Amended Draft City Plan Improves Street Scapes and Design


Redland City’s amended draft city plan responds to residents’ requests for better designed homes and more aesthetic neighbourhoods. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the amended Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb) included increased frontages and larger minimum lot sizes in some areas of the city. “We  Continue reading…

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Council adopts Draft City Plan Submission Review


Council has listened to community feedback in its updated response to over 5000 Draft Redland City Plan submissions at a Special Council meeting today (Tuesday 28 February). The Draft plan had already removed the opportunity for multiple dwellings in the low density residential zones and increased minimum lot sizes from 350m2 to 400m2 across the significant  Continue reading…

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70 year-old air tragedy remembered


The 70th anniversary of a peacetime aviation tragedy has been honoured at the official unveiling of a permanent memorial plaque at Point Lookout on Friday. Division 2 Councillor Peter Mitchell said the memorial would stand as a poignant reminder of the lives lost in the tragedy. “The Netherlands East Indies aircraft was just 23 minutes  Continue reading…

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Draft City Plan Submission Review to go to Council on Tuesday


Council has listened to community feedback in its updated response to over 5000 Draft Redland City Plan submissions which will now go to a Special Council meeting this Tuesday 28 February. The Draft plan had already removed the opportunity for multiple dwellings in the low density residential zones and increased minimum lot sizes from 350m2 to 400m2  Continue reading…

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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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Girt by Sea competition a Bay Island art boon


A week remains for artists to submit works to the lucrative 2017 Girt by Sea art competition and exhibition, which this year boasts a $94,000 prize pool. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Council-supported competition, run in conjunction with Macleay Island Arts Complex (MIAC) and Russell Island Community Arts (RICA), offered outstanding opportunities to  Continue reading…

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