Monthly Archives: May 2020

A new bridge leads the way into the redevelopment of Weinam Creek


The first stage of the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA) is nearing completion, with the connecting footbridge between the north and south side of the marina expertly lowered into place recently. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the new footbridge would make a big difference to the lives of residents, providing a connection between  Continue reading…

Bay experience enhanced with saltwater aquatic recreation markers in Raby Bay


Keen swimmers will soon have an enhanced experience in Raby Bay with Redland City Council installing saltwater aquatic recreation markers adjacent to the foreshore at Masthead Drive, Cleveland. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the saltwater aquatic recreation markers would be a win for locals and visitors alike. “I’m a strong advocate for public access  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast to retain Monday EKKA Show Day Public Holiday


Redlands Coast will retain its current Ekka Show Day Public Holiday on Monday 10 August with Council having to inform the State Government by next week if they wanted to change the date of the local holiday. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision followed a request from the State Government to advise by  Continue reading…

Funding support for Redlands Coast sporting and community clubs


Local sporting and community clubs will get access to operational funding to help them continue supporting the local community. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today received support from Councillors to amend the guidelines for Council’s Mayor and Councillors’ Community Benefit Fund so it could support clubs with operational funding. “We know local community and sporting  Continue reading…

Act locally during National Reconciliation Week 2020


National Reconciliation Week – from 27 May to 3 June 2020 – is looking a bit different this year but there are still opportunities to connect digitally and immerse yourself in local cultural experiences as pandemic restrictions ease. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the 2020 National Reconciliation Week theme – In this together –  Continue reading…

Community Champions and STAR Community Services agreement supports vulnerable SMBI residents


Under a new agreement with STAR Community Services, the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) volunteer Community Champions will be able to help even more of the vulnerable residents in their communities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that during disasters and local emergencies, the highly regarded Community Champions could now help to support the safety,  Continue reading…

Planned burns scheduled – Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 May 2020


Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation Crews are intending to undertake the following hazard reduction burns (weather permitting): Squirrel Glider Conservation Area, 8-66 McMillian Road, Alexandra Hills – Tuesday 26 May Scribbly Gums Conservation Area, 57A Winchester Road, Alexandra Hills – Wednesday 27 May Heinemann Road Conversation Area, 277-293 Heinemann Road, Mount Cotton – Thursday  Continue reading…

Post-COVID recovery discussion during economic round table


Laying the foundations for a local post-COVID economy was a key point of discussion during a meeting of the Redlands Coast Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) this week. EDAB Chair Sam Kennedy said this week’s round table discussions showed a large amount of work had already been done to lay the foundations for how the  Continue reading…