Monthly Archives: December 2020

Lyngbya found at Victoria Point and Coochiemudlo Island


Redland City Council has installed signs at Thompson’s Beach, Victoria Point and Coochiemudlo Island’s Main Beach to advise residents and visitors of the presence of Lyngbya (Lyngbya majuscula), a naturally occurring, blue-green algae that can cause skin, eye and respiratory irritations if people come into contact with it. The presence of Lyngbya is not uncommon  Continue reading…

Pool filter delayed but is on its way


The filter system for the Cleveland Aquatic Centre’s 50-metre pool is on the last leg of its journey to Brisbane. Redland City Councillor Peter Mitchell (Division 2) said it had been a long and frustrating wait for both Council and residents, and it was now anticipated the pool would reopen by the end of January  Continue reading…

Council delivers program of innovation for Redland-Logan region


Redland City Council is embracing innovation on its journey to becoming a smart city, after successfully delivering the Advancing Regional Innovation Program (ARIP) for the Redland-Logan region. Council and key partners Logan City Council and Griffith University delivered the three-year program of innovation and entrepreneurship activities after securing funding through the State Government’s Advance Queensland  Continue reading…

Please avoid riding and walking on wet tracks through our bushland


Redlands Coast has some lovely recreational trails, especially through Scribbly Gums Conservation Area (home to Redland Track Park) and Bayview Conservation Area. But they’re pretty waterlogged just now so we’d prefer you avoided them until they dry out. Using wet trails can cause substantial damage, spoiling the experience of other users and meaning extra repairs  Continue reading…

Planning and Environment Court judgement


Redland City Council acknowledges the judgement of the Planning and Environment Court of Queensland, delivered on 11 December 2020, in regard to a development application for a fast food restaurant at Birkdale Fair. The Court found the application was appropriate in regard to the setting and context of the site, and complied with the overall  Continue reading…

10 things to do on Redlands Coast this summer


Looking for something to do with family and friends over the summer holidays? Redlands Coast offers activities for everyone, whether you’re into arts and crafts, nature, being active or getting out on the water. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said summer was the perfect time to get out and experience some of the region’s many  Continue reading…

Give the gift of a Redlands Coast experience this Christmas


Redlands Coast residents are encouraged to share local experiences as Christmas gifts this year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said buying local would provide a much-needed boost for businesses and tourism operators who had experienced a challenging year due to COVID-19. “This holiday season is the perfect opportunity to support our local tourism operators by  Continue reading…

Festival fun has begun at Christmas on the Coast


Festivities are underway at Council’s Christmas on the Coast festival at Raby Bay Harbour Park. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said yesterday’s successful opening night was the first of five evenings of family fun and entertainment, from 4.30 to 8.30pm daily until 20 December. “Christmas is being celebrated on the Redlands Coast waterfront this year  Continue reading…

Council adopts new corporate plan for the city of Redland


Redland City Council has today adopted its new corporate plan, Our Future Redlands – A Corporate Plan to 2026 and Beyond. The plan, which commences on 1 July 2021 and focuses on finding a balance between sustaining the lifestyle enjoyed on Redlands Coast and the community’s desire for a thriving and progressive city, will help  Continue reading…

Council to review RIC and EDAB to bolster economic recovery


Supporting post-COVID future economic development opportunities will be the focus of a review of Council’s Redland Investment Corporation (RIC) and Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said with global economies adapting on the back of the Coronavirus pandemic, the time was right to review RIC and EDAB to ensure Council continued  Continue reading…