Monthly Archives: April 2020

Redlands Coast business response ‘exceptional’


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has applauded local businesses that have quickly adapted to meet demand for medical-grade equipment and sanitiser during the COVID-19 response. Cr Williams said a group of Redlands Coast businesses including Cleveland manufacturers Shine Precision Industries, Asterisco Group, Alchemy Cordials and Dye-Pac and Capalaba’s Freelance Robotics had been exceptional in the  Continue reading…

Use of fire pits on Redlands Coast


On Redlands Coast fire pits are allowed as long precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire. This means the fire pit: Cannot exceed 2m in width or length Must be enclosed to prevent the escape of fire or any burning material Must not cause a smoke nuisance, and Is lit outdoors for the  Continue reading…

Russell Island night water works Friday 1 May to Saturday 2 May 2020 (overnight)


Seqwater is undertaking water supply maintenance on High Street, Russell Island on Friday night, 2 May (weather permitting). During works some island residents may experience temporary loss of supply/low pressure. Tap water may be discoloured for a short time after the work. Enquiries can be directed to Seqwater 1300 737 928. For more information about discoloured water  Continue reading…

Council’s grants program to address COVID-19 crisis


Redland City Council has released a $370,000 grants package to support local community organisations and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Mayor Karen Williams said the COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grants Program followed a Council decision to repurpose existing grants within this year’s remaining budget to help meet some of the financial challenges arising for  Continue reading…

Bayview Conservation Park to close during planned burns


Update – April 28, 2020 4pm The planned burns in Bayview Conservation Park that were scheduled for Wednesday 29 April and Thursday 30 April have been postponed due to forecast wet weather. Advice will be provided when new dates are known. April 22, 2020 4.10pm Due to weather conditions, the site of the planned burn  Continue reading…

Public attendance at General Council Meetings suspended due to COVID-19


Redland City Council’s General Meetings are closed to the public until further notice. As a result, no Public Participation sessions will be possible at this time. This decision  has been made due to the social distancing measures required to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Members of the media reporting on Council’s General Meetings are permitted to  Continue reading…

Planned Burn for Greater Glider Conservation Area, Alexandra Hills


April 22, 2020 9.30am This planned burn started at 9.30am today (­­­­­Wednesday 22 April). If smoke presents a hazard to the localised streets, traffic management (advisory signs and smoke hazard signs) will be put in place.  Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. Residents should close windows and doors, and keep medications close  Continue reading…

Summer time water usage reflected in April 2020 rates notice


Redland City Council is aware that some residents have received higher than usual water consumption charges in their April 2020 rate notice, resulting in an increased rates bill for this quarter. Council advises the increase is not due to a change in water pricing. In the majority of cases, the increase is due to the  Continue reading…

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Redland City Councillor Julie Talty appointed Deputy Mayor


Redland City Councillors today elected Division 6 Cr Julie Talty as Deputy Mayor at the first general meeting since the March 2020 Local Government election. Returned Mayor Karen Williams said  it was straight back to business after the Councillors’ Declaration of Office this afternoon, with the first general meeting following immediately. “I congratulate Cr Talty  Continue reading…

New Redland City Council to be sworn in Monday 20 April


The Electoral Commission of Queensland has confirmed the final election results for the new Redland City Council, with all but two of the sitting Councillors returned to office. Cr Karen Williams has been returned by voters as the Mayor of Redland City for her third term in this role. Rowanne McKenzie was elected as the  Continue reading…