Monthly Archives: August 2022

Planned burn: Sheldon – Friday 19 August 2022


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland within Don & Christine Burnett Conservation Area on Friday 19 August 2022, weather permitting. The location of the burn area is 361-381 Avalon Road, Sheldon. The following mountain bike (MTB) track will be closed during the burn:  Continue reading…

Planned burn: Mount Cotton – Thursday 18 August 2022


UPDATE: Wednesday, 17 August 2022 Due to rain falling this week in the area for this hazard reduction burn, the burn has been postponed. Council will advise the new date for this burn once it has been determined. EARLIER: Tuesday, 16 August 2022 Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction  Continue reading…

Applications open for capital infrastructure grants


Redland Coast organisations can now access Council grants to help them build, renovate or refurbish community facilities. Mayor Karen Williams said Capital Infrastructure Grants were available through round one of Council’s Community Grants program. “These grants support local organisations to undertake projects for the benefit of the Redlands Coast community,” she said. “Last year’s program  Continue reading…

Council seeks community champions on North Stradbroke Island


Redland City Council is extending its Community Champions Program to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) following the success of the program on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI). Mayor Karen Williams said Council was seeking expressions of interest from North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) volunteers interested in training in aspects of disaster management. “The Community Champions Program  Continue reading…

Minjerribah a star in new Aussie road trip drama series


New Australian road trip drama Darby and Joan premiered on Acorn TV this week, showcasing the beauty of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) to viewers worldwide. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the series, featuring Bryan Brown and Greta Scacchi, was filmed on Redlands Coast and other south-east Queensland locations. “We were pleased to welcome 75  Continue reading…

Inspiring acts take centre stage at Redland Performing Arts Centre


A diverse program of music, theatre and dance is set to captivate audiences at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) over coming months. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the release of RPAC’s August to December program revealed a stellar line-up of local, national and international performances and events. “The Redlands Coast is fortunate to have  Continue reading…

Register your business for free export training


Local businesses planning or thinking about exporting are urged to register their interest in a free two-day Export Ready training program on the 6 and 7 October. Redland City Council, in partnership with the Export Council of Australia, is calling on local businesses to take up the chance to gain practical knowledge from industry experts  Continue reading…

Planned burn: Redland Bay – 4 to 12 August


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland within Bayview Conservation Area between Thursday 4 August and Friday 12 August 2022, weather conditions permitting. The location of the burn area is 76-152 Kidd Street, Redland Bay. The purpose of the burn is to reduce the  Continue reading…

Applications open for Community Grants program


Applications are now open for the first round of Redland City Council’s 2022-23 Community Grants program. Mayor Karen Williams said the latest round of community grants would support a wide variety of projects and initiatives aimed at strengthening the Redlands Coast community. “Council is proud to be able to partner with our local groups and  Continue reading…