Monthly Archives: October 2020

Council to advocate strongly at LGAQ Conference


Redland City Council will fly the Redlands Coast flag at next week’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) conference to advocate for a number of key projects and initiatives on behalf of the community. Mayor Karen Williams said in addition to a number of resolutions Council was putting to the conference she would also be  Continue reading…

TV series drives opportunities for Redlands Coast businesses


Filming of the hit reality TV series Holey Moley involved thousands of Redlands Coast residents and created about 100 local jobs. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the show, which was filmed at Thornlands earlier this month, would be a massive promotion for Redlands Coast when it aired early next year. “Eureka Productions’ first Australian  Continue reading…

New car park opens for SMBI commuters


Redland City Council this week opened the new Moores Road car park in Redland Bay. Council partnered with Council-owned subsidiary Redland Investment Corporation to deliver the new car park, footbridge and connecting pathways which form part of Stage 1 of the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA) redevelopment project. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said  Continue reading…

Mayoral prayer breakfast raises almost $20,000 for school chaplaincy programs


Almost $20,000 was raised for State School chaplaincy programs across Redlands Coast at the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast. Held at the Alexandra Hills Hotel Conference Centre, today’s event brought the amount raised in the past six years to more than $120,000. Due to COVID-safe requirements, a reduced gathering of 96 people attended the  Continue reading…

Council’s Green Seal program expands on Southern Moreton Bay Islands


Redland City Council has commenced upgrades to almost 9 km of gravel roads on Russell and Macleay islands. Mayor Karen Williams said the work, undertaken as part of the Green Seal program, underscored Council’s commitment to improving infrastructure on the SMBI. “Since the Green Seal program was established in 2014, Council has sealed about 48  Continue reading…

Help build our regional circular economy and reduced landfill with the ASPIRE digital trading platform


Redland City Council has joined with neighbouring Gold Coast and Logan councils and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) to trial an online platform local businesses can use to source and dispose of unwanted items that would normally go to landfill. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the 12 month ASPIRE digital platform  Continue reading…

Young Rock scenes filmed at Capalaba on Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast continues to prove itself to be a film friendly location as YR Production Pty Ltd took to Capalaba this week to film selected scenes for the new NBC Universal television series Young Rock. It was the first filming location in Queensland for the US series, which tells the story of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s  Continue reading…

Residents encouraged to go green with waste recycling


Redlands Coast residents are encouraged to make their neighbours green with envy and help reduce waste to landfill through the use of a green waste bin. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council offered a number of kerbside bin options to help residents best manage their household waste across their general, recycling and green waste.  Continue reading…

Council moves to recognise and protect local heritage


Redland City Council will consult individual property owners and the broader community on a proposal to add a number of properties to the city’s Local Heritage Register following the identification of European heritage significance. Mayor Karen Williams said the consultation with property owners until 4 December 2020 was an essential step towards including the properties  Continue reading…

Cleveland Aquatic Centre to partly re-open on 14 October 2020


Cleveland Aquatic Centre will begin re-opening to the public from  Wednesday 14 October 2020, with the 25-metre outdoor pool, indoor pool and children’s play pool to open for use. Work is continuing on the centre’s 50-metre pool. The partial re-opening from next Wednesday follows the successful testing of completed plumbing and electrical works, replacement of  Continue reading…