Monthly Archives: May 2021

Have your say on the number of dogs allowed on Redlands Coast properties: 31 May to 8 July 2021


Redland City Council will consult with the community about a proposed change to animal management local laws covering the number of dogs able to be kept on residential properties. Mayor Karen Williams said a local law amendment to allow up to four dogs in special circumstances would be the appropriate vehicle to bring Council in  Continue reading…

Sponsorship advertising reprieve for sporting clubs


Redland City Council will urgently review the Local Law that threatened the ability of sporting clubs to attract important sponsorship. Mayor Karen Williams today announced a 12-month amnesty that gives the green light for clubs to continue to earn sponsorship dollars from advertising, pending the outcome of the review. “Councillors today supported my Mayoral Minute  Continue reading…

Beth Boyd Park boat play structure to be removed


Work to remove a timber play structure from the marine park at Beth Boyd Park in Thorneside will commence on 21 May 2021 and is expected to be completed in early June, weather permitting. Mayor Karen Williams said the poor structural integrity of the 20-year-old boat, and its position within a marine reserve, erosion-prone coastal  Continue reading…

Popular island park receives $1.1 million upgrade


A popular park on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is receiving a $1.1 million upgrade. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the works at Headland Park, Point Lookout, included the renewal and relocation of playground equipment and concreting an unsealed carpark. “Headland Park is popular with both island residents and visitors as it provides access to  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery exhibition part of a broader story


Redland Art Gallery’s latest exhibition has connections far beyond Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said artist Carol McGregor’s Response exhibition was part of a combined regional gallery program celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture. “Through the rest of May and June, regional art galleries across South East Queensland North (SEQN)  Continue reading…

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Businesses secure their spot at Redlands Coast Careers Expo


A broad range of businesses and organisations have already committed to attend Redland City Council’s inaugural Redlands Coast Careers Expo in June. Mayor Karen Williams said the free expo at Alexandra Hills Hotel would provide people of all ages with a one-stop shop to explore education and employment pathways. “The event is intended to help  Continue reading…

Council lights up suburban street


Redland City Council is spending up to $85,000 to light up a residential street in Alexandra Hills. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would install four street lights along the footpath between 1 and 31 St Anthony Drive. “These lights will increase safety for both pedestrians and road-users in the area,” she said. “It is important  Continue reading…

Council reopens public participation at general meetings


Redland City Council is set to re-open its doors for public participation at general meetings, allowing community members to once again address Council regarding community matters. Mayor Karen Williams said public participation would restart from 19 May 2021 following its COVID-19-related suspension last year. “This is in line with Council’s commitment to providing wider public  Continue reading…