Category Archives: Council

Construction progresses on new change rooms for Pinklands


Construction is well underway for new change rooms and public amenities for the popular Pinklands Sporting Complex in Thornlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the modular facility was currently being constructed offsite and was expected to be transported to Pinklands in early May. “These change rooms and accessible toilets are essential to support the  Continue reading…

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Animal Shelter closed today, Sunday 3 April, due to illness


Council’s Redland Animal Shelter at South Street, Thornlands, will remain closed today, Sunday 3 April 2022, due to staff illness. Apologies for the inconvenience. It is usually open until midday today. For any urgent inquiries please contact Council’s after hours service on 3829 8999. The shelter will open tomorrow morning as usual.

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Council prioritises potholes and mowing after heavy rain


Redland City Council crews have been out in force repairing potholes and mowing long grass following last month’s heavy rainfall. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was prioritising its resources to ensure roads, parks and open spaces were safe for all users. “Heavy rainfall, like that experienced across all of south east Queensland at  Continue reading…

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Redland City crews help neighbouring councils with flood clean-up


A large crew of Redland City Council officers and sub-contractors is helping neighbouring councils clean up after recent severe flooding. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City had deployed officers to a number of neighbouring councils that suffered significant damage from the recent floods, including Gympie and Brisbane. “In the Redlands, when our neighbours need help  Continue reading…

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Redlands gets tourism and liveability boost in SEQ City Deal


Tourism and liveability in Redland City will be boosted through project funding of more than $53 million in the South East Queensland City Deal, announced today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said more than $53.68 million of funding will kick start liveability and tourism projects across Redland Coast, plus the region will have access to  Continue reading…

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Invasive weeds removed from Birkdale Community Precinct


Work will start this week to remove invasive weeds and minor regrowth from parts of the 62-hectare Birkdale Community Precinct that are outside the approximately 40-hectare conservation area. This is part of Redland City Council’s stewardship commitment to undertake environmental and land management to best practice within the precinct at 390 Old Cleveland Road East  Continue reading…

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Council will advocate for more support from Federal Government


Redland City Council will advocate for greater Commonwealth support on behalf of the community during a national congress of Councils being held in Canberra later this year. At today’s General Meeting, Councillors endorsed a series of motions to be tabled at the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly in June. “These motions shine a  Continue reading…

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Council extends support to help community recover from flooding


Redland City Councillors today supported a request by Mayor Karen Williams to extend support for those impacted by the recent flooding experienced across South East Queensland. Cr Williams said her Mayoral Minute tabled at today’s Council meeting would use Council’s existing COVID-19 support package as the basis to help those experiencing hardship following the recent  Continue reading…

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Soap dispensers repeatedly vandalised in public facilities


Following repeated destruction of soap dispensers in public toilets across Redlands Coast, Redland City Council is urging the community to help curb vandalism by reporting malicious damage to public property. Mayor Karen Williams said 80 soap dispensers had recently been destroyed in several of Council’s 86 public facilities. “We are in the middle of a  Continue reading…

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