Monthly Archives: August 2021

Take your disposable face masks to IndigiScapes for recycling


Redlands IndigiScapes Centre has extended its specialist recycling station to trial a TerraCycle Face Mask Zero Waste Box to recycle single-use face masks on behalf of the Redlands Coast community. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the move came after concerns were raised about the additional litter and burden on landfill resulting from all the  Continue reading…

Super six tourism experiences for long weekend


Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast is having a big weekend in October and the rest of Greater Brisbane is invited. Redland City Council is rolling out a tourism campaign highlighting great Redlands Coast getaway ideas which are “just up the road yet a world away” for neighbouring communities whose Ekka long weekend was delayed. Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Library staff renew love of reading through Book Week costumes


Redland City Council Library staff will be dressing as their favourite book characters and highlighting the importance of reading during Book Week, from 21-27 August 2021. Mayor Karen Williams said the annual event run by the Children’s Book Council of Australia was a time for everyone to celebrate books and to highlight amazing Australian authors  Continue reading…

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Clarity sought on Minjerribah land use


Redland City Council is seeking a commitment from the State Government for comprehensive community consultation on its plan for North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) and to detail how it will accommodate the land-use aspirations of traditional owners. It follows a ministerial direction for Council to amend its planning scheme to rezone 25 lots of native title  Continue reading…

Visit Redlands Coast for Brisbane Ekka long weekend


Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast will be welcoming visitors for the rescheduled Brisbane Ekka long weekend in October to tick off some top attractions on their local long-break bucket lists. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would soon roll out a tourism campaign highlighting the great getaway ideas which were “just up the road yet  Continue reading…

Exciting vision for Birkdale Community Precinct


Redland City Council has formally adopted the Birkdale Community Precinct Vision document – another step towards creation of an exciting community heart for Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said the ideas from the community and presented as a spatial representation in the vision document provided an exciting glimpse at what the 62-hectare site could become.  Continue reading…

Macleay Island camp ground trial supported


Redland City Council will consider establishing a free or low-cost basic camping ground on the Macleay Island foreshore. Councillors today supported a Notice of Motion by Division 5 (Redland Bay and Southern Moreton Bay Islands) Councillor Mark Edwards calling for Council to consider options for a 12-month trial of a camping ground at Coast Road  Continue reading…

Applications open for Redland City Council Sponsorship Program


Applications are now open for Round 1 of Redland City Council’s annual Sponsorship Program. Mayor Karen Williams said almost $140,000 was available over two rounds of sponsorship this financial year to support community-based events and initiatives held on Redlands Coast. “Council sponsorship helps local organisations, community groups and individuals run a diverse range of events,  Continue reading…