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New Mount Cotton Skate Park Open


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams officially opened the new $600,000 Mount Cotton Skate Park today topping off a day of celebrations around the opening. Cr Williams said the new skate park is expected to attract skateboarders from around the City and further afield. “Today’s opening crowd was an indication of the vital role these facilities  Continue reading…

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New Victoria Point Customer Service Centre now open


Redland City residents now have greater face-to-face access to Council with the official opening of its latest customer service centre in Victoria Point today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the opening of the new centre was in response to feedback from mainland and island residents in the south of the Redlands who identified a  Continue reading…

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Bayview Conservation Area upgrade to begin


Work is set to begin next week on more than $1.3 million worth of upgrades to the day use area at Bayview Conservation Area, Redland Bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the current trailhead entry off German Church Road would be transformed from a vacant grassed area to a family-friendly outdoor recreational destination for  Continue reading…

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New outdoor gym at Wellington Point park


New outdoor exercise stations have been officially unveiled today in Three Paddocks Park, Wellington Point, thanks to a partnership between Council and health initiative realSpaces. Redland Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary said the new exercise equipment provided residents an option for a free workout while enjoy the benefits of the great outdoors. “Seventeen individual exercise stations  Continue reading…

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MMEIC honoured at National NAIDOC Awards


Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elders-in-Council Aboriginal Corporation (MMEIC) has been honoured at the 2017 NAIDOC Awards in Cairns over the weekend, winning the prestigious Caring for Country award. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards recognised the exceptional commitment the elders from North Stradbroke, Moreton and Moreton Bay islands show their traditional lands and culture.  Continue reading…

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Redlands enriched by new citizens


Cultural diversity in the Redlands was celebrated last night with 169 residents becoming Australian citizens during a citizenship ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Deputy Mayor and last night’s presiding officer Cr Wendy Boglary said the city’s newest Australian citizens hailed from 25 countries, demonstrating the cultural diversity of the city. “Council  Continue reading…

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More land for local sports fields


The future of sport, recreation and conservation in the Redlands has received a boost with 159 hectares of land acquired at Mt Cotton. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said 277-293 Heinemann Road had recently been purchased by Council, with about a third of the area to be used for sports and recreation in the future  Continue reading…

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Seek, discover, listen and learn this NAIDOC Week


A showcase concert with Coloured Stone and family day out are just two of the ways Council is celebrating NAIDOC Week 2017. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was committed to providing a free community program to ensure all of Redlands could be part of NAIDOC Week 2017 (2-9 July). “We kick off our  Continue reading…

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Bay islands’ budget boost


Redland City Council‘s 2017-18 budget includes substantial allocations for the bay islands, with nearly $4 million earmarked for road sealing alone. Mayor Karen Williams said the Budget underscored the City’s commitment to island communities. “From improving roads and marine transport infrastructure to upgrading community facilities such as ramps, carparks and sportsgrounds, this budget addresses island  Continue reading…

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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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