contact 000 (triple zero) If you have any  Continue reading…

$8.1mill School of Arts Road, Redland Bay roadwork completed as more work planned


An $8.1 million section of roadwork on School of Arts Road and Collins Street Redland Bay has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget, paving the way for Council to start upgrading nearby water infrastructure in the New Year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it may be hard to appreciate the significance of  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast not-for-profits now eligible for grants funding due to drought declaration


As a drought-declared area, Redland City Council, not-for-profit organisations and non-distributing co-operative organisations within Redland City are now automatically eligible to apply for funding under the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4. Applications close on 19 December 2019. The grants are for infrastructure projects or community initiatives such as new or expanded  Continue reading…