Monthly Archives: June 2013

Burst water main in Collingwood Road, Birkdale


Redland Water has shut down water in Collingwood Road, Birkdale and surrounding areas due to a water main bursting in front of 8 Collingwood Road. There are reports of localised flooding resulting from the burst. Water pressure will be affected in areas surrounding Collingwood Road. We will keep you informed of the situation. Contact Redland  Continue reading…

$2.7 million sewerage upgrade for Dunwich


Redland City Council will sewer 165 Dunwich properties in a long-awaited $2.7 million sewerage infrastructure upgrade. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the project would start in August and be completed in 2014-15. “This project is great news for Dunwich residents as it will improve sewerage infrastructure and also improve property values,” Cr Williams said.  Continue reading…

New sponsorship policy means even playing field for applicants


For information about the new two rounds of sponsorship funding, visit our website. If you are looking for Council sponsorship, there will be two rounds of funding available during the 2013/2014 financial year. They will be open for applications from late July 2013 and in February/March 2014 respectively. Council will accept Round 1 sponsorship applications  Continue reading…

Snapshot: Tuesday 4 June 2013


Hazardous Waste Surrender Sunday 9 June 2013 It’s time to clean out unwanted chemicals from your shed and cupboards! Safely surrender your household hazardous waste products for free. When: Sunday 9 June 2013, 9am to 1pm Where: Redland Performing Arts Centre car park, 2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland What to bring: Household hazardous waste, with a  Continue reading…

Council announces Phase 2 of restructure


Redland City Council has today announced Phase 2 of its organisational restructure that includes 12 redundant positions, 3 new roles and aligning like-areas. Chief Executive Officer Bill Lyon said the changes included the redundancy of three Group Manager positions – Development Assessment; City Planning and Environment; and Community Futures. “It is important that Council continues  Continue reading…

Redland City Council wins Healthy Waterways Award


Redland City Council has won the Sustainable Development category in the prestigious Healthy Waterways Awards, announced at a gala dinner on Friday night. Council competed against five other finalists from across South East Queensland to win the award, which recognises projects that demonstrate best practice sustainable water management and environmental practices. Redland City Deputy Mayor  Continue reading…

Financial strategy gets tick from Treasury Corporation


Redland City Council’s back to basics financial strategy has been given the tick of approval by Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC). Mayor Karen Williams said the positive credit rating by the QTC showed Council was in a strong financial position and on the right financial track. “The review result is an endorsement of our strategy to  Continue reading…