Category Archives: Council

Cleveland Power appeals discontinued


Council has agreed in a resolution at this week’s General Meeting to settle two appeals in the Planning and Environment Court with Cleveland Power Pty Ltd. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said Cleveland Power has had Court approval for development of a Biomass power plant at Mount Cotton for nearly eleven years, which was due  Continue reading…

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Redlands clean-up still taking place


Redland City Council employed extra contract crews to assist with a massive clean-up after receiving 470 requests for the removal of tree and other storm debris from last weekend’s big storm. This is in addition to hundreds of other incidents of debris which fell within our parks and reserves. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said  Continue reading…

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Mayor seeks a share of $220M Mobile Black Spot funding


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has visited the Federal Government to lobby for improved mobile phone service as part of the Australian Government’s $220M black spot funding program. Cr Williams said Council had been lobbying the Federal Government for years for additional mobile coverage in the Redlands, particularly North Stradbroke Island and Russell Island. “There  Continue reading…

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Council launches cyber respect campaign


Redland City Councillors today took a unanimous stand against disrespectful online behaviour by publicly committing not to ‘sledge’ on social media, and encouraging others to do the same. Mayor Karen Williams said councillors today voted to support the development of a #pledgenot2sledge social media campaign to encourage greater respect online and encourage more respectful online  Continue reading…

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DIY burn offs not the answer – Council strengthening compliance


While extremely dry weather conditions have increased risk of fire across the city, Redland City Council is concerned residents are carrying out their own private burn-offs, putting themselves and the rest of the community at risk. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while Council encourages all residents to ensure their properties are fire safe, ‘DIY  Continue reading…

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Strategic purchase to ease SMBI residents’ car parking issues


Council recently purchased Moores Farm at Weinam Creek, Redland Bay, to assist in the delivery of a sustainable parking solution for the community. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had identified this land as a potential car park a few years ago, and has been negotiating with the owner to secure the site for the community.  Continue reading…

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Council team’s Christmas spirit


The Redland Community Centre’s campaign to put smiles on the faces of families less fortunate this Christmas has been given a boost by a generous group of Redland City Council employees. Every payday from October, members of Council’s customer service team have dug deep to buy treats for the community centre’s Christmas Project 2017. It  Continue reading…

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Council tags graffiti vandals in Court


Redland City Council has helped provide evidence leading to the successful charging of another Redland graffiti vandal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the latest wilful property damage vandalism charges against tagger ‘famo’, underscores the benefits of police and community collaboration using the Vandaltrak system “The latest charge now brings the total of graffiti vandals  Continue reading…

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Council Christmas closure dates 2017-2018


All non-essential Council services will close Friday 22 December 2017 from close of business, and reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018. This includes Customer Service Centres and mainland libraries. The Community Piano will be located in the Cleveland Library during Council’s Christmas closure. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 Specific closures and information: Redland Art Gallery,  Continue reading…

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Fresh global focus on economic development for Redlands


John Aitken

The Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board’s newest member needs little introduction. John Aitken is well known for his achievements as former CEO of Brisbane’s economic development organisation, Brisbane Marketing including establishing Brisbane’s new world city positioning globally, and delivering $4billion in economic outcomes. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said securing the extraordinary talents of John  Continue reading…

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