Category Archives: Council

ANZAC Centenary Park name change approved


ANZAC Memorial

Kinsail Court Park will soon be known as ANZAC Centenary Park, following Australian Government approval of the name change. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had applied for permission to rename a Cleveland park, across the road from the Redlands Returned Services League (RSL) and Cenotaph, in honour of the centenary of the ANZAC  Continue reading…

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Council proposal offers security to local child care centre


Redland City Council is close to delivering a solution that enables the St James Lutheran Community Kindergarten and Child Care centre to continue operating on Council-owned land. At this week’s General Meeting Redland City Mayor Karen Williams received support from Councillors for her motion for Council to enter into a lease-to-buy agreement with the Lutheran  Continue reading…

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Council-owned land at 61 McMillan Road not to be sold


A Council-owned land parcel at Alexandra Hills has been nominated to become conservation land after Deputy Mayor Alan Beard successfully brought a notice of motion at today’s General Meeting. Councillor Beard said the move to repeal a resolution of Council from 2010 would keep the land in Council’s ownership and maintain this parcel as bushland  Continue reading…

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Industry leaders join the Redlands’ economic advisory board


Samantha Kennedy

Information and communications industry executive Samantha Kennedy has been appointed chair of the Redlands’ Economic Development Advisory Board. Ms Kennedy, the director strategy and innovation for Optus Business, has extensive corporate, government and legal experience across a diverse range of industries. She will be joined on the board by noted business leader Dr John O’Donnell,  Continue reading…

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Get Ready Straddie packs for holidaymakers


Get ready straddie

This weekend North Stradbroke Island accommodation providers will receive emergency packs giving visitors all the vital information about what to do in the event of an island natural disaster. A joint project between Redland City Council and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) will see 500 packs delivered across the Island with emergency contacts, evacuation  Continue reading…

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Council voices concern on Gold Coast Speedway


Redland City Council has gone into bat for residents in Redland Bay who are opposing a Gold Coast speedway and motorsport complex that could cause noise and traffic disruptions for Redlanders in the south of the city. Councillors today supported a notice of motion by Cr Julie Talty to commission an independent peer review of  Continue reading…

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Parks and conservation land to stay put


No local parks or environmental land will be lost after Councillors today supported a move from Mayor Karen Williams to rule out rezoning Council owned open space and conservation land in the new Redland City Plan. Cr Williams said she had taken the step to remove once and for all any suggestion that local parks  Continue reading…

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Council wants road infrastructure fast-track partnership


Redland City Council is considering partnering with the State Government and private sector to fast-track construction of priority state-controlled road infrastructure in the city. Mayor Karen Williams today received support for her proposal to investigate options for market-led proposals to deliver essential roadworks. “Redland City is competing directly with other fast-growing SEQ councils for roads  Continue reading…

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Green waste bypass lane opens


A new bypass lane has opened at the Birkdale Waste Transfer Station, allowing residents carrying green waste to skip the queue at the gatehouse during weekends and peak periods. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams, who officially opened the new infrastructure today, said the bypass lane was constructed over a four-week period as part of the  Continue reading…

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