Monthly Archives: October 2020

Council seeks input on temporary commercial use of park reserves


Redland City Council is inviting the community to have its say on temporary commercial activities proposed for a limited number of Redlands Coast managed park reserves. Mayor Karen Williams said consultation was an important step in Council’s commitment to supporting sustainable levels of commercial activity for the identified public park reserves. “Council supports a range  Continue reading…

Look out for fallen tree branches this weekend


If you see fallen branches on public spaces across the city call Council on 3829 8999 and we will arrange their removal. For trees affecting private property please call SES on 132 500. Do you still need sandbags? Our self-help sandbagging sites on the islands will remain available 24/7 across the weekend. Our Cleveland site  Continue reading…

Driverless bus trial to roll forward at Raby Bay


Following the success of the Redlands Coast Smart Mobility Trial on Karragarra Island, Redland City Council has again partnered with RACQ for a second phase of the trial, to be held at Raby Bay, Cleveland. The trial’s first phase saw the RACQ Smart Shuttle in use on the island from November 2019 to May 2020  Continue reading…

Sandbagging stations available on Redlands Coast – Update as at 2.10pm, 28 October 2020


Redland City Council has established self-service sandbagging stations across the city as heavy rainfall continues to develop. The sandbagging stations will be open at the following times and locations: Cleveland South Street Depot – from 7am – 6pm on Wednesday 28 October and Thursday 29 October. From 7am to 12pm on Friday 30 October. Closed  Continue reading…

Report fallen trees, branches and storm debris to council


In the wake of the weekend’s wild weather, Redland City Council is encouraging residents to report fallen trees, branches and debris. When reporting an incident, it is important to include the location, size of object and any additional hazards to roads and paths. Phone Council at any time on 3829 8999. If you need to  Continue reading…

Redland SES honoured with regional and state awards


The Redland State Emergency Service has picked up 10 regional and two state awards at ceremonies held during Queensland SES Week. Mayor Karen Williams said the results reflected the outstanding efforts of all 150 volunteers in keeping residents safe during times of disaster. “We are very lucky to have one of the hardest working, community  Continue reading…

Recycling trial targets organic waste on Karragarra Island


A community-based food organics recycling scheme will be trialled on Karragarra Island. The research project is a collaboration between Redland City Council, The University of Queensland’s Centre for Recycling of Organic Waste and Nutrients (CROWN) and three island-based community groups. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council and the island communities were interested in developing  Continue reading…

Council funds six local art projects with RADF grants


Redland City Council has awarded grants for six local art projects through round one of the 2020-2021 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Karen Williams said the successful grant recipients would undertake projects which creatively explored stories of people and place in Redlands Coast. “Our stories have the power to teach, entertain and inspire and  Continue reading…

Spooky Halloween fun on Redlands Coast


UPDATE 23 November: Movie in the Park event cancelled due to wet weather forecast There’s always plenty to do on naturally wonderful Redlands Coast and Halloween is no exception. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said kids – big and small – were already starting to plan their costumes and activities for some wonderfully spooky fun  Continue reading…

Explore Redlands Coast by bike on National Ride2Work Day


Redlands Coast residents are encouraged to use National Ride2Work Day on Wednesday 21 October as an opportunity to explore the region’s naturally wonderful attractions. Mayor Karen Williams said Redlands Coast was a safe place for active travel, with many dedicated cycling paths and bike lanes. “Cycling is a great way to stay active and to  Continue reading…