Category Archives: Council

New Redlands publication honours local Diggers


Redland City Council today celebrated the launch of a First World War commemorative book developed through Redland Libraries with Queensland Government support. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the book launch of Remembering them: Honouring the First World War servicemen and women of the Redlands was a culmination of years of work and research. “The  Continue reading…

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Mayor calls for early decision as QCA final report elevates water woes


Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams has called on the State Government to make their bulk water price decision by mid-May after the release of the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) Final Report which imposes even higher water costs on Councils and their ratepayers. “We’re in budget mode now and need to understand the financial impact of  Continue reading…

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Easter public holiday closures 2018


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 30 March (Good Friday) through to Monday 2 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 3 April. Redland IndigiScapes Centre Redland IndigiScapes Centre will only be closed on Good Friday 30  Continue reading…

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Council votes against extending a Mount Cotton quarry development approval


Redland City Council today refused an application to extend the currency period of a development approval to extend a quarry at Mount Cotton. Today’s application follows the Development Permit being granted by the State Government on December 20, 2013 after being called-in by the then Planning Minister. The permit was for Material Change of Use  Continue reading…

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Horses, bikes and walkers welcome at Bayview opening


Editor’s note: This event has now been moved to Saturday 28 April due to inclement weather. Residents are invited on foot, horseback or mountain bike to the official opening of Bayview Conservation Area’s new day use area from 7.30am on 24 March 2018. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Redlanders shouldn’t miss the opportunity to  Continue reading…

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Entries open for the 2018 Redland Art Awards


Duplicity by Pollyxenia Joannou

Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition open to all Australian artists and presented by Redland Art Gallery which just last month celebrated its 15th anniversary. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the long-running competition featured four awards this year, with more than $20,000 in prize money  Continue reading…

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Donovan headlines Cleveland’s Queen’s Baton party


Acclaimed songstress Casey Donovan will headline a free community celebration in Cleveland to welcome the Queen’s Baton to the Redlands on Easter Saturday, 31 March. The Australian Idol winner and Indigenous actress will be part of a top-class show that will also include the Fergies, the Yulu-Burri-Ba Dancers and Flipside Circus. Mayor Karen Williams said  Continue reading…

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Prepare now for severe weather conditions


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is urging residents – especially those along coastal areas and on the islands – to prepare and act with caution over the next 48 hours. “While Tropical Cyclone Linda has now been downgraded to a vigorous subtropical low, the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest report still warns of gale force winds  Continue reading…

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