Category Archives: Council

Redland City seeks land for sport


Redland City Council is looking to buy land for new sports grounds and amenities in the city. It follows studies which show Council has a shortage of suitable land to meet residents’ future sporting and recreational needs. Mayor Karen Williams said Council wanted to talk with landowners who might be interested in selling their land  Continue reading…

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Change in process for unpaid fines


Redland City Council wishes to advise a revised process is now used to recover unpaid fines. All fines are issued with detailed payment information. Where people have failed to pay their fine and have not responded to reminders to do so, Council may seek to recover the fine through the Magistrates Court, which may result  Continue reading…

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Statement in response to Ombudsman Report


Redland Council had only become aware late yesterday that the Ombudsman had published his findings in the Redland City Council defamation report. While Council believes the publication of the final report without consultation was procedurally unfair, Council will be carefully reviewing the report and its findings before determining how it will respond to the formal  Continue reading…

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Public Notice: Systematic Inspection Program – Unregistered Cats and Unregistered Dogs


In accordance with the provisions of sections 113, 114 and 115 of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008, and section 134 of the Local Government Act (2009), notice is hereby given that Redland City Council will conduct a three (3) month Systematic Cat and Dog Registration Inspection Program of the City. The approved  Continue reading…

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Council Christmas closures 2016-2017


All non-essential Council services will be closed from close of business Friday 23 December 2016, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2017. This includes Council Customer Service Centres and all mainland libraries. Bin collections during the holiday season will continue as normal. For emergencies including road repairs, fallen trees and water supply issues please call our after  Continue reading…

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Russell Island bushfire rolling blog: latest update 19 December at 3:00pm


3:00pm Monday 19 December The fire on Russell Island is now mostly smouldering and well under control within blackened out areas inside the containment lines. The Local Disaster Co-ordination Centre has now determined that the fire is well managed and has formally stood down its emergency coordination role from 3:00pm this afternoon. A staged stand-down of  Continue reading…

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Residents updated at Russell Island bushfire community meeting


A public information session, organised by Redland City Council, QFES and the Queensland Police, was held this morning at the island’s recreation hall to inform residents about the fire-fighting operations and ongoing fire risk and how they can best prepare. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams began the meeting, attended by 70 island residents, by emphasing  Continue reading…

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Russell Island Bushfire, 15 December at 5:13pm


The fire is located at Centre Road west to Hemp Hill Road and south and east from centre Road to Rampart drive, which is in the lower southern area of the island towards the middle of the island. There are approximately 60 homes currently under threat, but as yet none have been lost. Queensland Police  Continue reading…

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Large bushfire Fire Watch and Act and issued for Russell Island (Moreton Bay) – Community Hall opened, 15 December at 3:44pm


Residents of Russell island who wish to self-evacuate due to the current large fire can go to the community recreation hall at corner Alison Crescent and High Street. Residents should avoid relocating to Sandy Beach as this area may be cut off in the future. They should move to the Recreation Hall. Redland City Council  Continue reading…

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Council strategic priorities reflect community sentiment


Redland City Council today endorsed five strategic priorities to guide the organisation for the remainder of this local government term. Mayor Karen Williams said the priorities – transport and connectivity; sport, education and the arts; economic development; planning; and branding identity – reflect the views of the community. “As well as continuing to deliver our  Continue reading…

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