Monthly Archives: November 2020

Council approves works at Judy Holt Reserve


Redland City Council will inject up to $150,000 into Judy Holt Reserve in Birkdale as part of its Community Sport and Recreation Infrastructure Recovery Program. Mayor Karen Williams said the works, set to start next month, were part of Council’s recovery program to assist clubs recover from the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast set to celebrate a special Christmas


Redlands Coast is set to ring in a COVID-safe Christmas with a fun-filled five-day community festive celebration in December. Hosted by Redland City Council, Christmas on the Coast will combine the annual lighting of the city’s Christmas tree and community carols events into a five-day ticketed celebration from Wednesday 16 December to Sunday 20 December  Continue reading…

RACQ Smart Shuttle hits the road at Raby Bay


The RACQ Smart Shuttle is now taking passengers along Raby Bay streets as phase two of the Redlands Coast Smart Mobility trial goes live. In a joint initiative between the RACQ and Redland City Council, the small driverless bus that travelled the quiet streets of Karragarra Island earlier this year has now moved to the  Continue reading…

Council to move to tender for Macleay Island industrial land


Redland City Council is supporting the Southern Moreton Bay Island economy by inviting tenders for industrial use of Council-owned land at 20-24 Kate Street, Macleay Island. The decision follows a widely promoted eighty-day Expression of Interest (EOI) process conducted between March and May this year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the EOI showed Council’s  Continue reading…

Funding agreed to support new female change rooms at Pinklands


Redland City Council has committed $300,000 to progress the addition of new female change rooms at the popular Pinklands Sporting Complex in Thornlands. The new facility will include two female change rooms, toilets, and showers, with a proposed central location to allow all Pinklands-based groups access and connection to service utilities. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Have your say on Council’s draft coastal hazard adaptation strategy


Redland City Council is inviting community members to have their say on its draft Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) after the project’s consultation phase was endorsed at today’s Council meeting. 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  Continue reading…

Council calls for comment on future use of foreshore wetlands reserve


Redland City Council is seeking community comment on long term access options for the Bligh Street road reserve at Wellington Point. The road reserve separates sections of the environmentally significant Geoff Skinner Wetlands Reserve, which Council acquired in 2018 with funds collected through its Environmental Levy. The end of the Bligh Street road reserve has  Continue reading…

Council rolls out improvements to parks and playgrounds in time for school holidays


Exciting new play spaces and equipment are being installed across Redlands Coast’s parks and playgrounds with many to reopen for the summer school holidays. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the renovations were part of a $13.8 million budgeted program for parks, open space and conservation this financial year. “Some of these works are part  Continue reading…