Category Archives: Parks

Bring out your stories about Birkdale land


Redland City Council has put out the call for residents to share any historic or cultural information they may have about land at Birkdale which has now been purchased by Council from the Commonwealth Government. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was inviting personal stories about the 61 hectares of land at 362-388 Old  Continue reading…

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Lyngbya at Wellington Point Reserve


Redland City Council has installed signs at  Wellington Point Reserve to advise residents and visitors of the presence of Lyngbya (Lyngbya majuscule), a naturally occurring, blue-green algae that can cause skin, eye and respiratory irritations if people come into contact with it. The presence of Lyngbya is not uncommon for waters around Redlands Coast and  Continue reading…

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Trail creates new southern Russell Island evacuation route


 Works have begun this week on hardening a trail along Lagoon Road, Russell Island to create an alternate evacuation route on the southern end of the island. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said the works to the existing fire trail would ensure it could be used as  Continue reading…

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Moreton Bay Cycleway extension opens


This week marked a high point for Redlands Coast cyclists and recreational trail users, with the completion of Stage 1 of a multi-million dollar extension to Moreton Bay Cycleway. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Stage 1 was part of a multi-stage cycleway extension jointly funded by Council and the Queensland Government, due for completion  Continue reading…

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Amity Point to host Council NSI update in September


Redland City Council is inviting North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) residents and visitors to drop into Amity Point Hall on Saturday 14 September for updates on a range of Council projects. Mayor Karen Williams said the North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) Community Open House, from 10am – 12 noon, would be an opportunity for members of the  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council responds to suspected dog baiting


Redland City Council is deploying all available resources at local parks, including surveillance cameras, in response to more suspected dog baiting incidents. It also is investigating offering a reward for information which leads to successful prosecution. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she had also written to the Queensland Police Service offering Council’s support in  Continue reading…

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13 August 2019 – Planned Burns Russell Island (13 – 16 August 2019)


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews, along with Russell and Lamb Island Rural Fire Service (QRFS), will be undertaking multiple planned burns on Russell Island this week starting today Tuesday 13 August and going through to Friday 16 August 2019, commencing each day at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Locations: 172-216 High Street (Whistling Kite  Continue reading…

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6 August 2019 – Controlled Burns, Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah)


Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation crews will be undertaking multiple planned burns in the Point Lookout area on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah, starting today Tuesday 6 August and going through to Friday 9 August 2019, commencing each day at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location George Nothling Drive, Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island (Tramican Street and  Continue reading…

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1 August 2019 – controlled burn, Greater Glider Conservation Area, Alexandra Hills


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews will be undertaking a planned burn starting today Thursday 1 August 2019 in Alexandra Hills at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location: Greater Glider Conservation Area, 250-354 Redland Bay Road, Alexandra Hills It is appreciated that these burns may cause some inconvenience, however all attempts will be made to limit  Continue reading…

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