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Redland City Council supports political donation ban


Redland City Council will urge the State Government to look at banning all political donations for election campaigns. It also will call for an investigation into the public funding of election candidates. The requests are included in Council submissions, adopted at a special meeting today (Wednesday), on proposed legislation emanating from the Crime and Corruption  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council signs MOU with SLSQ on new headquarters


A $71 million surf lifesaving Centre of Excellence and Emergency Services Precinct is a step closer after Redland City Council and Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the project would be an Australian-first and would include a new state headquarters for SLSQ and  Continue reading…

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Refund of special canal and lake charges set to begin


Redland City Council has today announced that canal and lake residents will start receiving refunds of special canal and lake charges by early November 2017. The refund of canal and lake special charges follows a review by Council of the relevant legislation. Following this review Council took the proactive step to refund the unspent charges collected.  Continue reading…

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Redland City acts on Coroner’s findings


Redland City Council will review the speed limits on Russell Island roads and look at improving lighting along its major traffic routes. It follows acceptance at today’s Council meeting of the Coroner’s recommendations following the inquest into the death of 14-year-old Ethan Stephenson on the Southern Moreton Bay island in 2014. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Our Redlands story competition winners announced


The winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition have been announced today, with entries capturing the spirit of the Redlands through verse, prose, film and photographs. The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Redlanders to share stories about their home and what it meant to  Continue reading…

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Redlands Indigenous knowledge to contribute to coastal hazard study


Redland City Council has announced the engagement of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) in partnership with David Brewer Consulting and Healthy Land and Water to undertake Part 2 of its Coastal Adaptation Strategy. Mayor Karen Williams said that Council was delighted with the successful consulting partnership proposal that brings together world leading coastal science  Continue reading…

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Swap weeds for free trees


Swap your garden weeds for free native plants on Saturday 5 August (9am – 2pm) at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre during Trees for Weeds Day. Redland City Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary said Council was offering up to five local native plants per person in an effort to rid the Redlands of unruly, invasive weeds that threaten  Continue reading…

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Council’s fight against domestic violence goes federal


Redland City Council this week took the fight against domestic violence to the nation’s capital with Mayor Karen Williams attending the inaugural Local Government Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Prevention Project Reference Committee meeting held in Canberra on Tuesday 11 July. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that as a member of the Local Government  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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