Monthly Archives: February 2020

Redland City Council to sponsor major business expo


Redland City Council will sponsor a major business expo in April to provide free advice and opportunities to local enterprises. The 2020 Redlands Coast Business Expo will be run by Small Business Expos at Sheldon College on Thursday 16 April. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams encouraged local businesses to get behind the free event. “Small  Continue reading…

Moreton Bay Cycleway extension continues


Work has commenced on stage two of the multi-million dollar Moreton Bay Cycleway extension  project, to link School Road to Point O’Halloran Road, Victoria Point. Mayor Karen Williams said the new works, assisted by a State Government grant of $1 million with Council matching the funding on a dollar-for-dollar basis, followed the completion of stage  Continue reading…

Redland City Council calls in the Toadinator


Redland City Council will trial two advanced cane-toad management systems as part of its integrated control program for the pests. The trial, which supports work being done through Council’s Environmental Partnership Program, will involve using Toadinator traps to capture adult females before they breed, as well as funnel traps baited with a newly developed product  Continue reading…

Celebrate Redlands Coast’s new-look IndigiScapes centre


The reopening of Redland City Council’s popular IndigiScapes Environmental Education Centre will be celebrated on Friday 21 February at a special community event. The event, which also marks the centre’s 20th anniversary, follows a $3 million transformation of the centre – including new theatrette, interpretation centre and café – funded by Council with the assistance  Continue reading…

Council delivers a cool change for Donald Simpson Community Centre


Redland City Council has once again invested in our ageing community, delivering $150,000 project to replace air conditioning at the Donald Simpson Community Centre. Mayor Karen Williams said the project reinforced Council’s commitment to supporting this vital community facility. “The Donald Simpson Community Centre has thousands of members and is one of the largest social  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast recreational waterways safe for swimming and recreational water sports


Following the recent wet weather that resulted in Council’s routine recreational water monitoring program identifying elevated levels of bacteria at a number of recreational water sites across Redlands Coast, all sites have now reduced to within the acceptable levels for recreational water activities. In accordance with Healthy Land and Water’s Healthy Waterplay Guidelines, these recreational  Continue reading…

The fun part starts at Thornlands Community Park


Work is underway on the next phase of a multi-million dollar upgrade to Thornlands Community Park. Mayor Karen Williams said works would include a raft of new playground elements and other fun features like water play elements. “Once completed, Thornlands Community Park will be a major drawcard for residents and visitors – a destination people  Continue reading…

Redland City Council agrees to ferry terminal deal


Redland City Council has agreed to a deal that will pave the way for the upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands ferry terminals. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had resolved to sign the funding agreement for the upgrades after extensive negotiations with the state Department of Transport and Main Roads and island residents. “We  Continue reading…

Impacts of wet weather update – 5.17pm, 14 February 2020


Update as at 5.17pm, Friday 14 February 2020 Sand bagging The sand bagging station at Council’s South Street Depot, Cleveland will be closed for the weekend. The following self-service sand bagging stations will continue to operate across the weekend and will accessible all hours: •  Russell Island Council Depot – Entry via High Street •   Continue reading…