Monthly Archives: June 2015

Planned burn at Birkdale: Tuesday 9 June


Council’s Conservation Fire Management team will be undertaking a planned burn next Tuesday 9 June (weather permitting) at Quarry Road Birkdale for hazard reduction and ecological purposes. Location/size: approximately two hectares at Quarry Road Park- 49-57 Quarry Road, Birkdale Smoke dispersal: Smoke may affect some areas near the burn site but this will be minimal. For  Continue reading…

Mayor presents Depp with Redlands gift


Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has been presented with a parting gift from the Redlands in front of record crowds at Raby Bay this afternoon, as he returned to shore on what is believed to be his final day of filming locally for the fifth instalment of Pirates of the Caribbean. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams,  Continue reading…

Cleveland Point parking fines waived


Redland City Council will waive parking fines received today at Cleveland Point for those residents trying to catch a glimpse of Johnny Depp. If you received a fine, please contact us on 3829 8999 or we will contact you. We were concerned about safety as there were many cars and kids as well as people with  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 3 June


Indigi Day Out – FREE family fun When: Saturday 6 June 2015, 10am-8pm Where: Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Road, Capalaba Learn to cook with bush tucker flavours, weave with weeds and meet a koala at Indigi Day Out. From market stalls, native plant sales and native animals, to arts and craft, kids’ activities and  Continue reading…

Discoloured water in parts of Redlands today


Residents in Capalaba, Alexandra Hills, Wellington Point, Thorneside and Birkdale may experience discoloured water today Wednesday 3 June due to works at Capalaba Water Treatment Plant. The discolouration is harmless and safe to drink, although you may wish to consider postponing washing whites. If residents have questions or concerns, please phone 3829 8999.

Pop family ecstatic with new puppy Harvey


It is a month since Council took over re-homing unclaimed and abandoned animals from Redlands Animal Shelter and six families have gained great family pets over that time. Council’s animal management spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said more animal-lovers are needed to adopt the shelter’s dogs and cats. “We have received overwhelming support from the community  Continue reading…

New artwork recognises reconciliation in the Redlands


Two sculptural metal panels recognising the traditional identity, culture and connections of the Redlands will be unveiled in Cleveland tomorrow (Wednesday), the final day of National Reconciliation Week 2015. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams, who will officially unveil the Quandamooka Statement of Recognition, said the artwork represented a proud milestone in the relationship between Council  Continue reading…