Category Archives: Roads and transport

Macleay Is foreshore redevelopment a step closer with invitation to tender


Another major milestone has been reached this month with Council advertising for tenders for the multimillion dollar Macleay Island Foreshore redevelopment, one of the largest single infrastructure projects currently planned for Redland City. The tender invitation calls for civil and marine engineering to construct a new seawall and sealed carpark, associated road works and ancillary  Continue reading…

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Council says transformation of Cleveland rail station needs more parking


Redland City Council has asked for more parking to be included to support a residential, tourism and retail hub proposed for the Cleveland train station. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the result of a Council vote today states that car parking will need to increase by 25 percent, as part of a preliminary  Continue reading…

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Holiday bus service for Redland City


Redland City Council has launched a trial holiday bus service as part of its commitment to help residents move around the city easier and safer. The trial service will complement Translink services between Redland Bay marina and Capalaba during the holiday period from Friday 23 December to Sunday 22 January. Mayor Karen Williams said the  Continue reading…

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Parking increased at Weinam Creek ferry terminal


Residents parking at the Weinam Creek ferry terminal now have an extra 100 car parks available after Redland City Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads constructed a new $150,000 parking area. Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards said Council had moved quickly to build the new car park after a State Government project  Continue reading…

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State Government announcement a good start: Mayor


Redland City Council has welcomed with cautious optimism, today’s announcement that the Queensland Government will kick-off their North Stradbroke Island transition strategy this week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while today’s long-awaited announcement was a positive; she needed to see the full detail of the transition plan to gauge its effectiveness in supporting the  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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Slow down and watch for wallabies


Dozens of wallaby joeys have been orphaned in the Redlands in the past two months following an increase in the number of wallabies on the move during their breeding season. Capalaba wildlife carer Bev Grant, who is currently bottle-feeding 11 joeys every three hours, said the joeys had been rescued after their mothers were hit  Continue reading…

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Public comment now open on Macleay Island foreshore development


Extensive plans for the development of the Macleay Island foreshore went on public notification today with the public comment period for the long awaited development open from 14 July to 4 August 2016. Details of the full Macleay Island foreshore application can be viewed online using Council’s website with reference number MCU013484. Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards  Continue reading…

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