Category Archives: Council

Council commitment provides lifesaving services on Straddie

North Stradbroke Island beachgoers are in safe hands with Council today signing a contract with Surf Lifesaving Queensland to provide lifesaving services on Straddie beaches for the next three years. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s commitment meant professional lifesaving services would be provided year round at Main and Cylinder Beaches as well as  Continue reading…

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Council votes for revising war memorial concept and more engagement

Redland City Council will ensure the community is consulted on development of a new draft design for the proposed war memorial in Linear Park, Cleveland. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s decision to reaffirm its ‘in principle’ support for the RSL war memorial included conditions to address community concerns about the current concept. “Today’s  Continue reading…

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Public notice: Adoption of a minor amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme

Public Notice, Redland City Council: Adoption of a minor amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme Minor Amendment Package 01/2014 Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that Redland City Council at its General Meeting held 25 June 2014 resolved to adopt Minor Amendment Package 01/2014 as a minor amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme. The  Continue reading…

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Economic strategy to build on city strengths

Redland City Council has developed a draft Economic Development Strategy 2014-41 that charts a course for the city over the next 25 years driven by an increase in local employment, increased productivity and value-adding, along with tourism growth. The strategy will build on Redlands as a clear lifestyle choice for residents and Council’s successful Open  Continue reading…

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Budget 2014-15: Community grants and cultural funding


Redland City Council’s 2014-15 Budget includes funding for local community groups and facilities such as our art galleries and performing arts centre. This funding includes: Community halls: $803,659 to maintain and operate the city’s community halls that are used by local community groups. Cultural Centres and Art galleries:  $2.74 million to operate our art galleries  Continue reading…

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Budget 2014-15: Southern Bay Islands to benefit


Redland City Council has committed nearly $6 million over the next two years for projects on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands as part of its 2014-15 Budget. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s Budget included important community infrastructure for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, including $1million for road upgrades, taking the total spend  Continue reading…

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Budget 2014-15: Nearly $14 million in marine projects floated

Coochiemudlo jetty plans

Redland City’s reputation as a city of islands will be enhanced, thanks to almost $14 million of marine infrastructure projects in the 2014-15 Budget. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the funding would include new jetties and boat ramp upgrades. “Redland City has a large coastal population including about 10,000 residents who live on islands,  Continue reading…

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Budget 2014-15: Maintaining parks and sports fields

Everyone loves our open spaces and parks and this year Council has committed approximately $22.6 million to maintain this land, including mowing, landscaping and conservation. Council owns approximately 620 hectares of parkland, 11 hectares of streetscapes and 9,650 hectares of conservation land. All of this land combined is equal to nearly three times the size  Continue reading…

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