Category Archives: Planning

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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Progress of SMBI ferry terminals upgrade


Redland City Council is developing business plans and applications to seek funding from the state government towards the upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands’ (SMBIs’) ferry terminals. The move follows community engagement on the project in February last year, which informed initial concept plans developed by Cardno and Architectus – the design and engineering  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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Macleay Island foreshore redevelopment to commence


Work is set to begin this month on an $8.5 million upgrade of the Macleay Island foreshore precinct, providing substantial long term improvements to island parking issues, greater access for recreational boaties and sealing asbestos contamination on the foreshore. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said civil construction group Pensar Civil Pty Ltd had been awarded  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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Redland budget invests in infrastructure


Redland City’s 2017-18 budget invests heavily in community infrastructure, from new roads to better parks and sportsfields. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget went well beyond the “three Rs” of roads, rates and rubbish investing $82 million to cater for key City priorities identified by residents and the business community. “The foundations of this year’s  Continue reading…

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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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Greenlight for environmental impact study on Toondah Harbour


The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg has today given the greenlight to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbour project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Ten year Infrastructure Plan agreed for State review


Redland City Council has agreed to the Draft Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) outlining the type, timing and location of planned infrastructure for the city over the next decade to 2027. The Draft LGIP will now go to the Department of Infrastructure Local Government and Planning for agreement from the Minister to publicly consult on  Continue reading…

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