Councillors elect a new Deputy Mayor


Councillors elected Cr Lance Hewlett as Redland City’s new Deputy Mayor at the General Meeting this week. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams congratulated Cr Hewlett on his appointment. “I look forward to building on and strengthening the leadership legacy delivered in partnership with Cr Boglary and I sincerely thank her for her strong commitment. “I  Continue reading…

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New Redlands publication honours local Diggers


Redland City Council today celebrated the launch of a First World War commemorative book developed through Redland Libraries with Queensland Government support. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the book launch of Remembering them: Honouring the First World War servicemen and women of the Redlands was a culmination of years of work and research. “The  Continue reading…

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Business as usual for kerbside recycling collection in the Redlands


It is business as usual for Redland City Council’s kerbside recycling collection service with yellow-topped recycling bins continuing to be collected fortnightly from every Redland residence. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council has just renegotiated a two-year extension (until June 2020) with Visy, the supplier that sorts, processes or recycles the city’s recyclable materials.  Continue reading…

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Redlands embraces the Games and the benefits flow


Redland City Council’s early and strong advocacy for opportunities with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has paid off, with a swathe of short and long term benefits already flowing for our region. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said, the Games was much more than just a sporting event, it brought the potential for benefits  Continue reading…

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Mayor calls for early decision as QCA final report elevates water woes


Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams has called on the State Government to make their bulk water price decision by mid-May after the release of the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) Final Report which imposes even higher water costs on Councils and their ratepayers. “We’re in budget mode now and need to understand the financial impact of  Continue reading…

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2018 ANZAC Day services in Redland City


Redland City Council joins the community in paying respect to the men and women of the armed services and in remembrance of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Australia. The following ANZAC Day services are being held in Redland City:  Cleveland Event Time Location DAWN SERVICE Dawn parade departs 5.20am  Continue reading…

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Volunteer call-takers urgently needed for injured wildlife


The Redlands 24hr Wildlife Rescue (RWR) service urgently needs more phone roster volunteers to join the dedicated team who facilitate the rescue and care of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the service is a vital community program operated by volunteers and is highly regarded by wildlife  Continue reading…

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Easter public holiday closures 2018


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 30 March (Good Friday) through to Monday 2 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 3 April. Redland IndigiScapes Centre Redland IndigiScapes Centre will only be closed on Good Friday 30  Continue reading…

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