Category Archives: Council

Unleash your creativity at RPAC’s free open day


Redland Performing Arts Centre will celebrate its 11th birthday this weekend with an Open Day that is set to provide plenty of fun for the whole family. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the RPAC Open Day would include puppet making, fibre weaving and circus skills lessons, as well as the chance to take a  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast welcomes Gifu delegation


Redlands Coast this week welcomed a medical delegation from Japan, with the group’s official itinerary including visits to some of the City’s key healthcare service providers. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the visit from 12 students and two staff from Gifu Medical Science University was the latest milestone in efforts to grow the local  Continue reading…

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Register your team for Redlands Coast Amazing Race


Celebrate Queensland Youth Week (3 – 14 April) by entering your team in the upcoming Redlands Coast Amazing Race (14 April). The event will again see teams of family and friends challenged to a giant treasure hunt around the Redlands Coast mainland. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said last year’s event proved hugely popular and  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast supports 2032 Olympic catalyst for essential local and regional infrastructure


Redlands Coast could play a key role in the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games according to a Council of Mayors (SEQ) Olympic feasibility study released today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the feasibility study indicated south-east Queensland could host the 2032 games, with Redlands Coast earmarked as a potential venue location. “It is early  Continue reading…

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Sandbag stations available on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is establishing self-service sandbagging stations as Tropical Cyclone Oma continues to move slowly toward the Queensland Coast. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said while the full impacts and final path of TC Oma were unknown, Council was offering the service so Redlands Coast residents  Continue reading…

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Council security camera policy to include antisocial behaviour


Redland City Council has responded to a request from the community to broaden its security camera policy to include the term antisocial behaviour. Mayor Karen Williams said the term had been added to the policy section that described the cameras’ purpose, with antisocial behaviour defined as: ‘riotous, disorderly, indecent, offensive, threatening or insulting behaviour, as  Continue reading…

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Council calls on State to prioritise Redlands Coast transport projects


Redland City Council is calling on the State Government to include in its Draft Regional Transport Plan an extension to Capalaba of the Eastern Busway and duplication of the Cleveland rail line as priority projects. Mayor Karen Williams said Councillors unanimously supported a formal submission to the State’s draft transport plan that asked for a  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast joins neighbouring councils to explore new waste management options


Redland City Council has joined four other south-east Queensland councils in seeking regulatory approval to explore options for future waste management services. Redland City Council, along with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council, has applied to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for authorisation to invite  Continue reading…

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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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