Category Archives: Parks

Bayview Conservation Area opening boasts crowds


The official opening of a $1.3 million upgrade to Bayview Conservation Area at Redland Bay was marked on Saturday 28 April with crowds gathering to enjoy free activities, view displays and explore new trails. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was wonderful to see so many people out enjoying the world-class facility. “Today’s opening  Continue reading…

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Wellington Point Australia Day arrangements


Special Australia Day parking and management arrangements will operate at the popular Wellington Point Recreation Reserve again this year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland City Council measures, which are designed to ensure celebrations are enjoyed by all park users, include controlled entry to the reserve from 7am to 6pm on Friday 26  Continue reading…

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Mayor throws down the gauntlet on getting active


Mayor Karen Williams - healthy and active

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is challenging Redlanders to get up and get active by registering for one of the fantastic activities on offer in the Redlands Healthy and Active Program which commences on Monday 22 January. “The program is designed to promote the importance of physical activity and lifelong involvement in physical activity for  Continue reading…

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Try water sports and activities at free family fun day


To welcome summer, Redland City Council is hosting a free family fun day where you can come and try a variety of water sports and activities – and some land based ones too. Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, Embrace the Bay will be held from 8am to midday on Saturday 2 December  Continue reading…

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Join our National Tree Day community planting


Enjoy a morning in the great outdoors and help plant 2000 native plants in Fielding Park, Redland Bay on Sunday 30 July for National Tree Day. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said National Tree Day was committed to providing a green community for future generations across Australia, with the local planting a great opportunity for  Continue reading…

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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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More land for local sports fields


The future of sport, recreation and conservation in the Redlands has received a boost with 159 hectares of land acquired at Mt Cotton. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said 277-293 Heinemann Road had recently been purchased by Council, with about a third of the area to be used for sports and recreation in the future  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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