Category Archives: Council

Mayor flying the flag for Redlands at Asia Pacific Cities Summit

The Redlands’ relationship with important trade and investment partners in the Asia-Pacific has strengthened and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will build on these ties at the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayor’s Forum in Brisbane from this weekend. The summit, held from Sunday to Wednesday, is expected to attract more than 1,000 delegates  Continue reading…

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Council adopts new Fees and Charges Discount Policy and Guidelines

Redland City Council has adopted a new Community Benefit Policy and Guidelines for Fees and Charges Discounts designed to ensure the consistent and equitable application of fees and discounts for use of Council products and services. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the new policy is necessary for good governance but Council also wants to  Continue reading…

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New strategy and action plan to build tourism in the Redlands


Redland City Council today adopted the Redland City Tourism Strategy and Action Plan 2015 – 2020. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the five-year tourism strategy and action plan sets out how the tourism industry and Council can work together to increase visitation and tourism spending in the City. “Tourism is identified in the Redland  Continue reading…

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Discoloured water in parts of Redlands today

Residents in Capalaba, Alexandra Hills, Wellington Point, Thorneside and Birkdale may experience discoloured water today Wednesday 3 June due to works at Capalaba Water Treatment Plant. The discolouration is harmless and safe to drink, although you may wish to consider postponing washing whites. If residents have questions or concerns, please phone 3829 8999.

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Pop family ecstatic with new puppy Harvey

Dog Harvey and Les Pop 2

It is a month since Council took over re-homing unclaimed and abandoned animals from Redlands Animal Shelter and six families have gained great family pets over that time. Council’s animal management spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said more animal-lovers are needed to adopt the shelter’s dogs and cats. “We have received overwhelming support from the community  Continue reading…

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Southern Redlands to benefit from new sports field

Redland City Council today approved $120,000 in expenditure to create a new Multi-sports precinct at Donald Road, Redland Bay. Divisional Councillor Julie Talty said the new sports precinct was an important health and lifestyle investment for the City. “Today’s decision sees $60,000 of operational savings allocated to this project and a further $60,000 of next  Continue reading…

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New corporate plan responds to community needs


Council today adopted a new Corporate Plan that will ensure the needs of the community continue to be met. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Corporate Plan 2015-2020 would provide Council’s strategic direction and was adopted following feedback from the community. “This plan is the blueprint that guides how Council prioritises and delivers quality  Continue reading…

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Forecast: Redland Weather Station on its way

Real-time local weather information is a step closer following today’s sod turning for the Redland Weather Station. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Karen Williams, who formally wrote to the State Government to secure funding for the project, said the weather station would be an important resource in the  Continue reading…

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Governments, councils pledge to build brighter transport future

Brisbane and Redland City councils yesterday agreed to seek funding for a joint investigation into cross-boundary transport and infrastructure priorities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams convened the first ever Redlands and Brisbane Transport Working Group meeting to open dialogue between local, state and federal representatives with electorates on the border of the two cities. “Yesterday  Continue reading…

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