Category Archives: Council

New Redland City Plan adopted


Council today adopted a new Redland City Plan and agreed to expedite a potential amendment to further strengthen minimum lots sizes of 400m2 in established residential neighbourhoods. The new plan will come into effect on 8 October 2018. Mayor Karen Williams said now that the new Redland City Plan was adopted, Council would commence further  Continue reading…

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Mayor Williams rolls up her sleeve to give blood


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will be one of over 50 Council staff and elected representatives rolling up their sleeves this month to give blood. And you can do the same! Councillor Williams said it would be her first time giving blood after being approached by two very passionate Council officers, Dean Butcher and Kelly  Continue reading…

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Council hosts tourism guests on Minjerribah


Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) took centre stage on Thursday, 28 June 2018 as 190 staff members and volunteers from visitor information centres across South East Queensland visited the island. Redland City Council hosted the event to showcase the beautiful Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was working with tourism operators across  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council employee one of top ten young leaders


Redland City Council’s Luke Kinman has been named one of the State’s top 10 young leaders in the prestigious IPAA Queensland Top 10 Young Leaders Awards last night. The awards recognise Queensland’s exceptional young leaders across all levels of the public sector. Luke, 26,  is the Service Manager for Communication, Engagement and Tourism at Council  Continue reading…

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Nominate an inspiring senior today


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is calling on Redlanders to get behind Blue Care’s Inspiring Seniors community initiative by nominating an inspiring senior for their 2018 honour roll. Councillor Williams said that many of our seniors contributed significantly to the Redlands community on a regular basis – compassionately giving their time, skills and ideas for  Continue reading…

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Turn your ideas into reality with a Council community grant


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From staging cultural events to regenerating wildlife areas, you can make your community-focused project happen with a community grant from Redland City Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first round of community grants opens next month Monday 16 July, closing Friday 17 August, with assistance available under the categories of Organisation Support, Project  Continue reading…

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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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