Category Archives: Council

Have your say on our Corporate Plan


Redland City Council is reviewing its corporate plan, an important strategic document that will shape Council’s priorities for the next five years. Have your say on key issues facing our community and Council by completing one or more of our online surveys. Each survey mirrors an outcome area of our community plan, and will take  Continue reading…

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Council’s back to basics strategy set to deliver long-term operating surpluses


Redland City Council’s back to basics strategy is set to deliver operating surpluses each year from 2015-2025 and reduce debt, according to its revised Financial Strategy released today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Financial Strategy was evidence that Council’s back to basics approach had paid off, placing the organisation in a strong financial  Continue reading…

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ANZAC Centenary memorial approved


An ANZAC Centenary memorial in Kinsail Court Park Cleveland has been given the go ahead following endorsement by Redland City Council and the State and Federal Governments’.   Council’s General meeting today approved the proposed design and location of the memorial to be constructed in time for the special 2015 ANZAC Day Centenary commemorations around  Continue reading…

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Redland City mapping for a strong environmental future


Redland City Council has completed a two-year program to map key corridors and priority conservation areas across the City. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council could now make more informed decisions about conservation and the environment. “Now that we know where our key habitats and connections are, our chances of achieving positive conservation and  Continue reading…

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Council delivers first surplus in more than a decade


Redland City Council has once again shown its strong financial performance, confirming a $14 million operating surplus for the 2013-14 financial year. The surplus was revealed in Council’s Annual Report adopted by Council today, and signed off by the Queensland Audit Office. “This is the first surplus achieved for 15 years and shows the financial  Continue reading…

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City Plan one step closer to public review


Redland City Council today endorsed its draft City Plan, which will now be sent to the Queensland Government for review, before being opened for public comment. Council requires state approval to release its draft City Plan for community review and held today’s special meeting to avoid any delays with this process, meaning the community will  Continue reading…

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Get the facts: postal voting still available at next election


An article in the Redland City Bulletin on Wednesday 19 November entitled “Council denies electors postal voting option” incorrectly reported that residents would not have the option to postal vote in the March 2016 Local Government election. Council wishes to reassure residents that their voting options for the 2016 election remain the same as previous elections  Continue reading…

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High schools in focus: take two


Image: Chloe Treurnich, Sheldon College, The many voices of Barbie 2014, mixed media sculpture. Courtesy of the artist.

People inspired by the artworks of local teenagers in High Schools in Focus I, or those who missed their chance to see this art exhibition, can soon view its sister exhibition High Schools In Focus II. High Schools In Focus II celebrates the artistic talent of Redland high schools students, capturing the works from Cleveland  Continue reading…

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Council to take reins at 2016 election


Redland City Council will take control of its 2016 Council election, potentially saving ratepayers close to $100,000 per election. Redland City Council Organisational Services General Manager Nick Clarke said changes to the Local Government Electoral Act 2011 meant councils could once again conduct their own elections, as was the case prior to 2008. “Early indications  Continue reading…

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