Category Archives: Community

Controlled burns – Macleay Island 24 – 26 July 2019


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews, along with the Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade, will be undertaking multiple planned burns starting today Wednesday 24 July and going through to Friday 26 July 2019. Planned burns will commence each day at approximately 9:30am (weather permitting). Macleay Island locations: 77-95 Beelong Street 15-25 Kardinia Street 1-25  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast served on a plate at Regional Flavours festival


The naturally wonderful tastes of Redlands Coast will be served up at Australia’s largest free food and wine festival, to be held at Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands from 10am-5pm on 20-21 July. The 11th annual Regional Flavours festival supports Queensland farmers and small businesses, offering a weekend of delicious food, wine, beer and fun. There  Continue reading…

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Council community grants now available


Applications for the first round of the 2019-20 Community Grants program open this month so now is the time to make your great community-focused idea happen. Redland City 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. “Every  Continue reading…

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Council commences master planning for Redlands Coast Regional Sport and Recreation Precinct


The future of sport and recreation on Redlands Coast has received a boost, with the commencement of master planning for Redlands Coast Regional Sport and Recreation Precinct, at 277 – 293 Heinemann Road, Mount Cotton. Mayor Karen Williams said the site, acquired by Council in 2017, would provide the city with new sport, recreational and  Continue reading…

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Water supply notice – Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands


Seqwater will be undertaking essential maintenance work on Russell Island between Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2019.  Timing is subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays. No full loss of supply is expected during works. Scheduled work  Thursday 27 June, between 9pm – 5am Friday 28 June:  no loss of supply expected but residents  Continue reading…

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Wellington Point a designated bathing reserve


Redlands Coast’s popular Wellington Point Reserve will be safer for bathers and watercraft users, with Wellington Point beach recently designated as a bathing reserve. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had applied to the State Government in January this year for part of the Wellington Point Reserve to be gazetted as a bathing reserve. “The State  Continue reading…

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Planned burn notification – IndigiScapes, Runnymede Road, Capalaba


Redland City Council will start a hazard reduction burn at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba at about 10.30 this morning. Burning is expected to take a couple of hours, with mop-up activities continuing throughout the afternoon until the fire is extinguished. The burn will take place in a two hectare section of bushland with  Continue reading…

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Update on planned burns for Macleay Island: 11-14 June 2019


Redland City Council – along with the Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade – is intending to undertake hazard reduction burns at six Macleay Island locations from Tuesday 11 June to Friday 14 June, depending on weather conditions throughout the period. Weather conditions have made it difficult to establish fires in the two locations that were  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast family honoured in McMillan Road land naming


A local family’s long association with farming on Redlands Coast will be acknowledged after Council agreed today to name an area of urban habitat in Alexandra Hills after the family. The 9415 sq m property, located at 61 McMillan Road, will be named ‘Wehr Urban Habitat’ in accordance with Council’s Park Naming Guidelines. Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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