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Council urges the community to join in the fight against vandalism


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has written to the Police Minister the Hon Mark Ryan MP requesting local police prioritise monitoring around the Weinam Creek area following a spate of recent vandalism. Cr Williams said her plea to the Minister followed several cars being vandalised Saturday night with one car being overturned. “As law enforcement  Continue reading…

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Help Mayor Williams help the homeless


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is appealing to all Redlanders to join her in helping the homeless as she again participates in the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Cr Williams will swap her comfy bed for a piece of cardboard on the evening of 21 June and said that the colder weather served as a reminder  Continue reading…

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Council to pick up Weinam Creek Development


Redland City Council today revealed a new master plan is under consideration for the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA), following a decision not to proceed with Walker Group’s proposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council has listened to the community and is stepping in to develop the precinct to ensure it includes significant  Continue reading…

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Koalas on the move and looking for love


Romance is in the air throughout the Redlands as koala breeding season begins, with male koalas on the move and looking for love between July and December. With koalas migrating into new and unfamiliar territories in search for prospective mates, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has urged the community to be mindful of the increased  Continue reading…

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National Reconciliation Week Council Activities 2018


National Reconciliation Week (NRW- 27 May – 3 June) is an annual celebration enabling all Australians to come together in the spirit of mutual respect. The 2018 theme is Don’t Keep History a Mystery. During this week all Australians are invited to learn, share, and grow – by exploring our past, learning more about Aboriginal  Continue reading…

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A simple test could save your life


The 2018 Rotary Bowelscan Queensland campaign is under way and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is urging locals to participate and help save lives. Coordinated by Rotarians from the local Rotary District 9630, the campaign launched at Princess Alexandra Hospital last week, with PAH Director of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Professor Gerald Holtmann  Continue reading…

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Koala Detection Dogs coming to a place near you


From 23 April, specially trained Koala detection dogs, Maya and Baxter, and their expert handlers will be coming to Cleveland, Ormiston, Thorneside and Wellington Point to start a city-wide Koala Population Assessment with a focus on finding Koala scats (aka poop). Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said Redlands is a recognised population stronghold for koalas  Continue reading…

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Business as usual for kerbside recycling collection in the Redlands


It is business as usual for Redland City Council’s kerbside recycling collection service with yellow-topped recycling bins continuing to be collected fortnightly from every Redland residence. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council has just renegotiated a two-year extension (until June 2020) with Visy, the supplier that sorts, processes or recycles the city’s recyclable materials.  Continue reading…

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Local priorities set in regional mayors visit to Straddie


Redland City has played host to the South-East Queensland Council of Mayors with the group’s first board meeting for the year being held at IndigiScapes in Capalaba last Friday. Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Hon. Leeanne Enoch, Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts also dropped  Continue reading…

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