Category Archives: Council

Local laws consultation gets extended


Redland City residents will have more time to have their say on the City’s proposed new local laws after Council voted to extend the public notification period by a month to 5 November. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams asked Council to extend the consultation period beyond the original 8 October deadline to give residents greater  Continue reading…

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The Happiness Cycle rides in to Redlands


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More than 200 Redland teenagers now have a new bike thanks to the Happiness Cycle, a community event held today at Redlands PCYC. The Happiness Cycle is a national program initiated by Coca-Cola and Bicycle Network who partnered with Redland City Council to deliver the event in Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the initiative  Continue reading…

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Facelift for Bloomfield Street Park


Bloomfield Street Park will become a vibrant centre of community events and activities under upgrades proposed by Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the concept design, available for the public to review from 7-21 October, echoed community feedback received during recent consultation with key stakeholders. “We have listened to the community and the concept  Continue reading…

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New SES Depot a boost for Russell Island


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Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey officially opened the Russell Island State Emergency Service (SES) Depot alongside Redland City Councillor Mark Edwards at a ceremony today. “It gives me great pleasure to officially open the new Russell Island SES Depot, which will provide a welcome boost to emergency services volunteers on the  Continue reading…

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Council to investigate Raby Bay shark nets


Redland City Council will investigate installing shark nets at Raby Bay foreshore following today’s General Council Meeting. Division 2 Councillor Craig Ogilvie today tabled a notice of motion asking Council to prepare a report into the possibility of installing the shark nets to provide a safe swimming location. “Raby Bay Foreshore is a popular place  Continue reading…

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Public Notice: Administrative Amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme


Public Notice: Administrative Amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme Redland City Council Adoption of an Administrative Amendment (Administrative Amendment 02/2014) to the Redlands Planning Scheme Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that Redland City Council resolved to adopt an administrative amendment to the Redlands Planning Scheme on 9 September 2014. The administrative  Continue reading…

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Council moves to fast track SMBI footpaths


Redland City Council voted today to accelerate spending for footpath construction on Southern Moreton Bay Island (SMBI). Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards said the decision would allow Council to respond to safety issues that currently existed on the bay islands. “We will now begin scoping costs for accelerated infrastructure, which importantly includes footpaths, as residents have  Continue reading…

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Council backs calls for Russell Island name change


Redland City Council has backed a call from the Bay Islands Chamber of Commerce for the State Government to change the name of Russell Island to its traditional indigenous name Canaipa Island. Council today supported a motion from Division 5 Councillor for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands Cr Mark Edwards to provide a letter of  Continue reading…

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Have your say on the local laws that help govern our city


Residents can now have their say on important topics such as keeping animals, running events and parking infringements, with engagement currently open on draft new local laws for Redland City. These draft laws use the principles and framework of a set of model local laws developed by State Government and include updates to a range  Continue reading…

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