Category Archives: Community

IndigiScapes Eco Markets focus on sustainable gifting


There will be plenty of inspirational ideas to support sustainable giving this festive season at the IndigiScapes Eco Markets on Saturday 3 December. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event would include family activities, live entertainment and market stalls offering sustainable products. “The IndigiScapes Eco Markets have been successful in fostering an appreciation of  Continue reading…

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New home for the Bayside South RSL sub-branch


Redland City Council yesterday announced the opening of the new Bayside South RSL sub-branch venue in Redland Bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was excited to be providing the group with the new facility in partnership with Council-owned subsidiary Redland Investment Corporation as part of the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area project. “Council  Continue reading…

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Council supports community groups with strategic planning


Redland City Council has organised a free workshop in November to help community organisations develop their own strategic plans. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to provide professional advice and support to help committee members of community, sport and recreation organisations on Redlands Coast. “Strategic planning is important to any organisation because  Continue reading…

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Nominations open for 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


The Redlands Coast community is being urged to celebrate local heroes by nominating them for a 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the prestigious awards offered an exciting opportunity to recognise residents who had made inspiring and valuable contributions to our community. “It’s that time of year to reflect  Continue reading…

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Have your say on Toondah Harbour EIS


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Now is the time to have your say on the draft Toondah Harbour Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), released on 12 October by the Federal Government. The draft statement considers the project’s social, economic, and environmental impacts. In October 2019, Walker Group, who is delivering Toondah Harbour, engaged a panel of independent experts in the fields  Continue reading…

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Group appointed to identify legacy opportunities from 2032 Games


The torch has been passed to a great group of 12 community leaders tasked with ensuring the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games deliver lasting legacies for Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the members of the Redlands Coast 2032 Legacy Working Group were selected following an overwhelming response to Council’s call for  Continue reading…

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A wild way to volunteer on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is urgently seeking volunteers for its 24/7 wildlife care service, with the next inductions in November. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redlands 24hr Wildlife Rescue Service’s current volunteers were doing an amazing job but they desperately needed additional team members. “The Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA) and Redlands Wildlife Care  Continue reading…

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Swap e-waste for a native tree


Redland City Council is encouraging mainland and island residents to recycle their e-waste in exchange for a free native tree. Council’s trees for e-waste initiative will be held from 14 to 16 October 2022 to mark International E-waste Day on 14 October. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the initiative was a great way to  Continue reading…

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Residents urged to be alert for koalas on the move


Redlands Coast residents are urged to be on the lookout for koalas who are on the move looking for love. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said koalas were more active during the breeding season, which occurred between August and December. “We share our naturally wonderful Redlands Coast with koalas so we need to watch out  Continue reading…

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Get the Facts – Planning process for precinct confirmed


Redland City Council was not asked at its general meeting today (17 August, 2022) to approve earthworks and the “first stages” for the Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) site. Reporting of that as published on couriermail.com.au at 6.40am on Wednesday 17 August 2022 is incorrect. At today’s meeting Council endorsed a community engagement summary report for the Draft  Continue reading…

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