Monthly Archives: January 2019

Coochiemudlo Island Reflection Space honours local war heroes


Today marked the official recognition of the Coochiemudlo Island war memorial upgrade, which was jointly funded by Redland City Council and the Queensland Government. Mayor Karen Williams said the enhancements framing the locally-important war memorial were made possible through collaboration between Redland City Council, the State Government and island residents. “This project has been designed  Continue reading…

Ross Creek catchment works a waterways success story


Cleveland is reaping significant environmental benefits following a decade of revegetation work culminating in more than 12,000 additional native plants now stabilising the Ross Creek catchment area and enhancing an important wildlife corridor from Long Street to Smith Street. Mayor Karen Williams said the site was a great example of the environmental projects being undertaken  Continue reading…

Council to advocate for greater share of Commonwealth tax revenue


Redland City Councillors this week supported a call from Mayor Karen Williams to advocate to the Federal Government to restore Financial Assistance Grants to at least one per cent of Commonwealth taxation revenue. These grants to Local Government have been provided by the Federal Government for a number of years, helping local governments across Australia  Continue reading…

Eastern Busway and duplication of Cleveland rail critical projects for Redlands Coast


A regional blueprint for transport in South East Queensland has identified the Cleveland rail duplication and Eastern Busway as critical for the future of the Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Council of Mayors (SEQ) People Mass Movement Study released today showed State  and Federal Government investment in transport needed to be  Continue reading…

Council invites State to consult with Redlands Coast community on its transport plan


Redland City Council will extend community consultation on the Draft Redlands Coast Transport Strategy to 1 March 2019, giving the State Government the chance to join them in on the ground engagement to seek community feedback on its own Draft Regional Transport Plan. Mayor Karen Williams said extending the closing date for community engagement would  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast honours local heroes


Redlands Coast residents who have dedicated their time and talents to helping their community were celebrated at the 2019 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards at the Alexandra Hills Hotel Function Centre on 22 January. Mayor Karen Williams said the annual awards were a fitting way to thank those community members who continually go “above and  Continue reading…

Keep your New Year resolutions healthy and active on Redlands Coast


Enhance your New Year resolutions for health and fitness with the Redlands Coast Healthy & Active Program. Set to kick off with a jam-packed timetable of activities on 29 January, Redland City Council’s popular group exercise program will again offer a diverse range of low-cost activities across Redlands Coast, at just $5 per person, per  Continue reading…

Community celebrates opening of new IndigiScapes nursery


Redlands IndigiScapes’ new nursery welcomed hundreds of visitors on Saturday 19 January when Redland City Council opened the native plant facility to the community. The new nursery completes the first stage of a multi-million dollar project, jointly funded by Redland City Council and the Queensland Government, to upgrade and expand Redlands IndigiScapes Centre. The official  Continue reading…

Enjoy Australia Day on Redlands Coast


Special Australia Day parking and safety arrangements will again be organised by Redland City Council this year so everyone can enjoy a relaxing celebration at the Wellington Point Recreation Reserve. Additional parking will also be open at Toondah Harbour over the Australia Day long weekend for those travelling to North Stradbroke Island. Redland City Mayor  Continue reading…