Monthly Archives: October 2019

Nominations open for Redlands Coast Australia Day awards


It’s time to recognise inspirational Redlands Coast residents who generously give their time to make our region the best it can be. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations are now open for the 2020 Australia Day Awards, which recognise the outstanding contributions made by people of all ages to our city. “Every year we  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast improves its water quality rating


Redlands Coast improves its water quality rating Redlands Coast waterways have seen a modest environmental improvement according to this year’s Healthy Land and Water Report Card. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a steady Waterway Benefit Rating of 3.5 stars and improved catchment conditions of C+ (up from a C last year) showed the work  Continue reading…

Keep watch for koalas as temperatures heat up


Redlands Coast residents have been urged to keep a lookout for active koalas who may be seeking an alternative water supply during long spells of hot, dry weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while koalas are known to get most of their hydration from the leaves they eat, it’s not unusual for them to  Continue reading…

Council to launch Expression of Interest for old DAF site


Redland City Council will invite public expressions of interest to activate part of the old Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) site following a decision in yesterday’s Council meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had purchased the old DAF site last year and the Expression of Interest (EOI) process would look to generate  Continue reading…

Weinam Creek car park works commence


Construction works commenced this week (Monday 21 October 2019) for the new car park on Moores Rd, Redland Bay within the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA) project. Redland City Council-owned subsidiary Redland Investment Corporation is working with Council to develop the car park within the PDA project. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the  Continue reading…

Council announces review into investment company


Redland City Council will undertake a review of its investment arm Redland Investment Corporation (RIC) following a decision in today’s General Meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the time was right for a review to ensure RIC continued to deliver benefits for the Redlands Coast community. “It is now five years since RIC was  Continue reading…

Greener roads for Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is pioneering a process that turns plastic bottles and other waste into new, high-quality roads. In a Queensland first, Council is working with leading recycler Alex Fraser and Suncoast Asphalt to resurface a 1km stretch of Princess Street, Cleveland, with Green Roads PolyPave, an innovative, high-performance asphalt product containing reclaimed plastics. Redland  Continue reading…

A Smart New Future for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast businesses and residents have a chance to shape the future of the city with the launch of Redland City Council’s public engagement on the Redlands Coast Smart and Connected City Strategy. Mayor Karen Williams said with technology and data rapidly changing the way governments delivered vital services, Council was developing a Smart and  Continue reading…

Redland SES honoured with nine regional awards


  The Redland State Emergency Service (SES) has picked up nine of 14 awards handed out at the 2019 Queensland Regional SES Awards ceremony in Brisbane. Mayor Karen Williams said the result reflects the outstanding efforts of Redlands Coast SES volunteers whose dedication in keeping residents safe during time of disaster has been richly rewarded.  Continue reading…

Bargains galore at Redlands Coast largest Garage Sale Trail


More than 70,000 bargains are just waiting to be snapped up at the 2019 annual Redlands Coast Garage Sale Trail to be held this weekend. The number of garage sales registered for the trail are so far more than double the amount last year and include residents, schools and community groups all offering pre-loved reusable  Continue reading…