Tag Archives: Russell Island

Snapshot – Tuesday 15 April 2014


Russell Island Event Free digital marketing workshop Council invites you to come along to a free business workshop ‘Practical Ways to Build Your Digital Marketing’. The digital economy is changing the way we do business. This interactive workshop gives practical steps you can take to: build a robust digital marketing strategy improve the performance of  Continue reading…

City of islands to host unique forum


The benefits of living in an island community will be discussed when the Redlands hosts the first South East Queensland Island Forum next week. Redland City Councillor for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (Division 5) Mark Edwards said the unique forum would focus on topics specific to island communities. “This forum is an opportunity for  Continue reading…

Hazard reduction burns on Russell Island: Tuesday 30 July to Thursday 1 August


Our Conservation Fire Management Team in conjunction with Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) Urban and Rural will be undertaking a series of hazard reduction burns this week on Russell Island. The planned burns will take place from Tuesday 30 July to Thursday 1 August 2013 at the following locations:  Melomy’s Wetlands (see first map  Continue reading…

Council Budget delivers for SMBI residents


Redland City Council will effectively neutralise the financial impact of new TransLink services for the majority Southern Moreton Bay Island residents as part of its 2013-14 Budget. Mayor Karen Williams said a reduction in the infrastructure component of general rates would offset the cost of extending the transport network from July 1. “I am happy  Continue reading…

$500,000 RDA funding announced for Russell Island Sport Clubhouse and Resilience Centre


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has expressed delight at today’s announcement of $500,000 funding towards the Russell Island Sports Clubhouse and Resilience Centre from the Commonwealth’s Regional Development Australia Fund. “Our business plan for regional funding highlighted the strong national and regional importance of the Sport and Resilience Hub,” Cr Williams said. “Estimated to cost  Continue reading…

Redland City islands to get disaster plans


Each Redland City island is to get its own disaster management plan, Mayor Karen Williams said today. Cr Williams said the Southern Moreton Bay Islands would be priorities, with North Stradbroke and Coochiemudlo islands to follow. “The recent Australia Day weekend storms and their aftermath, and fires on North Stradbroke Island, drove home to us  Continue reading…

Council urges residents to have a 3-5 day emergency plan


In light of the Australia Day weekend’s Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald and in preparation for future severe weather events, Redland City Council urges residents to plan for emergency situations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was encouraging residents and businesses to have a 3-5 day emergency plan in place for their homes, families and work  Continue reading…