Redlands Coast experiences named among state’s best


An extraordinary 16 Redlands Coast enterprises have been listed on Tourism and Events Queensland’s 2019 Best of Queensland Experiences. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the result was exceptional and underscored the benefits of Council’s tourism strategy and the growing value of the city’s new brand: Redlands Coast – naturally wonderful. “Being named among the  Continue reading…

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Easter public holiday closures 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 19 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 22 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019. ANZAC Day: Closed Thursday 25 April 2019. Reopening Friday 26 April 2019 During  Continue reading…

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Council signs deed for Birkdale Commonwealth land


Redland City Council has signed a heads of agreement with the Australian Government to buy 61.78 hectares of Commonwealth land at Birkdale for environmental and community purposes. Mayor Karen Williams said the $4.1m purchase provided great value for the community. “The land at 362-388 Old Cleveland Road East is the latest significant strategic purchase of  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council driving economy through support for start-ups


Redland City Council is giving the next wave of innovative Redlands Coast entrepreneurs a flying start through a series of start-up and innovation initiatives. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s commitment to supporting local innovators included a group of Redlands Coast businesses that recently attended QODE – Australasia’s leading global forum for innovation and  Continue reading…

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Major coup for Redlands Coast Dîner en Rouge


One of Australia’s most powerful speakers on the tragedy of family and domestic violence, award-winning author Rebecca Poulson, will be the keynote speaker at May’s Dîner en Rouge fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Poulson’s story was one of shocking violence, tragedy and grief but also one of hope. “Rebecca is a real inspiration  Continue reading…

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2019 Anzac Day services on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council joins the community in paying respect to the men and women of the armed services and in remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Australia and New Zealand. The following Anzac Day services are being held across Redlands Coast on 25 April 2019:  Cleveland Event Time Location  Continue reading…

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Thompson’s Beach re-opens for swimming


Redland City Council has today re-opened Thompson’s Beach, Victoria Point, which was temporarily closed after routine monitoring showed elevated levels of enterococci bacteria. Thompsons Beach is again suitable for swimming and other recreational water activities, in accordance with Healthy Waterways Healthy Waterplay guidelines. Recent sampling has confirmed that the bacteria, which is often found in  Continue reading…

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Council trials ‘seapots’ to give local waters a boost


Redland City Council is trialling specialised ‘seapots’ in Sovereign Waters Lake, at Wellington Point, to encourage marine life and assess their potential to improve water quality. The first stage of the proof-of-concept trial involves 20 seapots the size of large flower pots, which have been attached to the lake’s seawall to create rock pools. Redland  Continue reading…

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Redlands Animal Shelter continues to evolve


Redlands Animal Shelter has established an internal onsite veterinary service at its Thornlands-based facility in a bid to further streamline its animal adoption program. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that as the vet service would not be available to the general public, it wouldn’t compete with local vets. “Its purpose will be to support  Continue reading…

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Dead fig tree scheduled for removal


Redland City Council will remove a dead tree in Fig Tree Place, Ormiston after losing a long battle to save it. The tree had been closely monitored over several years but remediation treatments to rejuvenate its health unfortunately were unsuccessful. Council’s decision to remove it and replace it with another tree was validated by a  Continue reading…

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