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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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Council calling for community grants applications


The call is out for applications to Redland City Council’s Community Grants Program, an initiative that has contributed more than $500,000 towards community projects the last year alone. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said now was the time for community groups and individuals to put forward projects for which they sought funding support. “We are  Continue reading…

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Change in process for unpaid fines


Redland City Council wishes to advise a revised process is now used to recover unpaid fines. All fines are issued with detailed payment information. Where people have failed to pay their fine and have not responded to reminders to do so, Council may seek to recover the fine through the Magistrates Court, which may result  Continue reading…

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Council Christmas closures 2016-2017


All non-essential Council services will be closed from close of business Friday 23 December 2016, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2017. This includes Council Customer Service Centres and all mainland libraries. Bin collections during the holiday season will continue as normal. For emergencies including road repairs, fallen trees and water supply issues please call our after  Continue reading…

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Russell Island bushfire rolling blog: latest update 19 December at 3:00pm


3:00pm Monday 19 December The fire on Russell Island is now mostly smouldering and well under control within blackened out areas inside the containment lines. The Local Disaster Co-ordination Centre has now determined that the fire is well managed and has formally stood down its emergency coordination role from 3:00pm this afternoon. A staged stand-down of  Continue reading…

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