Category Archives: Council

Public Art to reflect Redlands Coast character and identity


Redland City Council has adopted a public art framework following a review of its public art program by external industry professionals, with input from Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that public art said a lot about a community and it was timely that Council enshrined a formal framework to  Continue reading…

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Council wants no direct impact on households from State waste levy


Redland City Council today approved a submission in response to the State Government’s Waste Directions Paper currently open for public consultation. Mayor Karen Williams said that while Council supported the key principles of the new State Government strategy – underpinned by a waste disposal levy – the lack of detail in their paper meant that  Continue reading…

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Full state funding required for $26 million SMBI marine infrastructure


Redland City Council has called for full state funding to upgrade the Southern Moreton Bay Island ferry terminals to provide a safer more reliable service to residents. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said public transport was operated and funded by the State Government and as a result it was appropriate for the State Government to  Continue reading…

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Walker Group’s Weinam Creek proposal will not proceed


Redland City Council has announced that in conjunction with Walker Group, a decision has been made not to proceed with Walker Group’s Weinam Creek Priority Development Area project proposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would instead take on the planning for the Weinam Creek area. “Walker’s vision for the Weinam Creek development was  Continue reading…

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New draft Waste Management Local Law open for consultation – repealed State legislation


Redland City Council will commence community consultation on the new draft Local Law No. 8 (Waste Management) 2018 after the State Government’s decision to pass responsibility back to Councils from 1 July 2018. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that there would be no surprises in the draft Local Law No 8 (Waste Management) 2018. “This  Continue reading…

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Redlands looks to cultural experiences


The Redlands will learn from New Zealand’s successful tourism model to develop its own world-class cultural tourism identity, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams says. Cr Williams, who recently attended the World Indigenous Tourism Summit and visited New Zealand cultural tourism enterprises with representatives of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) and the tourism industry, said  Continue reading…

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