Monthly Archives: January 2022

Plans for rural Southern Thornlands to be enterprise frontier


Redland City Council will prioritise economic development and employment in the Southern Thornlands Potential Future Growth Area (STPFGA) following public consultation showing the community supported the proposed plans for the area. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council today supported the community’s feedback on the plan and would now begin making the necessary changes to  Continue reading…

Council awards RADF grants to five local art projects


Redland City Council has awarded grants for five local art projects through the 2021-2022 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Karen Williams said the successful first round recipients would undertake projects that creatively explored stories of people and place on Redlands Coast. “These grants promote the role and value of the arts, culture and heritage  Continue reading…

Tsunami warnings cancelled for Queensland


The main tsunami waves have now passed all expected Queensland locations. Small unusual tsunami waves may continue but are no longer expected to be dangerous, however a Hazardous Surf Warning is still in effect for the Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast waters due to Ex-Tropical Cyclone Cody. Surf Life Saving Queensland have  Continue reading…

Beaches closed, ferry services unchanged as marine tsunami warning continues


Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) has closed its exposed patrolled beaches, including those on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) on Redlands Coast, while the current marine tsunami warning remains in place. Wellington Point Reserve beach, which is also patrolled by SLSQ, will remain open as usual due to its more protected nature. Passenger and vehicular ferry  Continue reading…

Queensland marine tsunami warning including waters of Moreton Bay


There is a current marine tsunami warning from Sandy Cape to Point Danger, including the waters of Moreton Bay, Fraser Island, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has issued the warning and advised: Possibility of dangerous rips, waves, strong ocean currents and some overflow onto immediate foreshore. Evacuation not necessary  Continue reading…

Redland Animal Shelter to close temporarily


Due to staff shortages as a result of illness, the Redland Animal Shelter in South Street, Thornlands, will be temporarily closed from noon Saturday 15 January until 8.30am Monday 17 January. For any enquiries regarding an animal in our care, please phone 3829 8663. Council apologises for any inconvenience.

Council sponsors event which celebrates volunteers


STAR Community Services will receive $6200 in Redland City Council sponsorship funding to host its annual Celebration of Volunteers event. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the STAR Community Services event through round one of its 2021-2022 sponsorship program. “This event, which Council is sponsoring for the second year, brings the community  Continue reading…