Electronic waste collection for island communities


North Stradbroke, Coochiemudlo and Southern Moreton Bay islands communities will benefit from an electronic waste collection in February. Mayor Karen Williams said electronic waste was the fastest growing type of waste worldwide and most could be recycled. “We all have a part to play in how we dispose of e-waste and conserve valuable resources,” she  Continue reading…

Celebrate Australia Day on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council has organised special Australia Day parking and safety arrangements so everyone can enjoy a relaxing celebration on Redlands Coast. Additional parking will be open at Toondah Harbour over the Australia Day long weekend for those travelling to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). At Wellington Point, motorists will be able to avoid parking concerns  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…

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…

Financial Hardship Policy adopted by Council


Redland City Council will work with residents struggling to pay their rates and charges after Council today voted to adopt a new Financial Hardship Policy. Redland Mayor Karen Williams said the policy ensures debt collection practises are sensitive to a ratepayers’ financial situation. “We know that some ratepayers experience difficulty in paying rates or charges  Continue reading…

Greener roads for Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is pioneering a process that turns plastic bottles and other waste into new, high-quality roads. In a Queensland first, Council is working with leading recycler Alex Fraser and Suncoast Asphalt to resurface a 1km stretch of Princess Street, Cleveland, with Green Roads PolyPave, an innovative, high-performance asphalt product containing reclaimed plastics. Redland  Continue reading…

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday Closures 7 October 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed on Monday 7 October 2019, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 8 October 2019. During this time after hours return chutes will be closed. No items will be due during this time. Redland IndigiScapes Centre  Continue reading…

SMBI sewerage investigation approved by Council


The future of wastewater infrastructure on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands will be explored after Redland City Councillors this week unanimously supported a call from Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards to investigate what would be required to sewer the islands. Mayor Karen Williams said the Notice of Motion called for Council officers to undertake a  Continue reading…

Spring ‘green’ your garden and save on a green waste bin


Mainland Redlands Coast residents will have an extra incentive to snap up a household green waste bin this spring with Council waiving the usual $30 bin establishment fee from 6 September to 31 October 2019. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said spring was the perfect time to remind keen gardeners that their garden waste could  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…