Monthly Archives: June 2018

Council urges the community to join in the fight against vandalism


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has written to the Police Minister the Hon Mark Ryan MP requesting local police prioritise monitoring around the Weinam Creek area following a spate of recent vandalism. Cr Williams said her plea to the Minister followed several cars being vandalised Saturday night with one car being overturned. “As law enforcement  Continue reading…

Redland City Youth Council proposed


Redland City Councillor Julie Talty today raised the prospect of a Redland City Youth Council as a way to meaningfully engage on issues that matter to Redland’s youth. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams commended Councillor Talty on her efforts to engage Redlands youth and the future leaders of the City. “Our world is changing and  Continue reading…

Public Art to reflect Redlands Coast character and identity


Redland City Council has adopted a public art framework following a review of its public art program by external industry professionals, with input from Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that public art said a lot about a community and it was timely that Council enshrined a formal framework to  Continue reading…

Council wants no direct impact on households from State waste levy


Redland City Council today approved a submission in response to the State Government’s Waste Directions Paper currently open for public consultation. Mayor Karen Williams said that while Council supported the key principles of the new State Government strategy – underpinned by a waste disposal levy – the lack of detail in their paper meant that  Continue reading…

New exhibition celebrates our love for Redlands as gallery turns fifteen


Redlanders are invited for morning tea and a floor talk on Sunday 17 June at Redland Art Gallery (RAG) to help celebrate its 15th Birthday with a new exhibition that highlights what people love about Redlands. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the #luvRedlands exhibition draws inspiration from more than 4,800 residents and visitors who  Continue reading…

Montgomery Park facelift during anti-graffiti trial


Montgomery Park anti-graffiti wall

Redland City Council is trialing a new approach to curbing graffiti in our public areas while giving our local parks a facelift at the same time. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the Montgomery Park at Wellington Point is one of two selected in the region for a makeover. “We chose two parks, the second  Continue reading…

Help Mayor Williams help the homeless


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is appealing to all Redlanders to join her in helping the homeless as she again participates in the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Cr Williams will swap her comfy bed for a piece of cardboard on the evening of 21 June and said that the colder weather served as a reminder  Continue reading…

Council notes canal and lake community engagement reports


Council today agreed to note community consultation reports on the future management and funding of the revetment wall and maintenance activities at Raby Bay, Aquatic Paradise and Sovereign Waters estates. The engagement included the establishment of a Citizens’ Advisory Panel, which was a first for Redland City. The panel was run independent to Council by  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast – a brand new identity


The Redlands is set to emerge with an exciting new identity after Council today agreed to endorse a place brand for the city, following consultation with almost 5,000 locals, business owners and visitors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the place brand and positioning statement, ‘Redlands Coast – Naturally Wonderful’ was the clear choice among  Continue reading…

Council to pick up Weinam Creek Development


Redland City Council today revealed a new master plan is under consideration for the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA), following a decision not to proceed with Walker Group’s proposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council has listened to the community and is stepping in to develop the precinct to ensure it includes significant  Continue reading…