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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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Register now for Redlands Amazing Race

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Celebrate the start of Redlands Youth Week (8-14 April) by taking part in the Redlands Amazing Race, organised by Redland City Council and supported by Sirromet and Capalaba Central Shopping Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that residents should race to Council’s website now to register for this free fun youth-focused event set for  Continue reading…

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Snag your barbeque prize pack for Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day 2018

Redland City Council is encouraging Redland residents to connect with their neighbours by offering barbeque prize packs to go towards Neighbour Day gatherings this month. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Neighbour Day was Australia’s annual celebration of community, bringing together the people next door or across the street, with this year’s event scheduled  Continue reading…

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Redlands showcased on the small screen

Harrow Executive Producer Leigh McGrath and Mayor Karen Williams

Set to air in March are two television series shot in film-friendly Redland City last year – four-part SBS psychological thriller Safe Harbour and 10-part Australian crime drama series Harrow – both set to give nation-wide and international viewers a taste of what the Redlands has to offer. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that  Continue reading…

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Council team’s Christmas spirit

The Redland Community Centre’s campaign to put smiles on the faces of families less fortunate this Christmas has been given a boost by a generous group of Redland City Council employees. Every payday from October, members of Council’s customer service team have dug deep to buy treats for the community centre’s Christmas Project 2017. It  Continue reading…

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Jetty jumping a leap of faith

An incident involving a man leaping from the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty in recent months has sparked warnings that serious injuries can result. As the man jumped he hit the dock, dislocated his shoulder and was pulled unconscious from the water by local Surf Lifesaver personnel. Redland City Divisional Councillor, Lance Hewlett said that adults present  Continue reading…

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Redlands celebrates volunteers

More than 150 community members will be thanked at Redland City Council’s annual volunteers’ brunch on Saturday 2 December. Volunteers from a range of community programs including the arts, sports, cultural and environmental groups, as well as emergency services, will be acknowledged at the event at the Myhorizon Function Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba. Redland City  Continue reading…

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Council meets with state hopefuls

Candidates in the upcoming state election had the opportunity to meet with Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and councillors last week to outline where they stand on key priorities for the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while only five of the 15 candidates took up the invitation to meet with councillors, the meetings  Continue reading…

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