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…

Koala Detection Dogs coming to a place near you


From 23 April, specially trained Koala detection dogs, Maya and Baxter, and their expert handlers will be coming to Cleveland, Ormiston, Thorneside and Wellington Point to start a city-wide Koala Population Assessment with a focus on finding Koala scats (aka poop). Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said Redlands is a recognised population stronghold for koalas  Continue reading…

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…

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…

Make ‘No Plastic Bags’ your New Year resolution for 2018


Redland City Council’s environmental education centre, Indigiscapes is encouraging Redlanders to create a new habit by trading plastic bags for more sustainable options. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a new education campaign at IndigiScapes showed residents how they could make a difference to the local environment by reducing waste. “While we do make a  Continue reading…

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…