Category Archives: Environment

Council continues to negotiate over Commonwealth-owned Birkdale land


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will meet with yet another Federal Government MP in Canberra later this month as Council continues to try and secure the Federal Government land in Birkdale for the community. Cr Williams told today’s Council meeting that the recent Federal Government reshuffle would mean starting from scratch with new Assistant Minister  Continue reading…

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New storm tide maps to help residents


Redland City Council has agreed to the publication and communication of new non–statutory storm tide maps to help the community understand the predicted medium term impacts of future storm tide inundation in affected areas of the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that residents will receive real benefit from the substantial body of work  Continue reading…

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Three Paddocks ready for play


New playground at Three Paddocks Park

The exciting new play space at Wellington Point’s Three Paddocks Park will open on Friday, 31 August 2018. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the coastal park was among a number of parks across Redlands Coast that had been recently transformed or were scheduled for work. “Council has set aside more than $4.1 million for  Continue reading…

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Prayer breakfast raises record amount for chaplaincy programs


RCC Mayor Karen Williams with school chaplains

More than $20,000 was raised for state school chaplaincy programs across Redlands Coast at the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast on Friday, 24 August 2018 – an increase of more than $4,000 over the funds raised at last year’s event. Almost 280 people, including school chaplains, church and school leaders, government representatives, business people  Continue reading…

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Finding treasure on Redlands Coast


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The treasures of Redlands Coast have been charted to provide adventure seekers, nature lovers and those who simply want to relax with a detailed map of one of Queensland’s most diverse and exciting regions. Now known as Redlands Coast, the amazing contrast of the area from stunning North Stradbroke Island, across the southern archipelago and  Continue reading…

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Koala safe neighbourhood precincts part of Council plan


A Redland City Council program, run in conjunction with a number of research institutions, including Griffith University and University of the Sunshine Coast, will see the establishment of koala safe neighbourhood precincts as part of a raft of programs being rolled out under Council’s Koala Conservation Action Plan. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said many  Continue reading…

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Council to speak up on key issues at 122nd LGAQ conference


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Annual Conference to call on Queensland councils to lobby other levels of government on four key issues: • Community residences • National landcare projects • Park and Ride facilities • Postal ballots for Local Government elections Redland City Deputy Mayor Cr Lance Hewlett,  Continue reading…

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Wildlife ambulance celebrates 20-year milestone


Wildlife Ambulance

Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA) service has marked 20 years of rescuing injured, sick and orphaned native animals under Redland City Council coordination. Redlands IndigiScapes Centre played host to an anniversary celebration on Saturday 18 August, bringing together original and current volunteers and stakeholders to acknowledge the milestone. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said RAWA,  Continue reading…

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Kunjiel comes to Redlands Coast


Quandamooka Festival Kunjiel

Kunjiel, the closing Corroboree of the 2018 Quandamooka Festival, is set to bring Redlands Coast to life this Saturday 25 August with Traditional dance, ceremony, song, food and art. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals and visitors to take advantage of this wonderful cultural experience on Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). “The  Continue reading…

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Weinam Creek stage one works set to commence


Artists' impression of the Weinam Creek footbridge

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today announced that stage one works for Council’s Weinam Creek redevelopment project, which will ultimately transform the waterfront of Redland Bay, will commence later this year. Cr Williams said stage one would provide valuable infrastructure for the community, including ground-level car parks and a footbridge connecting the Moores Road site  Continue reading…

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