Monthly Archives: May 2021

Building opening fires up Redland Bay SES Group


Redland Bay SES Group is now better equipped to respond to emergencies following the official opening of its new purpose-built home base (on Saturday 29 May 2021). Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the $1.735 million facility at Redland Bay Business Park was the result of a long-term plan  Continue reading…

Celebrate World Environment Day at IndigiScapes’ Environment and Community Fair


Celebrate this year’s World Environment Day at IndigiScapes’ Environment and Community Fair on Saturday 5 June. Entry is free. Mayor Karen Williams said the Environment and Community Fair was one of the first major public events to be hosted at the expanded Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, which has been subject to various COVID-related restrictions since its  Continue reading…

Planned burn scheduled – Friday 28 May 2021


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland within the Birkdale Bushland Refuge on Friday 28 May 2021, weather conditions permitting. The location of the burn area is 88-106 Burbank Road – highlighted in yellow on the map. The purpose of the burn is to  Continue reading…

Council lights up historic Cleveland Point lighthouse


The historic Cleveland Point lighthouse has become a well-lit beacon once again with the installation of programmable coloured lighting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the lighthouse was already an iconic Redlands Coast attraction and the lighting would further enhance its popularity. “The lighthouse was built about 1865 and is the only remaining timber-structured, timber-clad  Continue reading…

Redland City Council to start smoke testing


Redland City Council will begin its sanitary drain smoke-testing program in the Alexandra Hills area in June. The non-toxic smoke, which doesn’t smell like fire, will be blown into sewer maintenance holes to check the city’s wastewater network for defects, damage or illegal connections. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s contractor Veolia would need  Continue reading…

Council urges action during National Reconciliation Week


Redland City Council is encouraging residents to take action during National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June 2021). Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s theme – ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’ – is aligned with Council’s commitment to advance reconciliation, both internally and across Redlands Coast. “Council has already undertaken significant work  Continue reading…

Council to call for expressions of interest for short stay facility for RVs


Redland City Council will progress investigations for short stay facilities for self-contained recreational vehicles (RVs) and caravans on Redlands Coast by inviting expressions of interest (EOI) from community and not-for-profit organisations. Mayor Karen Williams said the move, adopted at this week’s General Meeting, followed finalisation of an Economic Needs Assessment (ENA) which found there was  Continue reading…