Category Archives: Council

Panoramic coastal walk set to extend on Minjerribah


Work on the spectacular Minjerribah Panorama Coastal Walk will continue in early October following the completion of upgrades to Mooloomba Road earlier this year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said stage two of the project, which received State Government funding through the South East Queensland Community Stimulus Program, would see the walkway extended from Frenchman’s  Continue reading…

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Public holiday closures on Monday 3 October 2022


Council Offices & Customer Service Centres Redland City Council offices and customer service centres will be closed on Monday 3 October, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 4 October. Bin Collections Normal bin services will occur on the public holiday. Remember to put your bin out the night before as trucks start collecting from  Continue reading…

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Get ready for storm and bushfire season


Redlands Coast residents are urged to ensure they are prepared ahead of this year’s storm and bushfire season. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Karen Williams said Get Ready Queensland Week, from 10-14 October, aimed to raise awareness about being prepared for extreme weather events and disasters. “The idea behind this  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast aspires to be dementia friendly


Redland City has become the second council in Queensland to be acknowledged by Dementia Australia for its commitment to creating a dementia-friendly city. Council was officially recognised by Dementia Australia’s Dementia-Friendly Communities program at a ceremony on Wednesday 21 September. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the national recognition was gratifying and encouraging. “Last year  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast welcomes new citizens at Australian Citizenship Day ceremony


This year’s Australian Citizenship Day proved extra special on Redlands Coast when 133 residents from 35 countries made a pledge to become citizens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the new citizens were welcomed at a ceremony on Saturday 17 September at Redland Performing Arts Centre. “They now join the other 224 Redlands Coast residents  Continue reading…

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Public holiday closures on National Day of Mourning


Redland City Council offices and customer service centres will be closed on the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen on Thursday 22 September 2022. They will return to regular operating hours on Friday 23 September. Bin Collections Normal bin services will occur on the public holiday. Remember to put your bin out  Continue reading…

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Council stands firm on housing targets claim


Redland City Council stands firm on the claim it is meeting its housing targets as set by the State Government. Mayor Karen Williams said State Government reports showed Council was in fact exceeding their targets. “In 2017, the State’s regional plan Shaping SEQ identified Redland City as needing to provide 17,200 additional dwellings by 2041,”  Continue reading…

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Redlands achieving housing targets, associated infrastructure needed


Redland City Council is achieving the housing targets set by the State Government. Mayor Karen Williams said she was therefore surprised by the Deputy Premier’s announcement that he would be undertaking a new housing strategy for the city. “The State Government signed off on our City Plan in 2018 and our current Redlands Housing Strategy  Continue reading…

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Council pays tribute to The Queen at General Meeting


Redland City Council paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a message of condolence and a one-minute silence at today’s General Meeting. Mayor Karen Williams said the minute’s silence gave everyone in attendance the opportunity to reflect on the life, service and dedication of the Queen. “It was a sad day indeed when  Continue reading…

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Council seeks pause on proposed City Plan amendment for Minjerribah


Redland City Council will issue a pause notice and request the State Government provide additional information to address public and Council concerns on proposed City Plan amendments on Minjerribah/North Stradbroke Island. Division 2 Councillor Peter Mitchell said today’s decision followed public consultation on the amendment package that reflected a Temporary Local Planning Instrument (TLPI) introduced  Continue reading…

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