Category Archives: Water

Council wants no direct impact on households from State waste levy


Redland City Council today approved a submission in response to the State Government’s Waste Directions Paper currently open for public consultation. Mayor Karen Williams said that while Council supported the key principles of the new State Government strategy – underpinned by a waste disposal levy – the lack of detail in their paper meant that  Continue reading…

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Council ramps up lobbying on State water pricing


Redland City Council yesterday voted to ramp up its continued fight against the cost of bulk water charged by State Government. The move comes as the Queensland Competition Authority calls for submissions on two preferred options for charging for bulk water through state-owned Seqwater from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021. Redland City Mayor  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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Update on construction site incident in Middle Street, Cleveland: Sunday 12 November


Stabilisation works overnight by the contractor at 140 Middle Street Cleveland have shored up the collapsed retaining wall. Energy, water and sewerage services are working. About 60 properties in the area between the site and Toondah Harbour and Cleveland Point have no gas. APA Gas engineers will be on site working to reinstate gas when  Continue reading…

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Redlands maintains water report card rating despite dry year


The 2017 Healthy Land and Water Report Card has revealed the Redlands area has held its C+ (fair) rating for the overall environmental condition of its catchments. The Healthy Land and Water Monitoring Program – which delivers a regional assessment of the environmental condition and benefits of waterways throughout south-east Queensland – launched its annual  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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Water repairs on Wynyard St and Shore St West, Cleveland


We would like to advise that we have an urgent need to undertake repair works on water infrastructure located at the intersection of Wynyard Street and Shore Street West, Cleveland. The works involve the repair of a water main and the replacement of a section valve. The work will commence tonight from 9.00pm through to  Continue reading…

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Bay islands’ budget boost


Redland City Council‘s 2017-18 budget includes substantial allocations for the bay islands, with nearly $4 million earmarked for road sealing alone. Mayor Karen Williams said the Budget underscored the City’s commitment to island communities. “From improving roads and marine transport infrastructure to upgrading community facilities such as ramps, carparks and sportsgrounds, this budget addresses island  Continue reading…

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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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