Monthly Archives: July 2021

Point Lookout Gorge Walk restoration works out for tender


Council’s project for restoring the damaged section of the popular Point Lookout Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is currently out for tender, with tenders due to close on 12 August 2021. The damaged section, roughly in the middle of the trail, is closed due to erosion following a severe weather event. You can  Continue reading…

Exciting play space and improved parking for popular island park


Redland City Council is working to recommence the Headland Park upgrade at Point Lookout (Mooloomba) on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) to ensure additional protection of cultural heritage values. New time frames for delivery are being finalised based on a redesign; and Council has prioritised this project and aims to start work as quickly as possible.  Continue reading…

Stimulus funding spans replacement of pedestrian bridges


Two Redlands Coast pedestrian bridges will be replaced through $1.3 million in program funding. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the replacement of the Anita Street pedestrian bridge at Redland Bay and the Fellmonger Park pedestrian bridge at Ormiston, would be funded through the second phase of the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI)  Continue reading…

Live appearances added to Olympics Live


Paralympian Daniel Fox and Olympian Andrew Trim will be guest speakers at a one-off forum being held during the Redlands Coast Olympics Live event. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams, who will also address this Sunday’s morning forum in central Cleveland, said the sportsmen – both long-time local residents – will join Wynnum-Redlands Canoe Club president  Continue reading…

Council to speak up at 125th LGAQ annual conference


Redland City Council will advocate for key issues on behalf of the community at the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) annual conference, to be held in Mackay from 25-27 October 2021. The 125th annual conference will bring together delegates from all tiers of government, external stakeholders and the media to consider the challenges facing  Continue reading…

Planned burns scheduled in Alexandra Hills – Friday 23 July 2021


UPDATE: Thursday 22 June 2021 The hazard reduction burns within the Scribbly Gums Conservation Area at Alexandra Hills will continue on Friday 23 July 2021, weather permitting. Wednesday 21 June 2021 Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation Crews and Brisbane Region Rural Fire Service will undertake a hazard reduction burn in two areas within the  Continue reading…

Enough housing supply and diversity in Redland City


Redland City Councillors have unanimously refuted the Deputy Premier’s proposed Ministerial Direction requiring Council to prepare a new housing supply and diversity strategy for Redland City by August 2022. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City had plenty of housing supply and diversity and would demonstrate there was no urgent need for a strategy in a  Continue reading…

Council aims to deliver savings through new Corporate Procurement Policy


Redland City Council has formally adopted its new Corporate Procurement Policy aimed at saving money and supporting local businesses through better purchasing and project delivery processes. Mayor Karen Williams said the policy was a continuing initiative which set out Council’s framework for procurement and contracting. “The new Corporate Procurement Policy streamlines our internal authorising processes  Continue reading…

Parks upgrades under COVID-19 bounce back funding


Three Redlands Coast parks are being upgraded through $1.75 million in program funding. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the works being carried out at the parks – in Victoria Point, Wellington Point and Alexandra Hills – were funded by the second phase of the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program. “The stimulus  Continue reading…