Monthly Archives: September 2019

Get planting to help save the glossy black-cockatoo


Community members can help make a difference to the future of a threatened bird species by taking part in Council’s 16th annual glossy black-cockatoo tree planting on Sunday 13 October. Mayor Karen Williams said community members were invited to join Council’s Bushcare team for a morning on Macleay Island to help plant 600 native seedlings.  Continue reading…

North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 12.00pm, 26 September 2019


Update as at 12.00pm Thursday 26 September 2019 **This warning is no longer current. Please refer to the QFES Facebook page for updated information.**NORTH STRADBROKE… Posted by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Update as at 1.00pm Wednesday 25 September 2019 **Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no  Continue reading…

Students sign up for new koala protection campaign


Redlands Coast high school students are at the creative forefront of Redland City Council’s latest campaign to protect koalas. Mayor Karen Williams said local high schools and colleges were invited earlier this year to take part in Council’s Koalas in Design art challenge, which was aimed at promoting the importance of koala conservation and how  Continue reading…

SMBI jetty concept plans consultation extended


The feedback consultation period on the ferry terminals’ concept designs has been extended to Sunday 6 October 2019. More detailed preliminary designs will also then be on display at Open Houses in November on each of the islands and mainland where residents can provide feedback face-to-face to the project team. From these later designs residents  Continue reading…

Summit provides inspiration for the future


The inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES) was held on 13 September at Redlands Performing Arts Centre, providing inspiration for a new generation of innovators. Mayor Karen Williams said the summit – a joint venture between Redland and Logan city councils and Fiftysix Creations – brought together the best young talent in the region. “Young people  Continue reading…

New artwork a welcome sign for Redlands Coast


Installation of a striking, 11 metre tall artwork that will greet people as they enter Redlands Coast from the north has begun. The creation by ARTVENTURE’s Paul D. Johnson and Gail Mason, called Passages, will be installed at the corner of Moreton Bay and Redland Bay roads, Capalaba – the northern gateway to the city.  Continue reading…

SMBI sewerage investigation approved by Council


The future of wastewater infrastructure on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands will be explored after Redland City Councillors this week unanimously supported a call from Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards to investigate what would be required to sewer the islands. Mayor Karen Williams said the Notice of Motion called for Council officers to undertake a  Continue reading…

Council urges community to be prepared for bushfires


Redland City Council is stepping up preparations and is urging residents to remain alert and be prepared as the bushfire rating on Redlands Coast remains dangerously high. Mayor Karen Williams said it was vitally important that residents were prepared should fires ignite. “Redlands Coast has been spared from major blazes to date but given the  Continue reading…

Spring ‘green’ your garden and save on a green waste bin


Mainland Redlands Coast residents will have an extra incentive to snap up a household green waste bin this spring with Council waiving the usual $30 bin establishment fee from 6 September to 31 October 2019. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said spring was the perfect time to remind keen gardeners that their garden waste could  Continue reading…