Monthly Archives: August 2018

IndigiScapes Environment Education Centre set to expand


Redlands Coast will be home to a unique environmental education experience, with expansion plans for Council’s IndigiScapes Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the expansion plans included major refurbishments to the centre’s popular Bush Tucker Café, additional native landscape gardens, new environmental interpretation space and education spaces and conference facilities, plus an exciting new  Continue reading…

Age-Friendly City Strategy for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast is one step closer to having an Age-Friendly City Strategy following the completion of a survey of seniors that sought to understand their experience of ageing in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was timely that the survey – executed by Redland District Committee on the Ageing (RDCOTA) on behalf  Continue reading…

Public Notice: Adoption of the Redland City Plan


Notice is given in accordance with the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that, on 6 July 2018, Redland City Council adopted a new planning scheme – Redland City Plan. The Redland City Plan applies to the Redland City Council local government area and replaces the Redlands Planning Scheme 2006. The Redland City Plan will have effect  Continue reading…

Something for everyone at Redlands Coast Seniors Week celebrations


Redlands Coast seniors are in for a treat with a full and diverse program of activities and events on offer again for Seniors Week, this year set for 18 to 26 August. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Seniors Week was an opportunity to acknowledge the enormous contribution seniors made to our community. “I  Continue reading…

Planned Burn Tramican Street Conservation Area – North Stradbroke Island


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation Crews are intending to undertake a hazard reduction burn within the Tramican Street Conservation Area on Tuesday 14 August 2018, if weather conditions remain suitable at the time. The location of the burn area is George Nothling Drive (rear of Donahue Street, Point Lookout- highlighted in yellow on the  Continue reading…

Redlands SES takes out regional rescue competition


Redland SES Crew at Competition

Redlands State Emergency Service (SES) has once again demonstrated it is one of the best units in south-east Queensland, recently taking out the title of overall winners of an SES Regional Rescue Competition. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams congratulated the unit at their fortnightly meeting on 8 August, saying  Continue reading…

Exchange weeds for trees at August community event


Redlands Coast homeowners are up for free native trees in August as IndigiScapes urges residents to become biosecurity-aware and rid their properties of invasive pests. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said whether you’re on the islands or the mainland, you can exchange a bag or bucket of weeds for a free local native plant. “Council  Continue reading…