Category Archives: Council

Redland City Council to lobby State Government on planning


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) conference to lobby the State Government for better transport planning and tighter regulations for facilities providing transitional and parole support services. Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary and Mayor Karen Williams will table their respective motions calling for better planning regulations after receiving unanimous support  Continue reading…

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Redland City backs call for Olympic Games feasibility study


Redland City Council has thrown its support behind calls for a South East Queensland feasibility study into hosting the 2028 Olympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said councillors unanimously supported her Mayoral Minute at today’s General Meeting, which included endorsing the findings of the SEQ Council of Mayors pre-feasibility study into the possibility of  Continue reading…

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Possible water disruptions for Cleveland and Ormiston


Redland City Council is advising residents of possible water disruptions in Cleveland and Ormiston next weekend (Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August) as the result of work being undertaken on the local water network. Council’s General Manager of Infrastructure and Operations Gary Soutar said the potential water disruptions were the result of scheduled work being  Continue reading…

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New Redlands tourism subcommittee


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Redland City Council has reinforced its support of the local tourism sector by launching a committee of Redlands tourism professionals to advocate for and support the local industry. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redlands Tourism Subcommittee would complement the Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board and recognised the important role of tourism in the  Continue reading…

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Council website planned outage


Some Redland City Council websites will experience a planned temporary outage on Thursday 28 July between 5:30pm and midnight due to scheduled maintenance. Our main Redland City Council website (including online services such as myServices rate payments) as well as the Redland Performing Arts Centre website will be unavailable during this time. Redland City Council News, Redland  Continue reading…

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Public comment now open on Macleay Island foreshore development


Extensive plans for the development of the Macleay Island foreshore went on public notification today with the public comment period for the long awaited development open from 14 July to 4 August 2016. Details of the full Macleay Island foreshore application can be viewed online using Council’s website with reference number MCU013484. Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards  Continue reading…

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Rates reform aligns communities


Redland City Council has rationalised rating categories in its 2016-17 Budget to provide a simpler system that allows for consistence across the City. The changes, adopted today, will see the rate in the dollar on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands decreased to bring them in line with mainland communities, while the same minimum rate will  Continue reading…

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$25 million to help Redlanders on the move


Redland City Council will spend more than $25 million to make it easier and safer for residents to get around the City. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s 2016-17 budget provided a boost for roads, transport upgrades and pedestrian and cycle paths. “Transport and traffic are major issues for all growing communities, with this  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council limits rates rise


Redland City Council’s 2016-17 Budget will see a typical Redlands household’s rates increase by just 0.7 per cent or about 43 cents a week – the lowest rise in South-East Queensland. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s $288 million Budget, adopted unanimously, also predicted a fourth successive operating surplus while maintaining Council’s low  Continue reading…

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