Category Archives: Council

Redlands Coast experiences named among state’s best


An extraordinary 16 Redlands Coast enterprises have been listed on Tourism and Events Queensland’s 2019 Best of Queensland Experiences. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the result was exceptional and underscored the benefits of Council’s tourism strategy and the growing value of the city’s new brand: Redlands Coast – naturally wonderful. “Being named among the  Continue reading…

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Easter public holiday closures 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 19 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 22 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019. ANZAC Day: Closed Thursday 25 April 2019. Reopening Friday 26 April 2019 During  Continue reading…

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Council signs deed for Birkdale Commonwealth land


Redland City Council has signed a heads of agreement with the Australian Government to buy 61.78 hectares of Commonwealth land at Birkdale for environmental and community purposes. Mayor Karen Williams said the $4.1m purchase provided great value for the community. “The land at 362-388 Old Cleveland Road East is the latest significant strategic purchase of  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast set to welcome young entrepreneurs


Redlands Coast will be under an international spotlight when some of the world’s most influential minds gather at Redland Performing Arts Centre on 13 September for the 2019 Young Entrepreneur Summit (YES). Specially designed for 12- to 25-year-old students aiming to become scientists, innovators, engineers, technologists and entrepreneurs, the event will bring local and other  Continue reading…

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Mosquito treatments ongoing at Redlands Coast


Since the recent rain, Redland City Council’s mosquito management team has been out in force and will today be undertaking aerial treatments across Redlands Coast. A helicopter will be used to spray Birkdale (including Tingalpa Creek), Wellington Point, Thornlands, Victoria Point, Redland Bay, North Stradbroke Island and all the Southern Moreton Bay Islands as well  Continue reading…

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Citizenship ceremony celebrates cultural diversity


Redlands Coast was enriched by 77 new Australians during last night’s citizenship ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the city’s newest Australian citizens, originating from 14 different countries, have enhanced the rich heritage of Redlands Coast. “Census figures show that almost half of our residents identify with another  Continue reading…

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Illuminated signage alerts motorists to flooded roads


Redland City Council has installed automated illuminated flooded road signage at two Redlands Coast locations that experience flash flooding during rainfall events and severe weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the solar-powered signs – located at Avalon Road, Sheldon and the corner of Pitt and Nelson roads, Birkdale – would provide an early warning  Continue reading…

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Thompson’s Beach re-opens for swimming


Redland City Council has today re-opened Thompson’s Beach, Victoria Point, which was temporarily closed after routine monitoring showed elevated levels of enterococci bacteria. Thompson’s Beach is again suitable for swimming and other recreational water activities, in accordance with Healthy Waterways Healthy Waterplay guidelines. Recent sampling has confirmed that the bacteria – which is often found  Continue reading…

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Council calls for State Government to consult with community and Councils on proposed changes to Local Government legislation


Redland City Council is calling on the State Government to consult with the community over proposed changes to Local Government legislation, including plans for compulsory preferential voting at next year’s Council elections. Mayor Karen Williams said the community deserved to see the draft Bill and learn what it meant for them prior to it being  Continue reading…

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