Monthly Archives: May 2020

Mayor welcomes State Government funding changes


After years of lobbying, the State Government has today agreed to extend the successful Works for Queensland grants program as a one off to the Redlands and other South East Queensland councils. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the news, which comes on the back of continual advocacy to the State Government. “Today’s announcement is  Continue reading…

EOI date extended for Macleay Island industrial land development opportunity


Redland City Council has extended the deadline for Expression of Interest (EOI) submissions regarding industrial development opportunities on Macleay Island. Mayor Karen Williams said the extension was granted to compensate for the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Developers interested in the overall development (including purchase or lease) of the Council owned land at 20-24  Continue reading…

Enjoy safely all that Redlands Coast has to offer


There’s a lot to do at Redlands Coast as restrictions ease and we head into the cooler months that are perfect for hiking, cycling and exploring. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that with people able to travel up to 150km from tomorrow, Saturday 16 May 2020, there were  many naturally wonderful hidden treasures and  Continue reading…

Straddie reopening announcement leaves little notice for businesses to prepare


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams would have liked more notice to be given to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) businesses and residents to prepare for the reopening of the island from tomorrow (Saturday 16 May 2020). The State Government announced today (Friday 15 May 2020) that the island would be open for business from midnight tonight  Continue reading…

Park facilities, libraries and other Council services to reopen under eased restrictions


As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease across Queensland, Redland City Council is preparing to reopen its libraries, park facilities, animal shelter and community halls from this weekend. Mayor Karen Williams said Council appreciated the restrictions have been challenging and thanked community members for their work in helping to slow the spread of COVID-19. “These are  Continue reading…

Council’s COVID-19 assistance package progressing and new measures to be investigated


Redland City Council has noted the progress of its Stage1 COVID-19 Social and Economic Assistance Package and endorsed investigation of new, Stage 2 initiatives. Mayor Karen Williams said that of the 11 items endorsed on 26 March 2020 as part of a more than $2 million assistance package, five were already complete and the other  Continue reading…

Planned burn in Bayview Conservation Area


Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation Crew’s along with Queensland Fire & Emergency Services (QFES) are intending to undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland in Bayview Conservation Area from 13 May 2020, dependant on weather conditions at the time. The location of the burn area is 243-271 Bayview Conservation Area, Redland  Continue reading…

Planned burn in Sandy Creek Conservation Area


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will soon be conducting a planned burn in Sandy Creek Conservation Area. The burn is scheduled to start this morning, Tuesday 12 May (weather permitting). It will be undertaken in the area highlighted in yellow on the map, adjacent to Warren Street, Mount Cotton. For public safety, Sandy  Continue reading…

Boardwalk and footbridge maintenance underway


It’s time to give our Redlands Coast  timber boardwalks and footbridges some tender loving care. Council’s Parks and Conservation folk have been busy cleaning these assets ready to for maintenance. This will involve the application of a timber preservative to keep them in tip-top condition. Boardwalks and footbridges being treated will be closed temporarily while  Continue reading…

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