Category Archives: Community

Les Moore Park swimming temporarily closed


Redland City Council has temporarily closed the beach at Les Moore Park, Victoria Point for swimming after routine sampling revealed elevated levels of bacteria. Temporary “no swimming” signs have been erected and ongoing water sampling is being conducted. While low levels of enterococci bacteria are often found in waterways, particularly after rain and weather events,  Continue reading…

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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…

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Make water saving your New Year’s resolution


While there are currently no water restrictions for Redlands Coast, the hot and dry conditions continue and residents are encouraged to remain water wise and make water savings a New Year’s resolution. The latest water supply assessment by Seqwater shows that the SEQ Water Grid dams continued to drop during December, losing almost 2.5% over  Continue reading…

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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…

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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…

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$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…

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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…

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Drought declaration


The drought has closed in on South East Queensland with eight local government areas, including Redland City Council, being drought-declared by the Queensland Government, effective from 1 December 2019. Drought declarations are based on a number of factors including significant lack of rain, depleted pasture reserves and escalating concerns about agricultural water supply. Primary producers  Continue reading…

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