Monthly Archives: March 2020

New requirements for indoor gatherings


Council is committed to working with businesses, community groups and individuals to ensure adherence to new social distancing and hygiene requirements for indoor gatherings to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As of today there is a requirement of 4 square metres of floor space for every person at an indoor gathering and a  Continue reading…

Redland gallery and library cancellations


A range of public programs at Redlands Coast art galleries and libraries have been cancelled or postponed under Redland City Council measures to limit the transmission of the COVID19 virus in the community. Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Mayor Karen Williams said the programs had been suspended until further notice as a precaution.  Continue reading…

Update 17 March 2020: Redlands Coast Youth Week Backtrack Boys screening postponed


The Redlands Coast Youth Week event, screening Backtrack Boys and celebrating youth organisations, and has been postponed until late 2020. Redland City Council has activated plans to mitigate adverse impacts of the emerging COVID-19 outbreak, ensuring continuation of critical business and the health and safety of its customers, employees and the Redlands Coast community. Council’s  Continue reading…

COVID-19 information resources


Redland City Council is continuing to closely monitor the evolving COVID-19 outbreak and is following all advisories from the Australian Government and Queensland Health – the lead health agency in the state. Council’s priority is the health of our customers, employees and the Redlands Coast community. For  a comprehensive range of reliable information resources for  Continue reading…

Council activates plans for COVID-19, closes Redland Performing Arts Centre


Redland City Council has activated plans to mitigate adverse impacts of the emerging COVID-19 outbreak, ensuring continuation of critical business and the health and safety of its customers, employees and the Redlands Coast community. Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group, Mayor Karen Williams, moved the group to “lean forward” last week to ensure heightened  Continue reading…

Advisory on mass gatherings over 500 people


Prime Minister Scott Morrison advised on Friday 13 March 2020 that all non-essential mass gathering of more than 500 people should not be held after Monday 16 March 2020. This move has been taken to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), with the Federal Government to provide further information around the details of the change  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast participates in international City Nature Challenge


Redlands Coast residents are being urged to get involved with the 2020 City Nature Challenge by simply snapping and uploading images of local plants and animals between 23 and 27 April. The Australian Citizen Science Association has entered Redlands Coast into this international competition – which is akin to a giant game of environmental eye-spy  Continue reading…

Studies into former Commonwealth land progressing well


Council’s land assessment studies into the former Commonwealth land at 362-388 Old Cleveland Road East, Birkdale are underway, with Council this week noting a status update report. Land activities include the following: Council has engaged an ecologist to report on the ecological values of the property and prepare a management plan for the land’s conservation  Continue reading…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information sources for health, travel and economic assistance


Council advises that Queensland Health is the leading agency in Queensland for reliable information about novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in our state. For the latest health advice, visit the Queensland Health website. For the latest travel and border advice, visit the Australian Government’s Smart Traveller website. For the latest advice on economic assistance for affected  Continue reading…

Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Council advises that Queensland Health is the leading agency in Queensland for reliable information about novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in our state. For the latest health advice, visit the Queensland Health website. For the latest travel and border advice, visit the Australian Government’s Smart Traveller website. For the latest advice on economic assistance for affected  Continue reading…