Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 22 July

National Tree Day

Come to our community planting.

When: Saturday 26 July, 9-11am

Where: Tingalpa Creek Conservation Corridor, Catherine St Birkdale
Off-street parking available, UBD Ref. Map 184 A3

Join in the fun of National Tree Day and help plant 3000 native habitat plants along Tingalpa Creek. Free sausage sizzle, displays, certificates for kids & prizes.

Bring enclosed shoes, sun protection and drinking water. We’ll supply the plants, tools, sunscreen, insect repellent and gardening gloves.

For more information call IndigiScapes on 3824 8611.

Apply for a grant today

Round 1 now open!

Turn your ideas into reality with funding from Council’s Grants Program. The Community Grants Program offers funding under the categories of organisation support, project support, conservation and capital infrastructure for initiatives and projects that benefit the Redlands community. Round 1 is now open with applications accepted until Friday 28 August 2015.

All relevant information and application forms can be found online. For assistance with your application, book a meeting with our Grants Team (available until 21 August).

To apply visit or call 3829 8912.

Mayoral Prayer Breakfast

The annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast will be held on Friday 28 August 2015 at Redlands Sporting Club. Tickets are now on sale at or call RPAC on 07 3829 8131.

Library talk

Talking weeds in Redlands

When: Tuesday 28 July, 10.30-11.30am

Where: Capalaba Library, Noeleen St, Capalaba

Discover what makes the Redlands’ bushland unique and how you can do your bit to keep it special. Learn how environmental weeds are impacting our environment and how you can tackle them effectively on your property. Feel free to bring along weed samples from your property for identification.

Rate notices issued on Friday 10 July

Residents are reminded rates are due Tuesday 11 August 2015. After this date, interest will accrue at 11% per annum, compound interest calculated on daily balances. If you did not receive your rates notice or you would like to discuss your payment options, please call 3829 8999.

Proposed dual name for Russell Island

Have your say on the proposal to use the traditional indigenous name Canaipa for Russell Island. Submit your feedback, either in support of or against the proposal, online or write to Queensland Place Names, Department of Natural Resources and Mines, GPO Box 2454, Brisbane Qld 4001, by 29 July 2015.

Open meetings

General meeting: Wednesday 29 July 9.30am

General meeting: Wednesday 12 August 9.30am