Monthly Archives: March 2022

Applications for State disaster assistance grants close on 1 April


Eligible Redlands Coast residents impacted by the recent severe weather have until Friday 1 April to apply for two grants under the State Government’s Personal Hardship Assistance Scheme. The State Government activated the grants for Redland City Council residents experiencing hardship as a result of the extreme weather event which occurred in late February and  Continue reading…

Council sandbagging stations open ahead of severe weather


Redland City Council has opened sandbagging stations for the community following Bureau of Meteorology forecasts for heavy rain that is expected to continue into Tuesday. Please note: enclosed shoes must be worn at all Council sandbagging stations. The sandbagging stations will be open at the following times and locations: Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205 South  Continue reading…

Council grants help local groups run Youth Week events


Redland City Council has provided funding to help four local not-for-profit youth organisations run free events during Queensland Youth Week (1-11 April 2022). Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the organisations through Redlands Coast Youth Week Grants of up to $1500. “Council recognises that young people make a significant contribution to our  Continue reading…

Ideas developing for Birkdale Community Precinct


A total of nine Redlands Coast groups have been successful in gaining seed funding to help develop their ideas for community-focussed activities at Birkdale Community Precinct. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the variety and creativity of the proposals submitted to the pilot Birkdale Community Partnerships Program were an exciting reminder of the multitude of  Continue reading…

Popular Redlands Coast parks re-open


Two of Redlands Coast’s best loved parks – Capalaba Regional Park and Mount Cotton Community Park – have re-opened following work to repair damage from recent flooding. Redland City Mayor and chair of the Redland Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said both parks were extensively damaged and among the worst affected on Redlands Coast  Continue reading…

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Keep the kids busy these school holidays with a range of activities


Redland City Council is hosting a range of activities to keep children occupied over the Easter school holidays (2-18 April 2022). Mayor Karen Williams said the activities were designed to entertain children of all ages and interests. “Council has a jam-packed program of activities for kids these school holidays, including beading and diamond art craft  Continue reading…

Council prioritises potholes and mowing after heavy rain


Redland City Council crews have been out in force repairing potholes and mowing long grass following last month’s heavy rainfall. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was prioritising its resources to ensure roads, parks and open spaces were safe for all users. “Heavy rainfall, like that experienced across all of south east Queensland at  Continue reading…

Redland City crews help neighbouring councils with flood clean-up


A large crew of Redland City Council officers and sub-contractors is helping neighbouring councils clean up after recent severe flooding. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City had deployed officers to a number of neighbouring councils that suffered significant damage from the recent floods, including Gympie and Brisbane. “In the Redlands, when our neighbours need help  Continue reading…

Redlands gets tourism and liveability boost in SEQ City Deal


Tourism and liveability in Redland City will be boosted through project funding of more than $53 million in the South East Queensland City Deal, announced today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said more than $53.68 million of funding will kick start liveability and tourism projects across Redland Coast, plus the region will have access to  Continue reading…