Monthly Archives: April 2022

Major road upgrade to bring raft of benefits to Redlands Coast


Major road upgrade to bring raft of benefits to Redlands Coast Redlands Coast road users are set to benefit as work on $30 million Stage 1 of Wellington Street/Panorama Drive upgrade program gets underway. Mayor Karen Williams said the program, which is supported by the Australian Government through the Urban Congestion Fund, would help residents  Continue reading…

Thefts a “low blow” for Redlands Coast community


Redland City community property has again been attacked by thieves, with solar panels stolen from water quality testing buoys in Moreton Bay. It follows the recent theft of copper wiring from Redland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park) and Charlie Buckler Sportsfield, which caused significant damage to sports field lighting. Mayor Karen Williams said the solar panel  Continue reading…

Sue and Lloyd Clarke as guests at Candle Lighting Vigil for domestic and family violence


Founders and Directors of the Small Steps 4 Hannah charity, Sue and Lloyd Clarke, will be guests at the annual Redlands Coast Candle Lighting Vigil, joining Mayor Karen Williams, local domestic and family violence support services, emergency services and community groups for the important event next week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was  Continue reading…

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Have your say on the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct Master Plan


Redland City Council has adopted the largest and most exciting draft masterplan in the city’s history, with draft plans for the Birkdale Community Precinct getting the greenlight from Councillors at a Special Meeting today. Mayor Karen Williams said the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan outlined an exciting concept for the 62-hectare site on  Continue reading…

Council completes pedestrian bridge over Ormiston creek


Redland City Council has completed construction of a new pedestrian bridge in Fellmonger Park, Ormiston. Mayor Karen Williams said the new bridge would provide a safe crossing over Hilliards Creek for both pedestrians and cyclists. “The new bridge is three metres wide, one metre wider than the old bridge, and is constructed of composite fibre,  Continue reading…

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Conservation areas re-open on Redlands Coast


Bayview Conservation Area in Redland Bay and Emu Street Reserve in Sheldon have both re-opened in time for the long weekend. Work to repair tracks significantly damaged by recent intense rainfall was completed in both Redlands Coast reserves this afternoon. Erosion control and track construction works are continuing within other high profile reserves such as  Continue reading…

Charter signing reaffirms Council commitment to small business


Redland City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting small businesses on Redlands Coast by joining the Small Business Friendly (SBF) program. Mayor Karen Williams said the program, which was developed by the Queensland Small Business Commissioner, was a welcome addition to initiatives Council had already implemented to support local businesses. “Council recognises the importance  Continue reading…

ANZAC Day and Labour Day public holiday closures


Out of hours emergencies: For council-related emergencies, please phone 3829 8999. Closures and changes to hours of operation Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed Monday 25 April (ANZAC Day) and Monday 2 May (Labour Day). During this time, library after hours return  Continue reading…

Council completes renewal of William Ross Park


Redland City Council has completed an upgrade to William Ross Park in the heart of Cleveland. Mayor Karen Williams said the new facilities in this neighbourhood park were already proving popular with local families and visitors. “I’m delighted Council was able to deliver this upgrade in time for the recent Easter long weekend,” Cr Williams  Continue reading…

Willards Farm to be restored as the jewel in the crown of Birkdale Community Precinct


Redland City Council is progressing exciting plans to upgrade the historic Willards Farmhouse, to ensure the community can access and celebrate the historic building. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Councillors today discussed Council’s plans for the property, including the potential impact of the recent decision by the Queensland Heritage Council (QHC) to extend the  Continue reading…