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…

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…

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…

Council to speak up at 123rd LGAQ Conference


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) conference to join with Queensland councils to lobby the State Government on several key issues: Allowing Councils to raise more infrastructure funding by reviewing the existing State imposed infrastructure cap. Delivering better managed and coordinated State Providing greater certainty for the community in  Continue reading…

Redland City delivers affordable 2019-20 budget


“Affordability” is the focus of Redland City Council’s balanced budget for 2019-20 which was adopted today. The budget delivers a small projected operational surplus while keeping the average rates and charges increase to 2.66 percent – or about 62 cents a week – for a typical category 1a, owner-occupied household, excluding utilities and State Government  Continue reading…

Councils unite to seek new options for waste and recycling solutions


A combined effort by five South-East Queensland councils to find feasible and progressive methods of resource recovery and waste disposal has taken a significant step forward. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City Council – in collaboration with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council – was seeking expressions  Continue reading…

Labour Day Public Holiday Closures


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed on Monday 6 May 2019, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 7 May 2019. During this time after hours return chutes will be closed. No items will be due during this time. Redland IndigiScapes Centre  Continue reading…

Easter public holiday closures 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 19 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 22 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019. ANZAC Day: Closed Thursday 25 April 2019. Reopening Friday 26 April 2019 During  Continue reading…