Category Archives: Council

Birkdale gas extraction a local energy boost


Redlands Coast received an energy boost this week, with an extension to a project extracting power from old waste going live. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Stage 2 of the Birkdale Landfill Gas extraction project included gas wells being drilled on the western side of the Birkdale Landfill to capture methane for electricity generation.  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast to mark Centenary of Armistice


Remembrance Day this year marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice – the end of World War I. Redland Mayor Karen Williams encouraged the Redlands Coast community to take time on Sunday 11 November to remember Australia’s brave servicemen and women who went into battle for the safety of future generations. “These were real people –  Continue reading…

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Capalaba Regional Park vandalism


Following vandalism to the toilet block at Capalaba Regional Park on the evening of Thursday 1 November, eight toilets will be out of order over the weekend. We hope to have new doors installed by mid next week. Two disabled toilets are still operational, with their doors having been repaired.

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Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board welcomes transport and planning expert


The newest member of Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board (REDAB) is set to share his extensive experience in transport and planning with Redlands Coast. Warren Rowe was instrumental in developing the light rail project that has improved connectivity and bolstered significant economic and tourism opportunities across the Gold Coast. Mr Rowe, who recently joined planning  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards nominations open


If you know someone working to make great things happen on Redlands Coast, Redland City Council wants to hear from you. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations were now open for the annual Australia Day Awards, recognising the everyday and extraordinary contributions of remarkable people and community groups on Redlands Coast. “So much of  Continue reading…

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Containers to be removed from Shore Street West site


Redland City Council was recently advised that 4 Simplicity Pty Ltd, trading as Chef’s Inc., has elected to go into voluntary liquidation. Council also reluctantly took action recently to terminate the company’s Licence to Operate after the company failed to meet conditions of the licence. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had made multiple attempts to  Continue reading…

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Local law amendments


Redland City Council has amended a local law regulating fishing from bridges and culverts, and implemented a new local law regulating the placement of shipping containers and railway carriages on land. Mayor Karen Williams said the amendments and new local law followed community consultation from 23 May to 29 June 2018. “Local laws play an  Continue reading…

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Council to consult community on dog bans and restrictions


The community will have its say on whether dogs should be prohibited or restricted from Cleveland Markets after Councillors today backed a call from Mayor Karen Williams. The Mayor asked Councillors at today’s General Meeting to support her Mayoral Minute calling for a review of dogs being restricted at Cleveland Markets as part of Council’s  Continue reading…

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Council to investigate ways to keep food waste out of landfill


Redland City Council will investigate options to divert food and garden waste from landfill, while at the same time creating a nutrient rich product for local gardens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams asked today for Council to investigate a Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) service across the city, helping the environment and residents’ hip-pockets.  Continue reading…

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