Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Koala safe neighbourhood precincts part of Council plan


A Redland City Council program, run in conjunction with a number of research institutions, including Griffith University and University of the Sunshine Coast, will see the establishment of koala safe neighbourhood precincts as part of a raft of programs being rolled out under Council’s Koala Conservation Action Plan. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said many  Continue reading…

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Council to speak up on key issues at 122nd LGAQ conference


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Annual Conference to call on Queensland councils to lobby other levels of government on four key issues: • Community residences • National landcare projects • Park and Ride facilities • Postal ballots for Local Government elections Redland City Deputy Mayor Cr Lance Hewlett,  Continue reading…

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Wildlife ambulance celebrates 20-year milestone


Wildlife Ambulance

Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA) service has marked 20 years of rescuing injured, sick and orphaned native animals under Redland City Council coordination. Redlands IndigiScapes Centre played host to an anniversary celebration on Saturday 18 August, bringing together original and current volunteers and stakeholders to acknowledge the milestone. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said RAWA,  Continue reading…

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Kunjiel comes to Redlands Coast


Quandamooka Festival Kunjiel

Kunjiel, the closing Corroboree of the 2018 Quandamooka Festival, is set to bring Redlands Coast to life this Saturday 25 August with Traditional dance, ceremony, song, food and art. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals and visitors to take advantage of this wonderful cultural experience on Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). “The  Continue reading…

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Weinam Creek stage one works set to commence


Artists' impression of the Weinam Creek footbridge

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today announced that stage one works for Council’s Weinam Creek redevelopment project, which will ultimately transform the waterfront of Redland Bay, will commence later this year. Cr Williams said stage one would provide valuable infrastructure for the community, including ground-level car parks and a footbridge connecting the Moores Road site  Continue reading…

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Inspiring Seniors recognised at Seniors Week event


Redlands Coast’s Inspiring Seniors have been unveiled for 2018 at part of this year’s Seniors Week celebrations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she was proud to be able to recognise the inspirational locals as part of the annual Blue Care community initiative, now in its tenth year. “The Inspiring Seniors initiative shines a light  Continue reading…

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It’s never too late to learn to read or write!


You can close the book on any notions of Redland Libraries being stuffy, dark, book depositories, thanks to their increasing range of engaging programs and events that provide a variety of learning opportunities for people of all ages. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said on 3 September, Redland Libraries would launch its new and exciting  Continue reading…

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IndigiScapes Environment Education Centre set to expand


Redlands Coast will be home to a unique environmental education experience, with expansion plans for Council’s IndigiScapes Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the expansion plans included major refurbishments to the centre’s popular Bush Tucker Café, additional native landscape gardens, new environmental interpretation space and education spaces and conference facilities, plus an exciting new  Continue reading…

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Age-Friendly City Strategy for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast is one step closer to having an Age-Friendly City Strategy following the completion of a survey of seniors that sought to understand their experience of ageing in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was timely that the survey – executed by Redland District Committee on the Ageing (RDCOTA) on behalf  Continue reading…

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Public Notice: Adoption of the Redland City Plan


Notice is given in accordance with the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that, on 6 July 2018, Redland City Council adopted a new planning scheme – Redland City Plan. The Redland City Plan applies to the Redland City Council local government area and replaces the Redlands Planning Scheme 2006. The Redland City Plan will have effect  Continue reading…

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