Category Archives: Council

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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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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SES Street Speaks head to Straddie


Redland City Council is heading to Straddie on Saturday 17 June in its latest effort to help people be prepared for natural disasters such as storms and bushfires. The Straddie ‘Street Speaks’ displays will run in each township on the Island from 8am – 12pm and give people the chance to meet front-line emergency staff.  Continue reading…

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Exercise Exodus heads to Russell Island


Next Thursday 8 June, Redland City will be conducting its latest disaster management training event Exercise Exodus, on Russell Island. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said Exercise Exodus was part of Council’s regular commitment to in-the-field training of its disaster preparedness. “On Thursday 8 May, people on  Continue reading…

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Queensland’s first chaplaincy workshop


Chaplains and church leaders from across the Redlands will learn more about caring for people during a disaster at a special Council-organised workshop on 24-25 May. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the workshop would be the first of its kind in Queensland and followed recognition by Council that chaplains played an important role in  Continue reading…

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