Category Archives: Community

Environment and Community Fair is back, bigger and better than ever


The Redland City Council Environment and Community Fair at IndigiScapes is back bigger and better next month with an ‘all star cast’ of environmental champions set to entertain and educate the community on Saturday June 4. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the Environment and Community Fair was one of the highlights on the  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days cancelled due to wet weather


The Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days planned for this Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 May, have been cancelled due to wet weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while it was unfortunate the days could no longer go ahead, you could still have your say on the precinct’s Draft Master Plan via an online  Continue reading…

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Redlands celebrates National Reconciliation Week


Redland City Council’s National Reconciliation Week, which starts tomorrow and runs until June 3, will have something for everyone covering culture, the arts and sport, including opportunities to learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore ways the community can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Mayor Karen Williams said the week had  Continue reading…

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Redland Whitewater Centre ideal for swift-water rescue training


Recent torrential rain and flooding across Queensland has shown the benefits of the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre being used for swift-water rescue training. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was planning for the whitewater centre, which will be the venue for Canoe Slalom events during the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to also  Continue reading…

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Council urges responsible pet ownership


Redland City Council is urging pet owners to take responsibility for their pets to ensure animals and people remain safe and live together harmoniously. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while owning a pet could provide valuable companionship, there were responsibilities to your pet and the community that needed to be considered. “Council thanks the  Continue reading…

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Birkdale stories brought to life with a brush of creativity


Wellington Point State High School students have developed a creative way to present the stories of Birkdale Community Precinct as part of Redland City Council’s pilot partnerships program for the site. Mayor Karen Williams, who dropped in on one of the school’s Encore Art Program workshops this week, said the students were painting timber discs  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council looking for passionate people to ensure Olympics legacy


Community members are being offered a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure the Redlands Coast maximises the local, regional and international opportunities from the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams announced the Redlands Coast 2032 Legacy Working Group at a breakfast this morning attended by more than 100 people, which included Olympic  Continue reading…

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Draft Birkdale Community Precinct Master Plan released this month


The next milestone in the creation of Birkdale Community Precinct will be reached later this month with the presentation of the site’s draft master plan for Redland City Council consideration. The Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan outlines suggested concepts for the 62-hectare site over the next two decades. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast conservation areas re-open


Redlands Coast’s Eastern Escarpment and Don and Christine Burnett reserves have re-opened in time for the Easter break. Mayor Karen Williams said work to repair tracks significantly eroded by the recent intense rainfall in both of the high-use areas was completed yesterday. “Our crews have done a remarkable job getting these two popular areas open  Continue reading…

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Community help urged to catch Redland Showground thieves


Redlands Coast residents have been urged to be vigilant following an incident in which thieves targeted copper wiring at Redland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park) late Tuesday or early Wednesday. Mayor Karen Williams said the incident was a crime against every resident of Redlands Coast and had left ratepayers with a massive bill for repairs at  Continue reading…

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