Redland City 2018 budget overview


Redland City Council has adopted an “achievable and affordable” budget for 2018-19. The budget delivers an average rates and charges rise of 3.99 percent for a typical category 1a, owner-occupied household, excluding State Government charges, while maintaining Council’s low-debt status. It also delivers a $66.9 million capital works program that focuses on the renewal of  Continue reading…

Bay islands’ budget boost


Redland City Council‘s 2017-18 budget includes substantial allocations for the bay islands, with nearly $4 million earmarked for road sealing alone. Mayor Karen Williams said the Budget underscored the City’s commitment to island communities. “From improving roads and marine transport infrastructure to upgrading community facilities such as ramps, carparks and sportsgrounds, this budget addresses island  Continue reading…

Redland budget invests in infrastructure


Redland City’s 2017-18 budget invests heavily in community infrastructure, from new roads to better parks and sportsfields. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget went well beyond the “three Rs” of roads, rates and rubbish investing $82 million to cater for key City priorities identified by residents and the business community. “The foundations of this year’s  Continue reading…

Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

Strategy predicts a decade of budget surpluses


Redland City Council today adopted a new Financial Strategy 2016-2026 that predicts a decade of strong financial performance and budget operating surpluses. Mayor Karen Williams said the strategy also predicted ongoing annual CPI-linked rates increases that would continue to ease cost of living pressures on residents. “This is the financial strategy our residents have told  Continue reading…

Council’s 2015-16 Budget provides residents with cost-of-living reprieve


Redland City Council’s 2015-16 Budget will provide a cost-of-living reprieve for residents, with an average rates increase of just 0.5per cent for a typical household, including all water and utilities charges. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said under this year’s $275 million Budget a typical Redlands’ household with a property value of $280,000 would see  Continue reading…

Council 2015-16 Budget helps to green the Redlands


The Redlands’ natural environment will be enhanced by more than $30 million in spending in today’s Council budget. The allocations include a total of $11.65 million for a variety of ongoing environmental operations, as well as $20 million in water, waste water and waste upgrades which will help boost the quality of water which flows  Continue reading…

Budget 2015-16: What does it mean for you?


Council’s 2015-16 Budget delivers residents with a cost of living reprieve, with Council absorbing millions of dollars in external costs rather than passing them on to residents. View the 2015-16 Budget Highlights video Read the Budget 2015-16 media releases

It’s Budget time


Redland City Council’s 2015-16 Budget will provide a cost-of-living reprieve for residents by keeping rates increases low while providing the services and projects needed to take the city forward. Under this year’s $275 million budget an average Redlands household (category 1A owner occupied with a valuation of about $280,000) will see a modest rates increase  Continue reading…

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Budget 2014-15: Council’s budget lays the foundations for a strong and secure future


Redland City Council’s 2014-15 Budget will lay the foundations for a strong future and ease cost of living pressures on residents by again keeping rate rises to a minimum. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s $259 million Budget included a headline rates increase of 3.48 per cent, one of the lowest increases in  Continue reading…