Turn your ideas into reality with a Council community grant


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From staging cultural events to regenerating wildlife areas, you can make your community-focused project happen with a community grant from Redland City Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first round of community grants opens next month Monday 16 July, closing Friday 17 August, with assistance available under the categories of Organisation Support, Project  Continue reading…

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Southern Moreton Bay Islands’ levy to end


The Southern Moreton Bay Island Translink levy will end in December 2018 as part of a Redland City Council budget that also provides for the initial stages of Redland Bay’s Weinam Creek parking and development project. The 2018-19 budget sees substantial allocations for island communities, including the continuation of the Green Seal road program. Mayor  Continue reading…

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New rating categories for Raby Bay canal properties


Redland City Council has voted to move away from special levies for canal properties at Raby Bay, introducing new rating categories in its 2018-19 budget to fund revetment wall repairs from their general rates. It follows city-wide consultation, including the involvement of an independent Citizens’ Advisory Panel, on how best to manage and fund the  Continue reading…

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Redland City 2018 budget overview


Redland City Council has adopted an “achievable and affordable” budget for 2018-19. The budget delivers an average rates and charges rise of 3.99 percent for a typical category 1a, owner-occupied household, excluding State Government charges, while maintaining Council’s low-debt status. It also delivers a $66.9 million capital works program that focuses on the renewal of  Continue reading…

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Redlands invests in renewal


Redland City’s 2018-19 budget invests heavily in the renewal of existing road, transport and community infrastructure such as parks. Mayor Karen Williams said $13.8 million had been set aside in the $66.9 million capital works program to re-seal local roads as part of almost $23 million allocated to mainland and island transport and traffic projects.  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka flora holds deep connections to knowledge


As Redlands embraces the fourth annual Quandamooka Festival, Redlands Art Gallery’s current exhibition will open our minds to Minjerribah’s (North Stradbroke Island) beautiful plant life and the intricate part it plays in the Quandamooka knowledge systems. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams thanked the Quandamooka people for sharing their very special heritage with all who come  Continue reading…

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Council urges the community to join in the fight against vandalism


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has written to the Police Minister the Hon Mark Ryan MP requesting local police prioritise monitoring around the Weinam Creek area following a spate of recent vandalism. Cr Williams said her plea to the Minister followed several cars being vandalised Saturday night with one car being overturned. “As law enforcement  Continue reading…

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Redland City Youth Council proposed


Redland City Councillor Julie Talty today raised the prospect of a Redland City Youth Council as a way to meaningfully engage on issues that matter to Redland’s youth. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams commended Councillor Talty on her efforts to engage Redlands youth and the future leaders of the City. “Our world is changing and  Continue reading…

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Public Art to reflect Redlands Coast character and identity


Redland City Council has adopted a public art framework following a review of its public art program by external industry professionals, with input from Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that public art said a lot about a community and it was timely that Council enshrined a formal framework to  Continue reading…

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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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