Monthly Archives: November 2014

Council hosts field trip to waterways success stories


Redland City Council has taken to the great outdoors to educate people about local waterways, hosting a waterways restoration field trip on Sunday 23 November 2014. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the field trip, run through Council’s successful Waterways Extension Program, gave practical advice about restoring waterways on private property. “We are fortunate enough  Continue reading…

Redland City Council upping the ante on mosquitoes


Redland City Council has stepped up its fight against mosquitoes, adding two new quad bikes to their arsenal of mozzie fighting equipment. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the new quad bikes strengthened Council’s existing equipment used to manage the local mosquito population. “Council has a team out there managing mosquitoes all year round; with  Continue reading…

City Plan one step closer to public review


On Monday 24 November, Council endorsed its proposed draft City Plan to progress to State interest review. This marks a significant phase of the process with State Government approval the final step before the proposed City Plan 2015 can be released for community consultation. Council is committed to community engagement activities for the proposed City  Continue reading…

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Our Redlands Magazine – Summer 2014


The next edition of Council’s community magazine Our Redlands hit driveways inside the Redland City Bulletin on Wednesday, 26 November. This issue is packed with issues and events of interest to all Redlanders and those who work and live in our City – from Council’s biggest community event, Christmas by Starlight, to the man behind  Continue reading…

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Make your home hazard-free this Christmas


It’s time to clean-out your household hazardous wastes and make your home a safer space for your family and friends this festive season. Council is hosting a free Household Hazardous Waste Surrender Day on Sunday 7 December from 9am – 1pm at Redland Performing Arts Centre car park, 2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland. These materials can’t  Continue reading…

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Keeping the kids busy


Council’s got a Christmas present for all Redlands’ parents, again putting on a great range of free and low cost activities this December and January to keep the kids happy. Redland Art Gallery, Redland Libraries and Redlands IndigiScapes Centre all offer a host of holiday programs to entertain local youngsters. Redland Art Gallery has interactive  Continue reading…

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Christmas by Starlight


It’s time to start warming up the vocals, with just a few days to go until Council’s Christmas by Starlight Concert, Redland’s largest free community event to herald in the festive season. Christmas by Starlight 2014 will be held on Saturday 6 December at Capalaba Regional Park – Pittwin Rd, Capalaba. The all-age, family-friendly event  Continue reading…

Tis the season … to be ready


The festive season in Queensland doesn’t just mean work Christmas parties and over indulging on food – it also heralds the start of storm and fire season. The last month has already seen days of heightened fire conditions and storms rumbling overhead, so it is time to ask yourself are you ready for potential natural  Continue reading…

Get the facts: postal voting still available at next election


An article in the Redland City Bulletin on Wednesday 19 November entitled “Council denies electors postal voting option” incorrectly reported that residents would not have the option to postal vote in the March 2016 Local Government election. Council wishes to reassure residents that their voting options for the 2016 election remain the same as previous elections  Continue reading…

Access All Areas: See Tracks and a range of family-friendly films for FREE


Redland City Council and Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) are once again proud to be part of the Access All Areas Film Festival, which is an annual FREE event bringing accessible screenings of the best Australian films to venues around Australia. The Access All Areas Film Festival will take place at Redland Performing Arts Centre  Continue reading…