Monthly Archives: September 2020

Redland City Council to explore green power production


Redland City Council will further investigate the creation of a renewable hydrogen economy, today agreeing to look at options to integrate a renewable hydrogen production facility at one of its wastewater treatment plants. Mayor Karen Williams said the decision could pave the way for a renewable hydrogen economy which could provide significant benefits and opportunities  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast trials community approach to domestic violence


Redland City Council is partnering with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) on a groundbreaking project to train local community organisations to readily identify and report instances of domestic and family violence and help those affected by it. It is hoped the six-month pilot project will provide councils throughout Queensland with a blueprint for  Continue reading…

Get your tickets to support Redlands Coast chaplains


Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast on 16 October, with the need for community support never greater. Now in its 18th year, the annual breakfast raises funds for chaplaincy programs in State schools on Redlands Coast, supporting more than 14,500 students who use the service each year. Mayor  Continue reading…

Holey Moley a ‘hole-in-one’ moment for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast has once again proved itself to be a film-friendly destination as the Australian producers of the hit US reality television series Holey Moley have chosen a Thornlands site for production of its first Australian series. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Eureka Productions’ choice of location for the family friendly entertainment program for  Continue reading…

COVID-19 testing clinics update for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands


The temporary COVID-19 testing clinics located at the Russell Island Recreation Hall and Macleay Island Community Hall will close at 4pm today, Wednesday 9 September. Mater Pathology will continue to provide COVID-19 testing at the following locations this Thursday and Friday. Russell Island: 7.30am – 3.00pm at 2 Alison Crescent, Russell Island Macleay Island: –  Continue reading…

Russell and Macleay islands COVID-19 testing clinics update


The Macleay Island COVID-19 testing clinic will remain open on Tuesday 8 September. The clinic is located at the Macleay Island Community Centre on the corner of Scarborough Terrace and High Central Road. Operating hours are 10am to 4pm daily. The testing clinic at Russell Island Recreation Hall will continue until at least Wednesday 9  Continue reading…

Council calls on State to engage on future of Moreton Bay and Minjerribah


State Government claims that visitors could bypass Redlands Coast by travelling directly from Howard Smith Wharves to North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah in 40 minutes needs a lot more work and better consultation, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said. Cr Williams said while she supported any plans to deliver more visitors to islands such as Minjerribah, she  Continue reading…

Russell and Macleay Island COVID-19 testing expanded


Queensland Health has advised its pop up COVID-19 testing clinic will remain open at Russell Island until at least Wednesday 9 September. The clinic, open from 8am-4pm daily, is at the Russell Island Recreation Hall, adjacent the ferry terminal. Expanded testing facilities are also at nearby Macleay Island. The Macleay Island COVID Testing Clinic is  Continue reading…

COVID-19 testing clinic at Russell Island Recreation Hall


A pop up COVID-19 testing clinic has been established at the Russell Island Recreation Hall, near the ferry terminal, at 2 High Street, Russell Island. Queensland Health has established the clinic with assistance from Redland City Council and the Local Disaster Management Group. It is open from 4pm – 8pm – Saturday 5 September 2020  Continue reading…