Category Archives: Council

SES Street Speaks head to Straddie


Redland City Council is heading to Straddie on Saturday 17 June in its latest effort to help people be prepared for natural disasters such as storms and bushfires. The Straddie ‘Street Speaks’ displays will run in each township on the Island from 8am – 12pm and give people the chance to meet front-line emergency staff.  Continue reading…

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Exercise Exodus heads to Russell Island


Next Thursday 8 June, Redland City will be conducting its latest disaster management training event Exercise Exodus, on Russell Island. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said Exercise Exodus was part of Council’s regular commitment to in-the-field training of its disaster preparedness. “On Thursday 8 May, people on  Continue reading…

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Queensland’s first chaplaincy workshop


Chaplains and church leaders from across the Redlands will learn more about caring for people during a disaster at a special Council-organised workshop on 24-25 May. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the workshop would be the first of its kind in Queensland and followed recognition by Council that chaplains played an important role in  Continue reading…

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Council issues first approvals for Shoreline community


Redland City Council has approved the first 205 residential lots for the Shoreline master plan community at Redland Bay South, but has asked the applicant to do more work before the green light is given for a further two stages. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council today voted on the first three stages of  Continue reading…

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Final call for Dîner en Rouge


Final tickets are now available for Redland City’s third Dîner en Rouge on Saturday 13 May. The gala event, which coincides with Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, is set to shine as media personalities and entertainers throw their support behind the domestic and family violence fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the dinner,  Continue reading…

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Brisbane to bay ferry would deliver economic boost for the Redlands


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she is “totally supportive” of a move by Brisbane City Council to make access to Moreton Bay and the islands easier from inner-Brisbane marinas. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announced during his annual Property Council of Australia presentation this week that Brisbane City Council was looking to facilitate urban marinas  Continue reading…

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Have your say on Planning Scheme Policies and Local Law change


Have your say on Redland City Council’s proposed new Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs) and a subordinate local law change over the coming month. Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs):  26 April to 24 May 2017 Redland City Council today agreed to release six Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs) for public consultation. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said these  Continue reading…

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Stars set to show their support at Dîner en Rouge


The third Dîner en Rouge is set to shine as media personalities and entertainers throw their support behind the domestic and family violence fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the gala event held on Saturday 13 May to coincide with Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, would be attended by high-profile guests who wanted  Continue reading…

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