250,000 Redlands Coast plants … and growing


Redland City Council this week achieved an important milestone, reaching the 250,000 mark in an initiative to plant one million native plants across Redlands Coast by 2026. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the achievement, reached at Smith Street, Capalaba, was part of an ongoing planting program to enhance existing, and create new, wildlife corridors  Continue reading…

Council services holiday closures


All non-essential Council services will close Monday 24 December 2018 from close of business, and reopen Wednesday 2 January 2019. This includes Customer Service Centres, Redland Art Gallery (Cleveland and Capalaba) and mainland libraries. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 🎄Merry Christmas from the team at Redland City Council! Posted by Redland City Council on  Continue reading…

School holiday boredom busters on Redlands Coast


Parents can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to Council’s jam-packed summer holiday program set to keep kids entertained over December and January. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council’s extensive range of free activities would engage and inspire kids of all ages. “From art and craft to reptile shows to robotics, there’s something  Continue reading…

Land for Wildlife 20-year celebrations on Redlands Coast


Around 90 people came together for a special event on Saturday 29 September at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre celebrating 20 years of the Land for Wildlife (LFW) program in south east Queensland. Redland City Council hosted drinks and canapĂ©s at IndigiScapes as a way of saying thank you to local landowners for their environmental stewardship. Among  Continue reading…

Help count the glossy black-cockatoo


Glossy Black-Cockatoo

Redland City Council is calling for volunteers for the annual Redlands Coast survey of glossy black-cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus lathami), to be held on Sunday 14 October. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the survey was an important part of ongoing efforts to protect one of the rarest and most threatened cockatoos in Australia. “We are blessed  Continue reading…

Wildlife ambulance celebrates 20-year milestone


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…

Exchange weeds for trees at August community event


Redlands Coast homeowners are up for free native trees in August as IndigiScapes urges residents to become biosecurity-aware and rid their properties of invasive pests. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said whether you’re on the islands or the mainland, you can exchange a bag or bucket of weeds for a free local native plant. “Council  Continue reading…

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…

Koalas on the move and looking for love


Romance is in the air throughout the Redlands as koala breeding season begins, with male koalas on the move and looking for love between July and December. With koalas migrating into new and unfamiliar territories in search for prospective mates, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has urged the community to be mindful of the increased  Continue reading…

The Fergies are doing it for the trees at Indigi Day Out


The Fergies are one of the headline acts at this year’s Indigi Day Out on Saturday 2 June 2018, raising awareness of veteran trees at Redland’s IndigiScapes biggest event of the year. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said Indigi Day Out and Folk Redlands Festival of Music was an iconic event on the IndigiScapes calendar,  Continue reading…