Monthly Archives: July 2018

Blood moon over Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast will offer some of the best vantage points to view early tomorrow morning’s predicted rare blood moon, which should be visible along the east coast of Australia from around 4am Saturday 28 July. A ‘blood moon’ occurs during a lunar eclipse when the moon passes into the shadow of the earth and becomes  Continue reading…

O’Gorman Street Park has extreme makeover


O’Gorman Street Park at Alexandra Hills has undergone an extreme makeover in the past four months to the tune of $900,000 and local residents can witness the transformation from Monday 30th July onwards. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Redlands Coast is full of amazing open spaces and this particular park has got something for  Continue reading…

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Report illegal and costly dumping


Following recent and escalating spates of illegal dumping of tyres on road reserves and in adjacent bushland, Redland City Council is working with Queensland Department of Environment and Science and Police and appealing to the community to report any suspect activity so offenders can be called to account. Mayor Karen Williams said that when it  Continue reading…

Security camera policy uses the power of partnerships


Redland City Council will work with the Queensland Police and key State Government agencies to implement a new security camera policy adopted at Council’s General Meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a key part of the new policy was entering into Memorandums of Understanding with landowners and key stakeholders such as the QPS, to  Continue reading…

Planned Burn Bayview Conservation Area Redland Bay 25 July


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation Crew’s are conducting back-to-back planned burns across the City to take advantage of current good weather conditions. A hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland in Bayview Conservation Area is scheduled on Wednesday 25 July 2018, dependant on weather conditions. The location of the burn area is 76-152  Continue reading…

Breakfast fundraiser to benefit Redlands kids


Local businesses and organisations are asked to dig deep and purchase tickets for the 16th annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast in August, to raise funds for much-needed chaplaincy programs in Redlands’ state schools. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said chaplaincy programs were vitally important for providing social, emotional and spiritual support for Redlands’ students,  Continue reading…

Beloved Ormiston veteran under specialist care


Redland City Council is working to save a 150 year old iconic fig tree in Ormiston which is declining in health. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said a team of arborists would undertake canopy reduction to help save the bulk of the tree at 143 Wellington Street, and prevent potential risk of dead limbs falling  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast food trails set to tantalise the taste buds


The naturally wonderful Redlands Coast – a foodie paradise filled with spectacular views to dine for – now has four new food trails as part of the south-east Queensland Food Trails website launched today. The trails take locals and visitors on a culinary journey across the beautiful Redlands Coast, which boasts outstanding fine dining restaurants;  Continue reading…

New Redland City Plan adopted


Council today adopted a new Redland City Plan and agreed to expedite a potential amendment to further strengthen minimum lots sizes of 400m2 in established residential neighbourhoods. The new plan will come into effect on 8 October 2018. Mayor Karen Williams said now that the new Redland City Plan was adopted, Council would commence further  Continue reading…

Mayor Williams rolls up her sleeve to give blood


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will be one of over 50 Council staff and elected representatives rolling up their sleeves this month to give blood. And you can do the same! Councillor Williams said it would be her first time giving blood after being approached by two very passionate Council officers, Dean Butcher and Kelly  Continue reading…