Monthly Archives: June 2021

Council closures during COVID-19 lockdown


The Queensland Government today announced a three-day lockdown due to COVID-19 for 11 local government areas across south-east Queensland, including Redland City, plus Townsville, Magnetic Island and Palm Island. Redland City Council’s essential services will continue during the lockdown, with other services operating online or closing for the duration of the lockdown. Kerbside rubbish collection  Continue reading…

Become part of the solution to plastic pollution


Redland City Council is asking local residents to join the campaign for a Plastic Free July. Mayor Karen Williams says there are plenty of ways that we can all contribute to reducing the number of plastics ending up in the environment. “Sign up to the Plastic Free July Challenge and check out some practical ways  Continue reading…

Be on the lookout for young koalas on the move


Young koalas are on the move around Redlands Coast as part of the annual dispersal that precedes koala breeding season. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said residents and motorists should be on the lookout for the small koalas as they were likely to turn up in surprising places. “These young koalas are leaving their mother’s  Continue reading…

Council scores with goal post renewal program


There are plenty of opportunities for aspiring sports stars to practise their scoring skills after Council replaced goal posts in 12 locations across Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said sport was an important part of the community and the new posts would provide upgraded facilities at local sports grounds and open spaces. “As  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast budget delivers for community


Redland City Council has adopted a $327 million budget for 2021-22 that focusses on caring for and improving vital community assets while keeping rates rises to a minimum. The budget, which matches last year’s record spend, includes a $70 million-plus capital investment in the city that features key inter-generational projects to help Redlands Coast’s continued  Continue reading…

Investing in Redlands Coast’s naturally wonderful lifestyle


Enhancing Redlands Coast’s recreational and sporting opportunities will be a key focus for Redland City Council through 2021-22. Today’s budget provides for significant investment in major inter-generational projects, such as the much anticipated Birkdale Community Precinct and Redlands Coast Sport and Recreational Precinct, while also ensuring popular existing community spaces are well cared for. Mayor  Continue reading…

Funding boost for Redlands Coast environment


Redland City Council’s broader-ranging Environment and Coastal Management Separate Charge will fund a $1.7 million investment in the city’s beaches, foreshores and waterways in 2021-2022 as part of a suite of major environmental and conservation programs and initiatives. The new Environment and Coastal Management Separate Charge, adopted today as part of Redland City Council’s annual  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast island infrastructure boost


Redlands Coast’s Southern Moreton Bay Island (SMBI) communities will benefit from more than $4 million in major transport infrastructure spending in the 2021-22 Redland City Council budget. Mayor Karen Williams said the allocations were headlined by further significant investment in the SMBI ferry terminal project, with $2.8 million allocated to the Macleay Island ferry terminal.  Continue reading…

Planned burns scheduled – Wednesday 23 June 2021


UPDATE: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 The planned burns listed below have been postponed due to weather conditions, and will be rescheduled. Tuesday, 22 June 2021 Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in sections of bushland at Alexandra Hills and Redland Bay on Wednesday 23 June 2021, weather conditions  Continue reading…