Category Archives: Community

Council tells Federal Government to “put a bow on it” and gift Birkdale land to Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is calling on the Federal Government and Opposition to publicly commit to gifting the Commonwealth land at 362-388 Old Cleveland Road, Birkdale to the Redlands Coast community. Mayor Karen Williams is currently in Canberra lobbying for federal funding and has met with both the government and opposition seeking a public commitment that  Continue reading…

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Temporary library closures in March


Redland Libraries mainland branches will close for refurbishments in March to allow for new and improved self-service checkouts and returns, which are set to enhance the customer experience. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that each mainland branch will need to close for one week from Monday 4 March, but customers will still have access  Continue reading…

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‘Come on Canberra’ call from Redlands Coast


Redland City Councillors have challenged Federal election candidates to put Redlands Coast first and join the fight to fast-track priority projects. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged all candidates for the Redlands Coast-based seat of Bowman to support an advocacy document prepared by Council in the lead-up to the 2019 Federal election. “After speaking to  Continue reading…

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Coochiemudlo Island Reflection Space honours local war heroes


Today marked the official recognition of the Coochiemudlo Island war memorial upgrade, which was jointly funded by Redland City Council and the Queensland Government. Mayor Karen Williams said the enhancements framing the locally-important war memorial were made possible through collaboration between Redland City Council, the State Government and island residents. “This project has been designed  Continue reading…

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Council invites State to consult with Redlands Coast community on its transport plan


Redland City Council will extend community consultation on the Draft Redlands Coast Transport Strategy to 1 March 2019, giving the State Government the chance to join them in on the ground engagement to seek community feedback on its own Draft Regional Transport Plan. Mayor Karen Williams said extending the closing date for community engagement would  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast honours local heroes


Redlands Coast residents who have dedicated their time and talents to helping their community were celebrated at the 2019 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards at the Alexandra Hills Hotel Function Centre on 22 January. Mayor Karen Williams said the annual awards were a fitting way to thank those community members who continually go “above and  Continue reading…

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Keep your New Year resolutions healthy and active on Redlands Coast


Enhance your New Year resolutions for health and fitness with the Redlands Coast Healthy & Active Program. Set to kick off with a jam-packed timetable of activities on 29 January, Redland City Council’s popular group exercise program will again offer a diverse range of low-cost activities across Redlands Coast, at just $5 per person, per  Continue reading…

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Community celebrates opening of new IndigiScapes nursery


Redlands IndigiScapes’ new nursery welcomed hundreds of visitors on Saturday 19 January when Redland City Council opened the native plant facility to the community. The new nursery completes the first stage of a multi-million dollar project, jointly funded by Redland City Council and the Queensland Government, to upgrade and expand Redlands IndigiScapes Centre. The official  Continue reading…

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