Monthly Archives: January 2015

Get the facts: “By-laws starve orphan koalas”


Disappointingly, the Redland City Bulletin story (7 January) titled “By – laws starve orphan koalas” fails to reflect the levels of support available to koala carers. Council is fully supportive of the efforts of carers who volunteer their time to care for injured and orphaned animals, including supporting the carer featured in your article through  Continue reading…

Get the facts: ‘State delays report on traffic, urban footprint at Shoreline site’


The media story ‘State delays report on traffic, urban footprint at Shoreline site’ appearing In the Redland City Bulletin on 7 January 2015 and online 24 December 2014 makes reference to “a council-led public notification period” ending on November 28. The article’s reference to “a council-led public notification period” is incorrect. Council did not “lead  Continue reading…

Council warns residents to be aware of marine stingers


Council is reminding residents that certain wind conditions and warmer summer weather can bring more marine stingers to local waters. Redland City Council Chief Executive Officer Mr Bill Lyon said Council also wanted to ensure residents were informed that a recently reported Irukandji in Moreton Bay Waters was of the type that is known to  Continue reading…

Warning: Marine Stingers at Wellington Point


Redland City Council is warning swimmers of marine stingers in the water at Wellington Point Recreation Reserve. Signs have been erected at the area. Take caution if swimming or wading in the area. If stung, Surf Life Saving Queensland advises to call 000 immediately, provide CPR if required and pour vinegar all over the stung  Continue reading…