Monthly Archives: October 2021

Annual fundraiser benefits domestic violence support services


Time is running out to purchase a ticket for a great night of entertainment and to help make a difference for people affected by domestic and family violence on Redlands Coast. The annual Dîner en Rouge event, a live theatre production themed Musique en Rouge, will be held on Saturday 6 November 2021 at Redland Performing  Continue reading…

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Council takes proactive approach to bushfire season


Redland City Council’s proactive approach to identifying and reducing bushfire risks has been welcomed by residents visited by officers from its Bushfire Hazard Reduction Team. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Councillor Karen Williams said Council was working in partnership with Queensland Fire Emergency Services (QFES) and the Rural Fire Service  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast on show for Ekka Show holiday


The postponed Ekka long weekend is set to pump millions into the Redlands Coast economy thanks to a successful Redland City Council tourism campaign. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the “Getaway closer” campaign had resulted in an 80-95 per cent occupancy rate for local accommodation providers. “The tourism sector has been doing it tough  Continue reading…

Council advises what to flush and not to flush


Redlands Coast residents are urged to be aware of what is being flushed down their toilets after recent sewerage pump station blockages caused by children’s underwear. Mayor Karen Williams said the clothing pulled out of machinery at the Victoria Point pump station was the latest in a long list of inappropriate items making their way  Continue reading…

Redland City SES Unit honoured in regional and state awards


Top Redland City State Emergency Service Unit volunteers have been recognised with six regional awards, six service medals and one state award at ceremonies held recently during SES Week. The week is held to acknowledge the outstanding service SES volunteers provide to their own and other communities during times of crisis. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Council celebrates Olympians and Paralympians


Redlands Coast athletes who competed at last month’s 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games have been officially congratulated by Redland City Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams hosted a morning tea today in honour of local athletes who were part of the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams. “The Redlands Coast athletes not only performed sensationally  Continue reading…

Council pursues Games ‘decade of opportunity’


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has called on the power of the community to ensure Redlands Coast enjoys the benefits of the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games. Mayor Williams today tabled a motion asking for Council to investigate a Redlands Coast Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Working Group. “The 2032 Games are an exciting opportunity  Continue reading…

Residents urged to check yards ahead of mozzie season


Redland City Council is urging residents to take an active role in mosquito management and check their yards for possible breeding sites. Mayor Karen Williams said recent rain coupled with warm weather could provide ideal breeding conditions for the saltmarsh (Aedes vigilax) and container (Aedes notoscriptus) mosquitoes. “Council’s mosquito management team investigates known mosquito breeding  Continue reading…

Nominations open for 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


It’s time to recognise inspirational Redlands Coast residents who generously give their time to make our community a better place to live. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations were now open for the 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards, which recognise the contributions made by people of all ages to our city. “Every year  Continue reading…

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Devices offer ‘grate’ way to trap waterway waste


They are known as SQIDs and over the past two years these Stormwater Quality Improvement Devices have prevented more than 500 cubic metres of Redlands Coast waste ending up in Moreton Bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the SQIDs were designed to stop vegetation, sediments, litter and other materials entering the city’s waterways and  Continue reading…