Category Archives: Council

Local law consultation for footpath dining, pools, events and accommodation parks


Council will run public consultation in January 2023 on amendments to four local laws covering footpath dining, accommodation parks, swimming pools and temporary entertainment events. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the proposed amendments followed a thorough review process. “The details of the four proposed amendments outlined at this week’s General Meeting will be submitted  Continue reading…

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Council outlines key issues for State to address in housing strategy


Redland City Council has detailed a range of critical elements that it believes the Queensland Government must consider when preparing the Redland Housing Supply and Diversity Strategy. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s report, adopted at today’s General Meeting, was based on what the local community had been telling Council for many years. “The  Continue reading…

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2022 Council closures for Christmas and New Year


All non-essential Redland City Council services will be closed from close of business on Friday 23 December 2022 and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. This includes Customer Service Centres and Council’s Contact Centre. Library services, Redland Performing Arts Centre, IndigiScapes, Redland Art Gallery, Redland Animal Shelter and Redlands Coast Visitor Information Centre will  Continue reading…

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Prepare for storm season: sign up to Redlands Coast Alerts


Redlands Coast residents are being urged to sign up to Council’s free emergency notification messaging service as part of their preparations for storm and bushfire season. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the Redlands Coast Alerts messaging service was an important part of Council’s disaster and emergency communications. “Like  Continue reading…

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Wellington Point land slippage works update


Council is undertaking work relating to slippage of the embankment in front of the road on Esplanade, Wellington Point. The embankment slipped during severe weather events in February 2022. As advised by signage at the site, there is evidence of asbestos in the embankment relating to historical filling that would have occurred many years ago.  Continue reading…

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Council delivers scenic pathway to boost active travel opportunities


Exercise enthusiasts across the Redlands Coast will be better connected and able to enjoy picturesque bushland with the planned delivery of a new active pathway project in Thornlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the West Thornlands Active Pathway Link was part of Council’s vision to provide safer, more accessible pathway routes across Redlands Coast.  Continue reading…

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Restoration plan for Willards Farm receives tick of approval


The historic Willards Farm will start to be brought back to life from early in the new year after Redland City Council’s plans for the heritage-listed property recently received State approval. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had worked closely with the Department of Environment and Science to ensure the c1870s historic farming property  Continue reading…

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Council commits to work with State on new housing strategy


Redland City Council has resolved to work alongside the Queensland Government as it prepares a new housing strategy for the city, but says the community must be consulted as part of the process. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the decision endorsed at this week’s General Meeting aimed to ensure the most appropriate planning outcomes  Continue reading…

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Go East! Study to investigate taking Brisbane Metro to Capalaba


Delivering a fast and efficient Brisbane Metro route to Capalaba will be the subject of a major new study. Redland City Council, Brisbane City Council and the State Government will all contribute funding towards the Eastern Metro Study. The Eastern Metro Study will investigate options for extending the existing busway from where it currently ends  Continue reading…

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