Category Archives: Council

Council repeats calls for State to implement concealed leaks policy


Redland City Council today voted to repeat its continued requests for the State Government to introduce a concealed leaks policy to refund residents for the costs of the State’s bulk water lost through a concealed leak. Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision would also investigate allowing local charities and not for profit organisations that use  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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New public art banners bring Libby Harward exhibition outdoors


The latest temporary art banners in Redland City Council’s public art program have been revealed today, with works by artist Libby Harward installed as part of Quandamooka Festival and NAIDOC Week 2019 celebrations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the pieces were an extension of Already Occupied: Libby Harward, on display at Redland Art Gallery,  Continue reading…

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Council to continue support for Macleay Island library


Redland City Council will extend funding for the Macleay Island Community Library for a further three years. Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision to continue the funding agreement with Macleay Island Progress Association, which runs the library, confirmed Council’s commitment to the community. “Council has been providing support to the Association for more than 30  Continue reading…

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Council adopts policy to reduce Redlands Coast homelessness


Redland City Council today adopted a policy aimed at supporting and reducing the number of people experiencing homelessness on Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said homelessness was an issue that impacted all communities. “The causes of homelessness are varied and complex; and homelessness is often accompanied by other factors such as poverty, drug and alcohol  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast joins Red Bench project


A bench in the plaza outside Cleveland Library has been painted red in support of domestic and family violence awareness. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to be part of the Red Rose Foundation’s Red Bench Project during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, to remind everyone of the need to stand  Continue reading…

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Council continues assessment of Redlands Coast fire risks


Redland City Council today announced it had engaged an external consultant to complete an independent review of fire risk for Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said consultants Ten Rivers, who undertook the Russell Island Fire Review, had been engaged to complete a detailed fire strategy  Continue reading…

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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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