Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wonderful wildlife holiday fun


Here is a guaranteed good day out for the September school holidays… For parents and children looking for a unique holiday experience, IndigiScapes’ Wonderful Wildlife event offers kids a close encounter with their favourite native animals. The free family fun day coincides with Save the Koala Month and will be held at the Redlands’ IndigiScapes  Continue reading…

All aboard for the Garage Sale Trail


Residents are being encouraged to dust the cobwebs off pre-loved items and be part of a community event with a difference. Redland City Council has joined the national Garage Sale Trail, an event that recognises that one person’s trash may well be another’s treasure. Redland City Deputy Mayor Alan Beard said the event was the  Continue reading…

Good gardening: Organic Insect and pest control tips


Experienced horticulturalist Linda Brennan from EcoBotanica has listed her top 5 tips for organic insect and pest control. Our gardens and environment are teeming with life. Much of it whizzes by our heads without us even noticing. The tiny lives in our garden are mostly of benefit to our plants and ultimately to us, as they carry out  Continue reading…

Feedback provided on proposed new Coochiemudlo Island jetty


More than 100 Coochiemudlo Island residents converged on the island kiosk on Saturday 31 August to provide feedback on the proposed new jetty for the island. Division 4 Councillor Lance Hewlett said the joint Redland City Council and Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads engagement session had captured important feedback on the design of  Continue reading…

Time for a spring clean? Redlands has joined up to be part of the national free Garage Sale Trail – Saturday 26 October!


There are 7.4 million garages in Australia. What if every one of them had a garage sale on the same day? Redland City Council has joined the national Garage Sale Trail. That means Redlanders can register their own garage sales for free. On Saturday 26 October, join hundreds and thousands of Australians on the Garage  Continue reading…

Council on the lookout for unregistered vehicles


Redland City Council is responding to community complaints about unregistered vehicles being parked at ferry terminals by stepping up enforcement in these areas. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had the power to seize unregistered vehicles, or to heavily fine owners. “This crackdown has been prompted by community concern about the safety implications of  Continue reading…