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Draft City Plan submission review outcomes for the SMBIs


The City Plan is a translation of the existing planning scheme into the format now mandated by the State’s planning framework. It carries forward the existing policy intent of the current planning scheme for the SMBI. Draft City Plan and submission review outcomes for the SMBI include. All SMBI development, whether it be a dwelling  Continue reading…

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70 year-old air tragedy remembered


The 70th anniversary of a peacetime aviation tragedy has been honoured at the official unveiling of a permanent memorial plaque at Point Lookout on Friday. Division 2 Councillor Peter Mitchell said the memorial would stand as a poignant reminder of the lives lost in the tragedy. “The Netherlands East Indies aircraft was just 23 minutes  Continue reading…

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Draft City Plan Submission Review to go to Council on Tuesday


Council has listened to community feedback in its updated response to over 5000 Draft Redland City Plan submissions which will now go to a Special Council meeting this Tuesday 28 February. The Draft plan had already removed the opportunity for multiple dwellings in the low density residential zones and increased minimum lot sizes from 350m2 to 400m2  Continue reading…

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Intersection tragedy highlights need for urgent road upgrades


The tragic death of an elderly motorist at Redland Bay yesterday highlights the urgent need for the State Government to deliver on its year-old promise to upgrade Cleveland-Redland Bay Road, says Mayor Karen Williams. Cr Williams said the State had promised in February 2016 to install traffic lights to address a black spot at the  Continue reading…

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New ecological tourism experience for Redland City


Visitors will soon be able to swing through the Victoria Point canopy with Redland City Council approving a new tree-tops adventure experience at today’s General meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision would add to the city’s already impressive ecological tourism offering. “The tree-tops recreation facility on Cleveland-Redland Bay Road will include flying  Continue reading…

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Get ready for the heat in the Redlands


Redlanders have been urged to take care, with a severe heatwave forecast to hit the region over the next few days. Temperatures are predicted to well exceed February averages and continue into Monday, peaking on Sunday with a forecast maximum of 39C. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group Chair Karen Williams said the  Continue reading…

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Bushfire Advice message for Russell Island as at 3:15pm Wed 8 Feb


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is advising: As at 3.15pm, two vegetation fires are burning in the vincity of Glendale Road, Centre Road, Cunningham Avenue and Stradbroke Drive, Russell Island. Seventeen fire crews are working with aerial support to monitor and extinguish the blazes which broke out earlier today. There is no threat to  Continue reading…

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QFES responding to fire on Russell Island as at 3:05pm – 8 February 2017


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Russell Island Rural Fire Brigade crews are continuing to respond to a vegetation fire that is burning in the vicinity of Glendale Road, Centre Road and Cunningham Avenue, Russell Island. The blaze, which broke out around 9am this morning, is now burning within containment lines. Thirteen fire crews are  Continue reading…

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