Category Archives: Meetings and policies

Have your say on Planning Scheme Policies and Local Law change


Have your say on Redland City Council’s proposed new Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs) and a subordinate local law change over the coming month. Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs):  26 April to 24 May 2017 Redland City Council today agreed to release six Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs) for public consultation. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said these  Continue reading…

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MoU strengthens Council, industry and community voice for the Redlands


Redland City Council and the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formally provides for ongoing engagement with the Institute’s recently established Redland Advisory Panel. Redland City Mayor Cr Karen Williams said the UDIA Qld State Council’s invitation to participate through a working group with the Redlands Advisory  Continue reading…

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Updated Flood and Tidal Responds To Community Needs


Redland City Council has listened to the community by refining the storm tide hazard mapping in the latest Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council responded to community feedback by engaging an independent expert to ensure the draft plan was built  Continue reading…

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Environment and Heritage Winners Under Amended Draft Plan


Environment and heritage outcomes for Redland City have been strengthened in the amended Draft City Plan. The updated plan was endorsed by Council at a special meeting today (Tuesday 28 February), and will now be sent to the State Minister for Planning for review. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said changes included strengthening regulations around  Continue reading…

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Amended Draft City Plan Improves Street Scapes and Design


Redland City’s amended draft city plan responds to residents’ requests for better designed homes and more aesthetic neighbourhoods. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the amended Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb) included increased frontages and larger minimum lot sizes in some areas of the city. “We  Continue reading…

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Council adopts Draft City Plan Submission Review


Council has listened to community feedback in its updated response to over 5000 Draft Redland City Plan submissions at a Special Council meeting today (Tuesday 28 February). The Draft plan had already removed the opportunity for multiple dwellings in the low density residential zones and increased minimum lot sizes from 350m2 to 400m2 across the significant  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council to lobby State Government on planning


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) conference to lobby the State Government for better transport planning and tighter regulations for facilities providing transitional and parole support services. Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary and Mayor Karen Williams will table their respective motions calling for better planning regulations after receiving unanimous support  Continue reading…

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Redland City backs call for Olympic Games feasibility study


Redland City Council has thrown its support behind calls for a South East Queensland feasibility study into hosting the 2028 Olympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said councillors unanimously supported her Mayoral Minute at today’s General Meeting, which included endorsing the findings of the SEQ Council of Mayors pre-feasibility study into the possibility of  Continue reading…

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Rates reform aligns communities


Redland City Council has rationalised rating categories in its 2016-17 Budget to provide a simpler system that allows for consistence across the City. The changes, adopted today, will see the rate in the dollar on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands decreased to bring them in line with mainland communities, while the same minimum rate will  Continue reading…

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Korean council representatives welcomed to the Redlands


The Redlands’ relationship with trade and investment partner the Republic of Korea has strengthened after Council hosted a delegation of Yong-in City Council representatives this morning. The Yong-in City Council group headed by Yong-in City Council Vice Chairman Mr Kee Joon Kim and Chairman of Welfare and Industry Committee Mr Won Sik Choi included six  Continue reading…

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