Monthly Archives: September 2012

Redlands named Queensland’s top sustainable city again


The Redlands has been named Queensland’s most sustainable city for 2012 for the second time in three years by Keep Australia Beautiful Queensland. Redland City Council won four of the eight award categories in the competition. The top categories included; water conservation, energy innovation, young legends and resource recovery and waste management. Redlands will now  Continue reading…

Consolidation of council laws needed: Mayor


Redland City Council has called for a consolidation of legislation impacting local government, to reduce red tape and save ratepayers money. Mayor Karen Williams said Council in its submission to the Office of Best Practice Regulation had urged consolidation in areas such as delegations, authorisations, administrative processes, powers and enforcement tools. “Different pieces of current  Continue reading…

Council to consider Wellington Point parking compromise


Redland City Council will at its next general meeting consider a compromise aimed at resolving the Wellington Point parking impasse. Council’s City Services Committee today supported a recommendation that a three-month trial of shared parking be conducted. Mayor Karen Williams said the proposed trial may offer a potential resolution of the Point parking issue that  Continue reading…