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Koala food tree and others icons at risk from vandalism


Two significant, iconic trees, including a tier-one, high-value Koala food tree, have been vandalised by hacking,  drilling, nailing, and poisoning, and Council is calling on anyone noticing suspicious behaviour to report it to Council or Crimestoppers immediately. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the eyes and ears of Redlanders are needed to catch these vandals.  Continue reading…

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Make ‘No Plastic Bags’ your New Year resolution for 2018


Redland City Council’s environmental education centre, Indigiscapes is encouraging Redlanders to create a new habit by trading plastic bags for more sustainable options. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a new education campaign at IndigiScapes showed residents how they could make a difference to the local environment by reducing waste. “While we do make a  Continue reading…

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Council Christmas closure dates 2017-2018


All non-essential Council services will close Friday 22 December 2017 from close of business, and reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018. This includes Customer Service Centres and mainland libraries. The Community Piano will be located in the Cleveland Library during Council’s Christmas closure. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 Specific closures and information: Redland Art Gallery,  Continue reading…

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Amity Point erosion update – December 2017


Redland City Council has completed works to Council-owned land used to provide track and beach access near Toompany Street, Amity Point following a shoreline erosion event in November. The main rock wall at the site of the erosion event has had a substantial amount of rock placed behind the face and a 27m wall extension  Continue reading…

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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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