Monthly Archives: April 2021

Ranger Stacey wild about joining Redland City Council team


Redland City Council is excited to welcome Stacey Thomson, better known as Ranger Stacey, to Council’s Environment and Education team this week. Mayor Karen Williams said Ranger Stacey, former host of the long-running, nature-themed television show Totally Wild, which ended recently, would be based primarily at IndigiScapes at Capalaba. “We are delighted that Ranger Stacey  Continue reading…

Council calls for interest in new Active Travel Group membership.


Redland City Council is calling for community input to help build an active and healthy Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said the expression of interest (EOI) process for membership of the Redlands Coast Active Travel Group was designed to allow the new group to convene from mid-2021. “Our aim is to identify organisations and individuals  Continue reading…

Council recycles road materials to create better roads


Redland City Council is using recycled road materials to deliver better road conditions for the community. Mayor Karen Williams said the re-use of profilings (the waste by-product collected when roads are resealed) offered a number of benefits to both Council and road users. “Recycling the profilings and using them in place of gravel not only  Continue reading…

Work progresses on new Redlands Coast fibre network


A new fibre network will deliver high-speed connectivity across Redlands Coast as the region looks towards driving a post-COVID future economy. Mayor Karen Williams said the network would initially connect five major Redland City Council sites while Council continued investigating how spare fibre bandwidth could help improve internet connections for local businesses and residents. “A  Continue reading…

Council spends $2.5 million on fire management for SMBI


Council is on track to spend more than $2.5 million on fire mitigation measures on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) since 2017. Mayor Karen Williams said the fire management measures were an important component of Council’s annual disaster preparedness activities on the SMBI and in response to major fires on the islands in recent  Continue reading…

Botanic discovery as fresh as a new daisy


A delicate new daisy has popped up on the Redlands Coast radar. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Slender Bottle-daisy (Lagenophora gracilis) was found by the native nursery coordinator of Council’s IndigiScapes Centre during a recent seed collecting trip in the Leslie Harrison Conservation Area at Capalaba. “The Community Bushcare team was out braving  Continue reading…

Council tests new version of PD Online


Redland City Council’s PD Online portal is temporarily unavailable but Council hopes to have a new version online soon. Council is testing a new version of Planning Xchange, of which PD Online is one component. Dependent upon the outcome of testing, Council hopes to go live with this newer version of PD Online as soon  Continue reading…

New ‘bike and scooter play’ playgrounds open in time for Easter


Get set for exciting new play experiences at neighbourhood parks in Wellington Point and Ormiston, just in time for Easter school holidays. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said playground upgrades at Plantation Place Park at Wellington Point and Raby Esplanade Park at Ormiston have seen $355,000 and $184,000 upgrades respectively, with the addition of exciting  Continue reading…