Monthly Archives: September 2020

Have your say on the future of Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is inviting feedback on its new draft corporate plan: Our Future Redlands – A Corporate Plan to 2026 and Beyond.   Mayor Karen Williams said all local governments in Queensland were required to produce a new corporate plan every five years, with the strategic document providing councils with clear direction for decision-making  Continue reading…

Holey Moley to deliver work experience for film students


Redlands Coast film industry students are set to gain valuable work experience when filming starts on television show Holey Moley in October 2020. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Eureka Productions was looking for university students to gain work experience on set for its first Australian series of the hit US reality show to be  Continue reading…

Have a say on future Southern Thornlands Potential Future Growth Area land uses


Redland City Council is supporting the local jobs of tomorrow by prioritising economic development in the Southern Thornlands Potential Future Growth Area, with residents now invited to have their say. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had focussed on jobs creation as part of a planning investigation for the area after Council had been  Continue reading…

Coastal strategy progress and survey update


Redland City Council is inviting the community to visit its Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) project webpage to view the community survey results and an update on the project. The CHAS is a city-wide strategy for the city’s coastline and islands that will assess the vulnerability of infrastructure, assets, and property to coastal hazards. It  Continue reading…

Dealing with midges part of the seasonal cycle


Biting midge breeding season is upon us with an increase in numbers expected over the coming weeks. Regional Mosquito Management Group chairman and Redland City Councillor Paul Golle said that unlike mosquitoes, which Council did treat, there were no midge-specific insecticides available and no chemicals approved or safe for use in the Moreton Bay Marine  Continue reading…

Stage is set for new look Dîner en Rouge


The Redlands Coast premier fundraising event Dîner en Rouge will go ahead this year as a new look, live stage show called Musique en Rouge, to be held on Saturday 7 November. Tickets will go on sale from Tuesday 22 September. Mayor Karen Williams said a sell-out crowd was expected, with internationally acclaimed soprano and  Continue reading…

Council urges pre-schoolies visitors to behave responsibly and stay COVID-safe


Redland City Council is urging young people who may be planning to visit North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) for ‘pre-schoolies’ to stay vigilant and follow Queensland Health COVID-19 restrictions. Mayor Karen Williams said Council wrote to the chair of the District Disaster Coordination Centre last month to advise of the upcoming event and seek advice regarding  Continue reading…

Community to help set vision for Birkdale land


A vision for the future of one of the most sought after pieces of local land is a step closer after Council today adopted plans for the heritage and environmental management of the former Commonwealth land at 362 – 388 Old Cleveland Road East, Birkdale. The decision follows the recent completion of studies and assessments  Continue reading…

Have your say on Council’s city vision and plan


Redlands Coast residents will be asked to have their say on Redland City Council’s new corporate plan that incorporates a 20-year vision for our city. Council today approved its draft Our Future Redlands – A Corporate Plan to 2026 and Beyond document for community engagement from late September. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said importantly  Continue reading…