Category Archives: Council

Boaties to benefit from Council planning


The Redlands’ reputation as a boaties’ paradise is set to continue with Councillors today supporting a request from Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards for a report identifying potential boat ramp locations in the Redlands. Cr Edwards said his Notice of Motion, presented at today’s General Meeting, provided boaties with confidence they were being considered in  Continue reading…

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Council looks at new events spaces


Redland City Councillors today supported a request from Mayor Karen Williams to investigate establishing dedicated spaces to support existing events and help attract new events to the city. Cr Williams said the Redlands was fast becoming an events hot-spot and so it made sense to look at whether new venues and facilities were needed to  Continue reading…

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Council plan to help struggling families access sport


Junior sports could become more affordable for struggling local families after Redland City Council today voted to investigate a financial assistance program for children’s sports. Division 9 Councillor Paul Gleeson, who is Council’s sport and recreation spokesperson and put forward the motion, said it followed a successful trial in his Capalaba division that saw local  Continue reading…

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‘Standing Together’ exhibition celebrates community collaboration


Redland City Council will unveil its Standing Together: the Art of Reconciliation exhibition on Tuesday 4 August at Cleveland Library as part of ongoing NAIDOC celebrations. The exhibition showcases artworks created during National Reconciliation Week 2015 by Quandamooka artists Josh Walker, Shara Delaney, Craig Tapp and Mandy Blivett with members of the public and students  Continue reading…

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Cleveland revitalisation package set to continue


Redland City Council today voted to extend its Cleveland CBD Incentive Scheme for two years. Mayor Karen Williams said the extension was granted to take advantage of an improving economic climate and renewed investor confidence in the Redlands. “We have had a number of applications to access the $1.5 million CBD and tourism industry accommodation  Continue reading…

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Mayor flying the flag for Redlands at Asia Pacific Cities Summit


The Redlands’ relationship with important trade and investment partners in the Asia-Pacific has strengthened and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will build on these ties at the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayor’s Forum in Brisbane from this weekend. The summit, held from Sunday to Wednesday, is expected to attract more than 1,000 delegates  Continue reading…

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Council adopts new Fees and Charges Discount Policy and Guidelines


Redland City Council has adopted a new Community Benefit Policy and Guidelines for Fees and Charges Discounts designed to ensure the consistent and equitable application of fees and discounts for use of Council products and services. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the new policy is necessary for good governance but Council also wants to  Continue reading…

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New strategy and action plan to build tourism in the Redlands


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Redland City Council today adopted the Redland City Tourism Strategy and Action Plan 2015 – 2020. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the five-year tourism strategy and action plan sets out how the tourism industry and Council can work together to increase visitation and tourism spending in the City. “Tourism is identified in the Redland  Continue reading…

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Discoloured water in parts of Redlands today


Residents in Capalaba, Alexandra Hills, Wellington Point, Thorneside and Birkdale may experience discoloured water today Wednesday 3 June due to works at Capalaba Water Treatment Plant. The discolouration is harmless and safe to drink, although you may wish to consider postponing washing whites. If residents have questions or concerns, please phone 3829 8999.

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