Category Archives: Community

State of Fire Emergency partially lifted – Fire ban remains in place


While the State of Fire Emergency Declaration has been removed for Redland City Council, the local fire ban continues. This means there can be no open fires. QFES advises fires within a properly constructed barbecue are allowed provided they are not left unattended. Power tools can be used but must be used with extreme care. For  Continue reading…

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Protect your health from bushfire smoke


While there are no fires burning on Redlands Coast air quality is still being affected by smoke haze from fires around the rest of the state. The community is advised to remain alert to the levels of smoke, especially vulnerable people with asthma or pre-existing lung or heart conditions. What can you do: • Look after  Continue reading…

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Moreton Bay Cycleway extension opens


This week marked a high point for Redlands Coast cyclists and recreational trail users, with the completion of Stage 1 of a multi-million dollar extension to Moreton Bay Cycleway. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Stage 1 was part of a multi-stage cycleway extension jointly funded by Council and the Queensland Government, due for completion  Continue reading…

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Security cameras to keep watch on Weinam Creek precinct


A unique agreement across three levels of government will see security cameras installed at the Weinam Creek marina precinct in Redland Bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said work starting this week on the installation of the security cameras came after funding from the Federal Government and a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Government  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council Annual Report tells of positive performance


Redland City Council today endorsed its Annual Report 2018 – 2019, highlighting positive financial and operational results and Council’s significant activities for the year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the report showed Council’s continued financial sustainability and also outlined where the money goes, with a 100 per cent delivery of its Operational Plan 2018  Continue reading…

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Keep watch for koalas as temperatures heat up


Redlands Coast residents have been urged to keep a lookout for active koalas who may be seeking an alternative water supply during long spells of hot, dry weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while koalas are known to get most of their hydration from the leaves they eat, it’s not unusual for them to  Continue reading…

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Weinam Creek car park works commence


Construction works commenced this week (Monday 21 October 2019) for the new car park on Moores Rd, Redland Bay within the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA) project. Redland City Council-owned subsidiary Redland Investment Corporation is working with Council to develop the car park within the PDA project. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the  Continue reading…

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Council announces review into investment company


Redland City Council will undertake a review of its investment arm Redland Investment Corporation (RIC) following a decision in today’s General Meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the time was right for a review to ensure RIC continued to deliver benefits for the Redlands Coast community. “It is now five years since RIC was  Continue reading…

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North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 12.00pm, 26 September 2019


Update as at 12.00pm Thursday 26 September 2019 **This warning is no longer current. Please refer to the QFES Facebook page for updated information.**NORTH STRADBROKE… Posted by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Update as at 1.00pm Wednesday 25 September 2019 **Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no  Continue reading…

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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…

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