Category Archives: Council

Local laws changes proposed


Council agrees to draft Local laws amendments for public consultation Residents will have the chance to provide feedback on proposed amendments to 11 local laws, after Council today agreed to proceed with the proposed amended local laws. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the proposed changes followed requests from the community, with public consultation on  Continue reading…

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Story winners loving life in the Redlands


A love of life in the Redlands has been captured in verse, prose, film and photographs by the winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition announced today. The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Redlanders to share stories about their home and what it meant  Continue reading…

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Progress of SMBI ferry terminals upgrade


Redland City Council is developing business plans and applications to seek funding from the state government towards the upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands’ (SMBIs’) ferry terminals. The move follows community engagement on the project in February last year, which informed initial concept plans developed by Cardno and Architectus – the design and engineering  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council wants Local Governments to unite against domestic violence


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Annual Conference to call on Queensland councils to unite against domestic violence as well as lobby the State Government for tighter regulations around community residences. The two motions were supported by councillors at yesterday’s General Meeting after being nominated by Redland City Mayor  Continue reading…

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Bayview Conservation Area upgrade to begin


Work is set to begin next week on more than $1.3 million worth of upgrades to the day use area at Bayview Conservation Area, Redland Bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the current trailhead entry off German Church Road would be transformed from a vacant grassed area to a family-friendly outdoor recreational destination for  Continue reading…

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New outdoor gym at Wellington Point park


New outdoor exercise stations have been officially unveiled today in Three Paddocks Park, Wellington Point, thanks to a partnership between Council and health initiative realSpaces. Redland Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary said the new exercise equipment provided residents an option for a free workout while enjoy the benefits of the great outdoors. “Seventeen individual exercise stations  Continue reading…

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Redlands enriched by new citizens


Cultural diversity in the Redlands was celebrated last night with 169 residents becoming Australian citizens during a citizenship ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Deputy Mayor and last night’s presiding officer Cr Wendy Boglary said the city’s newest Australian citizens hailed from 25 countries, demonstrating the cultural diversity of the city. “Council  Continue reading…

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Water repairs on Wynyard St and Shore St West, Cleveland


We would like to advise that we have an urgent need to undertake repair works on water infrastructure located at the intersection of Wynyard Street and Shore Street West, Cleveland. The works involve the repair of a water main and the replacement of a section valve. The work will commence tonight from 9.00pm through to  Continue reading…

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Bay islands’ budget boost


Redland City Council‘s 2017-18 budget includes substantial allocations for the bay islands, with nearly $4 million earmarked for road sealing alone. Mayor Karen Williams said the Budget underscored the City’s commitment to island communities. “From improving roads and marine transport infrastructure to upgrading community facilities such as ramps, carparks and sportsgrounds, this budget addresses island  Continue reading…

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Redland budget invests in infrastructure


Redland City’s 2017-18 budget invests heavily in community infrastructure, from new roads to better parks and sportsfields. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget went well beyond the “three Rs” of roads, rates and rubbish investing $82 million to cater for key City priorities identified by residents and the business community. “The foundations of this year’s  Continue reading…

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