Monthly Archives: January 2023

Council and EcoMarines double schools in 2023 environmental program


Redland City Council and Tangalooma EcoMarines will welcome six new Redlands Coast schools to the 2023 environmental education program following the successful delivery of the pilot in six other local schools last year. EcoMarines is a not-for-profit organisation delivering programs to schools that educate students on a variety of environmental messages which empowers students to  Continue reading…

Register an event for Clean Up Australia Day


Redland City Council is pleased to again support Clean Up Australia Day by providing either skip bins or kerbside wheelie bins for registered clean up events, and is encouraging Redlands Coast residents to get involved. Mayor Karen Williams said litter was an environmental problem that harmed local wildlife and had an adverse impact on waterways.  Continue reading…

Better transport and waste solutions focus of international mission


Better transport and waste management solutions for Redlands Coast will be the focus of an international delegation to north America beginning from next week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the South East Queensland Council of Mayors delegation would continue the push for better transport connectivity ahead of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast welcomes new citizens on Australia Day


Australia Day 2023 was an extra cause for celebration for 134 new Aussies when Redlands Coast residents from 30 countries made a pledge to become Australian citizens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the new citizens were welcomed at a ceremony on Thursday 26 January at Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland. “We are honoured to  Continue reading…

Works begin on upgrade to vehicle parking at Beth Boyd Park


The exciting Beth Boyd Park upgrade is continuing, with improvements to the on-street carparking in John Street now commenced and expected to be complete by early February 2023 (weather permitting). During construction, alternative parking locations include Mooroondu Road or along Queens Esplanade, with limited parking also available on John Street, opposite the park. Some other  Continue reading…

Residents honoured at 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


A Mount Cotton resident who has volunteered across multiple organisations has been named Citizen of the Year at the 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Craig Luxton was one of 11 people recognised at this year’s awards ceremony at the Alexandra Hills Hotel on 24 January 2023. “Craig has  Continue reading…

Eddie Santagiuliana Way boardwalk reopens after repairs


The boardwalk on Eddie Santagiuliana Way has reopened this afternoon following repairs to a damaged section near the end of McLeod Street, Cleveland. The damage was caused by a falling tree in mid-December 2022. Council thanks the community for their patience while repair works were undertaken this week on this popular walking and cycling trail.

Panoramic coastal walk project enters final phase


Work on the Minjerribah Panorama Coastal Walk project at Point Lookout/Mulumba on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah is about to enter its final phase, paving the way for completion of the new walkway in mid-2023. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said works would recommence on 23 January with a focus on completing the replacement of Frenchman’s Stairs  Continue reading…

Workshops help businesses prepare for disasters


Redland City Council is hosting two information sessions to help local businesses prepare for disasters. Mayor Karen Williams said the sessions, in partnership with AusIndustry, Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce and Straddie Chamber of Commerce, would be held in Alexandra Hills on 23 January 2023 and Point Lookout on 6 February 2023. “Both information sessions  Continue reading…