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Cleveland’s CBD is set to undergo a dramatic community-powered transformation to encourage people to linger longer when they come to town. In early May internationally renowned place maker David Engwicht, creator of the 7 Day Makeover, will challenge the people of Cleveland to work together with a shoe-string budget but a wealth of enthusiasm to  Continue reading…

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Updated Flood and Tidal Responds To Community Needs


Redland City Council has listened to the community by refining the storm tide hazard mapping in the latest Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council responded to community feedback by engaging an independent expert to ensure the draft plan was built  Continue reading…

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Environment and Heritage Winners Under Amended Draft Plan


Environment and heritage outcomes for Redland City have been strengthened in the amended Draft City Plan. The updated plan was endorsed by Council at a special meeting today (Tuesday 28 February), and will now be sent to the State Minister for Planning for review. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said changes included strengthening regulations around  Continue reading…

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Amended Draft City Plan Improves Street Scapes and Design


Redland City’s amended draft city plan responds to residents’ requests for better designed homes and more aesthetic neighbourhoods. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the amended Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb) included increased frontages and larger minimum lot sizes in some areas of the city. “We  Continue reading…

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Council adopts Draft City Plan Submission Review


Council has listened to community feedback in its updated response to over 5000 Draft Redland City Plan submissions at a Special Council meeting today (Tuesday 28 February). The Draft plan had already removed the opportunity for multiple dwellings in the low density residential zones and increased minimum lot sizes from 350m2 to 400m2 across the significant  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council appoints new CEO


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has today announced the appointment of Andrew Chesterman as Council’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Chesterman will take up the post on 18 April. “He brings a wealth of management experience in state and local government, most recently as a senior executive and program manager within Brisbane City Council’s Natural  Continue reading…

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Events boost for Redland City


Redland City Council has endorsed a comprehensive events strategy and action plan as part of its suite of moves to stimulate the local economy. Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland City Events Strategy and Action Plan 2017 – 2022, approved at today’s general meeting, would help define the Redlands as an events destination, boost jobs  Continue reading…

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Innovation summits to drive economic growth


A series of summits will be held in the Redlands to investigate a local innovation hub and how innovative businesses can create local employment and training opportunities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first summit would target local youth as recommended in a report from the Redland City Economic Development Advisory Board tabled in  Continue reading…

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Redlanders encouraged to have their say on draft SEQ Regional Plan


Redlanders are being urged to review the State Government’s draft SEQ Regional Plan that was released for public comment today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was important locals got involved by viewing and commenting on the State Government’s new regional planning framework, ShapingSEQ. “This State Government’s blueprint will provide 50 year vision and  Continue reading…

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